# Year 4 Autumn Term 2

This half-term we are learning:

Maths: Measuring length, calculating perimeter and area, multiplication and division

English: Writing and performing a rhythm and rap poem, writing an explanation text

Science: Living things and their habitats

RE: The deeper meaning of festivals

Art: Painting poppies and drawing animal habitats

PE: Gymnastics

ICT: Programing

Mrs Hallworth, Mrs Broadbent and Miss Teale

# School Games Mark

Congratulations to everyone who has taken part in after-school clubs, PE lessons, Sports Day and competitions this year. You have all helped us achieve the Bronze School Games mark for the first time ever!

We were really close to achieving silver so make sure you keep it up next year.

Mr Platt ðŸ™‚

# Year 4 Spring 2

This half term we are learning:
ï‚§ Maths: Area, fractions and decimals
ï‚§ English: recounts, wishing stories
ï‚§ Science: living things and their habitats
ï‚§ RE: Shove Tuesday, Lent , Easter
ï‚§ PSHE: Respect
ï‚§ Art/DT: Mardi Gras masks, self-portraits, sketching animals
ï‚§ PE (Tuesday): Games
ï‚§ ICT: Scratch (Games and quizzes)

Dates to note:

19/03: water safety presentation
11/04: Easter service in church

Mrs Hallworth

# Year 4 Photos – Spring 1

We have been very busy this half term! Here are some photos to prove it!!

In Maths, we have been learning about angles, symmetry, perimeter and properties of 2D shapes.In Science, the rice experiment taught us that vibrations create sound and we investigated how to make a low and high pitched sound with various instruments.

In English, we learnt a Polish legend about a clever cobbler who defeated a terrible dragon and a rhythm and rap poem about an iguana. In RE, we learnt how Hindus worship at home and in a Mandir and created a Hindu shine in our classroom. In French, we learn to name the parts of the body and what to say at the doctor’s. We also took part in a fantastic workshop on the Ancient Egyptian mummies!

Well done, Year 4!

Mrs Hallworth, Mrs Broadbent and Mrs Safiyanik.

# Year 4 Spring 1

Happy New Year, everyone!

This half term, we will be learning:

Maths: Angles, lines of symmetry, 2D and 3D shapes
English: A legend (The Cobbler of Krakow and Smok the dragon of Wawel), a rythm and rap poem (Iâ€™m walking with my iguana)
Science: Sound
Topic: Ancient Egypt
RE: Epiphany, What is it like to follow God (Understanding Christianity) Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  Â  PSHE: Perseverance
PE: Gymnastics

31st January: Trip to Kala Sangam and Bradford Cathedral

Mrs Hallworth

# Trip to York Chocolate Story- Year 4

Last Wednesday, Year 4 had an amazing day in York.

They had a guided tour of York Chocolate Story to learn all about the history of chocolate and the importance of York and its chocolate factories. They tasted lots of different kinds of chocolate and had a Science workshop in the Methodist Church hall where they learnt about the process of melting and cooling and made their own chocolate wallpaper.

The children were a credit to our school as they all behaved impeccably all day!

Well done, Year 4!

# Year 4 French

Over the past few weeks, Year 4 have been learning names of fruit and vegetables.

They really enjoyed the role-plays we did in class where they had to pretend they were at a street market in France and had to sell and buy fruit and vegetables.

Well done, Year 4!

Mrs Hallworth

# Autumn 2 in Year 4

This half term, we will be learning:

Maths: Addition and subtraction, multiplication and division
Science: States of matter (Solid, gas or liquid?)
Topic: The Maya Civilisation
RE: The meaning of religious festivals (Christianity, Judaism and Islam)
PE: Dance

Thursday 1st November: Parents Evening
Friday 9th November: Dental hygiene session with school nurse
Tuesday 13th November: Individual school photographs
Wednesday 12th December: Trip to York Chocolate Story
Thursday 13th December: School Christmas Fair
Tuesday 18th December: KS2 Christmas Dinner

Mrs Hallworth

# Year 4 – Bake Off Winners!!!

A few children from Year 4 went to St Winifred’s Primary School after school yesterday to take part in a bake off competition with 5 other schools and THEY WON !!

And no wonder they did – look at those beautiful creations!!

Well done, children! We are so proud of you!

Mrs Hallworth

# Year 4 Art and Science

In the last couple of weeks, we have been learning how to draw fruit and use shading. We also looked at the life of a French artist called Paul Cezanne and his “Still Life” paintings.

In Science we have been looking at teeth, learning their different names and functions.

Well done, Year 4!

Mrs Hallworth, Mrs Broadbent and Miss Yaqoob

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