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Author Archives: westend

Great Pyramid of Giza

Year 4 have been working incredibly hard from home! They were challenged to combine their history and DT topics in order to draw, construct and design a square-based pyramid to replicate the Great Pyramid of Giza. The children drew their own net, added hieroglyphics in order to design it and then constructed it, using their … Continue reading »

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Healthy Teeth

We have continued our work on the topic of ‘Animals, including humans’ by investigating the effects of different liquids on our teeth! We tested coca-cola, orange juice and water on three separate eggs and measured the impact that each of them had after one week. Our results were interesting and they helped us to provide … Continue reading »

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Digestive System

This term in science in Year 4, we are learning all about animals, including humans. As part of this, we have been looking closely at the digestive system in humans. We recreated the process in small groups and used this to help us explain the importance of each organ and each stage. We used a … Continue reading »

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Witch Wars

We have been basing our writing on a magical new class novel, Witch Wars. The children used the blurb of the text to develop some of our key reading skills. They predicted what might happen in the text and they identified the key characters that we would be exploring further. Then, the children put their … Continue reading »

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Electricity

In our science lessons, we have been exploring a new unit: Electricity. As part of this, we have discovered how electricity is generated, whether these are renewable or non-renewable energy sources, as well as the dangers around using electricity.After this, we investigated the difference between complete and incomplete circuits. During our PE lessons, we used … Continue reading »

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Times Tables

In Year 4, we have been working extremely hard to improve our times tables recall. As part of this, we have been competing against each other to be crowned the Ultimate Table Rockstar Champions at the end of the term. Each week, we announce the Ultimate Rockstars that are considered ‘the most valuable players’ towards … Continue reading »

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