Year 4

Mrs Bell

Welcome to Year 4

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Annual Christmas carol service.

Thank you to all of those who joined us for our Christmas carol service at St Cuthberts church. The children really enjoyed singing some traditional carols as well as a few songs from their nativities.

Building Stonehenge

Year 4 topic work this term included lots of research and studying around Stonehenge and The Stone Age. As part of their studies they used some sculpturing techniques to build a model of Stonehenge. Some of the features include the Heel Stone, The Avenue and also some...

Blaydon West Christmas Choir

This year our Christmas Choir sang some carols in our local community. We visited Briarwood and Hadrian House to spread some Christmas cheer to the local residents. We were all in good voice and everyone enjoyed our singing although we especially enjoyed the juice and...

Spooktacular Science week mix-up morning!

As part of our Spooktacular science week we took part in a mix up morning. Each year group was split up and mixed with other year groups in KS2. In our activity with Mrs Brown we researched the question : What makes bats spookily clever in the dark? We all had lots of...

Does it Dissolve?

Year 4 enjoyed carrying out an investigation all about dissolving. They looked at the idea of a fair test including what needs to stay the same and what needs to change. It was interesting to see the marshmallow dropped into different liquids including oil, vinegar,...


Year 4 had a fantastic day at Gibside where they took part in an outdoor art workshop and also a mini beast hunt. It was great fun in the fresh air whilst learning too!  

Match Fit in Year 4

This term Year 4 are working alongside NUFC. They have been taking part in classroom activities which are themed around healthy lifestyles including exercise and diet. The children have gained knowledge of food groups and their purposes  and also how exercise and rest...

Year 4 – Who is the tallest and smallest?

During our jeans for genes day we decided to measure our height, arm length, leg length and hand span. Some people have genes that make them small, some people have genes that make them tall. We wanted to find out what our traits were from our genes....

Fingerprints Under Examination!

Today as part of our jeans for genes day we examined our fingerprints. We know that our fingerprints are unique to us and nobody else has the same. We examined the patterns and looked for traits such as loops and whirls. Our fingerprints are formed through our...

A Visit to the Safety Works

On Thursday Years 4,5 and 6 had an interesting time at the Safety Works Newcastle. They met the transport police, a St John Ambulance volunteer and a fire officer who all talked to them about keeping themselves safe over the summer. One of the best things about it was...

Playtime Fun!

During playtime we have lots of fun with our friends playing on our timber trail, playing with different equipment and relaxing with our friends on our bean bags!

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