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Year 4 News

Get the latest news and events from Year 4

  • Year 4 update

    In year 4, I intended to do a lesson over zoom. However, we were all so pleased to see each other on that first day that I decided against doing any teaching and instead every day at 10:30 we have had a zoom session where......

  • Y4 Slime

    In year 4 we made cornflour slime. We made it out of cornflour, water and food colouring. We wanted to see if slime was a liquid or a solid. First we put the cornflour on the table, and added a little bit of water. Then......

  • Y4 Estimating and Measuring

    In Y4 we made estimates of three object perimeters and one object length. We measured the table, our math book, the carpet and the hallway. The perimeter of the math book was 1m. The perimeter of the carpet was 12m, the perimeter of the desk......

  • Animal Habitats

    We have learned a lot about animals and their habitats. For our class assembly we presented a David Attenborough style program and shared our learning, including some writing we did about ‘The Midnight Fox’. This photo shows us ready for our assembly, wearing animal masks we made in class....

  • Investigating Pitch

    In Science we have started our new unit on sound. The children have really enjoyed using equipment and instruments to investigate how sound travels – it was a very noisy lesson! Carole also ran an exciting lesson in Lab_13 where the children got to investigate pitch and how it can be changed. This was brilliant as the current homework in year 4 is to make a musical instrument…I can’t wait to see them all next week! ...