Year 4 had a great time at an Athletics Festival putting into practice skills we have been learning in P.E.
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.
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 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!
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!
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 !