Year 4 'Dancing in the Streets'

Year 4 have been busy composing and practising a dance to the music 'Dancing in the Streets'. This includes a combination of whole class sequence, paired work and group dance moves. They are showing a great sense of rhythm! Parents and carers will have the opportunity to watch their dance at a…

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Anglo Saxon Visits Year 4

This afternoon, Year 4 were treated to a  visit from an Anglo Saxon. We have learnt lots about the Anglo Saxons already, so it was great to meet one! She told us the story of Beowulf, we 'built' a house, recreated invasions, made new settlements, investigated artefacts and even learnt to fight…

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All About Sounds in Year 4

In science our topic has been about 'sound'. We've explored how sound travels, how we hear, and how sound can be altered through volume and pitch. We've had some very noisy lessons, including making string telephones to explore vibrations, and 'flutes' that play at different pitches - our…

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Everything Polish in Year 4

Year 4 had a wonderful day of learning about Poland for our school geography day today. We began by using atlas skills to find out about Poland then children worked in pairs to carry out further research using laptops. In groups, children used their research and worked together well to produce…

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Years 4 and 5 visit the cemetery

This afternoon, Years 4 and 5 visited the cemetery with Father Chapple where they prayed for all who have died. Father Chapple also showed us where previous Bishops of our diocese are buried and answered many questions asked by the children.

We pray for those who have died:

Eternal rest,…

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Years 4 and 5 Athletics

Children in Years 4 and 5 took part in an indoor athletics competition at Our Lady's Catholic College today. They thoroughly enjoyed participating in sports with other schools and tried their best in everything. Well done, Team!

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Y4 Food Technology and Tasting

As a culmination of our work on designing a pasta dish, the children prepared, cooked and then ate their work! We had a great time and most of the meals were declared to be delicious. The challenge now is that the children should now be able to cook for their families... maybe??

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Year 4 and the Romans

Year 4 extended their learning about the Romans outside the classroom today with a visit to Lancaster City Museum and the Roman bathhouse. They completed a quiz in the museum which made them look closely at the information boards to find the information they needed. At the bathhouse, we imagined…

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Wheelchair Basketball in Year 4

What a wonderful session we had this afternoon, playing wheelchair basketball. We discovered how tricky it is to manoeuvre a wheelchair in a small space, especially with a basketball tucked under your chin! And how important it is to use everyone on your team to get the ball across the court. Well…

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Y4 Taste Testing!

Today we prepared to design our meal by deciding on ingredients. We tasted lots of types of food - some were familiar and some were not! We analysed how the foods tasted and this will help us select what we want to use in our recipes. Some were definitely more popular than others!!

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Y4 Countryside Day - in the rain!

Abbeystead was still a fun place to visit and learn when it is pouring down! 

Year 4 had a great time taking part in different activities that support our learning in science and geography. There was so much to see and do - bugs to hunt, puddles to splash in... a really fun and educational…

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