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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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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