Y4 hockey tournament

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.

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Y4/6 Tree planting

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!

 

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Y4 Science Week

As part of science week year 4 made helicopters. They had fun finding out what happened when different numbers of paper clips were added. They discovered that the helicopters spun faster as more paper clips were added but actually took longer to reach the ground!

 

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Y4 Bikeability

Year 4 enjoyed practising and learning new skills in Bikeability. They practised starting and stopping, using their brakes and gears and working together as a group. They learnt how to signal and the importance of wearing a helmet. They all had a great time !

 

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World Book Day activities Y4

Year 4 enjoyed dressing up for World Book Day. They all looked fantastic and could talk about their character. We continued with our class book The Firework Maker’s Daughter and carried out different firework related activities which included:- designing our own firework, making a firework…

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Y4 Spelling Game

Year 4 enjoyed playing a spelling game to practise spelling words that have the ‘s’ sound but are spelt with an ‘sc’. They took it in turns to choose one of the spelling words, write it on a whiteboard then rolled the die. If they could complete the ‘roll a word task’ with the word they had…

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Y4 Volcano Animations

Year 4 have been creating exploding Volcanoes on 2 animate. They had to create a series of slides progressively showing a volcano exploding. They were then able to play an animation of the volcano explosion!

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Y4 Haiku’s

Year 4 have been writing Haiku’s about Volcanoes. They learnt that a Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry that uses very few words but tries to draw a picture in the mind. It has 3 lines, rarely rhymes and follows a pattern of 5 syllables in the first line, 7 in the second and 5 in the third. They…

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Y4 Volcanoes

As part of our topic on Volcanoes Emma made a volcano at home then brought all the ingredients into school to make it explode! She used washing up liquid, bicarbonate of soda, vinegar and red and yellow food colouring. We all waited in anticipation as as it ‘exploded’! Well done…

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Y4 Library Visit

Year 4 enjoyed their trip to the library. They listened to a story, learnt how to respect books and chose a new book to take home. Back in class they carried on their learning by looking at who the author and illustrator were, studying the blurb and using a dictionary to find the meaning of any…

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Y4 cricket

Y4 enjoyed their first session of cricket with Chad today. They learnt how to react quickly to instructions, how to bowl and finished off with a fun game of Quick Cricket!

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Y4 Firework Maker’s Daughter

 

Year 4 are reading the Firework marker’s Daughter by Philip Pullman. In English they read a description of the Water Goddess then drafted their own descriptions. These were edited and upgraded adding similes to enhance the description then copied into their English books in their best…

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