Year 4 - Living things in their habitat.

 To kick start our new Science topic, of Living things in their habitat, we went to explore our playground to see what living things we could find in our environment. We have set up a worm and ant farm into our classroom to see how those insects work in their own habitat. We #enjoyed and #embraced…

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Year 4 - Elmer's Birthday Artsmark Celebration

What fun we have had today! The children #enjoyed our celebration of Elmer's 30th Birthday. We #embraced working in the style of the artist, Wassily Kandinsky, looking at creating repeated circle pattern. We #evolved our understanding of how unique and special we all our, understanding that…

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Year 4 - Outdoor Learning

Today, Year 4 embarked on their next Outdoor Learning session. With an Art focus, the children were tasked with creating sculptures using things found in our environment. We looked at the artist Andy Goldsworthy, a nature artist, for inspiration. We really #enjoyed looking at his work using…

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History - Ancient Egyptian Timeline

Today we looked at the timeline of events from Ancient Egypt. We started off using just visual images and small information to see if we could guess what order the timeline went, using clues from the descriptions. We then went back into class and learned about the dates, as they were in BC. We…

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Locating Egypt

Through our History theme of the Egyptians, the children used their mapping skills to identify where Egypt was on a world map. Once we found it was in Africa, we had a look at the surrounding areas to see what it was like. Plus, took advance of working out in the sunshine! 

 

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Experimenting with Evaportation

As part of our Solids, Liquids and Gases theme in Science, the children where investigating to see if the heat effected the rate in which liquids evaporate. We positioned some damp cloths around our environment, in different places, and used thermometers to gather an idea of temperature. We looked…

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Outdoor Learning Fun

Today the children took part in another outdoor learning session on our school field. We used and developed our communication skills to work together and solve problems. We even had a go a flying kites! Lots of smiles beaming when they finally got them to fly. 

 

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Year 4 Science - Making Cornflour Slime

Today, we started our new Science topic of Solids, Liquids and Gases. We looked at the properties of each states of matter and learned about the difference in atoms. 

We then investigated what happens when some solids and liquids are mixed. The children mixed together cornflour and water and…

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Year 4 - St George's Day

As part of our Arts and Culture day, we have #embraced new ways of working through the theme of St George's Day. 

Through felting, we #enjoyed creating visual arts with materials, creating their own felt art from scratch. 

In Drama, we took on the challenge of acting out a dramatic…

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Year 4 French Tasting

As part of today's French day, Year 4 learned about saying different types of activities in French. We also learned to have a conversation about our families, introducing them and telling people what they are called. 

At the end of the day we had a little tasting of some French pastries such as…

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Year 4 - Maths

This week, Year 4 have #embraced the challenge of Time. We have been converting hours into minutes, minutes into seconds, years into months and weeks into days. 

We have really #evolved our understanding of time and #enjoyed converting between the different forms. 

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Year 4 Outdoor Adventure at the Beacon

Once again, Year 4 had a great time on this terms Outdoor Learning Adventure. This time we had a lovely walk up to the Beacon to work in a natural environment. 

Our focus for this adventure was 'communication'. We discussed the importance of it and what features made it effective. We #enjoyed…

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About Us

Delph Side Community Primary School
Eskdale
Tanhouse
Skelmersdale
Lancashire
WN8 6ED
Tel: 01695 721881
Email: bursar@delphside.lancs.sch.uk