Amongst other things Year 4 have been trying to depict water using a variety of media. We have also done some statistics using packets of fruit pastilles. We sorted and counted the colours and tried to work out what was likely to be in the unopened packet. Unfortunately no one guessed correctly and won the … Read more
Science week arrived in the middle of our Romans Enquiry so we tried out some science the Romans would have known. We dyed some cloth using vegetables- spinach made green, turmeric made yellow and orange when you added bicarbonate of soda, red cabbage made purple which became blue with bicarb and red with vinegar- a … Read more
This half term we have been focusing on measurement in Maths and on Sound in Enquiry. The children followed a QR code trail which practised measuring area and perimeter and running about outside with the iPads. In Sound we have made instruments for homework and in class made paper bangers and straw oboes. Essentially, we … Read more
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