Brockholes Trip

June 18th, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (0 Comments)

Last week we visited Brockholes as part of our project ‘The Circle of Life’. We had such a great day and learned so many new things. We went pond dipping and found some very interesting creatures, learned about food chains and what producers, predators and prey are, played in the play area and explored the meadow …
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Circle of Life- Summer 2

May 23rd, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (0 Comments)

Our final project in Year 4 is called the ‘Circle of Life’. As part of this project will be looking at animals and their habitats, the rainforest, life cycles, food chains and answering the project question- are humans producers, predators or prey? Have a look on this website to start off your research http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/living_things/ or …
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Lego Wedo Workshop

May 1st, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (3 Comments)

As part of our learning linked to computing, we went on a trip to Smithills ICT to take part in a Lego Wedo workshop. We were set a challenge to build a model following instructions and then programme the model to move and complete various different tasks. We had such a great morning, we were …
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Outdoor Learning

May 1st, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (0 Comments)

As part of our Wonders of the World project we have been looking at different megastructures and buildings around the world in addition the official Wonders of the World. We used the outdoor area and equipment to recreate some structures using crates, tyres and our imaginations! Watch the video to see what we created.   …
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This half term our project in Year 4 is Wonders of the World. As part of this project we will learn about the different wonders or the world (ancient and modern), we will look at the structures of buildings and how buildings have changed over time. You will all take part in some design technology …
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Spring 2- Money, Money, Money

February 15th, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (13 Comments)

This half term we will be learning all about money. We will learn about taxes, and how people deal with budgeting, debt, loans and interest.  We will think about the careers we would like as we grow up and what skills we will need to do these jobs. We will also take part in a mini enterprise …
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When I grow up…

February 8th, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (33 Comments)

What do you want to be when you grow up? What aspirations do you have for your future? What has made you decide what you want to be?  What or who has influenced you? How are you going to achieve your goal and do your dream job?  

Lego

February 8th, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (24 Comments)

Lots of you in Year 4 LOVE playing with Lego and I think that is fantastic. It is such a great skill to be able to manipulate Lego and build different masterpieces of all different shapes and sizes. Playing with Lego really helps to strengthen the muscles in your hands and improve your hand and …
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Book Reviews

February 8th, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts - (8 Comments)

Please use this page to share great books that you have read and would recommend to others. Remember to share information about the book you are recommending,  but not too much to spoil it for others. I love to hear about what books you are reading, as you all know that reading is one of …
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Riddles

February 8th, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts | Year 4 - (92 Comments)

In class we have been exploring and writing riddles to develop our descriptive language. Have a go at writing your own riddle on this page, you can either use one you created in class, or think of a new one. It will be fun to see if we can guess each others riddles. Remember you can use some of these sentence …
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