“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn”

 

Dear Parents / Annwyl Rhieni,

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Weekly Timetable

What's been happening in Year 4?
  • Our Final 🌟

    Congratulations to our stars this week. We would all like to wish you a happy and safe Summer

  • Ser Yr Wythnos

    Llongyfarchiadau to our stars this week.

  • Building a volcano!

    Year 4 have been working hard honing their DT skills by designing and building Volcanoes! They were set a challenge to design and build a volcano which could have the eruption mechanism removed – and they’ve done an amazing job! They started out with just cardboard and newspaper, worked as teams and patiently crafted and […]

  • Parental Digital Workshop

    As many of you will be aware, Digital Learning is now on an even platform with literacy and numeracy in schools with the introduction of the new curriculum. It was great therefore to see parents coming to see the Digital Dragons present some of the different ICT platforms that we currently use in school. Our […]

  • Manic Melting!

    Year 4 have been learning about changing state in science this term, and today they were investigating which materials melts quickly and which melt more slowly. They planned brilliantly, using scientific knowledge and experience to make predictions to answer their enquiries. Once they have drawn up the results, they can write about what they found […]

  • Mighty Mountain Maths

    Year 4 headed outside this afternoon to draw some scaled down versions of famous mountains around the world. They divided the official height by 1000, then rounded their numbers to give their playground height.

  • Bont’s Best Books Cluster Event

    Some of the children from Years 1-6 enjoyed representing their classes today in this year’s Bont’s Best Books afternoon in Pontarddulais Comprehensive School. They spoke confidently about the winning books in their classes, and enjoyed presenting some of the work they had done based on the books. Thank you to our class representatives, and a […]

  • Vicious Volcanoes!

    Year 4 have been learning all about Volcanoes, how they work and the Ring of Fire! They have also learnt about the tectonic plates which make up the world.

  • Drone Club 🚁

    We had our first drone club this afternoon and it was awesome! Children from across KS2 enjoyed flying the drones around the yard and even racing each other’s drones across the playground. The children loved interacting with the machines and the technology that controls them. Next week they will learn how to code them and […]

  • Exploring Angles

    Some year 4 pupils used their skills of measuring angles with a protractor by investing real life angles found around the school. Even though the weather stopped them going outside, they still found lots of angles inside the building. Once they had found an angle, they then had to draw the angle – they didn’t […]

  • Healthy Heroes Workshop

    Earlier this week, the Healthy Heroes took part in a variety of workshops aimed at highlighting local and global issues. They took part in a variety of team games which encouraged leadership and problem solving skills. They finished by creating an action plan designed to enable us to make a positive impact in our community. […]

  • Healthy Heroes fitness fun

    The Healthy Heroes pupil voice group had the opportunity to take part in a range of different sporting activities, such as curling and pool…

  • Ser Yr Wythnos

    Congratulations to our stars this week!

  • Vicious Volcanoes!

    Year 4 had a fab day out at the Natioal Museum Cardiff today. They had a workshop with Liam where they got to build structures and test them on a shake plate, and got to erupt a volcano and learn all about how they are made up. After lunch the class were free to visit […]

  • Mountain Views

    Year 4 began sketching ideas for mountain landscapes. We looked at colour, shape and depth and began laying ideas and colours to begin creating our pictures.

  • Discussing dangerous living

    As part of our topic learning about mountains and volcanoes, year 4 have been researching and discussing the pros and cons of living near to volcanoes. They discussed their thoughts in groups, led by chair people, and came to conclusions (mostly!) about whether or not people should live near to them.

  • Book Fair

    Thank you to everybody who came along to our book fair this week. We are very grateful for your support, and the commission earned will be used to purchase books for our classes and libraries. A special thank you to our Year 6 book fair helpers for spending their time helping to set up and […]

  • Football First

    The children thoroughly enjoyed the Beat Box assembly today to promote our fundraising event. Sponsorship forms will be sent home today for the fun football day on June 7th.

  • Year 3/4 Dragon Sports Afternoon

    This afternoon, years 3 and 4 were treated to a fantastic afternoon of sports by Dragon Sports run by students from Gorseinon College. They had the opportunity to take part in a number of activities, including hockey, rounders, rugby, football and other team games. They had a great afternoon in the sun.

  • Mental Health Awareness in Year 4

    Year 4 discussed what they understood mental health awareness to be, and looked at some differences between mental and physical health. They also took part in some class mindfulness activities, including mindful breathing with Dojo from Class Dojo.

  • Marvellous Maps

    Year 4 learned how to use an atlas to locate and mark famous mountains around the world. They also researched facts about the mountains and decorated their maps ready to go up on display.

  • Da iawn Blwyddyn Pedwar!

    Year 4 have worked so hard this week on their National Tests. They have been focused and mature in how they have worked and should be really proud of their achievements. Da iawn!

  • Primary Partners Choreography has begun!

    On Tuesday, the Primary Partners group had their first session with Alex the choreographer who is helping out with preparations for the concert in June. The choir got right to it and picked up their moves really quickly!

  • Mountain Databases

    Year 4 made a great start this week creating databases of mountains around the world. They researched specific facts, then entered them into J2Data. They will continue adding to the database as the term goes on.