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.

Amazing Animals

Class 9 have been studying animals and their habitats. This week the children have been learning about vertebrates and grouping them according to their characteristics. They looked at their similarities and differences and learnt the term 'variation'. They then...

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...

Rotation, Rotation, Rotation

  Miss Dyson' s group have been working on their  position and direction skills in numeracy. They were describing rotations of shapes using their very technical 'rotation device '. They had to calculate the direction, angle and point of rotation.

Super Scientists

Class 9 have been applying their scientific knowledge to a creative project. They have been challenged to design and make their own electrical match up game. They chose a topic to base their game around and then had to use wires and components to create a circuit...

Super Sewing

Class 9 have been using their sewing skills to create some lovely Mother's Day gifts. They chose the colours they wanted, attached the smaller heart and button before sewing the two pieces together. Thankfully, only a few children ended up in tangle. Hopefully, the...

Goosehill News

Class 9 have been working really hard in their literacy lessons, learning all about newspaper reports and journalistic writing. To get into character, the children wrote and performed their own news broadcast on Jackson Pollock. It helped them use a more formal tone...

Multiplication Mania

Year 4 have been consolidating their multiplication skills. The children spent time looking at how the place value of digits change when multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100 with whole numbers and decimal numbers.They also used the short written method to multiply...

Super Scientists

Class 9 helped out a local electrician this week by testing different materials for him.He wanted a new material to use in his wires, a material that would conduct electricity. They designed their own test, predicted what the results would be and then tested each...

Chocolate Fractions

Miss Dyson's numeracy group used a chocolate bar game to help them add and subtract fractions. They also used it to help them write the fractions as improper and mixed number fractions. The chocolate bars really helped them visualise how many individual pieces they...

Settlement Sites

Class 9 imagined that they were early settlers in their Geography lesson this week. They were given the task of choosing a suitable site to develop their settlement based on the resources available to them. They had to think carefully about what resources were vital...