Category: year4

Year 4 – Gold and Saffron

Alban City Raiders!

Welcome back to a new Summer term! We hope you enjoyed your Easter break. Firstly, a huge CONGRATULATIONS to the Year 4 netballers who won their first ever tournament yesterday. They played 4 other schools in the first round, winning 3 matches and drawing the fourth, which put them at the top of their group …

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What a cracking week!

It was lovely to see you all at Parents Evenings this week and sharing the achievements of your child with you. We were so proud of Year 4’s amazing emotive poetry, inspired by the book Zoo, by Anthony Browne, that we have attached some for you all to look at. We were especially proud of …

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Pitch Perfect!

Today, Year 4 enjoyed a visit to Marlborough Road Methodist Church to meet with Liz and Mark from St Peter’s Church to learn about how Christians remember the events of Holy Week in church today. We learnt about what happens at Holy Communion and why. Year 4 were very thoughtful and asked some really challenging …

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World Book Day and Careers Day

What an exciting week we have had! We all had great fun yesterday, dressing up as either our favourite book character, or in comfy clothes to snuggle down and read a book. We listened to stories read by other teachers and heard an Indian folk tale called The Tiger, the Brahmin and the Jackal. From …

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And your decimal point is…

We hope you have all had a good half term. We have started this week by looking at the book called ‘Zoo’ by Anthony Browne as inspiration for our emotive poetry unit. We noticed in the book that the creatures who were behaving most like zoo animals were in fact the humans visiting the zoo! …

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Hair Raising Science!

We were so proud of Year 4 this week, for all the effort they put into turning both classrooms into a Gurdwara. It was really great to see them sharing their knowledge with Year 3 as they provided guided tours. They were able to talk eloquently about what each room was for and Sikh beliefs. …

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Read all about it!

This week Year 4 have become journalists, reporting from the recent Toy Fair in London. They used their toy inventions, which they designed for their homework and imagined that they were revealing them for the first time at the Toy Fair. We wrote headlines, sub headings and quotes  to go in our reports and used …

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Trouble at the lighthouse!

This post will be going live as many of our Year 4 will be at Wembley Stadium for Young Voices, we wish them the best of luck! This week the children have been exploring the features of quadrilaterals, and the many different styles they can be found in. Our most recent challenge was seeing if …

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Mysteries, Perimeter and Electrical Safety

Our FEELiT emotion this week is ‘ashamed’. We watched the video and discussed what this feels like. We did have a few confessions too! We have continued our planning work on detective stories,  creating our detective and culprit characters and considering the things they may say. “Mmm! Interesting… I think we are getting close!” We …

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Happy Clue Year!!

Happy New Year to everyone! We hope you enjoyed the festive season and it’s lovely to see everyone back, fresh faced to start a new term in Year 4. We started with a bit of a mystery! Year 4 had to search for key words in the classroom and piece them together to find out …

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