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.

Year 4 Bamburgh Residential!

Classes 9 and 10 spent last week at Bamburgh and exploring the local area. We had a wonderful time learning about local history and visiting many local attractions and places of interest including Bamburgh Castle, The Grace Darling Museum, Holy Island, Berwick...

Triple Jumpers!

This week we have started our athletics topic within P.E. lessons. We began by learning all about the triple jump, we watched a film of Johnathan Edwards breaking the world record twice and then we had a go ourselves! We had to develop our technique after each jump in...

Sew a Circuit at Shipley Art Gallery

This week we have been to Shipley Art Gallery to learn about textile art. We took part in a cross curricular workshop called 'Sew a Circuit' where we used special thread that is a conductor to link together a bulb, a cell and a press stud on a strip of felt. We sewed...

Hot Seating

As part of our work on Edward Hopper we have been using a famous painting by him called Nighthawks to inspire some drama! We had to assume one of the characters in the picture and give them a back story and a reason to be in the painting. The rest of the group then...

Sew, Can you Sew?

We have been practising our sewing skills ahead of our trip to Shipley for the Sew a Circuit workshop that we will take part in. We have worked in groups to make a heart shaped, Mother's Day fridge magnet. We learnt about threading needles, stitching and unpicking as...

Reflections!

During numeracy this week we have been drawing reflections of shapes and other patterns. We learnt how to reflect using a vertical, horizontal and diagonal mirror line on a grid. We had to count the squares or dots away from the mirror line to make sure that we were...

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Our new writing genre of newspaper reports got off to a flying start this week. We learnt all about the different features of newspapers and the articles within them. We discovered that a newspaper report contains the 5Ws - Who? What? Where? Why? When? And we spent a...

Fraction Pancakes!

This week we have been learning about fractions. We used different toppings to make fraction pancakes by spreading them in given quantities such as one half strawberry, one sixth blackcurrant, one sixth honey and one sixth lemon. This enabled us to see which fractions...

Merlin’s Magic Mayhem

In numeracy we have been learning about capacity. We had fun making magic potions that followed different spells. We had to measure out the exact quantities of different magic ingredients such as seasoned trolls toenails and mix them together! There was a moment of...

Mains or Battery?

As part of our electricity unit of work we have been identifying appliances and how they are powered. In this activity we had to sort different appliances into a Venn diagram according to whether they were mains, battery powered or both. This sparked some debate about...