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Year 4 Foxes

Welcome to Year 4!



This page is full of exciting class news, pictures of things we've done and more.
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The Great Marble Run Challenge!

Don't forget to bring your 60 second cardboard marble run into school on the 11th July - we are testing them all in the afternoon!

Trailer: Make a marble run

Are you ready for a challenge? Make a marble run that takes a minute to complete. Watch the full video and download the challenge card at And don't forget to share your challenges with us on Facebook and Instagram #JDFChallenge.

Educational Activities for Kids: Marble Run Challenge

Are you ready to take on a fun STEM challenge? Using simple household materials, we want you to design a marble run that takes a minute to complete - no more, no less. Watch the video to see how Dyson engineers have tackled the problem, including an impressive run made from Dyson parts.

Class Dojo - developing a mindful approach to learning


Log in to Class Dojo and have a look at the mindfulness videos, we are thinking about ways that we can manage our emotions more positively when faced with challenges. 

Marble run challenge


As part of our science week in July we are inviting all families to enter into the Great Marble Run Challenge.


Can you make a marble run from cardboard and tape that lasts exactly 60 seconds?


Have a look on the following link to get some ideas!







Congratulations Foxes! We are now officially a Master Class with Accelerated Reader. You have all worked so hard this year with your reading quizzes and Star Reader assessments and Renaissance Learning have recognised this with the Master Class Award.


Click here to view our place on the Honour Roll! 


Well done, keep up the hard work and let's see how many of us can get the Gold Star badge before the end of this term!

Hokusai ceramics


As part of our Reach for the Summit topic work we completed ceramics based on The Great Wave of Kangawa' by the Japanese artist Hokusai.



Contour potatoes


We investigated contour lines by drawing on potatoes! We accurately measured in millimetres in our maths lesson and marked the contours carefully.

Hokusai watercolours


As part of our Hokusai study we used watercolours to explore imagery and colour in his paintings.