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.

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...

World Cup Maths

Year 4 have been using the World Cup as inspiration to improve their problem solving skills. They had to measure angles of passes, Build teams using a budget, order stadium capacities and create bar charts using match statistics! Well done everyone. I  just hope that...

Amazing Adaptations

In our science topic this week we have been learning all about how animals adapt to their environment either physically or by altering their behaviour. We then looked at the rainforest environment and were given the task of designing a brand new species of animal that...

Homophone Pairs!

In literacy this week we played a fun game where we had to match pairs of homophones. Homophones are words that sound the same but have different spellings and different meanings. We took it in turns to try and pair them up which was fun, unfortunately after we had...