Year 4





Year 4 Travel Back to Anglo-Saxon Times

To help them understand what life was like for people living in Anglo-Saxon Britain, our Year 4 visited Bede's World in Jarrow. Wrapped up warm against the bitter, cold winds at the mouth of the river Tyne, the children learned all about Bede and the Anglo-Saxon way...

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Commissioning our New Mini Vinnies.

Today in mass 13 new Mini Vinnies were commissioned. After making their Mini Vinnie pledge, David, our Mini Vinnie President, and Neve, our Mini Vinnie secretary, presented the children with a special badge to wear around school, a certificate and a copy of the Mini...

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Other Faiths Week – Judaism

As part of our R.E. curriculum, the classes study the belief systems of Other Faith groups and this term the focus was on the Jewish Faith. Each of the classes took a different aspect of Judaism to explore, including Jewish festivals, Jewish teachings and rituals. The...

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Y4 at the Centre for Life

Last week Y4 visited the Centre for Life to take part in a number of practical 'hands on' activities to support learning in both their Science and Computing topics. In science the children are learning about Teeth and Eating, so at the Centre of Life they all took...

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Y4 have been Exploring Africa

As part of their Geography topic, Year 4 have been exploring the continent of Africa by looking at both the physical environment and the cultural differences between our country and the different countries of Africa. Using a box of borrowed artifacts, from the...

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A Wild Day at the Wildfowl Centre for Y4

Last week, as part of their science topic learning about animals and their habitats, the Y4 class visited Washington Wildfowl Centre. Miss Allon said that she'd enjoyed feeding the ducks and was impressed by everyone’s enthusiasm.  She also commented on the...

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Y4 Spend a day with Shakespeare.

This week two of our classes took part in drama workshops led by the Shakespeare4kidz. The Year 4 class, who have been studying Macbeth (or as actors call it 'The Scottish Play'!) in their literacy lessons, showed their great knowledge of this famous play as they...

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World Book Day 2015

What a wonderful array of costumes we had in school today for our celebration of World Book Day. There were characters from a wide range of children's books including: Gangsta Granny, Mary Poppins, Mr Stink and Mr Tickle! The children spent a day emerged in books and...

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Nativity Rocks! by Year 3 and Year 4

Well done to our children in Y3 and Y4 on a wonderful performance of Nativity Rocks (by SheilaWilson). The catchy songs and entertaining script, together with the flair and enthusiasm of our talented actors and actresses, told the Christmas story in a very...

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Games Designers of the Future!

As part of the New Computing Curriculum, our classes have all been learning how to write code and design, amongst other things, new computer games. "I love coding," said Olivia Y6, "In fact I've been designing games in class and at home using the expressocoding...

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Medals Galore at the Gateshead Cross Country

CONGRATULATIONS! To our fantastic Cross Country teams who competed so successfully at the Gateshead Schools Primary Cross Country Championships. Altogether 56 teams (336 children) took part in the Y5&6 event and 45 teams (270 children) took part in the Y3&4...

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Change4Life Activities Afternoon

Well done to the children in Years 3 and 4 who took part in an afternoon of activities as part of the Change4Life initiative, which aims to encourage all ages to get involved in sports and/or fitness programmes and to adopt a more healthy lifestyle. "They had a great...

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