Holywell Primary and Nursery School

The Iron Man Experience day- Year 4

This week, we got to a part in the Iron Man where Hogarth is sat waiting for a fox to appear. He is hiding up a tree in a wood. To get a feel for what he could see/ smell/ hear, we went into the woods around school to experience it for ourselves. Take a look:

Creative rivers.

As part of our new topic; we looked at how rivers end up in the sea. We also looked at the different features of a river. We then used ‘junk’ to model and create our own rivers; have a look at our amazing designs!  

Mrs Bird has had chicks!!

Mrs Bird has had 3 lovely chicks! She has brought them in to us to show. We all love them; Caitlin, Harry Pecker and Storm!  

Mad about Maths

Mad about Maths   In Maths in Year 4, this week, we have been looking at graphs; bar charts and line graphs.  We have done our own research and study, looking at the temperature outside on the hour, each hour, to determine if and how, the temperature changes throughout the...

Year 4 are QR crazy

We have been using the Ipads over the last term to do our own research. We have to find QR codes dotted around the classroom and scan them. These take us to websites or to questions, which we then use to complete our own research.  We have used them so far, for Dick Turpin and...

Year 4 Forensics day!

Year 4 had a great time last half term, we had many exciting days with the children and the forensics day was just one of them. We had the police come in and talk to us about how they catch criminals and what forensics are and how they are used. We got to go around the hall and...

Year 4 English Experience day

Today we had a lot of fun, drinking hot chocolate and hot Vimto. We brought our own blankets in and snuggled up. We were looking at what the boy in our story did when he was upset to see how it would make us feel. Have a look at what it looked like below:  

Warwick Castle Trip

Year 4 visited Warwick Castle and we had an absolute blast! We got to see all the features of a real Norman Castle (and we were very good at naming them and spotting them!) We watched a bird of prey show, where the birds literally swooped over our head, that was cool! Our fitness...

Creative Year 4

We have had a creative few weeks in Year 4 and this isn’t going to stop now! We all made our own lanterns with help from our friends at Artrix, and are expecting them to be lit up beautifully on the 17th December in Bromsgrove in a magical parade which is led by a huge...

Electricity fun

Electricity fun   In year 4, this half term we have been learning all about electricity and circuits. We have created our own circuits in different ways and done investigations about how they work, and what will turn a light bulb on, and which circuits wouldn’t. We...