Amazing A-Life!

Today we experienced an amazing workshop with A-Life! We were in groups of four and went from table to table that were all about healthy living. We learnt what happens  when you have too much sugary things like cola and pizza. Your teeth rot when you have too much sugar. Did you know that more than half of your body is made out water? Also, you should drink 6 to 8 glasses of water a day! In the afternoon, we are going to do P.E. with A-Life. I’m so excited!

Husna 4L

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Fencing and Archery club!

Today Year 4 had their first fencing and archery club. It has been organised by Miss Stockton and it is a brand new club for Oxford Grove! What is fencing? What is archery? Did you enjoy this new club Year 4?

Miss Longmore

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Year 4 Maths!

Over the last week, Year 4 have been working together in buddies! We have helped each other to improve our mental maths methods and times table facts. 

Did you enjoy working with your buddy?

What did you help each other with?

Miss Longmore

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In Year 4 we have been learning all about the earth, volcanoes and earthquakes.

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We have researched and found out lots of information about the volcanoes that are in Italy. Can you remember any of them?

We have also produced some great information texts about volcanoes and earthquakes. What happens when there is an earthquake?

I have linked the websites that we used from dk find out if you want to explore some more and complete the quiz as I know that you all really enjoyed this!

DK find out- Volcanoes

DK find out- Earthquakes

Miss Longmore


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Science in Year 4!

This term we have started our new Science topic which is all about sound! Last week we went on a sound walk around school to listen for lots of different sounds.

What sounds did you hear year 4?

We also did a sound quiz! We really enjoyed this!

Then, we learnt about different instruments and what you needed to do to get them to make a sound. We learnt that the instrument makes a vibration that travels through the air. This then enters our ear and we can hear the sound. 

Miss Longmore

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IQM Centre of Excellence

A few weeks ago we had a special visitor in school to assess us for the IQM (Inclusion Quality Mark). We received this award last year, but it has to be checked every year because we got the centre of excellence which is very impressive!

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This visitor came into our PSHE lesson and I’m sure he was really impressed with what he saw.

Once again, we have been named a ‘Centre of Excellence’.

Well done Oxford Grove!

How do we make sure that everyone in our school is included?

Miss Longmore


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Smiley Reward!

We really loved this half terms smiley reward! We had to work together as a team and some of the activities were really tricky. Well done everyone for filling your smiley chart, meaning you could take part in this fantastic opportunity.

What was your favourite part?

Miss Longmore

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Year 4’s trip to Chester!

On Friday we went on our first trip of the year to Chester! We all had so much fun and learnt so many more amazing facts about the Romans! We visited the museum where we got to experience life in the Roman times by going underground a real excavation site! We also got to march around the streets of Chester, visited the amphitheatre, watch a gladiator battle (between the teachers!) and experience what would happen if you lost! What was your favourite part of the day Year 4?

Here are some pictures from the day:

 Miss Longmore

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Year 4- IQM

At our school, we have lots of awards which we are very proud of. One of the awards is the Inclusion Quality Mark! We were so amazing at this that we got the centre of excellence! 

This award means that everybody at our school gets a fair chance, is included and that we understand the importance of equality and diversity.

What does this look like in our school?

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Year 4 Music Project with Mr Bamford!

On Thursday, we got to take part in a music project with Mr Bamford one of our music teachers. We learnt 3 performances in our class and then performed them altogether with 4M at the end of the day. What did you enjoy about the workshop?

Miss Longmore

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