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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4!

 

Welcome to Year 4!

Our year 4 team includes Mrs Tomlinson (class teacher ) and Mrs Waite (teaching assistant).Mrs Cave (Teaching Assistant) will also be with us on Friday afternoons. Mme Cachou-Kirkham will be teaching the children French on Wednesday afternoons followed by Mrs Lawton, who will be teaching computing.. 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.
 
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) Roman Workshop Day Thursday 5th December

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) Visit to The Deep Tuesday 3rd March
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, letters and newspaper reports. 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.

 
Digging up the past (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.

 

 


 

Making papier mache volcanoes.

Making papier mache volcanoes. 1 The first stage of our project.
Making papier mache volcanoes. 2 Photos of the next stage to follow soon...
Making papier mache volcanoes. 3 The next stage of our project.
Making papier mache volcanoes. 4
Making papier mache volcanoes. 5
Making papier mache volcanoes. 6 Getting really messy!
Making papier mache volcanoes. 7
Making papier mache volcanoes. 8

Our volcanoes are finally finished and ready to erupt!

Our volcanoes are finally finished and ready to erupt! 1
Our volcanoes are finally finished and ready to erupt! 2
Our volcanoes are finally finished and ready to erupt! 3
Our volcanoes are finally finished and ready to erupt! 4
Our volcanoes are finally finished and ready to erupt! 5

How I see Jesus.

How I see Jesus. 1 Ruby Y4.
How I see Jesus. 2 Olivia Y4.

Science- sound.Investigating vibrations.

Science- sound.Investigating vibrations. 1
Science- sound.Investigating vibrations. 2 Using a tuning fork in water.
Science- sound.Investigating vibrations. 3 Feeling the vibrations when a cymbal is struck.
Science- sound.Investigating vibrations. 4 Watching rice bounce when a tambourine is struck.

Investigating how sound can travel through solids.

Investigating how sound can travel through solids. 1 We made string telephones.
Investigating how sound can travel through solids. 2 A 6 way conversation!
Investigating how sound can travel through solids. 3
Investigating how sound can travel through solids. 4

Science-the digestive system and all about teeth.

Science-the digestive system and all about teeth. 1 A visit from the dentist.
Science-the digestive system and all about teeth. 2
Science-the digestive system and all about teeth. 3 Digestive system collages.

Some of our learning about the Romans in Britain.

Some of our learning about the Romans in Britain. 1 By Amelie
Some of our learning about the Romans in Britain. 2 Making a Roman road from biscuits & chocolate!
Some of our learning about the Romans in Britain. 3 Custard for cement.
Some of our learning about the Romans in Britain. 4
Some of our learning about the Romans in Britain. 5

Karate Workshop January 2020

Karate Workshop January 2020 1
Karate Workshop January 2020 2
Karate Workshop January 2020 3
Karate Workshop January 2020 4

Spring 1 -We have been learning all about Antarctica.

Spring 1 -We have been learning all about Antarctica. 1 Non-chronological report on penguins by Thomas T
Spring 1 -We have been learning all about Antarctica. 2 By Libby
Spring 1 -We have been learning all about Antarctica. 3 By Amy

Antarctica artwork.

Welcome to Year 4 Transition Booklet

Year 4 Knowledge Organiser Autumn 2

Year 4 Knowledge organiser Spring 1

Year 4 Knowledge organiser Soring 2

The Deep letter

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