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Welcome to Year 4

Spring 1 - Raindrops keep falling on my head

 

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Spring 1 - Homework

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Spring 1 -  Newsletter

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Year 4 visit Aspire Academy

Year 4 went to Aspire to carry out a science experiment. They had a variety of liquids to test how quickly dry ice would sublimate in them. The children were amazed to watch the cloud of gas form and they couldn't wait to share their afternoon with their adults at home. 

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Raindrops keep falling on my head - WOW!

To introduce our new topic we carried out different experiments all involving water.

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Welcome back! It is lovely to see you all looking so smart in your full uniforms. Remember, your Always badge is part of your uniform and should be worn every days.

 

We are looking forward to all the exciting learning we will be doing in the coming weeks. Have a look at our overview below to find out what we will be doing. 

 

Important Information

 

Swimming

Year 4 will be swimming at Moor Park every Wednesday. Please ensure you bring your swimming kit and a towel in a suitable bag every Wednesday.

 

P.E.

We will have a P.E. lesson every Thursday. Your P.E. kit should be kept in your locker for the full half term. Please remember your P.E. kit is part of your school uniform and should consist of a white t-shirt, black shorts and black pumps. 

 

Reading Books

Reading books will be changed every Monday and Thursday. You should be reading at home at least three times every week.

 

Homework

Weekly homework consisting of spellings, times tables and grammar will be sent home every Monday. This should be completed and returned by Thursday of the same week in preparation for a spelling and times tables test on Friday.

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Autumn 2 - Staying Alive!

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Year 4 Homework

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Year 4 Newsletter Autumn 2

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WOW - Staying Alive

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Autumn 1 - It's Electric!

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Autumn 1 - Homework

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Autumn 1 - Newsletter

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Kennings

Year 4 have been learning how to write kenning poems. Can you guess what each one of these excellent kennings is about?

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Diwali Day

As part of our whole school Diwali day, Year 4 spent time learning about why this is such an important celebration for Hindus. They learned the story of Rama and Sita, created rangoli patterns and made their own Diwali lamps. 

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It's Electric!

As part of our topic, It's Electric, we have been investigating circuits. We looked at the components needed to make a circuit and what happens when the circuit is not complete. 

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Spelling Bee

Well done to all the contestants who represented their house teams in the Boundary Spelling Bee. You all did fantastically well!

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School Council Elections

Year 4 have been voting for the candidate who is going to represent their class on the school council. The candidates had to give a speech in class before we all cast our vote in the hall. 

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WOW - It's Electric! 

 

To introduce their new topic, It's Electric, the children in year 4 had a great time investigating electricity. They used snap circuits, wires, batteries and even balloons!

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What a fantastic year we have had!

 

Take a look at some of our learning experiences from 2016/17.

 

Our year started with a visit to Blackpool Zoo. We had a fantastic time and learned lots of facts about animals and their habitats. Nitro Neil from Mad Science visited us in November to introduce our topic, Shock Horror. We had a great day learning about electricity and circuits and even got to use a van der graaf generator! We were also lucky enough to be invited to Blackpool Aspire Academy to make our own light up Christmas cards in their science labs. 

 

Throughout the year we have worked with Fit 2 Go from Blackpool Football Club. They taught us how to have a healthy lifestyle and the benefits of regular exercise. Learning about maps took us to Stanley Park to carry out field work where we had to use maps and compasses to navigate around the park without getting lost!

 

Most recently we visited Lancashire Science Festival at the University of Central Lancashire. We had a great time learning about food resources, sound and how Disney films are animated. 

 

We have had a great time in Year 4 and can't wait to see what learning experiences await us in Year 5. 

 

 

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