Year 4


In Year 4, we have been learning all about Hindu festivals in RE. We began by learning about Holi, the festival of colour. The children listened to the story of Prahlad and learnt that his father, the king, wanted everyone to worship him but Prahlad continued to worship the Hindu god Vishnu. His fat


  The younger children in school have been learning about Spikes and Stings and Sticky things this term. This encompasses slightly more risky plants; stinging nettles, brambles, thistles etc. Insects that may cause harm if provoked; bees, wasps, the occasional earwig, and Stick Safety; how we move


This term in Year 4, we have been learning all about Ancient Greek myths in English. The children have read and listened to lots of different Greek myths including Perseus and Medusa, Theseus and the Minotaur and Jason and the Golden Fleece. The children have enjoyed learning all about the different


The topic in Year 4 this term is ‘Olympians!’ The children spent all of Thursday with some visitors from Durham University learning all about the Ancient Greeks. First, the children learnt about where the Ancient Greeks lived and where all the different Greek city-states were. They learnt about the


This week we started our new Science block – all about digestion.  There is a lot of technical vocabulary – from oesophagus to enzymes – and lots of new parts of the body we have learned about.  We followed the path of the food and drink we eat from the first bite, to swallowing, digesting and the