Year 4

Accelerated Reader at Riders

Accelerated Reader at Riders Hopefully you have heard all about Accelerated Reader and your children have told you all about it. If not, this guide is for you. I'll explain what it is, who it is for and how you can help your child with their reading. What is...

Year 4 Trip-Farm to Fork

Yesterday the whole of Year 4 visited our local Tesco Extra. Here we were given a behind the scenes tour of the superstore and gained valuable insight into where our food comes from and how it is made. First we were greeted by our smiley guide for the day, then we...

Making Shapes!

Last week, to support our work on shape, we explored lots of different shapes and how we could make 2D shapes with our bodies. It was such a fun lesson! We tried making shapes on our own then buddying up and making shapes with our partners. We managed to make...

Topic Lessons – Natural Disasters

So far this half term, we have been learning all about the world we live in and how natural disasters occur. We began by looking at the layers of the earth and made our own models of what this would look like using play dough. Last week we were learning about tsunamis...

A Morning Full of Measuring for Chimps!

In Maths this week, we have been learning all about different types of measurement. We started by looking at money earlier in the week and today we have been measuring length, capacity and weight. We had to carefully work out what the scale was going up in on each of...

Fishbourne Roman Palace

Over the past 2 days Year 4 were lucky enough to visit Fishbourne Roman Palace. During the 1960s the palace was discovered when a workman was digging a trench. Since then they have discovered lots of artefacts that the Romans used during this time. Below is a video to...

Chimps Tag Rugby Lessons

During this half term we have been having lots of fun learning the skills to play tag rugby. We have all really enjoyed our lessons. Here is a video of some photos and videos from our lessons over the past couple of weeks. We hope you enjoy...

Multicultural week-Aboriginal Art

This week at Riders has been multicultural week. In year 4 we have been learning about Aborigines: their spiritual beliefs, creation stories, traditional ways of life and how this has been reflected in their artwork. We were very lucky to have had the skills and...

Chimps Go Bug Hunting

This afternnon, Chimps class went exploring the school grounds to find some animals. We have been learning all about animals and their habitats and this week have been focussed on classifying and identifying invertebrates. We were so impressed with all the animals we...

Mirror mirror

In Raccoons class today we were investigating the use of mirrors. We drew wiggly lines on the playground and then looked in the mirror to try and follow the lines. We also had a go at mirror writing in class...

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