Year 4 reviewed their gymnastics skills today. They focused on:
- travelling (hopping, skipping and leaping)
- jumping (pencil, straddle and star)
- rolling (rock, teddy bear, pencil and forward roll)
- balancing (front support, back support, arabesque, shoulder stand and bridge)
For Safer Internet Day Year 4 researched Artificial Intelligence . They discussed the pros and cons, e.g. enhanced learning opportunities, instant and efficient, limited human interaction and the collection of personal data to name a few. There were mixed reviews! They collated their findings and…
Today, we had a parent/rugby coach in school to help us with some ball skills - we’re having an action packed week! All the children gave it their all and worked on attacking and defending techniques.
Year 4 thoroughly enjoyed wheelchair basketball today. I certainly saw their competitive natures surface. Some brilliant defending techniques and a good time had by all.
Year 4 have taken part in some mindful activities and circle time as part of their PSHE lessons focused on their hopes and dreams for the future. This led onto discussions about being resilient, staying positive and having determination to succeed.
Year 4 enjoyed improving their football skills with Stuart.
Year 4 enjoyed their school Christmas Lunch today.
As part of their Design and Technology unit, Year 4 have been learning about the differences between processed and home made food. Today they used raw ingredients to make tomato soup. They were very careful to perfect their grating skills.
Year 4 went to Ennerdale to investigate their local river, the River Ehen. We started with a treasure hunt to find examples of living organisms in a river habitat, with a few challenges thrown in. We then behaved like topographers and used symbols to create our own technical drawing of a section…
Ahead of our next Design and Technology unit, some of us have been practising our textiles skills. We are all looking forward to seeing the completed blanket.
This afternoon, we learned more about the river as a habitat and played a game using a key to help us guess the animal. We then examined what a river needs to be healthy and what causes it to be unhealthy; we became conservationists and rangers, discussing ways to solve problems. Finally, we used…
We have had a great morning using our knowledge and vocabulary about rivers in various activities and learned new facts. We built a river using objects in the classroom and labelled it, we used a map of our local area to find nearby rivers and other river environment features and we got to handle…