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String telephones

Year 4 have been investigating how sounds change over distance.  We first of all investigated what happened when we moved the source of the sound further away from our ears and what impact this had on what we heard.  We then made string telephones and found out that these can...
Posted On 12 Mar 2018

World Book Day Flashmob

Today we celebrated World Book Day with something a little different – a whole-school flashmob!   Parents were surprised at hometime as children treated them to a book-themed dance routine to the tune of ‘Gotta Keep Reading’.  We had great fun coming up with the...
Posted On 05 Mar 2018

World Book Day

Today was the day we got to celebrate World Book Day after the snow caused us to re-schedule.  In Year 4 we had some fantastic costumes from a wide variety of books.  We enjoyed some challenges too including a quiz and a team race to re-organise books that had been knocked off...
Posted On 05 Mar 2018

Good vibrations!

Today, Year 4 have been exploring the link between the volume of sounds and the size of vibrations.  We investigated using rice on top of a drum and discovered that louder sounds cause larger vibrations.  We then went on to think about how sound travels from its source to our...
Posted On 26 Feb 2018

Fantastic Sound!

Today, Year 4 have been learning about sound.  We discovered that sound is caused by vibrations.  We could feel them in our throat as we talked and then we saw the effect of vibrations when we hit a drum with rice on the top of it.  We then went on a sound walk around the school...
Posted On 19 Feb 2018
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Eco Council’s Competition Winners

The Eco Council launched a school-wide competition to promote Switch Off Fortnight and to prompt everyone to think about ways to save energy.  Entries were invited from children throughout the school to design a poster to encourage us all to switch off appliances when they are...
Posted On 06 Feb 2018

Thinking About Reverence

Year 4 have been thinking about how we can show reverence for God’s creation in our day-to-day lives.  Children came up with some great suggestions of things we can do including: looking after wildlife, picking up litter, walking to school, saving energy, learning at Forest...
Posted On 05 Feb 2018

Wondrous Water Cycle

Today, Year 4 have been learning all about the water cycle.  We made a mini water cycle in a jar to observe the processes of evaporation, condensation and precipitation. Children then worked in teams to build large-scale models of the water cycle using PE equipment and then...
Posted On 05 Feb 2018
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Christmas Hat Making

Today, children designed and made their own Christmas hats.  The range of hat designs showed great imagination and creativity.  The hats were put to good use this afternoon at the children’s Christmas party.  Merry Christmas everyone!  
Posted On 21 Dec 2017

Paper chain challenge

Year 4 were given a challenge today.  Who can make the longest paper chain using only one sheet of A4 paper? Teams employed a variety of techniques in preparation for measuring.  The winning team managed an impressive 5.83m.
Posted On 18 Dec 2017