To our lovely Year 4s
We're so sorry that we weren't able to say a proper bye bye before going into National Lockdown but we will be in contact every week to check that you are OK. We are incredibly impressed with all the remote learning that has been taking place already and we love the photos of work that you have emailed in to the Year 4 address.
All the remote learning is within the remote section of the school website. Go to:
The purple "CHILDREN" tab
(There is a direct link below if you want to click on)
If you have any queries or concerns about remote learning, just write us an email and we'll be in touch with you as soon as we can. Speak to you soon.
Lots of love from Mrs Ferullo and Mrs Cartwright x x
Welcome to the Year 4 page!
We use this section of the website to share what we are doing in the classroom and at home. Scroll down to see more...
The Journey of a Strawberry By Lily
Week beginning 7th December 2020
Christmas is starting in earnest this week as we work on a Nativity project. More details to follow...
Click to watch Noah's song!
Click to find out about Poppy's healthy snack
It's getting very exciting in school as we approach Christmas. Parents - we have heard all about those naughty elves that are getting up to mischief in your homes!!
Today (Friday the 4th December) we had "Elf day" - a charity event to raise money for the Alzheimers Society. The children dressed up as elves for the day or wore red, green and white. Our donations will be sent to the charity.
During the day, the children learnt about what it means for people to suffer from Alzheimers and how it affects families. They also shared their stories about their own grandparents and how we are all trying to support family members through the Covid pandemic.
We did lots of exciting elf activities and also aimed to spread kindness by doing lots of good deeds over the course of the day.
Below are some photos taken during the day...
Daniel's fabulous PowerPoint
Elliot's science experiment
Rhouri's interesting facts
Eloise and her wobbly tooth
Week beginning 23rd November 2020
Dear Year 4
Thank you for all your hard work both in class and at home. The showcases are crammed with exciting work (see below). We are so proud of your progress so far this year and it was lovely to be able to pass on our compliments to your parents last week in our telephone parent consultations. Keep working hard on your reading targets, your handwriting and your times tables, and have fun with the creative homework activities.
This week in English, we will start the second section of Beowulf - when we meet Grendel's mother. In Maths, we will apply all our measuring skills to solve problems linked to perimeter.
Here's to a great week!
Lots of love from Mrs Ferullo, Mrs Cartwright, Miss Forshaw, Mrs Bennett and Mrs Woodward
Click here to look at Rhouri's egg experiment write-up
Week beginning 16th November 2020
This week we will be training to be reading detectives as we explore the story of Beowulf (it gets very exciting and gory this week). In Maths we will be learning about different measures: mm, cm and metres.
The homework is coming in thick and fast now - well done! The science experiments look very exciting, as do the recipes for healthy snacks and the drawings of animals & their teeth. We are loving the wobbly tooth stories and the different posters. Keep up the amazing work!
Love from the Year 4 team x x x x
Zackery's amazing digestive system model!!!
Charlie keeping healthy
Daniel's brilliant PowerPoint about giraffes
Elliot's fabulous PowerPoint about hamsters!
Week beginning 9th November 2020
Thank you for all the photos you sent in demonstrating how you keep yourselves physically and mentally healthy. We have a wonderful slideshow below which we will add to if we receive any more examples!
This week we have a very busy week - with Remembrance day on Wednesday and Children in Need on Friday. We will also be starting a new book in English: Beowulf and developing our subtraction skills.
On Friday we handed out the paper copy of this half term's creative homework. There is a link below if you would like an electronic version. Thank you for your brilliant work so far! We have already received wobbly teeth stories, research about animal teeth, healthy snack-making and one person has started the egg experiment! This will go on Friday's showcase so keep it coming.
Thank you for all your hard work and thank you to all the adults who are helping to support at home
Love from the Year 4 team x x x x
Pavinya's Bharathanadiya dance video that keeps her physically and mentally fit and healthy
This half's term creative homework (a paper copy was sent home 6.11.20)
Monday 2nd November 2020
Dear Year 4
We hope you have had a lovely break over the half term holiday.
This week's English will be focusing on firework poetry - analysing poetry, reading and performing poetry and then writing our own. In Maths, we will be continuing our work on addition and subtraction - using larger numbers and more complicated examples. In topic, we will be learning about Viking beliefs - including the different Gods they believed in and their rituals.
We will be handing out this half term's creative homework in the next few days - with the first deadline on Friday 13th November. For THIS Friday (6th) we would like you to send in a photo of you doing something that keeps you physically healthy or mentally healthy (or BOTH!)
So far we have been sent in photos of children baking, reading, fishing, swimming, trampolining and bike riding. We want to fill a display board with all your ideas and examples so see what you can think of!
Here's to a super week!
Lots of love from all the Year 4 team x x x x x
Amazing homework videos
Harriet's Viking Gods News report
Elliot's Viking song!
Monday 5th October
Dear Year 4
What a fabulous Friday showcase!! There were over 100 photos last week showing all sorts of creative Viking work - we loved it!
This week in Maths we are counting in different ways: in 5s, 10s, 100s and 25s. We are also starting to look at negative numbers and Roman numerals.
In English, we are studying a new book: "In my Heart". This is going to help us with our fronted adverbials and similes. Your writing is getting better and better so we can't wait to see what you come up with next.
Keep up the amazing work and we look forward to your emails
Love from the Year 4 team x x x x
Daniel's amazing presentation about Viking Gods
Monday 28th September
To our wonderful Year 4s
We are so, so impressed with all the creative homework you are emailing to us. It is an absolute pleasure to look at all the baking, making, drawing, writing, presenting...that you are doing at home and we love sharing it all in the Friday showcase (see below).
In school, you are working incredibly hard on your English and Maths, as well as your physical health, mental health and our Viking topic.
This week in English we start our new book: The Colour Monster and we look forward to reading your Monster diary entries by the end of the week. In Maths, we are becoming experts on 4 digit numbers. This week we are practicing how to use the < and > symbols, fill in missing numbers on a number line and round to the nearest 10.
Let's make it another great week!
The Year 4 team x
My Movie 1.mp4
Monday 21st September
What fabulous creative homework you have sent in so far! The Friday showcase (see below) is full to bursting with Viking runes, Viking bread, posters, maps.... we can't wait to see what you send in next!
This week we are studying the book "Tiger days" in English and continuing our work on place value in Maths. By the end of the week we will be experts at dealing in large numbers!
Keep up the fantastic reading at home! Here's to another great week
The Year 4 team x x
Monday 14th September
Hello Year 4 - What superstars you were last week!!
Thank you for all your hard work in the classroom and at home. You produced some excellent work linked to our book:"After the fall" and we loved seeing all your photos of you reading at home (do look at last Friday's slideshow below...)
This week we begin our new Year 4 topic on the Vikings. We will be finding out where they came from and when they invaded Britain. We will be making time lines so that we can make sense of our history.
This week we will also be sending home some information on our creative homework tasks for the Autumn term. Every task earns you at least 2 team points so choose an activity that interests you and email us your photos for the Friday showcase! We will give you a paper copy to take home but we're showing the choices below and if you want to copy and paste the web links, we've included the PowerPoint with all the details.
Go for it Year 4!
Lots of luck
Mrs Ferullo, Mrs Cartwright, Miss Forshaw, Mrs Woodward and Mrs Bennett x x
Your choice of homework activities for the Autumn term (1)
PowerPoint describing the autumn term's homework - in case you want to copy and paste web links...
Lily B's imovie on her visit to the Jorvik Viking Centre
Welcome to Year 4!
To our new Year 4s
What a fabulous start you have made to being in Year 4!
Already you have got to grips with the new routines and procedures including remembering which gate to use and washing your hands regularly.
It has its perks: I know you are loving your new trays full of equipment that is just for you (no sharing Pritt Sticks anymore!) You are also enjoying more space on the playground and having your own box of playtime equipment (thank you Henry for counting it all back for Osberton!)
This week we start our new book "After the fall" based on what happens to Humpty Dumpty after he falls off the wall. We have lots of great activities planned throughout the week all related to the book.
Homework will start properly next week.
This week, our aim is to get everyone organised with a reading book that they will keep at home (you'll have one in school too). Your homework is to practice reading it LOTS and then have your photo taken reading your new book. Please get your adult to email us the photo ready for our first showcase on Friday (11th Sept). We will also print off the photos for a display in the classroom.
Friday will be the day for handing in any finished reading books. New books (if needed) will be issued on a Monday.
Parents - thank you for all your support and patience. You've done a great job already! You should be incredibly proud of your children who are settling back into school life really well. We appreciate how strange it must be for you, as parents, especially as we won't see you on the playground as much. Please stay in contact by using our Year 4 email address: email@example.com and we will endeavour to reply as soon as we can.
Here's to a fantastic week together!
Lots of love from all of us in the Year 4 team
Mrs Ferullo, Mrs Cartwright, Miss Forshaw, Mrs Bennett, Mrs Woodward x x x x x
Happy Summer Holidays!
Thank you for all your hard work, enthusiasm, determination, resilience, creativity, thoughtfulness and kindness.
You have been an amazing year group to teach and it was so lovely to see you in person today to say a proper goodbye!
Farewell for now and good luck x x
Friday 17th July - Time to celebrate!
It has been an amazing year and you have accomplished so many wonderful things - both in school and at home. We are incredibly proud of all your achievements so this week is about reflecting on everything we've done this year!
This is our final, final showcase of the year so enjoy what people have sent in so far and we will continue to add your photos, videos and presentations until the end of term .
Good luck everyone as you get creative one last time!
Lots of love from Mrs Ferullo. Mrs Cartwright and Mrs Bennett x x x
Click to see Joe's powerpoint
Friday 10th July - Let's get creative with Art & Music!
We didn't know we had so many budding musicians! Scroll down for some impressive performances on the piano plus some wonderful ocean scenes...
Under the sea by Chase.mp4
Moana by Robyn.MOV
Alfie's wonders of the sea.mp4
Ocean scene by James.mp4
Monday 6th July - Let's get creative!!
This is our last week on our Blue Abyss topic. Next week we will move onto our transition work from Year 4 - Year 5!
You have covered a great deal over the last 10 weeks (just scroll down the page at all the different showcases to remind you of your brilliant work). For our final week, we would like you bring together all of your knowledge to produce something really creative linked to under the sea/ocean. Can you make an ocean habitat and compose some music to go with it? This is our Art and Music week so we've made another video and collected images and websites that will give you plenty of ideas (see below)!
Don't forget to take photos of the whole process and we'd love to receive videos of your music! This will be one of our last showcases so whether you have emailed before or not PLEASE have a go this week and send us your work - we can't wait!!
Mrs Cartwright, Mrs Ferullo and Mrs Bennett x x x
Friday 3rd July - Our Dazzling DT Showcase!
You have gone from stunning us with your reading challenges to amazing us with your design and technology skills! The challenge this week was to incorporate an element of sewing. We have had toy jellyfish, starfish and many other sea creatures. We have also seen you as interior designers and we have a costume designer this week (look out for Tilly's Sea Ghost costume below). As always, we have created a showcase slideshow - enjoy!
Year 4's Reading Challenge
WOWEE Year 4!! What stunning entries we've had this week! We have had 150 photos sent for the reading challenge with most people managing to reach the target of 10 and two Year 4s completing ALL 20!!
Well done for all your creativity in finding interesting books to read, unusual places to read them and sharing your reading experiences with your lovely families! Please look at the showcase slideshow and spot YOUR entries...
Prizes will be awarded soon!
Can you make an underwater creature?
It's Design and Technology week, this week, so watch our video that explains all. Photos of you taking part in the reading challenge are starting to be emailed to us so a BIG THANK YOU if you emailed us last week. Miss Savage has prizes ready to be delivered to your door but we need photo evidence if you want to be entered into the competition - so keep sending those emails in even if you never have before - you have until Wednesday 1st July!
Good luck everyone!
Lots of love from Mrs Ferullo, Mrs Cartwright and Mrs Bennett x x x
This week's choices for our Design and Technology week...
click on here if you want to print out the document
Here are some images to give you some ideas....
Our Reading Challenge!
We are starting to get some great photos of you guys reading in unusual places! The deadline is Wednesday 1st July so we will hold off the showcase until then!
You have to be in it to win it - simply email your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org
Go on - AMAZE us!!
THE READING CHALLENGE IS ON.....!
Sending lots of love & best wishes!!
It has been a long time since we have seen everyone's faces so we wanted to make a slideshow of our wonderful Year 4 with their messages. If you want to have your photo added, just email it to email@example.com
Click here to look at William's PowerPoint on the problem of plastic in the ocean...
Click here to look at Chase's PowerPoint on ocean conservation...
Click here for Joe's powerpoint on plastic pollution...
Monday 15th June - Beyond Blue Planet !
To our wonderful Year 4 - Thank you for all your hard work last week. A record 94% of you accessed Learning by Questions at some point over the week! The miserable weather kept us inside for a lot of the time but you made the most of it by watching the Blue Planet, drawing, making posters, producing intricate food webs, making Lego versions of the reef, producing Powerpoints and writing about the how the coral needs to be protected. Enjoy looking at last week's showcase below including a few extra treats in the way of video and PowerPoint presentations...
This week we would like you to deepen your awareness of some of the environmental issues effecting our seas and oceans and get you thinking about what we can all do to help - even in lock-down, in Worksop - miles away from the nearest sea!
Please watch the short You tube video we have included and then choose which aspect of ocean conservation you want to learn about. We can't wait to see what you come up with! Remember: your emails are the highlight of our week so send us your photos, messages and videos to firstname.lastname@example.org
Lots of love from Mrs Ferullo, Mrs Cartwright and Mrs Bennett x x x
Have a look at Bradley's video presentation on the Crown of Thorns starfish...
Alfie's video on the Great Barrier reef...
Click here to have a look at Joe's powerpoint
Explore the Great Barrier Reef !
Now that you have learnt about the aqualung, we would like you to visit a part of the world where divers love to explore! Yes, this week we would like you to learn all about the Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Australia. We have collected lots of useful websites and video clips that will help you and I'm sure you'll find even more ! As always, it is up to you how you present your learning. Just remember: we LOVE to see your work so please email us your photos, videos and/or presentations to email@example.com and we will showcase all your fabulous work on Friday 12th June
Scroll down the page to find the links :
Listen to David Attenborough as he invites you on a virtual tour.
Learn some of the names of the creatures that live there and find out who eats who
By the end of the week will you we able to answer any of these questions:??
Where is the Great Barrier Reef? Why is it so special?
What lives in the Great Barrier Reef?
What is the main predator in the food chain in the Great Barrier Reef?
What is the Crown of Thorns starfish and how can it threaten the Great Barrier Reef?
How is Global warning affecting the coral ?
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Friday 5th June : Our wonderful Year 4 showcase
Thank you to everyone who has emailed us this week! We have received a wonderful range of work from: film makers, costume designers, news reporters, writers, artists, animators, engineers and scientists! Please have a look at our slideshow below but also scroll down the page to see Joe's animation and 3 short films made by our wonderful and talented Year 4s!
We have also received photos of your half term holidays activities so scroll down a bit further and see the half term slideshow we have created. You really are a talented bunch! Special mentions to birthday girl Maja, superfit Robyn for achieving another gymnastics certificate and our budding artist Jack who entered a competition with the airport and received a handwritten letter from a real captain, as well as some great prizes!
Leo's a diver!.mp4
Click here to see Joe's animation on powerpoint...
Manfish - What is it like to be a deep sea diver?
Welcome back Year 4!
We have a lovely treat for you this week: the story of Jacques Cousteau. Listen as the book 'Manfish' is read to you and look at the beautiful illustrations. We have created a direct link below so you can listen and watch it over and over again!! Share it with the rest of your family and then decide on how you want present your learning. Will you become a film maker this week? Or a costume designer and dress up as a deep sea diver? Maybe you'll be an illustrator and create a storyboard or comic strip? Or a scientist and research into aqualungs? Whichever path you decide to take this week, remember to share! We LOVE seeing what you come up with and we will have the next showcase this Friday 5th June. Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
We can't wait!
Lots of love Mrs Ferullo, Mrs Cartwright and Mrs Bennett x x x
Dear Year 4,
Just when we think you can't do any better, you go that one step further!! Thank you for your incredible work on water this week! We have been inundated with photos, videos and PowerPoint presentations on the various Science experiments you have been trying out at home. We LOVE that you have got the whole family involved and have made the most of the sunny weather to explore FREEZING - whether it be coloured ice cubes, waffle moulds or whole hands ! ! Then there is the walking water experiment, the Elsa experiment and the floating oranges experiment. James and his Dad also explored STEAM and got a model of a steam engine to work!
Below is this week's FABULOUS showcase. Have a well-deserved rest, next week (as it is half term) and we'll write again on 1st June.
Stay safe love Mrs Ferullo, Mrs Cartwright and Mrs Bennett x x x
The Saul family trying an ice experiment!
James and his dad explore the power of steam
WB 18th May 2020 Super Science week !
Your work just gets better and better!! Thank you for all your creations last week - we were blown away! So many of you managed the ocean in a jar challenge and loads of you researched into weird and wonderful sea creatures, many of them living deep below the water's surface where there is very little light. We have put all the photos that you sent in, in an impressive slideshow (please see below).
This week is another practical week where we explore how amazing water is. We have found all sorts of experiments (some easy, some more challenging) for you to try out at home - using objects and that you have around the house. Get adult help and enjoy working as a family to impress us with your scientific skills. Remember: we LOVE seeing your videos and photos so email them to us at email@example.com by Friday 22nd May.
Lots of love, stay safe Mrs Ferullo, Mrs Cartwright and Mrs Bennett x x x
As a PowerPoint slide if you want to copy and paste website addresses...
WB 11th May 2020 Ocean in a jar challenge!
Thank you for all your incredible work last week! 90% of the year group accessed Learning by Questions where you learnt about the Desert fish, calculated with fractions and practiced your spellings and punctuation. Your Geography work was really impressive too! A special well done to all the Year 4s who emailed us photos, PowerPoints and videos. Your knowledge of the oceans and continents is fantastic and we loved to see the many ways you chose to present it: jigsaws, labelled maps, collages, drawings, posters, presentations and demonstrations! We have produced a showcase for you to see in the form on a slideshow (see below).
This week we want to deepen your knowledge as we explore the different layers of the ocean. What lives at the bottom of the ocean? How have creatures adapted to living there? What creatures live in the Sunlight layer compared to the Midnight layer? (Can watching Finding Nemo help?) By the end of the week, can you re-create the layers of the ocean: in a jar? as a model ? or as a picture? There are plenty of websites to support (see below).
Good luck with all your research this week. Remember, we LOVE seeing your work and smiling faces so email us at firstname.lastname@example.org ready for the next showcase on Friday 15th May. Sending lots of love Mrs Ferullo, Mrs Cartwright and Mrs Bennett x x x
As a PowerPoint slide if you want to copy and paste weblinks...
WB 4th May This week's challenge!
We were so impressed with all the work that was emailed to us last week - it was a great way to start our topic (look below for the slideshow). We were also impressed with all your work on Learning by Questions. 40 of you accessed it last week and we were able to monitor your progress on our screens!
Now - ready for this week's challenge? We want you to start naming and locating all the continents, seas and oceans.
Will you be able to name all the oceans by the end of the week and show us where on the globe they are? What is our closest sea ? What is our closest ocean ? What can you discover?
Just like last week, it is up to you how you present your findings. Good luck and keep up the amazing work - we're already excited about what you are going to show us! Love Mrs Ferullo, Mrs Cartwright and Mrs Bennett x x x
FRIDAY SHOWCASE 1st May - SUBMARINES
Thank you for all the work you've sent in this week! We have been impressed with the Science experiments on floating and sinking as well as the model making, artwork, music making and extra research! Please look at the slideshow below and see if you can spot your work!