Holywell Primary and Nursery School

Welcome to Year 4.

Why is water so important?

Autumn 1 Topic Map

This half term we are learning about where water comes from and how it moves around our world. We will be exploring how the water cycle works, looking at the process’ of evaporation, precipitation and condensation. We will also be looking at animals in their habitats  and how they use water sources to help them survive.

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News & Updates

Welcome to Year 4 Letter

Welcome to year 4 letter


Posted On 26 Jun 2018
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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!  

Oak House Point Winners go to Forest School

Oak House were house point winners this term and children from Oak House in years 3 to 6 had a fun-packed morning at Forest School as their reward.  We toasted marshmallows and made damper bread on the fire, washed down with hot chocolate.  We also made dens, climbed trees, built...
Posted On 14 Apr 2018
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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...