Entries by Claire Hoadley

Summer 1

This half term, our topic is Saving Planet Earth. We will be learning about how our world is changing due to factors such as global warming, deforestation, burning of fossil fuels and plastic pollution. We will also be learning about climate change activists and the ways in which we can combat environmental damage and help […]

Exploring endangered habitats in Science

Our topic this term in Science has been ‘living things and habitats’. This week, Year 4 spent time working in groups to research three habitats which are greatly effected by global warming – the ocean, the rainforest and Antarctica. After researching these habitats using the iPads, we answered questions about climate change and its impact […]

Welcome back to Spring 2

Welcome back to school, we hope you all had an enjoyable half term break. This half-term our topic will be ‘Here Come the Vikings’. We will learning all about how the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons invaded and settled in the UK. We will be writing a newspaper report and a narrative. In Maths, we will be […]


This week, Year 4 have been practising their cycling skills and earning certificates in their Bikeability lessons!

Coding in Computing lessons

This term, Year 4 are practising their programming skills using Logo. We practised inputting basic commands to make an onscreen turtle move, then we moved onto inputting a longer string of instructions to make shapes and digits.  

Multiplication in Year 4

This week, Year 4 have begun to learn how to multiply using the written column method. We used 10s and 1s place value counters to represent the calculation visually, then we used this to multiply the numbers in a formal method.