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  • 17/10/23


    This half term, we have really enjoyed working with Billy to learn more about drumming. We even turned our chairs into instruments and this week we performed a piece of music as a class. 
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  • 29/09/23

    Working Scientifically

    This week, we were set the challenge of finding out what material would make the best parachute to save Icarus. To do this, we had to plan and carry out a fair test. We thought about what we would measure, what we would keep the same and what we would need to change. We really enjoyed testing the pa...
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  • 27/06/23

    Making an Explosion!

    In Art, we looked at and evaluated the work of Nick Rowland. Then we experimented with using straws, toothbrushes and paint brushes to create different effects. Finally, we created our own masterpieces as you can see in action above! 
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  • 26/05/23

    Identifying Invertebrate

    In science, we have been learning how to use classification keys to help us to identify different invertebrates within our school grounds. 
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  • 27/04/23


    In Geography, we have been learning about settlements. We began by thinking about what early settlers would have needed and decided that water, shelter and food were the most important things. We studied different settlements and explored why they were good locations. Today, we have u...
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  • 31/03/23

    Cadbury World!

    We had the best time during our trip to Cadbury World. We learnt how chocolate is made, experimented with chocolate and took part in lots of fun, chocolate related activities!
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  • 28/02/23

    The Human Digestive System

    In Science this week, we have discovered the different body parts that help us to digest our food and have had lots of fun constructing the digestive system! We have also been learning about the functions of each part by understanding how they break down food, absorb nutrients and get rid of waste...
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  • 01/02/23

    Repurpose Day

    During Energy Saving Week, we spent a day repurposing tin cans. We know how important it is to reduce, reuse and recycle and have learnt about this through our Global Goals. We had to prepare the tin cans by cleaning them and sanding them down. Then we thought carefully about some bright, colourful...
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  • 16/12/22

    Lights, camera, action!

    In D.T., we worked in teams to create our own battery operated lights. We used our learning about  electricity and circuits from Science to help us. First of all, we explored how lighting has changed over time. After that, we furthered our knowledge about circuits by comparing series and parall...
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  • 30/11/22

    Times Tables

    In Year 4, we have been working hard to improve the recall and speed of our times tables. We enjoy doing this in lots of different ways such as songs, games, TT Rock Stars, actions and activities! This week, we challenged ourselves to answer 25 questions in less than 2 minutes - how quickly can you...
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  • 21/10/22

    Ancient Greek Pottery

    To finish our 'Ancient Greek' topic, we explored Greek pottery. We began by recovering pieces of an artefact from sand and asked questions about what we had found. We researched how the pots were used in the past and compared them to now.  After that, we used different te...
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  • 27/09/22

    We are Historians!

    Our overarching enquiry question in history this term is - Who were the Ancient Greeks? To start things off, Year 4 had great fun using their timeline skills to identify when Ancient Greece happened in relation to other events they have learnt about so far in history! The children...
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