Year 4

Mrs C Bell

Welcome to Year 4

Class Archives:

Investigating Sound

Today we enjoyed exploring sounds using musical instruments. We identified pitch and amplitude and investigated how these change the sounds instruments make. We know that higher sounds are made by shorter objects in length or tighter objects and they vibrate quicker....

Thorpe Academy: Football training

Thorpe Academy organised for some of us to visit Redheaugh Football club for some football training with Michael Hill. We all had a great time on their 3G pitch and had lots of fun!...

Year 4 Netball

This term Year 4 have a visiting netball coach who is teaching them netball skills. So far they have learnt different passes – overhead, bounce pass and chest pass. Year 4 are also beginning to understand defence and attack tactics....

Allotment Time!

Today Year 4 visited our school allotment where they spent time weeding the Year 4 bed and planting some sweet corn seeds. As always at the allotment, it was interesting to see how the mini beasts are living and the children enjoyed investigating the bug hotels....

Year 3 and 4 love visiting Blaydon Library!

This morning, Year 3 and 4 enjoyed another fantastic visit to the library! We enjoyed a preview of a brand new book which hasn’t yet been released- how exciting! We then had the opportunity to draw, describe and create some designs for our very own tree houses...

Designing and Making Bridges

Year 4 have been learning all about bridge structures. What makes a bridge strong? It is sometimes due to the arch, the suspension, the towers and the design. Year 4 designed bridges based around this and then made some bridge structures from cardboard. Once the...

Using Film in Literacy

Year 4 enjoyed looking at some film stills and captions to work out the storyline behind an epic explorer discovering a tomb from Ancient Egypt. They discussed the scenes, the atmosphere and described what they could see. Following this they looked at all of the...

Mini Water Cycles

This afternoon Year 4 made some mini water cycles using a plastic cup, compost, seeds and cling film. The idea is to watch the water cycle in action. Year 4 are looking for evaporation, condensation, precipitation and collection. This will happen as the compost and...

Live Tales Workshop

This morning Year 3 and Year 4 enjoyed a fantastic workshop at the Live Theatre in Newcastle using their creative writing skills! During the workshop they worked as a team to write the beginning of a story with the title – The Rise of the Epic Fat Man. They all...

Spring Flowers Art Competition Winners

Mrs Storey our art coordinator asked the whole school to paint some spring flowers to display in our school art gallery. All of the children thoroughly enjoyed working extremely hard to produce their best work and Mrs Storey found it really difficult to choose a...

Gymnastic Routines

After 6 weeks of hard work learning skills in gymnastics it was time to show our final routines showing our rolls and balances amongst other things. Our gymnastics coach was extremely proud of our hard work and commitment....

Does gas have weight?

Year 4 enjoyed testing some fizzy drinks to investigate if the gas – carbon dioxide has weight. They poured out some fizzy drinks, weighed them, then shook them for 5 minutes and weighed them again. The interesting part was that they were lighter! In conclusion...

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