17 May

Angles outdoors

We have been learning about angles outdoors today. We looked at angles around us and then made angles with our bodies. Using sticks, we made pictures and named the angles correctly using the words acute, obtuse and right angles.

10 May

The Mayor’s Ceremony

Today, Y4 walked to the Ashton Hall in Lancaster to see the new Mayor, Abi Mills, being elected. It was a privilege to be invited and we were asked to sing during the ceremony too. We sang beautifully and were given lots of compliments by the people there. 

7 May

Partitioning decimals

Year 4 have been flexibly partitioning decimals. We have been doing this in a very practical way using place value counters. We had to come up with 5 different ways to partition each decimal.

3 May

Decimal decision game

We have played a decimal decision game today. We used our knowledge of place value when using decimals to decide where to put our chosen digit to make the largest number, smallest number or have an odd/even number in the tenths/hundredths column. 

2 May

Y4 Crown Green Bowling

It’s been a hot afternoon practising our crown green bowling skills today. Coach Dan taught us how to hold the bowl and how to use the weight to make our bowl travel in the right direction. We certainly improved as the afternoon went on.

19 Apr

Tenths on a number line

Today, we have been learning about tenths on a number line in maths. Rulers show this really well. We have used rulers to measure lines and write the lengths in decimals. Each millimetre is a tenth of a centimetre. We drew pictures with our rulers using lengths written in decimals.

18 Apr

Tasting Greek food

This afternoon, we had the opportunity to taste some Greek food. Even if we had never tried it before, some of us were brave enough to have a go….and actually quite liked it! We were very proud of ourselves for trying (and so was Mrs Mayor). We tasted Greek yoghurt, feta cheese, pitta bread,…

18 Apr

Greek Workshop

What a fun morning we have had today! We had a visit from Professor Tuesday who taught us all about the different periods of history in Ancient Greece. We made a human timeline and acted out each period. We also learnt about the different city-states and how they were ruled. We were then given a…

17 Apr

Year 4 Art

Year 4 have started a new Art topic comparing two artists, Friedensreich Hundertwasser and Karla Gerard. We have learnt about their two different styles of work. We have practised our drawing skills creating houses and have learnt how to draw them as though they are 3D.

28 Mar

Year 3&4 Intrasports (Y4)

In Year 3 and 4 we celebrated the end of term with a great afternoon of intra-sports between the different coloured teams.  We played a version cricket (having been inspired by Coach Lauren earlier on this term) and there were many super catches, impressive hitting and great bowling from Mrs…

28 Mar

Y3/4 Spirituality morning

This morning in Y3 & 4 we explored the theme of “treasures. At the beginning we came up with lots of ideas linked to treasure like gold, jewels and pirates! We then did three different activities to explore the treasures we have in our lives.  We thought about different places that are special to…

22 Mar

Investigating water and air resistance

What a lot of investigating we have been doing in science this week! Our experiments were linked to water and air resistance. We made different shapes out of play dough and dropped them in water to see which travelled faster. The sausage shape created less water resistance and was the fastest…