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Welcome to Fantastic Year 4
Hello and welcome to our Class Page where you will find important information alongside our amazing achievements. In the Spring term, in English we will be exploring the video 'For the Birds'. In Maths, we will be focusing on Multiplication, Division, Length and Perimeter and starting to explore Decimals. In History, we will be exploring the Ancient Romans and during Science, we will be looking at Electricity and Sound. In PE, we will be enjoying Gymnastics and Yoga. Please note our PE days this term are a Tuesday and a Wednesday.

Look at what we did with Willmott Dixon today!

Well Done to all of Year 4 and Mrs Mortimer for another fantastic Music concert!


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We have had an enlightening time making torches in Year 4.

Our trip to the Cathedral to learn about St Cuthbert and why people visit the cathedral today.

What a fantastic day we have had learning about Volcanoes and Pompeii. Adam Bushnell spent the afternoon with us, where we learned about Pompeii and Volcano Monsters. We then wrote our own recount of events and got 4 Head Teacher's Awards and 4 Star Awards. Well Done Year 4!

For British Science Week Year 4 have made some wonderful Posters on this year's topic of 'Time'. Can you think of how Time is found in Science?

And.. CONGRATULATIONS to Austin, Penny, Emily, Joella, Elliott! We have decided to submit their posters to the official British Science Week Poster Competition. Fingers crossed for them! Well done guys!.

We were lucky enough to use the curling equipment today. It was a lot of fun!

We made a human circuit today in Science. We added in a switch, a bulb, a conductor and an insulator and looked and played the effects out.

We used a lot of skills today on our Team Building trip, including: Listening, Resilience, Trust and Respect. We all had a great afternoon!

It was a very Festive Fun Run today!

In DT this term we have been looking at creating strong structures. Here are some of our creations.

We had great fun doing our Class assembly on the Mini trombones and Glockenspiels. Our favourite song was 'My Fantasy Football Team'

We visited our local nature reserve and began our Science enquiry over time observation. We are looking at the animals, plants and trees that are in our local area and how seasonal changes can have an impact on this.

As part of Black History Month (Saluting Our Sisters), we explored the influential work of Wangai Maathai. Ask us what we learned about this inspirational woman.

For World Mental Health Day 2023 we took part in a special PE lesson looking at 10 different ways we can boost our Mental Health.

We enjoyed the gymnastics festival today. We got to jump on the trampolines, vault over objects, walk over beams, swings on the high bars and complete an obstacle course.

During Art Week, we were inspired by the abstract artist Aisling Drennan. We looked at a variety of her works including masking tape art and then had a go creating our own artwork using the masking tape technique.

During our Welcome Wellbeing Week we have been having a lot of fun learning about resilience, positive thoughts, mindful moving and Zones of Regulations. Here are some photos of us using resilience and team work.