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18 September 2023

Effective Internet Searching

Year 4 have been learning how gather information online. They are learning how to use search engines effectively during their computing lessons. 

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17 July 2023

Walby Farm Park 2023

Year 4 had a wonderful day at Walby Farm Park to mark the end of their time in Year 4. Lots of fun was had running, climbing, sliding, petting farm animals and even a tractor ride. Most of all, it was a chance to spend some time with their classmates before the summer break. Before it was time to…

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3 July 2023

Himalayan Balsam Pulling

What a great experience for Year 4! Year 4 took part in a conservation project at Longlands Lake to prevent the spread of Himalayan Balsam, which is an invasive species of flowering plant. They helped West Cumbria Rivers Trust remove over grown Himalayan Balsam but pulling it out from the ground,…

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30 June 2023

Electricity Workshop

Year 4 took part in an electricity workshop. They learned lots more about power and sustainable power sources. After learning about the universal symbols used for electricity, they drew then made an made an electrical circuit. Finally, they investigated the effects of changing different variables…

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29 June 2023

Map Skills and Orienteering

What a brilliant day Year 4 had at Whinlatter! They spent the day learning how to apply their map skills at Whinlatter Forest Park. After a quick recap of identifying symbols on a map, each group used their map to find the answers to questions. We even had a special guest appearance from a lizard!…

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28 June 2023

Squash with Newspaper

Today Year 4 used newspaper to help them learn new skills as part of their Squash coaching. They played the newspaper game to warm up, which helped train their sense of pace and posture, followed by using the newspaper as a target to help teach them coordination and accuracy. 

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28 June 2023

Paralympic in School

We were very privileged today to meet Paralympic Footballer Jonathan Paterson. We took part in an activate session with the whole school. We had to carry out four exercises for a whole minute each: ‘Spotty Dog’, ‘Leg Drives’,  ‘Push-Ups’ and ‘Star Jumps’. Jonathan told us about himself and his…

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28 June 2023

Y4 Sports Day 2023

What a fantastic day! A really tremendous effort by everyone in Year 4 at our 2023 Sprits Day. I was very proud of the team spirit and support everyone showed one another. Well done to green team!

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27 June 2023


As part of their geography topic ‘Map Skills’, Year 4 have been learning about the different climates around the world. They have been using maps in an atlas and online to investigate the range of environmental regions and how this impacts habitation. They have been thinking about which climate…

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23 June 2023

Squash Coaching

Year 4 have are very privileged to receive weekly Squash coaching from our local Squash club. They are really enjoying learning a new skills and participating in a new sport. 

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16 June 2023

Sewing a Press Stud

Year 4 are become experts at threading a needle. Today they sewed a press stud onto fabric. 

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16 June 2023

Enjoying a good read

Year 4 have been enjoying reading their class novel outside in the glorious summer weather. 

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