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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Y4 science experiment

Year 4 are finding out which drinks do the most damage to our teeth. We used eggs to act as the teeth and put them in jars with different drinks. We will leave them for a few days and see what happens. We predicted which drinks might do the most damage and the reasons given were, ‘coke because it…

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Y4 Halloween

Year 4 had a fun day doing creepy maths co-ordinates, writing spooky stories using expanded noun phrases and drawing haunted house using chalk on black paper. They were also lucky to receive awesome treats from Maxwell and Summer! 

 

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Y4 World Rivers

Y4 used their topic library books on Rivers to find out facts about world Rivers. They then made information posters to show off all their knowledge! 

 

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