Category Archive: Year 4

Oct 31

Halloween Disco

Here are some photos from this year’s Halloween Disco! We all had a fantastic time! Congratulations to our Best Dressed winners and runner’s up. Reception/KS1 KS2

Oct 19

Ben’s Angel Falls fact file

Jun 20

Year 4 and Year 1 Den Building Day June 2016!

Apr 27

Year 4 Column Addition Tutorial Video!

In Year 4 we have been working really hard to solve our addition problems using written methods. Here Chloe, Kristian and Tobias show us how to use the Column Addition Method! Well done Year4!

Oct 23

Year 4 Prezi Presentations on the importance of water!

In Year 4 have created fantastic Prezi Presentations on the importance of water as part of our Science and Geography projects! We have used our ICT skills to create the presentations and carry out research. We also presented our Prezis to the rest of the class. Well done Year 4!

Oct 22

Year 4 Chocolate Tasting Science Lesson! We had fun investigating the changing states of chocolate… and then tasting the different chocolate bars!

Feb 20

Year 4 get creative with SPACE!

Feb 15

Year 4 visit St John the Divine Church

Feb 12

Year 4 African Drumming! Spring 1 2014.

Dec 06

Year 4’s Marvellous Medicine! We had fun creating and writing instructions for our own Marvellous Medicines!

Dec 04

Don’t miss our live performance on WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER

Nov 22

More Children from Year 4 performing scenes from George’s Marvellous Medicine as part of our work on Roald Dahl and play script writing!

Nov 22

Children from Year 4 performing scenes from George’s Marvellous Medicine as part of our work on Roald Dahl and play script writing!

Nov 11

Year 4 making paper chains, using collaboration, perseverance and resilience to Build Learning Power!

Nov 11

Our fantastic firework pictures and safety posters by Year 4!

Oct 30

Writing Week Letters to Granny by Leila, Sadie and Owen!

Oct 30

Writing Week Letters to Granny by Ashton and Alfie!

Oct 23

Year 4 Chocolate Tasting! As part of our Creative Curriculum Year 4 had a lesson on tasting chocolate. The children loved milk and white chocolate… but they weren’t too keen on dark chocolate!

Oct 23

Autumn 1 2013 Homework Projects

Wow, Brilliant, Amazing, So proud -The standard of work is getting better every time, thank you parents for supporting your children. We are immensely proud of all the children who completed their projects!

Sep 23

Test podcast

listen to ‘Nordic Slippers’ on Audioboo

Oct 22

The Art of Noticing

During half I would like to set you a challenge! Wherever you go take a little notebook and note down the sites, sounds and smells. The notes you make not matter how small can then be turned into a fantastic descriptive poem. This one was written by a 9 year old girl after a short …

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Mar 08

Year 4 on World Maths Day

Year 4 really enjoyed World Maths Day! One of the activities they enjoyed was searching for QR codes and scanning them with the iPods to find multiplication questions for them to answer. We started outside in the garden, but it was just too windy and some of the codes blew away! We brought them inside, …

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Feb 06

Safer Internet Day 2012

Safer Internet Day (SID) aims to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world. Safer Internet Day 2012 will take place on Tuesday 7 February 2012, centred on the theme “Connecting generations and educating each other”, where they encourage users young and …

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Feb 04

Snowing – Wahey

Is it snowing in Greengates? The video below shows the snow from my front door. Why don’t you post a comment about what you are looking forward to doing in the snow? or after you have been out, write a recount of what you did.

Jan 28

Picture of the week

Have a look at the picture below, What can you see? Where is it? What is the weather like? What do you like / dislike about the picture. Once you have had a think about the questions, you could go the Can we write a story page and add to our group story!! A story …

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Jan 25

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Well done Mrs Allan, what a great idea to start a story from the photo of the week. Have a look children, can you continue the story? Can you leave it on a cliff hanger for the next person? I can’t wait to hear how the story continues……….

Jan 24

Extreme Reading update

Get the Dolch Word Game widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info)Calling all Extreme Readers, I would like to see as many photos as possible by the end of the week please, remember to be safe but have fun when reading. You can email the photo to …

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Jan 24

Panoramic Picture of the week

Where do think this is? What would life be like here? Would you like to live here?

Jan 18


We are very aware that homework can be a chore at home! However it is an integral part of your child’s learning, we hope s/he will develop a responsibility for a learning, consolidate their understanding, share thoughts and ideas with their parents and foster a lifelong love of learning. Therefore we have revamped our Learning …

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Jan 17

Well Done Year 4

At Greengates we have been using Bradford music services for a number of years, they provide viola and cello tuition to years 4,5 and 6. Year 4 in this video have been learning the viola and cello since September, Wow well done Year 4 you sound fantastic.

Jan 17

Aesop’s Fables

We have been learning about Aesop and the fables he wrote, Aesop was a slave in Ancient Greece 2500 years ago. He wrote a series of fables, which all had a moral. The morals teach us about the correct way to live our life. Many of his morals can be applied today and applied to …

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Jan 09

Picture of the week

To develop our creative thinking we are going to discuss a different picture each week. What can you see in the picture ? What title would you give this picture and why?

Nov 22

Picture of the Week

Who do you think might be in the house? What time of day is it? Where has the sleigh come from? Where abouts in the world is it set?

Nov 22

Victorian Music

Year 5 find this music relaxing. victorian christmas

Nov 22

Children in need

Did you enjoy all the activities that we did for Children in Need? What did you enjoy doing the most?

Nov 22

Testing at Greengates

Ths is a simple word processor.

Oct 17

How to blog safely

A blog can be very exciting, it allows people from all over the world to read our work and make comments. We need to remember to follow a few simple rules to stay safe and to get the most out of our blog. Children are to only use their first name when commenting. Parents who …

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