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Exploding Volcanoes!

As part of our topic this half term we have looked at Japan and the volcanoes which are located there. Through DT we have built our own volcanoes and we have made them explode using bicarbonate of soda and vinegar! We had great fun watching them explode outside!!

Sports Day!
Visit from a Dentist

We had a visit by Dr Raj who is a local dentist. We had learnt during our science lessons all about the different types of teeth and their functions. Dr Raj made sure we all knew how to brush our teeth correctly.

Wriggly Roadshow

As a class, we got the opportunity to visit the Wriggly Roadshow and hold different animals.

Homework Menu

This half terms topic homework menu.

Curriculum Newsletter

Our curriculum letter outlines everything we will be covering during this half term.

Viking Workshop

As part of our unit of work this half term we have been looking at "What life was like in the past". We have been studying the Vikings as part of this unit. In order to help us with our writing, we have had a visitor into school to teach us lots more about what it would have been like to be a Viking.

World of Work Week

We had lots of visitors into Year 4 during World of Work Week. A florist visited us and taught us how to make a bouquet. Leeds City College came into school to talk to us about what further education we could do after school in order to go into different professions. Leeds United visited us to talk about all the different job opportunities there are at the club which don't all involve playing football! We also got a visit from an architect and we learnt all about what they do. Our final visitor of the week was a cast member from 'Kinky Boots' which was on at Leeds Grand theatre. He came to talk to us all about what jobs are involved in a touring theatre production.

Charlie and The Chocolate Factory Performance

Just before we broke up for our Easter holidays year 3 and 4 put on a performance of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to parents.

Making ice cream!

As part of our work in DT this half term we have made ice cream! The children worked together to place their different ingredients into zip-lock bags and then they had to shake it for 10 minutes! After 10 minutes, the children got to taste the ice cream they had made! Not everyone liked the taste of the ice cream!

Making ice cream!

As part of our work in DT this half term we have made ice cream! The children worked together to place their different ingredients into zip-lock bags and then they had to shake it for 10 minutes! After 10 minutes, the children got to taste the ice cream they had made! Not everyone liked the taste of the ice cream!

Science - States of Matter

In science this half term we are looking at States of Matter. We have talked about the 3 states which are solids, liquids and gases. We have looked at solids turning into liquids and we have also investigated about gases.

World Book Day 2019

On Thursday 7th March celebrated World Book Day. As part of the day we dressed up and we decorated potatoes as our favourite book characters.

Spring 2 Curriculum Letter

Year 4 Curriculum Letters outlines exactly what we will be learning about over the next half term.

Roman Soldier Workshop

Year 4 were so lucky to have a visit from a Roman Soldier! We learned lots and lots about what life was like in the Roman times. We looked at artifacts, pictures and even dressed up as a Roman soldier. We all had a go at a Roman battle using a shield and soft spears!

RSPB Workshop

The RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) came into school to deliver some science lessons. Year 4 were chosen to take part in a workshop in the school grounds. We looked at wildlife around school. This is what we saw...

Making Cornbread

For our topic 'What makes Quarry Mount Unique', we have been learning all about the history of slavery. We read Henry's Freedom Box and reached the life of Harriet Tubman. We discovered that many slaves made and ate cornbread. For DT, we made our own cornbread. Here are some pictures...