Year 4 – Class 9

Mrs Smeaton

In class 9 we work hard but have lots of fun along the way. We like to learn through practical activities where we can work together and support each other’s learning. We have so many fantastic talents in our class – amazing artists, super sports players and magnificent musicians.

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...

Terrific Textiles

Year 4 continued their textiles topic by using tie dye to create colour and patterns on their fabric. They tried different techniques like scrunching, folding and nipping in order to create different patterns. They will be choosing their favourite technique to use on...

Awesome Adinkra Printing

Class 9 have started their art topic 'textiles' this week. Over the next few weeks, they will be using different techniques to add colour and patterns to fabric. This week they made their own block printing stamp of an African Adinkra Symbol. Each symbol represents a...

Remarkable Roman Roads

Class 9 learnt about how the Romans have influenced our transport links with their long, straight roads. Class 9 learnt how the Romans constructed these roads and then made a labelled diagram to show their understanding. They used different materials to represent the...

Time Travelling Timelines!

Year 4 began their topic on the Romans this week. To get a sense of when the Roman Empire was in power, the children constructed timelines to place the Roman Empire alongside other major eras/ events. They had to consider the length of the strips they used to match...

Fantastic French

Class 9 have been extending their french vocabulary by learning the names of body parts. They also learnt how to say that a body part is hurt or sore. They took part in speaking and listening activities, games and role play to reinforce the vocabulary.

Splendid shapely sculptures

Class 9 continued their 3D sculpture unit by looking at the work of glass sculptor Dale Chihuly. They looked at how he uses glass to create beautiful abstract shapes. They made their own imitation glass by laminating flickers of coloured paper. They then cut different...

Fantasitc French

Class 9  have been improving their language skills in their french lessons by learning how to ask and respond to the question 'comment ca va?' They have learnt songs and have performed actions to help them learn the vocabulary and pronunciation. They can say if they...

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...

Rock n Roll Science

  Year 4 have been applying their knowledge of sound from their science lessons to help them make their very own band. They had lots of fun designing and making their instruments but the hard work came when they had to explain the science behind each one. They...