Year 4 – Class 10

Mr Jefferson

In class 10 we love learning! We have fun reading books, writing stories and playing fun games that help us learn. We love using the computers and iPads to learn and we do lots of practical activities as well.

Sorting Food Chains

This week class 10 have been learning all about food chains in their science lessons. We discovered a whole range of new vocabulary such as producer, primary consumer, secondary consumer, tertiary consumer and we discussed what each term means. We learnt that food...

Weights and Measures

In numeracy we have been learning all about different weights and measures. We have worked on capacity, length and mass and we got to use the practical equipment to weigh items and measure quantities of liquid. We learnt how to convert measurements by dividing and...

Year 4 Bamburgh Residential

Year 4 had a wonderful time on their 3 day residential trip to Bamburgh. We explored the local area and learnt about its geography and history. We had a great time visiting Bamburgh Castle, The Grace Darling Museum, Etal and Ford, Heatherslaw Mill and Berwick, not to...

Super Switches

In year 4 this week we have been investigating and making different types of switches. We were given a range of materials and we had to design and make a toggle switch and 2 pressure switches, one of which that could be turned on by standing on it. We had to then...

Roman Engineering @ Science Centre!

We visited the Life Science Centre in Newcastle this week as part of our learning about Romans. We took part in a fascinating workshop where we learnt how roman roads were constructed and we had a go at building one of our own. We also learnt about using a 'gromer'...

Music Makers!

As part of our science topic we formed some musical groups! We made bands, gave ourselves names and set about making some musical instruments using our topic knowledge. We then performed a short song in front of the rest of the class!! [gallery...

Amazing Angles and Precise Protractors

Mrs Smeaton's numeracy group having been getting to grips with angles this week. They have been using their protractor skills to measure the size of angles as well as drawing angles of a given size. We had a few teething problems but with some determination and hard...

Animal Ears

As part of our science topic of sound we spent a bit of time learning about why animals have different ears! First of all we sorted and grouped animals according to different criteria, we looked at size, shape and position of ears as well as considering the habitat of...

The Shape of Things

This week in numeracy we have been looking at 3D shapes. We talked about different things that we see around that are different 3D shapes and we investigated their properties. We learnt that 3D shapes have edges, vertices and faces and that they are made up of...

Year 4 Great North Exhibition Trip

Classes 9 and 10 spent Wednesday this week on a trip exploring the innovation trail. This was a series of different venues around Newcastle that traced innovations, inventions and inventors that are linked to the north east from the past up to present day and into the...