Black History Month

It has been a busy week in Year 4!
Why do we celebrate Black History Month? What have year 4 done this week for Black History Month? You could retell the story.

This week, half of year 4 took part in a times table competition with Gamston and St. Swithuns. What did you enjoy doing most in the competition?

What have you learnt in this week’s knowledge lesson?


In English, we are looking at diary entries. What must we use in a diary entry? What will you write about in your diary entry?

In Maths, we are looking at multiples. What is a multiple?
Q1. What is the multiple of 6 before 103?
Q2. What is the multiple of 7 before 109?

Our Learn Its this week are:
1 x 7 = 7
2 x 7 = 7
3 x 7 = 7


In Science this week we have learnt about circuits.
What makes a complete circuit?
How do you know a circuit doesn’t work?

Last week was apple week and year 4 made apple and cinnamon muffins. Did you enjoy baking? What ingredient made the muffins rise?

During our knowledge lesson last week, we looked at 10 UK landmarks. Can you recall any of them?

Our Learn Its this week are:
6 x 11 = 66
6 x 12 = 72


This week we have looked at evacuation. What did you learn from the textbooks? How would you feel to be an evacuee?

In Maths, we have looked at multiplication word problems. Who can answer these?
Q1 At a theme park, 592 people each paid an £8 entrance fee. How much did the park make from these people?

Q2. Chocolate : 32p Lolly : 26p
I buy 6 chocolate bars and 9 lollies. How much money will I have left from £5.00?

Our Learn Its this week are
6 x 8 = 48
6 x 9 = 54
6 x 10 = 60

Knowledge lessons

At the end of last week, Year 4 had their first knowledge lesson. What can you remember from that lesson?

This week we have looked at the allies and axis of WW2. Can you explain what they are?

Year 4 are creating stories about beloved pets that go missing. What happens in your story?

Our Learn Its this week are
6 x 5 = 30
6 x 6 = 36
6 x 7 = 42

Welcome back year 4!

Welcome back to a new school year! I hope you had a fantastic summer.
What did you do?

We are starting off the new year learning about World War 2. We’ve already had a visitor talk to us about how the war started and some of you have been learning facts from your knowledge organiser.
What can you share about WW2?

Our Learn Its this week are
6 x 2 = 12
6 x 3 = 18
6 x 4 = 24

Blue Planet

This week in our topic lesson we have learnt all about sea life and plastic pollution.

Year 4 learnt a lot from several videos, can you answer these questions?

What animals suffer from plastic pollution?
How do they suffer?
What can we do to help our oceans?

What other facts from the video have you learnt about our blue planet?

Rivers Trip

Year 4 have been absolutely fantastic on their trip today!
We travelled to Walesby and walked along the river Maun, when we reached Ollerton we measured the depth of the river (thanks to Miss Cottingham!) and measured the speed of the river.
We travelled to Rufford and the children got to see the ford.
Finally, we travelled to the river Trent at Dunham.

Tell us more about the trip, year 4.
What features did you see?
What is human geography and physical geography?
What was your favourite part of the trip?