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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Y4 maths games

As part of our maths day year 4 played some maths games. When they landed on a square they had to work out the calculation. The winner was the first to finish and answer all the questions correctly. They then went on to design and play their own maths games! 

 

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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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