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Year 4

Our class prayers by Olivia and Oliver.

We are learning to play the ukulele!

Our visit to Woodland View Nursing Home. We enjoyed meeting the residents,staff & singing some Christmas songs.

We finally filled our teamwork marble jar & enjoyed our hot chocolate treat😁

Our Pupils of the Week decorating the Y4 tree🎄

Using our scutums (Roman shields) to form a testudo, nobody will manage to defeat Year4!

We used the Roman historian Cassius Dio's description of Boudicca to draw our own images of her. This was our final lesson on The Romans, we have learnt so much and have been so engaged by this incredible period in history.

What was Boudicca really like?

Learning how sound can travel through a solid. We had great fun investigating with our string telephones.

Poppies for Remembrance

Our completed volcanoes, amazing work Y4!

The first couple of stages of our papier mache volcanoes project!

Investigating which drinks cause the most damage to teeth

Digestive system collages

Our first science topic in Y4 is the digestive system. We started our learning with a pretty gross demonstration to show the journey our food takes from start to finish! The class were so engaged, what a fabulous start to Year 4. 

Y4 Knowledge Organiser Spring 1 2024 Amazing Antarctica

Year 4 Knowledge Organiser Spring 2 2024-Enterprising Explorers

Welcome to Year 4!

 

Welcome to Year 4!

Our year 4 team includes Mrs Tomlinson (class teacher ) and Mrs Waite (teaching assistant). During year 4, the children work around cross-curricular topics, which change every half term. These themes link to English, Maths and Science where possible.
Homework
Year 4 homework can be accessed and submitted using Google Classroom. If you have any problems logging in or accessing the work please let me know. You can send private messages using Google Classroom or email me at stomlinson@nortonfree.sheffield.sch.uk
 
Violent Volcanoes (Autumn 1)
During this term the children will investigate volcanic eruptions and particularly study the impact of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on Pompeii. 

Romans - The Empire Strikes! (Autumn 2) 

The children will find out about the invasion and settlement of the Romans in Britain and the effect that this has had on current ways of life. They will also learn about what it was like to be a Roman soldier and the organisation of the Roman army. 
 
Amazing Antarctica (Spring 1) 
In this topic children will learn to investigate different places and make comparisons between Antarctica and where we live.  They will also learn how to use atlases, globes, maps to describe what places are like, where they are and environmental issues. 
 
Enterprising Explorers (Spring 2)
Using the text Shackleton's Journey by William Grill as a focus, the children will write diary entries and letters. They will recall, select and organise historical information about Antarctic explorers – Shackleton, Scott and Amundsen and their expeditions to the South Pole. 
 
The Titanic-(Summer 1)

This term we will use a range of historical information to learn all about the events leading up to the disastrous sinking of 'The Unsinkable Ship.'The children will plot Titanic's journey and carry out a debate into whether the disaster could have been avoided.

 
Somewhere to Settle (Summer 2)

The children will  learn about Anglo Saxon invasions and settlements in Britain. They will discover the tools and materials that the Anglo Saxons used when building villages. The children will investigate the historical evidence that remains from Anglo Saxon settlements, including place names and artwork.

 

 


 

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