Year 4 Blog

Safer Internet Day 2018

Tuesday 6th February 2018 is Safer Internet Day, an annual event designed to promote the safe and responsible use of technology for young people. For more information, and access to advice and resources, follow this link:

Big Garden Birdwatch 2018

This weekend is the annual Big Garden Birdwatch, where people all around the country will spend one hour monitoring the wildlife in their gardens.  The results help provide RSPB with valuable insight to the British bird population. For more information, and to print out your survey sheet, follow this link:  

Santa’s Village and Code Boogie

For some fun Christmas themed games, and opportunities to practice coding, have a look at these websites from Google:

Year 4 Newsletter – September 2017

Volcanic eruptions!

We finally got to erupt our clay volcanoes!  This is all to do with our topic – Extreme Earth.  As we’ve been researching how volcanoes are made and what causes them to erupt, we decided to have a go at making replica clay volcanoes.  Naturally of course, we had to make them erupt.  So we used vinegar, red food dye, a dash of fairy
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Maths Showcase

Thank you to all those that attended the Maths Showcase yesterday, here are some photos of the event. Some of you requested pictures of the schools KS1 multiplication method, it is attached below in a PDF. Year 1 and 2 – Multiplication methods

Forest Fun!

On Wednesday 16th November, Westways had a grand day out in Sherwood Forest. The children learnt all about medieval clothing (they even got to try some on!), marveled at a variety of medieval weaponry, and took a trip to the Major Oak, getting first hand experience of what life was like for Robin Hood. We put our creativity, communication skills and resilience to the test
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Check out our Andy Goldsworthy art works

In Year 4 we have been looking at art created by Andy Goldsworthy. He likes to create art and sculptures from natural materials that he finds outdoors.  So, we decided to have a go ourselves.  We selected leaves, stones, twigs, conkers, flowers and pinecones and anything we thought looked interesting to use from the outdoors.  We then arranged them in a creative way to
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Year 4 Autumn 1 Newsletter

Maths in Key Stage 2