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This half term we are going to be learning about the different habitats that humans and animals live in.


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Friday 23rd February


This week we have been learning about our new history topic of coal mining. We have also been subtracting fractions in maths and in computing we have been looking at different domain names and thinking about how we can use these to help us decide if an email is genuine or not.

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Friday 9th February 2018


Today we had a visit from Freddy Fit. We lots about how exercise and a good diet can help us to stay healthy.

6th February 2018

We had so much fun making and tasting our scones today. We hope parents enjoyed them too. Take a look at the pictures below.

31st January 2018

This week we are looking at fractions in maths. We started the week by investigating fractions and splitting different objects and amounts of things into different fractions.


25th January 2018

Today as part of our science topic we investigated gases. We investigated whether gas weighs anything and if different fizzy drinks have different amounts of gas in them.

19th January 2018

This week we have been learning to use 2 pair sentences and writing our own stories called 'The Unexpected Journey' based on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. You can read some of our writing by visiting our blog.



12th January 2018

We have had a busy week taste testing scones, writing 3ed sentences  in literacy and working hard on our STOPS activities in Maths this week. An extra well done to all of the children who read 4 or more times at home this week too.





Year 4 had so much fun today at their Christmas party. Take a look at the photos.


Thank you so much to everyone who came to our Christmas Craft. We hope you all enjoyed it. Take a look at some of the pictures we snapped of you all hard at work.


This week we have been learning about free verse poetry. We performed The Magic Box by Kit Wright and added actions to it.

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Today we started painting our designs for our art project. We are focussing on the work of Barbara Brown who is a fabric print artist.


This week we have been writing persuasive adverts linked to the Billionaire Boy by David Walliams. Take a look:



Today in maths we used Quiz Quiz Trade to learn our multiplication and division facts of the 6 times table.

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Spelling Bee 16th November 2017



There was a buzz in Year 4 today as we held our spelling bee.  Our spellers flew through their words and moved on to the unseen spellings list! 



This week we performed our Egyptian class assembly in front of our families. We had a great time performing and our families loved it too.



This half term we are learning about different types of renewable energy and how our ears work in science.


What a fantastic start to the half term. We have come back refreshed and ready to learn.

This week in our computing lesson we used Lego WeDo to create wind turbines and programme them to turn.



Wow! What an interesting week. We had a visit from the inflatable museum. We discovered artefacts from Ancient Egypt which were over 2000 years old. Take a look at our pictures.


We loved using different percussion instruments to perform a song together this afternoon in music.



This week in PE we have been taking part in lots of different activities. Take a look at our pictures.


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This week in history we have been learning about the River Nile and why it was so important to the Ancient Egyptians. Take a look at a few of our pieces of writing below.



This week in English we have been learning about how to organise paragraphs in our writing.


This week in maths we have been learning about Roman numerals.



This week at Hopwood it has been British values week. As a class we have produced a range of work related to British values. Take a look below:


Our theme this half term is the Egyptians. Add any facts that you know and anything you would like to know to our padlet here.