Catholic Primary School
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Friday 13th March
Some superb work in Year 4 this week, including these palm leaves, which will form part of a display for Holy Week.
Friday 6th March
The children spent World Book Day revisiting their learning about the Bible, particularly Matthew's Gospel. The children combined text and images to create some super posters displaying general information about the Bible, or facts about St Matthew.
Friday 14th February
The half term has come to an end with a celebration of reading. A fantastic week started with a visit from Jo at AS Creatives, who helped the children to solve a crime. This was followed by Mr Lally on Tuesday who talked to the children about the importance of reading in his job. He then lead the children through a mock trial using the story of Goldilocks and the three bears. On Wednesday, Author Damian Harvey spoke to the children about his favourite stories and where his inspiration for writing comes from. The children loved dressing up to the theme of journeys on Thursday, before Mrs Finan lead the children in a poetry session. Finally, we celebrated reading and all the special activities that the children have experienced this week!
Friday 7th February
The children finished their dance this week and then performed to an audience. It was absolutely superb, and the number of sequences and actions they had to remember was mightily impressive! A short clip will be uploaded to this part of the page in the next few days.
Friday 31st January
The children have been returning their European travel leaflets this week and they look fantastic. We are compiling a classroom display of this brilliant work, check back next week for a photo. We also had a visitor to school on Thursday to talk about local basketball coaching opportunities. Year 4 are already skilled in basketball and two of the finest players around showed us their skills whilst wearing their club kits!
Friday 24th January
Lots of activity in Year 4 this week. The children are developing their dance sequences based on the story of Theseus and the Minotaur. They have also walked or ran 196 miles between them this week! Only 5604 miles to go on the run to Tokyo!
Friday 17th January
Another busy week in Year 4 finished with some excellent body percussion during Music with Mr Smith. The video below is just a small sample of their learning today.
Friday 10th January
We have had a fantastic first week in Year 4. The children have shown a brilliant attitude and produced some excellent work. The work included a science investigation about ice.
Friday 20th December
A super end to term, with Christmas party day and the Carol Service. The children even had time to build an aqueduct out of recycled materials.
Friday 13th December
The children have finished their Roman oil lamps this week by painting them. They used a terracotta colour to give the lamps an authentic look.
Friday 6th December
Despite the low numbers at times this week, Year 4 have been working hard in all areas. They even managed to perform a wonderful version of 'No room at the inn' for the music and coffee afternoon today! Have a very restful weekend!
Friday 29th November
A busy but exciting week in year 4 thIs week. The children had a superb trip to Chester for the DEWA Roman experience, where they went on soldier patrol and learned a huge amount from the experts at the museum. We also spent Thursday thinking about our school mission. The children produced some excellent work about the line - we celebrate when others do well.
Friday 22nd November
In preparation for their trip to Chester next week, Year 4 have been exploring various Roman sites and artefacts using Google Expeditions. The children were amazed when they explored the Colosseum, as it appeared to be resting on a table in the classroom!
We also took the time to relax and read some of our new non-fiction books which were added to our class collection this week.
Friday 15th November
The children had a fantastic time in Music with Mr Smith, making and then playing their own bugle.
Friday 8th November
Some super work in Year 4 this week, including this coding in Scratch. The children have been working hard over the last few weeks to create these algorithms. When running, these algorithms enable the children to practice their times tables.
Friday 1st November
The children were presented with a problem this week, they had to complete this circuit to light the bulb.
Friday 18th October
The children have been learning about the jobs held by some of the Celts during the period before the Roman invasion.
Friday 11th October
This week we marked World Mental Health Day by taking part in a live online lesson from the BBC. We also had a very exciting visit from Mr Holt, who helped the children to design and make a Roman oil lamp. Check out the photos below.
Friday 4th October
Year 4 have been learning about harvest this week and produced these excellent Pic Collages.
Friday 27th September
Some super art work in Year 4 this week. Following our work on instructions and explanations, the children followed a set of instructions to create a night time reflection using water colours and oil pastels. A few examples can be found below.
Friday 20th September
This week the children drafted their own version of a fable. They will be writing them up in the coming weeks to make a class book of fables. Here is one example of the children's work.
Friday 13th September
A superb first full week in Year 4 for all the children. Lots of learning, hard work and success. the pictures below are just a few from our Science lesson where the children were investigating simple circuits.