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Year 4 Blog – January 2018

We’ve had a very busy half term in year 4! English In English this half term we have been writing diary entries based around our character, Zoe, from our class read Floodland. This is a story about a world devastated by flooding and a young girl trying to survive and find her parents. The children […]

Year 4 blog – December 2017

Over the last month, we have been very busy finishing off our learning in the run up to the Christmas holidays! English In English we have been writing character descriptions from a short film we watched called ‘Dragon Slayer’. We looked at each character and thought about their personalities and appearance then used figurative language, […]

Year 4 Blog November

First of all, I would like to say how amazing the children have been. They have continued to work hard and have not let the change of staff faze them in any way. Mrs Hall and Mrs Roberts have thoroughly enjoyed their time with the Y4’s and are looking forward to next week. At the […]

Y4 Blog – October 2017

We have had a very busy few weeks in year 4 to finish off the half term! English In English we have been writing suspense stories and using Pie Corbett oral storytelling to help us structure the text. We have learnt how to withhold information from the reader to make the story more scary and […]

September 2017 Y4 Blog

Dear Parents, We have had an amazing first month in year 4 and have learnt a lot of new things! In our first week back, we took a trip to Murton Park to learn about the lives of the Vikings as an introduction to our new topic! We all had a great day and really […]

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 […]