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Year 4

Mrs O’Shaughnessy, Mrs Fahy and Miss Simpson teach Year 4. 

Children in Year 4 are in Lower Key Stage Two.  

Find out what has been happening in our class. 

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Year 4 Autumn Term Booklet 2022

Pizza Express

Pizza Express

Today we went Pizza Express to make out healthy pizzas. We really enjoyed making the pizzas using all of the fresh ingredients. A big thank you to Pizza Express, Gateshead for having us.

Co-Jo

Co-Jo

On Friday, we had another session of Commando Jo. In this lesson, we had to work in small groups. One member of the group had to be blind folded and the other members of the group had to guide them around obstacles using specific instructions. We quickly realised that…

Adapting a recipe

Adapting a recipe

Today, we had to adapt our biscuit recipe to try and improve the appearance, taste and smell of the biscuit. We worked in groups to come up with ways to adapt the recipe. Table 1 added cocoa powder, Table 2 added honey Table 3 added lemon flavouring Table 4 added choc…

Mamma Mia with instruments!

Mamma Mia with instruments!

We have been learning to sing Mamma Mia by ABBA. We have found out lots of facts about this song and we know it was very popular in the 1970’s and is now the title of a stage show and film. Today we have continued to sing the song and we even had a go at playing the…

Investigating effects of liquid on teeth

Investigating effects of liquid on teeth

In Science, Year 4 have been learning all about teeth. Today, we set up our own experiment to investigate the effects different liquids have on our teeth. For the purpose of this experiment a boiled egg is going to be ‘a tooth’. We placed the boiled eggs in a plastic…

Commando Jo

Commando Jo

During our PE sessions, we have been taking part in Co-Jo sessions. We have had lots of fun using all of the equipment. We needed to work together as a team and come up with ways to use and adapt the equipment to meet our surroundings.

Baking biscuits

Baking biscuits

Year 4 have been researching biscuits. We had to fill in a research grid and comment on the taste, smell, texture, appearance and packaging of each biscuit. We then had a go at following a simple recipe to bake our own plain biscuit. Next week, we will be looking to…

Electricity

Electricity

In Science, we have been learning all about electricity. First, we had to sort electrical and non-electrical items and we had to try and explain why we had grouped the objects in this way. We then had a go at building electrical circuits. We had to follow the…

Electrical Circuits

Electrical Circuits

In Science, Year 4 have been learning all about Electricity. We designed an investigation to find out what objects conduct electricity. We really enjoyed finding out about conductors and insulators. We know that electricity can be dangerous so we had to make sure our…

Gateshead Dance Festival 2022

Gateshead Dance Festival 2022

The children in Years 4 and 5 took part in the Gateshead SSP Dance Festival at the Sage in Gateshead on Tuesday afternoon. They performed a well rehearsed dance to We’re All In This Together to fit with the theme of Unity. They have all worked really hard and the end…