Quidditch Instructions

This morning we’ve been using experiences to help with our writing of instructions in English. We had a completely bonkers game of Muggle Quidditch, but it was great fun! All the children have produced some really fantastic writing too, which was delightful to see. Well done! And here’s


In this morning’s Maths lesson we began introducing the concept of Nets to the class. As part of this, and our Harry Potter week, we used Nets to make packaging for Bertie Botts Every Flavour Beans and Honeyduke’s Chocolate Frogs. Of course the activity wouldn’t have been comple

Food chains

Year 4 produced some really fantastic work with Mrs Bramley yesterday afternoon. We were really impressed with the quality of their discussions and the vocabulary that they were labeling their diagrams with. Super effort, well done!

Letters from Hogwarts

The children’s eyes glistened this morning as they discovered that they had all received an authentic-looking letter from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As we have been reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone as our class book, we will be undertaking a whole week&#

Walter de la Mare Poetry

In English this week we’ve been studying a number of poems by Walter de la Mare. The children have explored how their choices of vocabulary can alter the meaning of a piece of writing. They’ve also been exploring how changing the rhythm and pace of a poem can again impact on the effect

Y4 Maths – Home Support sheets

The following document has been designed to give you examples and explanations of the methods that we are currently using in Y4 during Maths lessons and those which we have covered since the start of term. Guide to supporting Year 4 Maths homework Please download the file, rather than previewing

Roman workshop

Today we were visited by Cas from the Herts Museum service who bought with her a fantastic selection of Roman artifacts that had been discovered by Archaeologists. The children had a great morning touching, wearing and learning all about the uses of these.

Volcanic eruptions!

This week we’ve been learning all about Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius. As an extension of our English lessons we learnt about the types of rocks involved in volcanoes and the gases that are released in an eruption. As part of our DT work, we then used Modroc to create our own volcanoes which eru