Year 4

Mrs Chapman

Welcome to Year 4

 

That History Bloke Visits Year 4

On Wednesday Year 4 had a jammed packed day learning about the past. In fact it was 'pharaoh' to say it was an absolutely amazing day! Richard 'That History Bloke' came to teach us all about Ancient Egypt. Firstly, we learnt about a pharaoh and how their job was to...

Do Sugary Drinks Effect Your Teeth?

In Science Year 4 have been investigating the effects sugary drinks have on your teeth. We set up an experiment to test different drinks and used egg shells to represent our teeth. Egg shells are a lot like tooth enamel so would give similar results. The results were...

Super Sentence Starters

Today, Year 4 have been trying to use a range of fronted adverbials at the beginning of sentences. We used pictures from the book 'Tuesday' and discussed each action in each picture. We then had to choose a fronted adverbial to describe the action. We came up with...

Keyboards in Year 4

Year 4 have had a super start in their music lessons with Mr Fitzsimon. The children have been learning how to position their hands correctly on the keys in order to play certain notes. It is very tricky but also great...

Read all about it!

Year 4 have just completed an English unit based on Newspapers.  They have been looking in detail at the different features used in a newspaper and the organisation of an article. From this, they then planned and wrote their own report. Some great writing Year 4 -...

Perfect Portraits

Year 4 have been developing their drawing skills in Art. We began by looking at ancient Egyptian paintings and noticed many were side portraits and decided to try drawing ourselves in this way. We used our sketch books to practise and were thrilled with the...

Our Favourite Things!

In Year 4 today our PSHE lesson involved thinking about our favourite things and then finding someone else in the class who also liked the same as us. We filled in the 'favourite wheel' sheet and decorated it with what we love. The children had great fun talking about...

Brilliant Bridges

Year 4 have worked extremely hard building their bridges this week. They used a range of tools and equipment to cut, shape and join different parts accurately in order to make a sturdy structure. They had to make careful decisions along the way in order to strengthen...

Cong Burn River Trip

Today, as part of our Geography topic on rivers, Year 4 visited Cong Burn River in Chester-le-Street. We met our guide Lucy who told us all about the river and why rivers are so important for our world and why they need protecting. We learnt about the different...

Year 4’s Musical Showcase

The children in Year 4 and Mr Fitzsimons have been working hard this term to develop their composition skills. They have been using graphic notation to add music to poems they have created as a class before developing their compositions into formal notation. They...

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