Learning about Gravity

Today, we have started our unit on ‘Forces’. We have been learning about gravity and the link between mass and weight. We measured the mass of each object and then used the Newton meter to measure the amount of force acting on it.

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World Book Day with Year 4

Year 4 dressed up today in a selection of amazing costumes for World Book Day. 
Can you recognise any book characters that we have dressed up as? 

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Roman Day - spying on towns, the end of an empire and... food!

After learning about Boudicca, we became Celtic spies investigating Roman towns. We had to search for clues about what would be in the towns and report back to our groups. We were even allowed to ’spy’ on other groups! We then had to draw and label a picture map to show the different features of…

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Year 4 Roman Day - Investigating Boudicca

Today Year 4 was invaded by the Romans! We had Roman legionaries, centurions, governors and even Emperors! Not only that, but we were honoured to be visited by some Roman gods such as Poseidon.
 

We learnt more about the Celts and their rebellion under Boudicca. She was a very brave and…

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Making switches

Today, we have been investigating how switches work and why they are so important. We had a go at making our own switches using the knowledge from last week that metals are conductors of electricity.

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Dear Celtic Leader... Our Reports About the Roman Army

In history we have been learning about the Roman invasion and the strength of their army.  Today we wrote reports as if we were Celtic spies giving evidence about the strength of the Roman army.  We had lots of information to pass on and didn't think our Celtic army had much chance against the…

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Conductors and Insulators

We have been learning lots of new vocabulary linked to our topic on ‘Electricity’. Today, we investigated which materials are electrical conductors and which are insulators. We found out that metals are conductors.

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Spying on the Romans!

In Year 4 we have been learning about the Roman invasion of Britain in 43AD. We worked in groups of “Celts” to “spy”on the Roman army and report back to our fellow Celts. We looked at their armour and also the way they trained and practised battle manoeuvres. They looked pretty…

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Year 4- Chinese New Year

Year 4 have been using their Art and DT skills to make Chinese dragons ready to celebrate 2022 The Year of the Tiger.

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Complete and incomplete circuits

Today, we have been testing different circuits to see if they would work. We predicted the outcome first before we tested them. 

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Factor Bugs

In Year 4, we are working hard to learn our times tables. Using our knowledge of the tables we have learnt, we have been making our own Factor Bugs. 

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How is static electricity created?

Today, we have been finding out how static electricity is created. Using balloons, we have made our hair stand on end! We have also created enough static electricity to be able to lift pieces of paper and stick our balloon to the wall.

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