Year 4 Blog


Year 4 visit to Heron Corn Mill

Year 4 visited Heron Corn Mill on Friday 20th October to learn about how the mill was powered and how gears work. During the visit, we completed lots of activities which made us think of how machines are powered and made. We worked together in teams to create machines that used cogs and gears and…

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Posted by Nicola Holt on 23 October 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

Refugee Workshop

To support the work we have being doing for Refugee Week, today the children took part in a wonderful workshop led by Mr Finnerty from Global Link and Mohammad from Syria. The children learnt more about why people become refugees and heard firsthand about some of the difficulties encountered when…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 21 June 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

Year 4 Visit to Castlerigg Manor

Year 4 enjoyed a wonderful visit to Castlerigg Manor where they learnt how to work together as a team and reflected on how the gifts of the Holy Spirit help us to follow Jesus. Look at the slideshow of photos below.

 

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 7 June 2017

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Year 4 Art Day at Lancaster University

Year Four had a great day at Lancaster University today. We visited the Engineering Department where we watched a 3-D printer in action, tried out a 3-D pen and saw a robot. This was followed by a visit to the Creative Arts Department where we participated in a movement and dance sessionon the…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 10 May 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

Pilkington pottery workshop

We had a wonderful morning learning all about pottery and how the university were creating 3D  images using a 3D scanner. It was fascinating to see real life objects being created into 3D objects. We all designed our own pot with details inspired by Pilkington and did some observational drawing.…

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Posted by Nicola Holt on 2 March 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Y4 , Art & Music

world book day

We had great fun finding out about our favourite books today. We tied the reviews to balloons for everyone to know it was World Book Day.

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Posted by Nicola Holt on 2 March 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: English

Performance Poetry

Our English unit of work was a great success with Year 4 performing two poems- Louder by Roger McGough and The Cathedral Sound Collector. We preformed these poems to different audiences and everyone praised us on learning a poem off by heart using sound effects and correct intonation and rhythm. A…

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Posted by Nicola Holt on 21 February 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

Rocks and Fossils

Year 4 have shown great interest in our rocks and fossils work this term. We have been so impressed by children who have brought in rocks and fossils from home and by those children who have been found looking at their own rocks and fossils books whenever they have a free moment. Thank you for…

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 8 February 2017

Category: Year 4 Blog

New books in Year 4

Year 4 enjoyed a quiet moment reading some of the new books we have been given as a result of the Scholastic Book Fair. Thanks to everyone who supported the Book Fair and helped us to get more books for our school.

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 30 November 2016

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Y4 Castle Models

Three more amazing castles made at home. What industrious children!

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 26 October 2016

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Science & D.T.

Y4 Castle Models

Year 4 have been working hard at home to make some wonderful castles. Look at the detail on these. Well done!

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 26 October 2016

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Science & D.T.

Year 4 visit to Lancaster Castle

Year 4 had a wonderful visit to Lancaster Castle today. We learnt lots of interesting history about how the castle has been used over the last 900 years and even experienced being locked in the 'dungeons'.

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Posted by Claire Dickinson on 21 September 2016

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Y4 , Geography & History

Year 4 descriptive character writing

Year 4 have been working so hard since coming back in September. We wrote some character descriptions about a giant which we will use in our traditional story writing.

Well done especially to Thomas, Lucas and Alfie.☺☺☺

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Posted by Nicola Holt on 20 September 2016

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Y4 , English

NHS Sick Play

Years 3 and 4 enjoyed an afternoon out at The Platform in Morecambe yesterday watching a play about the NHS. They learnt all about what counts as a big sick and what counts as a little sick and what services what we should use accordingly. They also learnt about how to keep healthy through eating…

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Posted by Sarah Benson on 16 June 2016

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Tags: Y4

Year 4

Year 4 have had a great day out at Lancaster University Sports Centre.

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Category: Year 4 Blog

Hyning Hall

Year 4 have had a FANTASTIC time at Hyning Hall. The weather was brilliant so we spent lots of time outside playing games and doing atctivites.

Thank you to the sisters at Hyning Hall, and to the other staff who work there, for their warm and loving hospitality. The food was excellent as…

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Posted by Sarah Benson on 6 May 2016

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Y4 , R.E.

Change for Life Sports

Year 4 had a great time at the University of Cumbria taking part in a Change4life sports event. It was lots of fun and realy well organised. Well done year 4!

 

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Posted by Sarah Benson on 27 April 2016

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Y4 , Sport & P.E.

Swimming Lessons

Year 4 will be going swimming on the following dates: 

Thursday 21st April 

Thursday 28th April 

Thursday 19th May 

Thursday 26th May 

If you have any questions please come and see me. 

Mrs Benson 

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Posted by Sarah Benson on 14 April 2016

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Y4 , Sport & P.E.

Science at Our Lady's Catholic College

Year 4 have had a really busy and interesting day today.

It started off this morning with a visitor from Global Renewables in Leyland. Irene came to speak to the children about recycling and also to tell them about their visit there next week. 

Then, this afternoon, we walked over to Our…

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Posted by Sarah Benson on 25 November 2015

Category: Year 4 Blog

Tags: Y4 , Science & D.T.