Year 4 have been learning about electric circuits and their work culminated in designing and building a Christmas tree decoration using LEDs (and some unauthorised motorised buggies).
In year 4 we have been busy creating imaginary worlds as settings for a story we are writing. These boys are drawing a large map of their world. In PE we have been trying out different ways of travelling, matching and mirroring. We have now introduced equipment into the lessons as well. In Enquiry we … Read more
So far in the Spring term, we have been measuring things with rulers and tape measures, investigating sound and musical instruments, running about doing maths trails using QR codes and iPads, painting like Picasso in his blue period and writing playscripts.
We have had a very busy half term in year 4! Our Literacy has been based around creating our own imaginary stories. We spent a lot of time in groups designing our imaginary worlds, which really helped develop our story writing process. Children in Need was a great success – the children worked brilliantly together … Read more
On Friday 23rd June, the Year 4 korfball teams went to the Summer tournament at The Hewett Academy. Everyone behaved well and everyone played well. True to form, Hillside won again and eventually drew in first place to share the shield with Colman. Unfortunately, due to transport difficulties, we could not stay for the presentation … Read more
It was a very hot day and it was nice when the water went over your wellies- by accident of course! We learned about the changes in the geography as the river moves from source to sea.
In DT we have been working hard to design and construct our own castles.
During our Normans Enquiry we learnt all about the fight for the thrown between Harald Hardrada, Harold Godwinson and William the Duke of Normandy. In PE we had our own Battle of Hastings between the Normans and the Saxons – luckily the Normans won!