Y4 enjoyed taking part in the Keepie Uppie Challenge to see who could hit the tennis ball the most number of times without dropping it. The record was 352!
Congratulations to Emma who won the Free Flow flag competition for the harbour. As a result, we enjoyed a trip to the harbour master’s office to see the flag being hoisted up for for the first time. We learnt all about how boats come in and out of if the harbour and finished the morning off with a…
Year 4 enjoyed learning new tennis skills with Dan. They learnt how to hold the racket correctly, how to serve and enjoyed playing a few games.
We all enjoyed Fiddadle’s performance in school. They impressed us by playing many instruments, riding a unicycle whilst playing the violin and blowing into the didgeridoo! Some of us got to play the instruments and we all had the opportunity to sing and dance along.
As part of Y4’s topic on electricity the children learnt how to wire up a circuit to make the bulb light up. They discovered that if the circuit wasn’t complete it wouldn’t work. They also practised drawing circuits using all the correct scientific symbols.
Y4 have been learning about Celtic homes. This involved researching, brainstorming, sharing information and report writing. They learnt that they were built on a hill so they could see enemies coming and were surrounded by spiked fences for protection. They were intrigued to discover that the…
Year 4 enjoyed learning how to do the Triple Jump in athletics today. We all agreed it was harder than it looked but we all managed to improve how far we jumped during the lesson.
Congratulations to our Y4 hockey players who came 2nd in the final at Millom. There were eight other schools taking part and we faced some tough opposition! We are now off to Carlisle in July for the School Games!
Year 4 enjoyed decorating eggs for Easter. They had some great ideas creating Ninja Turtles, animals, unicorns and even a minion!
We had a great time at Phunky Fit Club today with Harriet from Phunky Foods. We made ‘Broccoli and Pea Salad’ which involved chopping, weighing and measuring out the ingredients. Harriet taught us how to chop safely and we learnt which food groups all the ingredients belong in. We all tasted…
Year 4 enjoyed taking part in a hockey tournament at Whitehaven school. They won, drew and lost some games but all played really well and showed good sportsmanship. Both teams came in 3rd place out of 8 schools.
Y4 and some Y6 have had a wonderful time planting trees by the River Ehen. They learnt about the importance of trees in the environment and planted a grand total of 700! We also got to see the Cumbria Rivers Trust’s new van with Jensen’s design on it!