Mechanical Systems

This half term Maple are learning about ‘Mechanical Systems’ and designing and making a slingshot car. Today we have been working independently to produce an accurate, functioning car chassis and design a shape that is suitable for the project. We have discussed what air resistance is and attempted to reduce Read more…

Viking Longships

This week Year 4 Maple have continued our exploration of Vikings by learning about Viking longships. We spent the afternoon pretending to be Saxon spies searching the shore to find out more information about our enemies ships. The children worked in teams to create diagrams of the ships. We then Read more…

Yoga Time!

Year 4 have been learning the art of Yoga this afternoon. We have all enjoyed learning how to deliver a ‘peer massage’, with the permission of our friend. We all felt extremely relaxed afterwards! We know that this is a technique that we can now use when we are feeling Read more…

Effective Searching

This afternoon we have been learning about how to carry out effective searches using the internet. We worked together as a class to find the answers to some simple questions. We investigated how searches, which are not clear enough, result in us finding the wrong information. The children then worked Read more…

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