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Walking With Project

Walking With Project

A huge THANK YOU to all who donated to our Mini Vinnie's campaign. We were overwhelmed with your generosity as the donations make such a difference in our community for those who are struggling at this time. Our Mini Vinnie representatives delivered the bags this week...

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Y4 Wellbeing: Connection Bingo

Y4 Wellbeing: Connection Bingo

As an extension to learning about how healthy friendships make you feel included and valued, and how this affects our brain and has a positive impact on our wellbeing:- We played Connection Bingo: from a list we created together that asks ‘Find someone who has stayed...

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Y4 PSHE: Created to Love Others

Y4 PSHE: Created to Love Others

Linking with our RE Reconciliation topic, 'Building Bridges', we used the following BBC video to start a class conversation about why it important to connect and communicate with people, how healthy friendships make you feel included and valued, and how this affects...

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Y4 Design and Technology: Tyne Bridge Challenge!

Y4 Design and Technology: Tyne Bridge Challenge!

As part of our topic on Newcastle, we have been discussing what local iconic images we would use to design our own Geordie flag...  The Tyne Bridge was a VERY popular icon!  We were then challenged to create our own 3D model bridge using ONLY paper straws, and we HAD...

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Y4 Geography: All About County Durham

Y4 Geography: All About County Durham

We have been learning all about the Location, Settlements, Physical Geography (including Climate) and Human Geography of County Durham. Mrs.Whitelaw made a TERRIBLE Powerpoint all about County Durham under these 4 headings!  Take a look! MW's slide on Location MW's...

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Y4 History: What Did The Romans Do For Us?

Y4 History: What Did The Romans Do For Us?

As children of Wallsend, the legacy of the Romans forms a part of everyday life for the pupils of Y4.  After all, we have Segedunum, our shopping centre is called 'The Forum' and our town sits at the END of Hadrian's WALL... https://segedunumromanfort.org.uk/ So, we...

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Y4’s Reflections on Eastertide

Y4’s Reflections on Eastertide

For the 40 days after Easter Sunday to his Ascension into Heaven, Jesus kept appearing to his disciples and other followers.  Year 4 reflected, discussed and wrote about all that Jesus taught his followers during Eastertide: "I am your friend."        "Serve one...

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Y4 Maths:  Reasoning in Practical Measuring

Y4 Maths: Reasoning in Practical Measuring

We have been completing reasoning tasks this week in maths, in practical measuring with litres and millilitres . The questions we investigated were: If you take an empty litre bottle, where would the litre mark be?  What is a litre in ml?  Could you divide the litre...

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Y4 Science: Melting

Y4 Science: Melting

Y4 asked, 'What happens to other solids when they are heated?" Butter, chocolate, wax, cheese - why do they melt? We used melting rings and made our observations ...  then we left them to cool.  Once melted, can they be returned to a solid state? (Afterwards we had a...

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