Teacher – Mrs Barber
Teaching assistants – Mrs Callaghan and Mrs Hughes
Welcome to our Year 4 class page. Here you will find updates of what we have been learning about in class and links to help with homework.
- Along with their spellings, the children will be tested at the end of each week on their times tables.
- Maths and English homework is given out every Friday to be returned to school completed by Monday morning.
- Your child needs to being in their reading book and reading record every day. Books can be changed daily.
- PE takes place on Thursdays and Dance takes place on a Friday afternoon. Both indoor and outdoor PE kits are to be kept in school for the half term.
Our Guided Reading text is History Hackers: Victorian Venture. We are also reading for pleasure our class novel, The Accidental Prime Minister by Tom McLaughlin.
Year 4 Prayers
Please find a copy of the prayers that we use in school. You can also use this at home. Year 4 Prayer Booklet
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Quelle heure est-il?
In French we been learning to tell the time. The children enjoyed using the clocks to ask ‘what time is it?’
They used their French knowledge to answer. Il est un heures!
After watching the Young Shakespeare Company perform Romeo and Juliet we re-enacted scenes from the play.
Today we started our new topic – Material Properties. The children enjoyed observing a non Newtonian liquid gloop and decided if it was a solid, liquid or gas.
We are learning about British Values this term in Year 4. This week we focused on Democracy. We all took part in a class vote to choose our class reward.
We love our dance lessons with Olivia.
This is our firework dance!
We re-enacted Roman soldier formations. This one is called the tortoise.
Mrs Barber was a very strict Centurion.
World Mental Health Day
This week to celebrate World Mental Health Day the children discussed different things we can do to help support our own mental health. The children practised breathing strategies and created a mindfulness collage of different strategies they can use to help their own mental health.
Year 4 were investigating with insulators and conductors how they make a complete circuit.
Year 4 role played God appearing to Sarah and Abraham.
Year 4 looked at people’s skills and found suitable jobs for them.
Games in the Park
We had a picnic in Cheetham’s park and an afternoon of fun and games.
We created jewellery out of natural materials to celebrate the King’s coronation.
We experimented with sound travel by making ‘telephones’ out of cups and string.
We took part in the ‘great glider share’ to celebrate ‘Science all around us’.
We plotted our adventure for our narrative based on ‘Journey’ by Aaron Becker.
We designed and made maracas in our art lesson.
We designed prayer mats in our ‘Other Faiths Week’ studying Islam.
Visit to Holy Trinity Church
We enjoyed our Easter reflection at Holy Trinity church.
Science – Digestive System
We did an experiment to see how the digestive system works.
Prayer and Liturgy
This week’s prayer and liturgy.
World Book Day
We had a great day on World Book Day. We dressed up or came in our pyjamas. Mrs Russell came in to read us a story and Mrs Chadwick was our ‘secret reader’. She read us a story about angels and took us through a guided meditation. She is our guardian angel!
We’re really enjoying our Gym lessons with Olivia this term.
We have been creating op-art in our arts lessons.
Some children in Year 4 are really enjoying their guitar lessons.
We have been using photography to recreate Pieter Bruegel’s painting ‘Children’s Games’ We’ll show you the finished product!
Today we looked at what particles do as a gas, liquid and a gas.
We looked at the process of gas
We looked at the process of evaporation
We looked at the process of condensation
We’ve looked at which type of chocolate button will melt the quickest
Prayer and Liturgy
Young Shakespeare Company
Young Shakespeare Company visited our school and performed Twelfth Night.
Year 4’s assembly focused on Remembrance Sunday.
Using circuits and making a satellite to see how it spins around the world.
Year 4 celebrated their First Holy Communion with a Thanksgiving Mass with the St. Peter’s family.
We made satellites using electric circuits to drive a motor.
Year 4 visited the Civic Hall in Stalybridge and worked with an artist on a local project. The theme was views of Stalybridge.