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Year 4 NMcG

👫Welcome to Our Class Page.😊

Our teacher is called Mrs McGuckin and our classroom assistant is Miss Mullan. Our page will tell you about all the exciting activities we get up to throughout the year! 

✈️Let’s Investigate!

We carried out a fair test to see who could fly their plane the furthest. All of the planes were the same size, made from the same material and we stood at the same line to let them fly. We had a lot of of fun carrying out this investigation. 

Article 29 - Every child has the right to an education. 

⛄️Let it Snow!🎄

We are very proud of our snow globes. 

Article 31 - Every child has the right to take part in a wide range of artistic activities. 

🎄Happy Christmas From Year 4!🎅🏻

Article 31 - Every child has the right to take part in a wide range of artistic activities.

T'was the Night Before Christmas

We really enjoyed performing our Christmas Performance for everyone at school and at home. We put a lot of work in to getting it just right and we had a fabulous time on the day!

Article 29 - Education must develop every child's talents and abilities to the full. 

🎅🏻Festive Penguins🎄

Christmas is nearly here and we are happy about that! 

Article 31 - Every child has the right to take part in a wide range of artistic activities. 

🎅🏻Celebrating the Daily Mile🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️

Today we wore a Christmas Accessory during our run to celebrate our participation in the Daily Mile. 

Article 24 - Every child has the right to the best possible health. 

World War Two

We really enjoyed learning all about World War Two. We made fighter planes and gas masks. We also investigated the best material to use for a blackout curtain.  

Article 28 - Every child has the right to an education. 

👫AntiBullying Week😊

We began the week wearing our odd socks to show that it is alright to be different. We carried out a few other activities throughout the week to reinforce the message of ‘One Kind Word’. 

Article 29 - Education must encourage every child's respect for human rights. 

Length

We enjoyed estimating and measuring length in centimetres and millimetres. 

Article 28 - Every child has the right to an education. 

👫Odd Socks Day😊

We kicked off Anti-Bullying Week with Odd Socks Day! It is ok to be yourself. We do not all have to be the same as each other.

Article 29 - Education must encourage the child's respect for human rights. 

🌟🚲Ditch the Dark Day🛴👫

Look at us glow as we travelled actively to school on Ditch the Dark Day! 

Article 24 - Every child has the right to the best possible health. 

  🎼Shaking Our Sillies Out!🕺🏼

We love having movement breaks during our busy day of learning! 

Article 24 - Every child has the right to the best possible health. 

All Saints Day⛪️

We learned all about Saint Vincent de Paul. We know lots of different Saints. Here are some of them! 

Article 30 - Every child has the right to learn about their religion. 

 🔥World War Two💥

We used pastels to create World War Two scenes. They show the blitz, the evacuation, soldiers and fighter planes. 

Article 31 - Every child has the right to take part in artistic activities. 

🌞Outdoor Classroom Day🌍

To celebrate Outdoor Classroom Day, we planted daffodil bulbs around the school grounds. We hope to see them popping up in early Spring.🌼

Article 29 - Education must develop every child’s respect for the environment. 

💥🎃Hallowe’en Fun🕷🕸

We had a great day as we dressed up for Hallowe’en and made spiders on a web! 

Article 31 - Every child has the right to relax and play and take part in creative activities. 

🌺Goodbye Mrs Dallat💕

We had a very special ceremony to say goodbye to Mrs Dallat as she begins her retirement. We hope that she will enjoy the rest and we will miss her very much! 

👫Kindness Tree😊

We shared how our friends have been kind to us and put all of these nice things on our Kindness Tree. We have a kindness token and when someone is kind to us we pass the token to them. 

Article 4 - Every child should enjoy their rights. 

Maths Week 🔺🔸▪️

We chose two criteria for sorting 2D Shapes and then we placed them in the correct place on the Venn Diagram. We discovered that we could use lots of different criteria and make lots of sorts! 

Article 28 - Every child has the right to an education. 

Coding Week💻

We used the programme ‘Minecraft Adventure’ to program the character to complete the challenges. It was really fun trying to get to the highest level that we could! 

Article 28 - Every child has the right to an education. 

Tidy Up!

Now that Summer is over it is time for a tidy up outside. We removed the weeds from our bedding areas and planting pots. It will soon be time to plant the Spring bulbs. 

Article 29 - Education must develop every child’s respect for the environment. 

National Poetry Day

We read a poem called ‘Autumn is Here’. Then we recorded our own thoughts and ideas about Autumn.🍂🍁🎃💥

Article 28 - Every child has the right to an education. 

👫Our Class Charter🌍

We talked about how we could make sure everyone would get their rights. Then we made our promises. We will keep these rules in our classroom and outside as well. 

Article 1 - Everyone under the age of 18 has all the rights in the convention. 

✏️Our Cubism Portraits🖍

We used the artistic approach made famous by a Picasso to create abstract portraits of ourselves. 

Article 31 - Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities. 

A Visit from Father Cargan ⛪️

Today we watched Morning Mass and then we had a special visitor! Father Cargan came to visit us and brought us a special gift. As October is the month of the Rosary, Father Cargan thought that we would like rosary beads and a prayer book to help us with our prayers. This is a very important year for us as we are to make our First Holy Communion. We were delighted with Father Cargan’s visit and his very generous gift to us. Thank you Father Cargan.

Article 14 - Every child has the right to think and believe what they want and to practise their religion. 

👫We Have a Name!🎨

Article 7 - Every child has the right to a legal name. 

🌿🐞Enjoying being back in our Woodland Area🐜🦎

🌞Our Summer Memories🏖

Article 31 - Every child has the right to relax and play. 

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