Electricity Workshop

January 9th, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (2 Comments)

Today you have absolutely loved taking part in an electricity workshop in school delivered by Electricity North West. You have created a wide range of circuits, learned about batteries and volts and completed lots of problem solving activities. I am so pleased with the way that everyone participated and offered answers to questions, well done Year 4 …
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This half term we will be learning all about electricity and sound. We will be doing lots of science investigations and learning how to carry out a fair test and write up an investigation correctly. We will take part in a science workshop where we will create working circuits and look at the dangers of …
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Stop Animation

December 7th, 2017 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (0 Comments)

During our academy afternoons we have been focusing on using the stop animation app with Lego to create short animated films. Some of the films you have produced have been fantastic and you have put lots of effort into taking lots of frames and adding detail. Have you enjoyed using stop animation? What skills do …
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Setting description

December 7th, 2017 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (0 Comments)

  This week you have all been writing fantastic character descriptions about dragons. I have been so impressed with your use of similes, metaphors and expanded noun phrases to improve your writing. Next week we will be writing setting descriptions so you can start to share ideas and practise your description skills on this blog …
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Mythical creature description

November 23rd, 2017 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (14 Comments)

This week we have been planning our myths linked to our project and next week we will begin to write them. As part of your story you thought about a mythical creature that will be included in your heroes journey. On this blog page I would like you to write a detailed description about your …
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Smoothie Project

November 2nd, 2017 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (7 Comments)

As part of our life skills academy Years 3 and 4 worked together to explore healthy eating, diet and hygiene when handling food. Ollie from Nutribar in Bolton came to discuss healthy eating with us and brought some smoothies for us to try. We then designed our own smoothies and made them to sell after …
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Here is a selection of some of the photographs from the workshop. What new information did you discover about the Vikings or Anglo Saxons from the workshop? I realised that the Vikings were more civilised than I thought they were. Did any of your thought or opinions change?

This half term our project is titled The Age of the Conquerors. In this project we will be learning about the Vikings and Anglo Saxons, how and why invasions happened, where settlements were and how people lived. We will create timelines to help us understand events and why they happened. We  will explore artefacts and …
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Project Overview

October 17th, 2017 | Posted by admin in Teacher Posts - (Comments Off on Project Overview)

Year 4 Curriculum

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