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?


Our topic in Science this half term is sound. Can you share some facts you have learnt about sound?

In English, we are learning about autobiographies. What is an autobiography? Could you share some facts that would go in a biography about someone famous?

Our Learn Its this week are
9 x 2 = 18
9 x 3 = 27
9 x 4 = 36

Features of a river

Year 4 learnt some new key words for their rivers topic this week.
What features of a river have you learnt about and can you explain them?

We have had Mr Littlewood back in year 4 this week to tell us the story of Ali Baba. Can you retell the story? What was your favourite part?

Our Learn Its this week are
8 x 10 = 80
8 x 11 = 88
8 x 12 = 96
I’ll find a new song for our new times table next week!

How sound travels.

Some of you have already shared your ideas for your homework project, what different landmarks are you thinking of creating?

In Science we learnt how sound travels. What did you find out?

On Friday, Year 4 had their class prize and watched Matilda whilst sipping on hot chocolate and enjoying cakes, cookies and flapjacks! Well done on reaching your class prize!

Our Learn Its this week are:
8 x 7 = 56
8 x 8 = 64
8 x 9 = 72


This half term we are looking at the story ‘Stowaway’. We are reading about Captain Francis Drake’s travels to the Indies on the Pelican with Dickon and Tib. In your own words, can you write a short story about what has happened so far? Don’t forget fronted adverbials!

Our new topic this term is Rivers. Can you share a new fact about a river from Monday’s lesson?

Our Learn Its this week are:
8 x 4 = 32
8 x 5 = 40
8 x 6 = 48