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Colour-mixing and dragon-making

The children in Years 4, 5 and 6 have been very busy these last few weeks in Art. They began by learning how to colour-mix, using primary colours and producing their own colour wheels. The children had great fun mixing paints but were tempted to pick up a bottle of green, orange...

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

Rev. Steve on Lent

Today Rev. Steve came in to school to lead our collective worship. He talked about Lent and the reflective time that Christian’s observe and are actively involved in. He used Alfie to help him illustrate that sometimes we get ‘muddy’, he used this to represent...
Posted On 07 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

Year 4 Spring Term 2 Homework

Y4 Spring Term 2 Homework Grid

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

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

Year 4 Homework Spring Term (1)

Y4 Spring Term 1 Homework Grid

Year 4 Newsletter & Curriculum Autumn Term (1)

Y4 Spring Term 1 Newsletter Y4 Spring Term 1 Learning Grid

Hello Father Christmas!

A very special visitor came into school this morning: Father Christmas! He visited all the classes and the children welcomed him very warmly and were very excited to see him. The children sang songs to him and asked him lots of questions and told him a few jokes, which made him...
Posted On 22 Dec 2017