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Super Science Scuttlebugs

In science, Year 4 have been learning about electricity and how to build electrical circuits.  This week children put their knowledge into practice to make their own working scuttlebugs.  Children designed their own bug and built a circuit using a motor to make their bug walk.
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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Pancake capers

Shrove Tuesday brought a pancake-themed morning for our Year 4 children.  The day started off with a pancake maths challenge. Could they convert a recipe to make 6 pancakes into a recipe to make pancakes for 14?  After managing to solve that problem, the children then went on to...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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Forest Schools

Year 4 spent some time in the forest this week as part of our Forest Schools work. We all had a fantastic morning exploring the forest, learning how to tie knots and working in teams to design and build our own forest shelters. The shelters were a great place to shelter from the...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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All a-buzz in Year 4!

Year 4 have been exploring electrical circuits in their science lessons.  Children have been exploring how to make an electrical circuit including buzzers, motors and lights.
Posted On 12 Feb 2017
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Sugar Free Workshop

Year 4,5 and 6 were visited recently by York City Football Club who delivered a workshop about sugar. The workshop included a demonstration of how many spoons of sugar are in common foods such as baked beans, Haribo and cereal. We were all challenged to think about how we might...
Posted On 12 Feb 2017
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Can you make it rain indoors?

That was the question asked by one of the children in Year 4 this half term, so this week we decided to find out.  We learnt about the water cycle and made our own mini water cycles using a jam jar, some hot water and some ice cubes and found out that it was indeed possible to...
Posted On 21 Oct 2016
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Maths Fun and Games

As part of their homework this term, Year 4 have been designing and making maths games.  We have had some lovely games brought in already and so we decided to try them all out.  The games were all great  and included some really tricky maths, but that didn’t put us off! We...
Posted On 21 Oct 2016
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The BFG’s School Uniform

  Year 4 were faced with a puzzle in maths when they were informed that the BFG wanted to come to Sutton-on-the-Forest school.  Their challenge was to work out how long his school trousers and the sleeves of his jumpers would need to be.  The only information they had was a...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
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Marshmallow Maths

Year 4 had a fun maths lesson learning about 3D shapes.  Children worked in teams to work out how many edges and vertices a variety of 3D shapes had and then built a skeleton model using spaghetti and marshmallows.
Posted On 12 Oct 2016