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  • Happy easter.

    Published 07/04/19, by Bethan Charles

    Gosh, what a busy term we have had! 

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  • End of term blog

    Published 14/02/19, by Cheryl Hopper

    Halfway Point!

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  • Our Teeth!

    Published 09/11/18, by Emma Bromley
    The children have settled back into Term 2 really well and are enjoying our topics for this term. This week the children have started their 'egg experiment' where we are investigating how different drinks can damage our teeth. The chi
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  • Harvest!

    Published 18/10/18, by Emma Bromley
    Thank you to all those people who donated Harvest boxes this year. We had so many it took us days to deliver to them but they have all found a home now. We thought it was lovely how some children put a personal message in their box.  It was g
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  • Welcome to Year 4!

    Published 14/09/18, by Emma Bromley
    Year 4 have had a great first week back! We have got lots of exciting topics this term and everyone has settled in really well. We have started learning mountains – and have some exciting talks planned for next week with expert speakers. We
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  • Christmas is coming...

    Published 18/12/17, by Admin

    Today, Year 4 were very kindly invited to St James’ Church, to take part in some festive celebrations.

    After walking down to the Church, we thought about different ways that messages are sent today and compared this to how Mary and Joseph found out about their special news.

    We watched an interesting video clip about the chords/cords of Christmas and then split off in to different groups. Each group spent time doing a range of activities, organised by the lovely volunteers at the Church.

    One group made some beautiful Angels and Manger scenes which will look beautiful hung on your Christmas trees at home.

    Meanwhile, another group sang some fun songs sat in the choir.

    Next, the children discovered how the bells worked in the belfry and wrote their own messages to be rung out through the town.

     We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and the children were incredibly well behaved. We were very proud of them and they were a real credit to the school.

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  • Tudor Experiences

    Published 18/12/17, by Admin

    The children thoroughly enjoyed their Tudor experience days. Mr Davies braved the kitchen with each of the three classes to create ‘authentic’ Tudor Pottage and bread rolls which the children (and adults) weren’t quite sure they enjoyed.

    Mrs Bromley took the children back in time to become Tudor Doctors. With thanks to our wonderful actors who took on the roles of the sick people, the children were able to suggest cures for them using traditional methods.

    The children loved looking at the different herbs and trying to work out what they were. Don’t trust any of the remedies they suggest for your next headache.

    Mrs Stortors coached the children to produce traditional Tudor dancing which they then performed to each other. The children were excellent at adopting the style of dancing required and produced some really great routines.

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  • BLOG 2

    Published 06/10/17, by Admin

    WOW! What a busy few weeks we have had! What with the exciting (and very comfortable) World Animal Day on Wednesday to a fantastic (if a little creepy) Woodlice experiment for our Habitats Topic in Science.

    We have spent out week learning all about Roman Numerals. Some of us have an excellent understanding of reading and writing Roman Numerals all the way up to and beyond 1000!!!

    This week, we started our History Topic of Anglo-Saxons. We have started looking at the fall of the Roman Empire, and how Britain was invaded by Nomads from all over Europe – I am sure there is a Brexit joke in there somewhere.

    We have held debates about whether it was fair to call the Barbarians barbaric, created our own images of what they looked like and discussed in detail whether we would prefer to be a Roman or a Nomad.

    We are linking our History topic to our English Non-Chronological Report writing over the next few weeks, so we will be aiming to share some of these with you later in the term.

    We are all excited about our Harvest Festival next Wednesday (11th at 9:30-10:00). We look forward to seeing you there, and hope you remember to bring in Harvest boxes for us to delivery on Thursday and Friday to the local community.

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  • Welcome

    Published 22/09/17, by Admin

    Welcome to Year 4! The children have settled in really well as we approach the end of week 3. Please don’t forget that we have our Harvest Festival celebrations on Wednesday 11th October from 9:30am. The children have been working hard to learn an array of Harvest songs for you to enjoy.


    This week we have been looking at habitats and the invertebrates that live there. We went on an investigation walk around our school grounds looking for them. Here are some pictures of what we found. It was a great afternoon.

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  • Perspective Art - Inside the Human Body

    Published 31/03/17, by Admin

    We have been working really hard in ICT to edit our own pictures. We have used a green screen and a photo editing software to manipulate pictures of ourselves and transpose them onto pictures inside our bodies.

    Here are a few examples from our class.

    If you would like to see any more, please let us know and we can add them to our blog :)

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  • Easter Homework: Mountains

    Published 23/03/17, by Admin

    Our next topic will be Mountains.

    We thought we would give you some options as inspiration for your homework this half term.  We would like you to choose 1 or 2 tasks from the list below. You are more that welcome to do more than 2 of the tasks if you would like.

    1. Make an equipment list for what you need to climb a mountain

    2. Make a model of a mountain

    3. Write a biography of Edmund Hillary

    4. Write a poem about a mountain

    5. Write a diary entry about being on a mountain

    6. Take a photo of you on a mountain

    7. Draw or paint a picture of a mountain scene

    8. Make a mountain collage

    9. Learn a song about a mountain

    10. Create a mountain dance

    Homework is due back on Wednesday 26th April

    Your homework will be presented to the class (if you would like) and then be put on display around school.

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  • Skip2BFit

    Published 24/02/17, by Admin


    Year 4 had a fabulous afternoon with John from Skip2Bfit. The children skipped for two minutes and tried really hard to get the best score they could.


    Lots of children got scores above 150 and Lulu and Poppy achieved record scores of 187 and 193 respectively.


    We all had a fabulous afternoon and the children loved their free blueberries.


    Skipping ropes will be on sale after school next week please look out for them!

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