“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?
  • Mountain men of the Rocky Mountains

    Year 4 were treated to another Skype lesson from Carrie at the Buffalo Bill Centre of The West in Wyoming, USA. They learnt all about the mountain men who travelled West in search of work, how they lived, hunted and trapped beavers for their pelts. It was a fascinating talk and the children joined in […]

  • Friend or foe?

    Year 4 were visited today by PC Parry. She led a session called “friend or foe” and challenged the children to decide just from looking at pictures whether or not we can trust people. There was a lot of good debate and discussion, which the class took part in well.

  • Criw Cymraeg

    The Criw Cymraeg have been working hard to develop the ethos of Welsh in our school. This Year our focus is achieving the 100 targets for our Silver award.

  • Getting in line for dancing

    In PE, year 4 had a go at some simple line dancing moves. They worked hard to stay in time to a beat, as well as remembering which way they should be moving. Luckily only a few toes were stepped on! Da iawn Blwyddyn Pedwar.

  • Criw Cymraeg Develop Confidence

    In our pupil voice meeting this week our Criw played Kahoot to develop their Welsh knowledge and Welsh vocabulary.

  • Skyping America – Buffalo Bill Center of the West

    Year 4 were treated to a fascinating lesson about the buffalo and its relevance to the Plains Indians in the West of America – delivered by Carrie from the Buffalo Bill Center of The West in Wyoming! They learnt about the buffalo, how they were hunted and how Plains Indians used everything from them in […]

  • Missions are go!

    Year 4 have spent the afternoon working on their missions, chosen by pupils in the class. They have been writing poems, creating digital surveys, writing newspaper articles and created Wild West maths games.

  • Safety Soldiers Pupil Voice Group

    The Safety Soldiers pupil voice group met for the first time this academic year. The children voted for our chairperson, vice chairs, secretary and treasurer. In our next meeting we will set our aims for the year and discuss our plans for ensuring the safety of everyone in and around our school. We look forward […]

  • Aldi’s Kit for School

    Aldi’s Kit for Schools promotion is giving 20 primary schools the chance to win £20,000 to kick-start a health legacy for their school. What’s more, every school who enters by completing their Aldi’s Kit for Schools poster will also receive an exclusive school sports kit! Collect a sticker with every £30 spent in store and […]

  • WANTED!

    Year 4 have had great fun writing and making their Wild West WANTED posters. They’ve created a true cast of ruffians that need to be captured!

  • Invasion Games!

    Year 4 have been learning some new invasion games. They have practised playing by new rules, and are beginning to gather ideas to invent their own games!

  • Croeso i’r Blwyddyn Pedwar

    Year 4 have had a great start to the year – they have come back from their holidays refreshed and ready to hit the ground running with their learning! Everyone Is looking forward to a fun and exciting year ahead, which we’ve started off with some hilarious poetry which everybody enjoyed sharing with the class.

  • 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!