Year 4


Christmas Lanterns

As part of our SITE project this term, we have been exploring electricity. Our SITE project was to create a Christmas themed lantern that can light up using a simple circuit. 

The children worked really hard to design and make their lanterns using cellophane for different colours. They then had…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 19 December 2018

Papier Mache

As part of our Design Technology lessons, class 4 have been designing their own Roman helmets. They had great fun papier mache'ing to get the shape, ready to decorate and make our own! Great work Class 4, they already look fab! 

 

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Posted by Miss Ings on 13 December 2018

Electricity

As part of our SITE topic, we have been exploring Electricity. Today we created some of our own simple circuits. Once they were working, we added extra components (like another bulb) and discussed what happened as the electrical current was having to be shared. 

To end the lesson, we looked at…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 5 December 2018

Battlecry

Class 4 have just started their new Read, Write, Perform unit 'Battlecry' in English. We have looked at how people are persuaded to go into battle through pictures and videos. Today we created a first draft of our own speech. As a class we took some sentences of our own for the working wall and it…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 5 December 2018

Roman Invasion!

As part of our History topic, we have been looking at the Roman invasions and the land they overtook during their reign. Today, we used some drama to explore the different feelings of everyone involved and how they were affected by what happened. We had a Roman Legion, British Army, Emperors,…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 21 November 2018

PSHE

This week in PSHE, we did a 'Mindmate' lesson (a mental health and well-being workshop). In this lesson, we looked at making and maintaining strong, healthy and positive relationships. Class 4 came up with some really good attributes to being a good friend and skills they would like to develop to…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 14 November 2018

Remembrance Day!

Class 4 have been looking at the significance of Armistice day and what the different colours of the Poppy stand for. I am very proud of how mature all the children behaved during this lesson and showed such empathy. We all collaged a Poppy for a whole school Remembrance display, which you can see…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 8 November 2018

Make some noise!

As part of our  SITE topic this half term, we have been looking at 'Sound'; how we hear it and what actually causes the noise. Our aim was to build up our knowledge base (through scientific experiments) to then create a musical instruments where you could see the vibrations. The children have…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 24 October 2018

A walk in Paris

Bonjour! As part of our English focus, we have been looking at 'A walk in Paris' to help us write a postcard. We launched our book today and completely immersed ourselves in everything French; listening to tradition music, eating french food, speaking french and joining the characters on their…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 18 October 2018

The science of sound

Class 4 have really been enjoying their SITE topic of 'Sound'. Today, we looked at the pattern of the volume of sound and the vibrations made. Each table was given an instrument and sugar, they had to hit the drum creating a quiet, medium and loud volume - whilst doing this they had to observe…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 10 October 2018

No Pens Day

As part of No Pens Day (where the children put their pencil cases away and develop their speaking and listening skills) we used resources to prove our place value reasoning questions. Some of them really got the children thinking, changing their minds to agree with their partner and then…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 3 October 2018

RAG the vocab!

This week, we've been able to reap the rewards of using Spellodrome and daily spelling lessons. Our spelling rule was -ure words. We started the week with using our RAG the vocab table; put the words you don't know in Red, words you've heard but are unsure of in Amber and words you are secure…

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Posted by Miss Ings on 28 September 2018