Category: year4

April 2022

Year 4 had a lovely visit to St Albans Cathedral as part of our history topic on the Anglo-Saxons. They learnt about Saxon food and cooking and how different it was to today. The children made butter, by shaking double cream until it became solid. They added salt and parsley, spread it on bread and …

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February 2022

Despite being a relatively short half term, we have packed loads of exciting things into each day in Year 4!  We have been studying ‘sound’ in Science and had fun exploring how sound travels using our own string telephones! We experimented through doors and windows, in cupboards, round corners and even with crossed strings! It …

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December 2021

During our Mill Green workshop, we learnt about the history of the mill and how flour is made at the mill. We also investigated objects which use wheels and gears. We then took part in the ‘Gear Challenge’. We worked in groups to make a set of gears using lids, card and pins. All the …

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Autumn 1st Half Term

Mummifying We borrowed a ‘mummy’ from Hertford Museum and used it to learn the process of mummification! We had to use a hook to whisk out the brain from the mummy’s nose and then had to stick our hands into a cut in her side to try to remove the other organs. We found intestines, …

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