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.

What Did You Say? Speech Punctuation Professsionals

Class 9 have been working really hard on perfecting their skills in punctuating direct speech. They used their speech bubbles to create some dialogue and then the rest of their team had to change it to direct speech. They had to remember capital letters, commas and...

Grammar Games

Class 9 have been focusing on past tense verbs this week - especially the irregular ones like caught, flew and taught. To help support their learning, the children played a past tense game. They were able to support each other's understanding within a fun and...

Terrific Top Trumps

Class 9 have been learning about Roman Gods this week. They learnt facts about the most famous Gods - their names, what they were the god of, what special skills they had  and their weapons. They then created their own set of Top Trump cards by rating each skill out...

Grand Designs

Miss Dyson's maths group have been extending their knowledge of perimeter by applying it to a real life problem. They were tasked with designing a new garden for the Queen, matching their design to her specific requirements. They then had to calculate an estimate for...

Roman Researchers

Class 9  became independent researchers this week. They were set a challenge to find facts about different aspects of Roman life .They used books, the internet and fact files to create their own information poster. They then taught the rest of the class all about...

Stretch, Point and Hold!

 During thier  During their gymnastic unit, class 9 have been really trying hard to incorporate body tension into their routines. This will give their routines finesse and make them more aesthetically pleasing. We are hoping to have a strong team for the gymnastics...

Pop Art!

Class 9 have been studying Pop Art within their art lessons. In particular, they have been learning about the work of Andy Warhol. They have created their own pieces inspired by him. They chose colour combinations that they felt complimented each other and organised...

Crazy Carroll Diagrams

Miss Dyson's numeracy group have started their data handling unit this week. They began by looking at Carroll diagrams. They transformed their tables into giant diagrams, chose their own criteria and then created data to sort. They then moved around the room...

Football superstars

Well done to the football teams who traveled to Ponteland for the Morpeth inter schools football tournament. It was a fantastic performance from both teams. Team 1 won all their games scoring 15 goals and only conceding 1 to win the tournament overall. Team 2 remained...

Rotten Roman Numerals

Miss Dyson's maths group have been finding it tricky to remember the value of each Roman numeral. So they have created their own mnemonic to help them. They then played a memory game to really try and secure their...