Hour of Code

This week is hour of code. We have been playing a Mind craft coding game. We looked at a PPT at the start of the lesson that the School’s digital leaders had created. This told us all about coding. We talked about algorithms and debugging. We had lots of fun! Read more…

The Water Cycle

Today we have been learning all about the Water Cycle. We went outside and worked with our talk partners to draw labeled diagrams of the Water Cycle. We were able to talk about evaporation, condensation, precipitation and collection!  

Mountains of the World

Today we looked at different Mountains around the world. We talked about which continent you would find them in, the mountain group or range they were part of, the country you would find them in and a fun fact. Did you know that every year, around 1000 people try to Read more…

Marvellous Mountains!

Year 4 Hawthorn have shown some fantastic team work during out D&T lessons. They worked in groups to create their mountain structures. Some of their ideas didn’t go to plan, but they didn’t give up and used some brilliant problem solving. How amazing do our finished mountains look!  

What are Mountains?

Hawthorn enjoyed a lesson of discovering on Friday afternoon. We went outside for our Geography lesson. We worked with a partner to read the information on mountains which helped us to answer lots of questions.  

A trip to see the River Roch

Year 4 had a fantastic time this afternoon as we went down to the River Roch in Queen’s Park. The children spotted meanders and signs of erosion, transportation and deposition. They were amazing at explaining what each meant. They noticed signs of pollution and discussed why this was bad for Read more…

Shared Learning and Lunch

Year 4 Hawthorn loved having their Parents, Grandparents and Godparents join our English lessons today! We were given some boring sentences to edit and improve. We added fronted adverbials, adverbs, adjectives, similes and interesting verbs. The sentences created were very impressive. We finished the morning with a shared lunch.  

Mountain Designs

Today we were put into groups and each group were given a different picture of a Mountain Range. During this half term, we are going to be creating models of our Mountain range. Today we created prototypes of our structures and made annotated sketches of our designs.  

As-tu un animal?

Wow! Last week Hawthorn spoke in French to ask others if they had any pets and they were also able to reply in French, they used the information that they gathered to create a bar model. This week the children learnt how to say what pet they have and also Read more…

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