Year 4 Hope

This week is the first week of advent, which is Hope. We looked at Matthew 12:17-21 “And in his name, the nations will put his hope” and discussed what this scripture may mean.

We joined in with a song all about hope, this was a really joyful, uplifting song, which showed us that when we put…

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Trusting in God

Today we learnt all about Joseph and how angel Gabriel visited him to tell him about Mary having a baby. We realised that he really had to trust in God as it was such a scary, unknown and unusual thing for him to do. We went outside to complete a trust exercise with our partner - we were able to…

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Perimeter practise

We are becoming so confident at calculating the perimeter of rectangles and squares! 


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Perimeter with Perimeter Man

Today we were introduced to perimeter. Perimeter Man walks around the entire outside of a shape, adding as he goes. This helped us understand that perimeter is the total length of all the sides of a shape. To help us learn we did a few fun activities.

1. We went outside to draw the perimeter of…

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Gabriel visits Mary

In RE this term we have been learning about people in the Bible who had to trust in God. This week we spent time learning about Mary and exploring the story of when Gabriel visited her to tell her all about having baby Jesus. We thought lots about how Mary would have felt, why God chose her, why…

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Block Coding

We are loving our ICT lessons. This term we are learning all about Block Coding, we have to follow the instructions to create a game. Miss Collins is so impressed with our skills.


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Roman Soldiers

We had the best time learning all about Roman Soldiers - we watched videos and read stories that helped us become experts about them; learning all about their equipment, the structure of the army, why they were so successful, why men wanted to be in the army and what benefits they got. We also…

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We love playing Gozinto to help us with our factors and multiples in Year 4.

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Roman Invasion

Today Year 4 were introduced to our topic called I am Warrior which is all about the Roman Empire!

We spent time looking at the chronology of the Roman Empire, organising ourselves into a timeline and we saw how it spread and conquered many countries.

We then found out all about how the…

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Storm Orchestra

We loved our second experience day for our book Float! In our story, the boy heads out to float his boat but then a storm comes. We wanted to gather powerful verbs, adjectives and onomatopoeia vocabulary so we watched videos of storms, watching and listening as clouds rolled in, thunder rumbled,…

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Bonfire Night and Marshmellows

We were so sad to have missed Bonfire night so we decided to host our own. We loved warming ourselves (safely) by the fire and toasting delicious marshmallows!

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Today we were introduced to our book for our next English topic through a super fun experience day! We will be reading a beautiful picture book called Float by Daniel Miyares.

All we know so far is it is about a boy who goes on an adventure with an oragami boat.

Today we followed…

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