Category: year4

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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Learning to play a brass instruments

This year we started to learn a brass instrument.  When we first started playing we found it a bit tricky getting all of the notes correct and making sure that the notes sounded good.  After a few lessons, we started learning high notes which were also tricky to play at first but then we started …

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Outdoor and Adventure Week

Outdoor and Adventure Week Recently we had outdoor and adventure week. So this is when we do lots of our work and lessons outside. We have a fun time doing different activities, new ones and ones we have done before. In this picture we did a new activity, called whittling when you have a tool …

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Parent Activity – Historical artefacts

A couple of weeks ago we had our parent activity.  The activity was all about working out if the artefacts were Roman, Ancient Egyptian or Anglo Saxon time. We then had to work out who would off have worn it or used it in that time. In this picture you can see an example of …

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Trip to Verulamium

Recently we went to Verulamium Museum which is all about the Roman life in St Albans. It showed us all the artefacts and mosaics they had found by archaeologists that excavated the Verulamium land.  In the pictures below it shows us looking at a huge mosaic that had been preserved for 2000 years. We then …

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Climate change workshop

Here are Year 4 enjoying the lively climate change workshop.