Year 4

Maths

On Tuesday 18th September, 4S problem solved using manipulatives in Maths. All the children engaged in the learning, and found that they could explain the concept of ten thousands using a range of resources, from dienes to place value counters, to prove their answer.  

Team Building

On Friday 7th September, 4S attended a Team Building Workshop, where they completed a series of activities. These activities involved communicating instructions, as well as listening and supporting each other. The children balanced balloons, jumped hoops and challenged each other in a game of Tic-Tac-Toe. Needless to say, they all had a thrilling time!  

History Off The Page

We had a wonderful day learning all about the Vikings. We found out all about the different jobs that they did in their villages, how and why they travelled to Britain and how we are continuing to learn about them even today through archaeology. We even trained as Viking warriors in order to battle the Anglo-Saxons.

A Monster Visits!

On Monday, we were shocked when we arrived in school. Our classroom had been ransacked by a terrible monster. We don’t know why it came or what it wanted but it definitely gave us lots of inspiration to help us plan our own ‘Defeating the Monster’ stories. Let’s hope it doesn’t come back!

Vikings!

We had a wonderful day learning all about the Vikings. We found out all about the different jobs that they did in their villages, how and why they travelled to Britain and how we are continuing to learn about them even today through archaeology. We even trained as Viking warriors in order to battle the Anglo-Saxons.​

Natural History Museum

As part of our Geography learning we visited the Natural History Museum to discover more about earthquakes and volcanoes. We learnt all about what causes a volcano to erupt and the terrible damage it can cause. We also learnt about what causes an earthquake to happen and  got to experience an actual earthquake in action.  

Bridge Building

This term we have been developing our carpentry skills to plan and build a prototype bridge that could cross the river Thames. We investigated what ma​kes a bridge effective and have learnt about a range of different bridge designs such as cantilever and suspension. We had the opportunity to use a range of tools to …