In our Art lessons, we have been learning about the Swedish sculptor Alberto Giacometti. We have used his style of art to design and make sculptures using foil and wire. Can you guess what action each figure is performing?
During British Science Week, we all became "Fixperts". We had to design and create a product that would help people with a problem they face in every day life.
We worked together as a team.
We used simulation to understand the problem.
We used creative designing skills to solve the problem.
We were motivated to achieve our best and eagerly implemented our ideas.
We evaluated our designs and made improvements as needed.
Learning all about the life of a child in WWII in History, Year 4 pupils were all ready and raring to go to the Stockport Air Raid Shelters to find out even more.
First, children put themselves into the role of an evacuee as we walked through the shelters. After a rationed WWII lunchtime, children were ready to visit the museum. At the museum, children dressed up and learnt about the home life of families living during the war period.
Overall, we had an amazing trip and all the children were superbly behaved demonstrating all the Springfield Values – Well done, Year 4.
Last week in Year 4 we had lots of fun learning about the all new Springfield Values.
We took part in lots of different activities such as drawing and team building, these activities helped us to understand what each of the four values mean.
We hope as a class and as a school to demonstrate these values every day and show what being a member of Springfield Primary School actually looks like.
Miss Brame, Mrs Stevens and Mrs Gresty would like to thank all the children, parents and carers for the lovely Christmas presents and cards we have received. We are really grateful for your kindness!
Finally, we would like to end the Autumn Term by wishing all the children, parents and carers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
In our Science lesson, we learnt about conductors and insulators. Children were asked why crocodile clips weren't made out of butter and why wires weren't made from wood. From this discussion, we investigated materials that were good conductors of electricity and bad conductors of electricity.
As part of anti-bulling week, Year 4 children created some amazing acrostic poem on the topic “RESPECT'.
What an amazing time was had by all in Chester on Tuesday 16th October!
Year 4 learnt what a tough life it was being a Roman soldier. Armed with battle shields, they marched as soldiers under the ‘strict’ instructions of an experienced legionary to the Roman amphitheatre. Children watched in horror as a gladiator fight took place between Miss Brame and a daring child but we are glad to report that no-one was hurt.
Children were also organised into the testudo or tortoise formation that was a type of shield wall formation commonly used by the Roman Legions during battle. The excavation site that the children visited, gave them an insight into how evidence from the past is obtained. As well as all of these fun activities, the children were allowed to visit the museum and the role play room.
Year 4 Rooks demonstrating in school what they have learnt from completing their science research homework.
Children were asked to use salt dough to produce a model of their teeth and then discuss why the teeth were different shapes and link to the functions of the teeth.
Some children went onto to complete the challenge and discuss why other animals have different teeth according to their diet.
In science, we have been learning about food chains. We discussed what we thought a food chain might look like and then arranged a variety of producers and animals into food chains and food webs.
We would like to say a huge welcome to all our pupils, parents and carers to Year 4 Rooks.
A great start we have had with children creating a Class Charter that outlines rules that will help Year 4 Rooks to learn better in our class environment.
We have started the Autumn term learning about the human digestive system in science. We all had fun conducting a hilarious experiment that demonstrated digestion with a class of slightly nauseated school children, a pair of tights and a potato masher!