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Y4 Blog – May 2017

Hi everyone, This is what we have been up to this week.   Maths In Maths we have been doing written methods like add, subtraction , grid method and bus stop method and word problems using RUCSAC (read, understand, choose, solve, answer, check). We are getting really good at this now!    English In English […]

Y4 blog – 10th February 2017

English In English this week, we have been writing our own stories set on a mountain. We have used features learnt over the past few weeks to write our own narrative. We have enjoyed using our imagination and taking the story in our own direction! Maths In maths this week, we have been using our […]

Y4 blog – 3rd February 2017

English In English this week, we have been using oral storytelling to innovate a story. Last week, we did some work on an adventure story set in the mountain, from the point of view of two children. This week we changed the perspective of the story and wrote from the point of view of the […]

Y4 Blog – 20/1/17

Maths This week in Maths we have been doing different written methods such as bus stop (short division), column subtraction and addition and grid method. We’ve had sheets with different sums on to complete into our books. Some pupils have been applying the skill of word problems and joint it to our topic, Mighty Mountains. English […]

Y4 Blog – 6th January 2017

Welcome back and happy new year! We have been working hard in year 4 this week and have quickly got back into the swing of things after a lovely winter break! English In English this week we have started looking at some poetry, based on our topic Mighty Mountains! The poem is a shape poem […]

Y4 Blog – 2nd December 2016

English In English this week, we have been doing some descriptive writing to build up to poetry writing. We looked at an image and used the ‘slow writing’ technique to write 16 sentences to write a story based on the image. Each sentence had to have a different style of opening. It was tricky but […]

Y4 blog – 18th November 2016

English In English this week we have been finishing off our non- chronological reports and finding pictures to support them using IT. We have thought carefully about captions to use to describe the picture to the audience. Maths In maths this week we have been looking at different types of angles. We can now identify […]

Y4 Blog – 11th November 2016

English In English this week, we have been writing non-chronological reports. We looked at a report about rabbits and picked out the important features. Then we went in the Computer room and researched a marine animal of our choice to report on. We focused on habitat, predators, diet and interesting facts about our animals.  Once […]

Y4 Blog – 4th November 2016

English This week in English we have been writing non-chronological reports. We looked at the features of a report based on rabbits and discussed why each feature was important. We then went to the computer room to research a marine fish to write our own report on. We will start our reports next week. Maths […]

Y4 Blog – 14th October 2016

  English we wrote about Finding Nemo but changing the setting onto land . He got kidnaped by a robber.   Maths In maths we have been telling the time we have tried very hard In maths .We have been doing time problems and converting to 24 hour clock .   R.E In R.E  we […]