Can a picture move?

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As an introduction to our Computing unit, the children in Year 4 have been learning about simple animation techniques and have created their own animations in the style of flip books using sticky notes. 

Key Vocabulary: animation, flipbook


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Building Frame Structures

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Children in Year 4 have started to build their frame structures following their design criteria and plan.  The children had to work as a team or pair to construct the pavillion. 

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Disgusting Digestion

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Children in Year 4 have been exploring the Human Digestive System. 

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Music Squad Workshop

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Year 4 were very lucky to participate in a musical keyboard lesson with Hannah from Music Squad.  The children had a great time keeping the pulse, playing different keys on the keyboard and singing in tune to a Toy Story Favourite, 'You've Got A Friend In Me!'. 

Hopefully. Music Squad will be…

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Burwardsley 2023

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Year 4 have had the most amazing 2 day residential at Burwardsley Outdoor Education Centre. 

The children completed a variety of different activities (orienteering, pond dipping, survival skills, den building, and toasting marshmallows) in order to build up their life skills and…

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Where does our food go?

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As part of our Science learning, children in Year 4 have been learning to name of the parts of the digestive system.  

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Art in Nature

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Children in Year 4 have used the rainforest to inspire them to draw and create batik fabric squares.  


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Rainforest in a Box

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The children in Year 4 have had a great time extending their learning at home by creating a 'Rainforest in a Box'.  

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Body Percussion

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A topic of discovery; children have been exploring the rainforest through music and have been introduced to new musical terms.  They have used a body percussion to create rhythms of the rainforest, layer by layer. 

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Yes or No?!? Branching Databases

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Over the last 5 weeks, children in Year 4 have been developing their understanding of what a branching database is and how to create one.  They have also considered real-world applications for branching databases. 

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Edit and Improve

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In Literacy today, the children have been developing the skill of editing and improving.  The children will be editing and improving their Rainforest non-chronological reports later this week. 

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Too Much Information??

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Year 4 have completed another lesson of their 'Online Safety' curriculum.  The children looked out what information they could share on line and what information should be kept private. 

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