Year 4

Miss Wilson

Welcome to Year 4

Class Archives:

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 worked...

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...

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 - gas...

Seascapes in Year 4

Following Year 4's visit to the Baltic they went on to create some seascape pictures to represent the seas that some of the refugees travelled across to reach safety from their homelands. They used tonal mixtures of different blues and used cling film to create a 3D...

Year 4 Art Club

Year 4 are enjoying participating in a lunch time art club where they are sketching and painting some art work on canvas to display in our art gallery at the from entrance of our...

Gymnastics

Year 4 are working with a coach this term to build on their gymnastic skills. They are working particularly on the beam and floor learning new balancing skills and mastering the forward and backward roll. Its quite tricky to get everything right but they are trying...

Quick Sticks Hockey

Yesterday Year 4 took part in a hockey tournament at Whickham. They were able to use their skills competitively as they have been learning how to use hockey skills in PE over the last couple of months. There were some star players who really shone through - maybe some...

Writing Stories Online

Today the librarian from Thorpe Academy came into our school and introduced us to a website called Storybird. On the website we could pick any picture and write a story which transforms into an online picture book. Over the next few weeks we are going to be editing...

Rainforest Layers

In Year 4 we are learning all about Rainforests and especially the layers the plants and trees grow in. We know that starting from the top we have the emergent layer, the canopy layer, the understory and the forest floor. We used our bodies to give us clues to try and...

Our Art Project

In school we are taking part in an amazing project linked with The Baltic. Yesterday we had our second visit there and spent some time looking at the new exhibitions including 'Disappearance at Sea' by Mare Nostrum and the project by Monica Bonvicini. It was really...

Sharing Stories in Year 4

Year 4 enjoyed sharing stories with each other, some children brought their favourite books in from home and others found interesting books in our school library. They read to each other with intonation and expression. It was lovely reading for pleasure and listening...

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