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Year 4 Home Art Challenge!

Back in March, at the beginning of the lock-down, the Getty Museum in Los Angeles issued a challenge: find a favourite piece of art, and copy it, using whatever household items you have.  Our Year 4 students responded with a…

Year 4’s SPAG Story Transformation class

Year 4's SPAG Story Transformation class:   from a flat, boring narrative to interesting and lively one: what are the tools for entertaining, high quality writing? Well, first there are the words. Stories need adjectives, lots of rich and juicy adjectives. Similes…

Year 4 Science class: States of Matter

In our class today, students were shown an experiment where liquid changes to gas and blows up a balloon, without anyone using their own breath.  Students had to explain the results (the balloon inflating, attached to a bottle with vinegar…

English class / The Power of Reading

Students from year 4 have been reading “Arthur and Golden Rope” from the wonderful Power of Reading scheme. It’s a great book, infused with Norse mythology and plenty of fantasy and adventure! We decided as a class to create “descendants”…

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