Y4 Mini Water Cycles

Y4 made Mini water cycles to help them understand how ‘The Water Cycle’ works. They planted cress seeds in compost in a plastic cup with a small amount of water added then covered the cup with cling film. After a while,  the water from the compost evaporated into water vapour. This rose up and…

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Y4 Squash

Y4 enjoyed learning lots of new skills in their squash lesson at the Falcon Club. They learnt the importance of warming up, how to hold the racquet correctly, how to hit the ball and finished with some exercises to improve balance. 

 

 

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Y4 hockey

In PE we have been learning hockey skills with Dan. We learnt how to hold the stick with two hands, to dribble, shoot and defend. We finished the lesson with a game to practise all these skills. We all played fairly and showed good sportsmanship.

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Y4 fractions

Year 4 have been learning about equivalent fractions. They cut the cakes into halves, quarters and eighths and discovered how many quarters and eighths were equal to a half. After a while they worked out that if the numerator is half of the denominator then it will be equivalent to a half. They…

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Y4 Competition runner up

Y4 entered a competition to design a picture for a new van at  Cumbria River’s Trust. We had a runner up in our class and he received a Book Token in the post today! Well done! 

 

 

 

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Y4 ice cube experiment

Year 4 have been learning about solid, liquids and gases. They had some ice cubes with gummy bears in and had to turn the ice into water to get the bear out to eat.  We then heated some ice in the kettle to turn it into a gas.

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Y4 Mr Tumnus

To practise their listening skills, Y4 listened to a description of Mr Tumnus from ‘The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe’. They had to listen carefully to all the details and include them in a drawing of him. After this, in pairs, they worked on writing their own description of him editing and…

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Y4 Egyptian Masks

We have been learning all about Egyptian masks and why they were put on mummies. We looked at lots of photos and then designed our own.

 

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Y4 Monstrance pictures

As part of the ‘Year of the Eucharist’ Y4 have been learning about the importance of the Monstrate. We went to church for part of the hour of adoration and reflected on things we are thankful for. We then designed our own Monstrates. As you can see there are some beautiful…

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Y4 Egyptian workshop at Tullie House

We learnt all about mummification, Egyptian Gods, hieroglyphics and life by the Nile on our trip to Tullie House today. We took part in a ‘weighing of the heart ceremony’ to see if our prepared mummy Tutantullie had lead a good enough life to pass into the afterlife. The children were very well…

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Y4 meet Pudsey Bear

Year 4 enjoyed meeting Pudsey Bear today for ‘Children in Need’. We had non uniform day to help raise money and made £182 as a school. Thank you everyone for your generous donations!

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Y4 anti-bullying day

Year 4 have been showing that they are against bullying by dressing in blue and creating an 'Anti-Bullying Wall’ with lots of ideas on how they can prevent bullying. 

 

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