Welcome to Year 4

Welcome to our Year 4 page! Here you will be able to find out important dates of key events throughout the year and see what we have been learning each term.

Keep up to date with what we are learning. Download our latest Curriculum Newsletter opposite.

Welcome back!

We are so excited to be welcoming all of the children back to school on Thursday 3rd September 2020. All of the Year 4 team are really looking forward to getting to know the children and have lots of fun activities planned!

If you haven’t already, please connect to your child’s class on Class Dojo, where there will be regular updates from the teachers. Information about the curriculum for the upcoming term will be released shortly.

The days for Year 4 PE are Tuesday and Friday so please ensure that your child comes into school wearing their PE kit on those days – they do not need to bring their school uniform to change into.

Please find below a letter with a number of activities to be completed if children are isolated due to Coronavirus.

Home educating letter – YEAR 4

We would love to see any pictures of our children completing some of the suggested activities – tweet any photos tagging @ololprimary for us to see!

Trip to Chester

At the start of the year, the children in Year 4 went to Chester for our WOW event to start our ‘Romans in Chester’ topic. We marched through the streets, even though it was pouring with rain and visited the amphitheatre! It was fantastic learning all about the armour worn by the soldiers; we had a great time!

Anglo-Saxon Brooches!

As part of our Anglo-Saxon topic, we designed and created some fantastic brooches! We used felt, clay and cardboard to produce our brooches and then evaluated our products. We think they look fantastic!

Chinese New Year!

We had a brilliant time celebrating Chinese New Year! All of the classes took part in a dance workshop and learned some traditional movements. We then were lucky enough to act as the dragon, wearing the detailed, intricate mask. It was amazing! Back in class, we made our own Chinese dragons and then designed and created delicious sticky rice cakes!

Computing in Year 4

We visited Liverpool Hope University and did some sessions with students there, using Crumbles and Spheros to design, create and code Roman chariots and gladiators! We had a fantastic time and really enjoyed using our knowledge of algorithms and debugging that we had learnt in our Mosaic Madness Computing topic.

After our trip to Liverpool Hope University, where we had designed and created our gladiators, we used the iPads and Spheros to hold battles in our classrooms. Some of the children from the Year 6 Code Club came to help us and we had a fantastic time trying to move our competitors out of the battle arena!