Category: year4

Design and Technology – Crumbles

This term, Year 4 have been studying electronics and control in Design and Technology. We used ‘Crumbles’ to explore how to create a circuit with different outputs (linked to our science topic) and how to program the sparkles and the motor in different ways. Our design brief was to create a moving picture with an …

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Christmas Time

On Wednesday 13th December, we enjoyed a wonderful Christmas dinner with all our friends – our favourite part was definitely the crackers and the bad jokes! On Thursday 14th December, the PTA organised for us to meet Santa and decorate biscuits in the Elf’s workshop!

The Wind in the Willows

On Wednesday 22nd November, the whole school had our annual visit from Image Theatre, who performed the story of The Wind in the Willows. As always, we thoroughly enjoyed the interactive show, with many children being chosen to take part as characters in the story. The whole school were taught songs which everyone joined in …

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Walton-on-the-Naze

Year 4 enjoyed a wonderful, fun filled day at the beach with the rest of the school. We loved playing in the sea, which many of us hadn’t done before, as well as building and digging on the sand. It gave us an opportunity to explore and discuss the physical and human features of the …

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Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies

The children in Year 4 and Year 5 worked incredibly hard to rehearse and perform this production to the school and their parents. The children enjoyed the rehearsals as well as learning the songs, dances and the DREADFUL JOKES. It was enjoyable for the children as well as the adults. Dreadful jokes and silly sock …

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Treasure Island Pantomime trip

On Thursday 15th December, we boarded one of four coaches which took us to the pantomime in Welwyn Garden City at Campus West. This year’s production was Treasure Island! We were welcomed into the theatre by the staff and settled into our seats with our sweets and drinks to enjoy the show. The most favourite …

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Forest School – Autumn term 2022

During Forest School sessions the children have chosen new and challenging activities to explore and engage with as well as revisiting those enjoyed in past years. They have been further developing their skills especially in sculpting with clay and in woodwork. They continue to extend their knowledge of plants and animals in the school grounds …

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Christmas Dinner

We enjoyed a wonderful Christmas dinner prepared by our school cooks.  We could choose between a turkey dinner or vegetable wellington.  Both options were enjoyed by all, as well as the Christmas crackers, hats, jokes, music and who can forget pudding!

Hatfield House

The whole school had an outdoor day exploring the grounds of Hatfield House. Year 4 have been learning how to use a compass.  Using those skills they were able to mark on their sheets what key features were found at certain compass points.

Science at The Ryde School 2021 – 2022

  Class 4 have been learning about electrical circuits, they had to make a circuit which worked and worked out the rules involved in making a complete circuit.         The children have worked on locating microhabitats around the school and what conditions are created in these micro-habitats.           …

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