Researching Animals

This week in English we are focusing on writing a fact file. We looked at what fact files are and why they are useful. Then we decided which animal we would like to make our fact file on. Next, we used the laptops to research the animal and help us to make a plan. We also had to think about our…

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What happened when Jesus entered Jerusalem

We used stop/start animation on the iPads so explain how people acted when Jesus entered Jerusalem during Holy Week.  

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Internet safety day

For computing this half term we have been looking at how to stay safe online, this fitted in perfectly with Internet Safety Day! We looked at how to stay safe when playing games online and how important it is to ask a trusted adult if we are unsure of something. 

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British Values and Computing

In our computing lesson today we were learning how to make a powerpoint presentation using Google Slides. We had to research and explain what each British Value was and how we see it in school.

 

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Staying Safe Online

This half term we are learning about online safety. We have thought about what the internet is used for and discussed that we need to be safe when using it. We learnt what personal information is and how we should keep in safe from strangers online. We learnt SMART rules: safe, meet, accept,…

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The Whale experience lesson

We made predictions about our new English text, The Whale, from the front cover. Then we watched some amazing clips from Blue Planet about whales and split into groups to research different types of whales and share our findings with the whole class. 
 

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Letters to Santa

Today, we have been on the laptops using Microsoft Word to create a letter to Santa. We had to explore with font, size, and color to make a letter to Santa! Once we had completed them, we printed them out and left them for our Elf, Buddy, who we hope will take them to the North Pole for us!

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Bee bots

This half term in computing we have been learning about algorithms. We have been putting into practise our instruction giving to direct Bee bots. 

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Christianity in action

We've been learning about the work the Apostles did after Jesus went back to heaven.  Filled with the Holy Spirit, they felt brave and excited to teach people about Jesus and make them followers. These people became known as the early Christians and we as Christians today continue to hold their…

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Database

In ICT we have been looking at databases. We learnt what a database was and that one example was a spreadsheet. We answered questions from a database and added to it with our own information. 

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Variables and Debugging

Year 4 are becoming experts at block coding. We are using our skills to create an online game through Espresso Coding. This term we have been learning all about variables and changing different ones. This week tested our knowledge by 'debugging'; we had to spot the errors in a code and fix…

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Coding: unplugged

Following last week's coding lesson with Robot Ramsey, we wrote our own clear and precise step-by-step instructions to follow for how to get ready for school. We had some giggles at some children forgetting to add a 'getting dressed' instruction, but we are finally understanding how simple each…

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