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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4

Welcome to Summer term in Year 4. We have lots of exciting things planned for this term!  Our topic is Our Local Area and we will be learning about how Durham (particularly Gilesgate) has changed over the last 200 years! This term we will be going swimming on a Tuesday afternoon so remember your swimming gear each week. Please keep your usual PE kit in school in case we do other sports activities during the term. Homework will be sent out every Friday and should be returned every Wednesday.


You can bring your reading book in on any day of the week and I will make sure it is changed that day - the more often you read, the quicker you will improve! You will also need to bring your water bottle into school everyday. 


I will share any important information on this page and will update our Class Dojo page as regularly as possible.

If you have any questions, please just ask.

Mr Grant :)

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Summer Newsletter

We had a great time celebrating World Book Day - Look at our costumes!

An alien crash landed in our school hall this week! We designed spaceships to help get them home!

Our 2D moving monsters have become 3D!

The Book Bus visit was a great opportunity to stock up on some new and exciting books to read! 📚

We explored the meaning of trust as part of our RE topic

End of half-term Dojo party!

Our work with the NUFC foundation culminated with a visit to St James’ Park!

Concertina-folded dragons for Chinese New Year

We made fraction walls to help us find equivalent fractions

We took our maths outside this morning and used trundle wheels to create rectangles with certain areas and perimeters.

Exploring different habitats around the school grounds to help with our science work.

We made 2D moving monsters in DT. Next step is to make them 3D!

We kicked off our Viking topic by making timelines of British history

🎅🏻🎄⭐️ Merry Christmas from Year 4 ⭐️🎄🎅🏻

We were brilliant in our Nativity

Representing the digestive system in science was messy work!

Forest School has given us some great opportunities to work as a team to solve tricky problems.

Our drama sessions with Christina gave us great ideas for our writing!

We went outside and used the materials around us to show that multiplication can be done in any order.

What a talented set of gymnasts we have in Year 4!

We found out loads of fascinating facts about the Stone Age on our trip to the Heritage Centre!

We took our geography skills outside to draw compasses and write our own set of directions.

We had a great time at the hockey festival and the children represented St. Hild's excellently :)

Our HoopStarz session was a lot of fun (and a lot of exercise)!

In science, we investigated whether gases have weight.

We practised using Roman Numerals by making our own clocks.

We made Stone Age hand-prints on Meet the Teacher afternoon.