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Year 4

Mrs O’Shaughnessy 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 Summer Term 2022 Booklet

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…

Sports Leader Afternoon

Sports Leader Afternoon

Our Year 5 and 6 boys spent this morning designing sport activities for younger children. They discussed what made a good sports leader and suitable game elements they could include. It was then set up on the field ready for the afternoon. The Year 3 and 4 children…

Harry Potter Book marks

Harry Potter Book marks

We had to find out about the 00’s for our decade. We found out that Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother turned 100, the Queen celebrated her Golden Jubilee and that the Harry Potter films were released in this decade. We weaved our own Harry Potter bookmarks.

Jubilee Collage

Jubilee Collage

As part of our Jubilee celebrations, we used an overlapping technique to collage a template of the Queen’s head. We used lots of pictures linked to London and the Queen. At first, some of us tried to squeeze pictures into small gaps but we soon got used to overlapping…

Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa

In Art, we looked at the Mona Lisa. We have been practising our sketching techniques, using light and dark shades. We think our sketches are brilliant!

Evaporation

Evaporation

Today, we set up an experiment to find out where evaporation would take place. We made sure the investigation was fair by using the same sized dish and the same amount of water. We discovered that evaporation happened in warm places. The water in the dish on top of…

Investigating liquids – Marble drop

Investigating liquids – Marble drop

In Science, we have been looking at States of Matter. We investigated liquids and how quickly they flow. We decided to measure this by using the marble drop experiment. We decided we would use different liquids and time how long it took for a marble to get to the…

Commando Joe’s – Roman training

Commando Joe’s – Roman training

This half term we have been taking part in Commando Joe sessions. In these sessions we have been training to become a Roman Soldier. We have taken part in a circuit training session. It was really hard. We have had a go at marching in groups or 2’s, 3’s, 6’s and whole…