Category: year4

Year 4 – Gold and Saffron

Have a good Easter

We made it! Through all the changes and all the different ways of learning,  the children have continued to rise to all the challenges and new learning strategies thrown at them. We are incredibly proud of them and everything they have achieved. We would really like to encourage them to take this Easter break as …

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Red Nose Day!

What a fun day we’ve had dressed as heroes! Today we have designed a superhero outfit for the heroes of today. Apostrophes for possession has been our focus this week in English. We explored singular possession and plural possession as well as discussing when a word is simply plural. We ended the week by creating …

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Welcome Back Week

How lovely it has been to see full classrooms again! We used our morning on Monday to settle ourselves back into a school routine by decorating a rectangle for our motivational poem. Each rectangle has our own individual stamp that has been put together to show how strong we are as a year group. In …

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Seasons Greetings from all in Year 4

What an incredible term we have had! Thinking back over the term the children have achieved so much from settling into new school routines to responding positively to year 4 demands and learning expectations. All the staff in year 4 are immensely proud of the pupils hard work and progress made this term. Here is …

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Let’s take time to light up!

We believe that in the early hours of Tuesday morning a dragon hatched from our mysterious egg and escaped into St Albans. Therefore we have been busy creating leaflets to inform the public of what to do if they come across this creature. This week in maths we have been looking at telling the time …

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Making Connections

We have been working extremely hard at converting different units of measure from mm to cm; cm to m; m to km. We also explored capacity and mass using our knowledge of g and kg; ml and L. In English  we have researched and explored the different features of leaflets and how we can use …

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Sssssshhh, you don’t want to wake it too soon

A surprise awaited us Wednesday morning, when an egg appeared in the year 4 classrooms. Where has it come from? What type of egg is it? Is there anything inside? Will it hatch? These were the questions running through our heads. As we had spent the first part of the week reading and learning about …

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Be Internet Legends!

This afternoon Years 2 to 6 had a live assembly with Google and Parent Zone learning about how to be legends online! We learned a lot about how to be internet sharp, alert, secure, kind and brave. They tested our knowledge about how to make good choices online. In school we will continue to talk …

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Everybody was ‘Kung Fu Punctuating’

This week, as part of Anti-Bullying Week, we identified and discussed the feelings and emotions that may arise from online bullying.  As a result of these discussions, Mackenzie went home and wrote a beautiful poem. Please see the video below. Gold Class were reigning champions of the TTRockstars Trophy for the challenge set, with Alex …

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Lest we forget!

The start of our week saw us remembering those that fought for our country in a whole school assembly, which was followed by a minute silence on Wednesday. Nikhil also shared a beautiful poem he had written at home. Click on the video below to hear our published author. On Thursday we met the new …

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