Seurat and Pointillism - May 2021
During our art topic Year 4 have found out about Seurat and Pointillism. The children have discussed the techniques used to create paintings in the style of Seurat's artwork and investigated how new colours are created through layering. We have have found out facts about Seurat's life and discovered that one of his paintings took over 2 years to complete! This type of artwork requires patience and dedication. We have used Pointillism to create our own masterpieces in class. Take a look at some of our wonderful creations ...
Map Reading - April 2021
In our What's in Oldham topic we learnt how to read maps. The children discussed why we use maps and how to use them. The children first looked at blank grids and discussed how to read four and six figure grid references. Then the whole class were given group maps to find local shops and landmarks.
Hot Cross Buns - March 2021
What's better than Hot Cross Buns? That's right - Chocolate Hot Cross Buns! Linking to our Easter topic, Year 4 wrote their very own recipes. We discussed the features and language used when writing and reading instructions. Later in the week, the children used their written work to bake their very own Hot Cross Buns. Look at our creations...
Changing States - February 2021
This week Year 4 have discussed the 3 states of matter: Solids, Gases and Liquids. The children took part in scientific investigations in order to discuss the properites of each state. Once completed the children drew representations to show the particle formation of solids, gases and liquids.
The Tudors - January 2021
Over the last two weeks Year 4 have been discussing the Tudors. The children both in school and out school were challenged to create their very own Tudor house. First, Year 4 had to research the features of Tudor houses. Next, using school or home resources they created their House. Take a look at our finished articles.
Anglo Saxons Vs the Vikings - November 2020
During our latest topic, we have been discussing about the Anglo Saxons and Vikings. At the start of the week the children learnt who the Anglo Saxons were and what lifestyles they lived. Next, the children learnt how the Vikings travelled to Britain then how they conquered the Saxons, Picts and Scots. At the end of the week Year 4 created their armour, shields and weapons ready to re-enact the battle of Hastings for the following weeks learning.
British Values Topic - November 2020
This week Year 4 have been discussing the British Values. The children learnt about the importance of Mutual Respect, Tolerance and Diversity in our society. Next, the children watched and listened to extracts of 'Wicked', producing a performance in small groups linking to the British Values.