Year 4

Symmetry

During this term in Year 4 we have been looking at symmetry. Today we used various manipulatives to challenge each other to match symmetrical patterns. We used two types of numicon, pegs with peg boards, little cubes, geoboards with elastic bands and similar things on some iPads. The children had a great time trying several Continue reading

GROWING IS FOR SHARING

In worship we acted out a parable that Jesus once told to two brothers who were arguing over money that had been left to them. The message was about how ‘having lots of things – having more and more choices – isn’t going to make you happy or bring you closer to God’ The children Continue reading

Conductors and Insulators

To continue with our electricity topic in science, we have been studying electric conductors and insulators. We carried out an experiment testing various materials to see whether or not they conducted electricity. The children enjoyed the challenge.

God’s Creation

In worship we have been thinking about God creating the world in six days and resting on the seventh. We learnt some actions for each day and then enjoyed a game of ‘Simon Says’ with our new actions.

Money

In Year 4 we have been learning the skill of adding several digits together. We then went on to a challenge of finding the least amount of coins required to make a given sum of money, which used our new skills .

Year 4 Mummify Tomatoes!

Today in Year 4 the children became embalmers from Ancient Egypt. We discussed the process of embalming and mummification and put what we had learnt into practice by mummifying something…a tomato!  A small hole was cut in the tomato and the children scooped out all of the flesh- it was a messy job! We discussed Continue reading

Simple Circuits

Today in science we considered what was needed to make a simple electric circuit complete and why some circuits would not work. We had fun using a website to increase our knowledge and then to do a quiz as a class.

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