Year 4


In RE, we have been learning about the different festivals held in the Hindu religion.  Last Friday, the children looked at the festival of Navratri and learned that this festival celebrates good over evil. The festival of Navratri is celebrated at the end of September or the beginning of October;


With lighter nights, I’m finding even more time to read at the minute and am loving the range of new books that are available in bookshops at the moment. For anybody who hasn’t ever been, Seven Stories in Newcastle is now free entry and it is a magical world of books and stories that can provide hou


On Tuesday, Class 4B travelled to the Metrocentre to take part in a school visit to Pizza Express. When we arrived, we met the head chef and we learnt why some chefs wear white hats or black hats. Then, the fun began! After washing our hands and pulling up our sleeves, the pizza making commenced! Th


During DT this summer, we start by looking at food miles; imports, exports and why we have to move food around the world.  The children discussed where their food came from and why some foods only grow in some climates.  We found that a lot of green food came from the UK and as you get into hotter


This week saw a change of pace at Angel Court. Hannah Shaw, a printmaker, came to run a creative session inspired by the wood carvings of Thomas Bewick. First the children looked at some of his books, using magnifiers to hone in on the details. They discussed how much texture and movement he managed


Our Geography topic this half term involves comparing two different European countries.  Since we already know so much about Ancient Greece, it is good to look at modern Greece as a comparison!  This week we started by looking at the climate zones, how this is likely to impact on the way people li