YEAR 4

Mrs Overman and Mrs Jobling
YEAR 4

Summer Term 2018

This half term we will be working on extended writing based on the classic novel, The Jungle Book. Children will be encouraged to apply their writing skills more independently.

In Maths we will be focusing on: data, measures, calculations and Roman numerals.

Our Science topic is Sound, looking at how sounds are made and travel, and noise and pollution.

Our topic is The Romans. We will take our lead from the children and their interests. We are also planning a visit to Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland.

In PE, we will begin our athletics training ready for Sports Day and Glynwood Games.

We will be covering a range of Computing skills including coding, wordprocessing, data handling and graphics.

 

Winter Wonderland at Glynwood

Children had a wonderful time this week playing in the sunshine and snow at Glynwood. What a beautiful sight it was! Children threw snowballs, made snowmen and happily stomped and chased around. Our castle looked like it was from a fairy tale with it's snow topped...

Y4 SJ Christmas Carol Singing at Hawksbury House

The children enjoyed preforming their Christmas songs to the residents, staff and guests at Hawksbury House Care Home on Tuesday afternoon. Was lovely to see the children interacting and conversing with the residents after their performance. Such a humbling and...

Y4 SJ’s D.T Rainforest Diorama’s

Y4SJ have enjoyed getting creative and messy whilst learning and exploring the layers of the rainforest. Too many fantastic pictures to show - so here is a random selection to demonstrate their creative journey and hard work. Hope you enjoy playing with them over the...

Rainforest dioramas Y4RO

As part of our rainforest topic, the Year 4 classes have been making dioramas. A diorama is a scene in a box, in our case, a rainforest. We used shoeboxes, paint, tissue, paper, cardboard, fabric and lots more to make realistic looking dioramas. The photos show our...

Year 4 & 5 Gymnastics and Cheerleading Festival!

Last week the group of year 4 and 5 gymnasts and cheerleaders wowed audiences with their energetic and powerful routine. Parents and school children filled Gateshead Leisure Centre to celebrate this amazing demonstration of fun and talent. It's not over yet though...

Basketball coaching in Year 4

The Year 4 classes have both been having weekly basketball coaching from Calvin who is a community coach for Newcastle Eagles. They have learnt how to: shoot (using their elbow to aim!), dribble, pivot and pass. The sessions are great fun. Maybe we have some...

Y4 Minibeast hunt

Our Science topic in Year 4 is Living Things and Their Habitats. We had an afternoon looking for minibeasts in the school garden. We had to look at those we found really closely, draw, describe and identify them. (We put them back exactly where we found them)...

Harvest Celebrations

Thank you to everyone who attended our Harvest Celebrations.  We raised a fantastic £782.69 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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