Year 4

Miss Wilson

Welcome to Year 4

Class Archives:

Sports Day

Everyone had a fantastic sports day Thorp Academy. On behalf of all of the children, staff and parents we would like to thank the fantastic sports leaders for running the event so...

Segedunum Trip

Year 4 visited the Roman Fort of Segedunum. It was a fantastic day where they explored the museum looking at artefacts and also the layout of the actual fort. They acted out a scene from Roman times fighting the Barbarians using the wall as a defence and also dressed...

French cafe day!

Last Wednesday, Year 4 enjoyed a french-themed day. In French, we ordered pastries and drinks from the cafe, watched a film. We also took part in french folk dancing and did various other activities such as matching...

Art Workshop with Lesley Rose 

Last Friday, an animation artist called Lesley Rose visited Blaydon West Primary School to work with our children and their parents. They worked together to create some wonderful animation artwork. First of all they created their very own characters and setting out of...

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...

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...

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...

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 based...

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...

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