Year 4

July 13th, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts | Uncategorized | Year 4 Archive - (13 Comments)

As we approach the end of Year 4 I would like you to reflect on the past year. What have you enjoyed the most? What was your most memorable experience? What are you looking forward to learning about in Year 5? What are your aspirations for the future and have they changed?

Deforestation

July 13th, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts | Year 4 Archive - (8 Comments)

As part of our English we have been learning about deforestation. We have discovered some shocking facts about the amount of rainforest that is destroyed each day. Please write here to share your opinion about deforestation. How do you feel about it? Are you worried about the habitats and animals that are being destroyed? Are …
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Brockholes Trip

June 18th, 2018 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Teacher Posts | Year 4 Archive - (31 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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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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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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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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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 | Year 4 Archive - (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 | Year 4 Archive - (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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