Year 4 - Mr McKnight 2022 - 2023

Mr McKnight

Welcome to Year 4

Our Class Teacher is Mr McKnight and our Teaching Assistant is Mr Ponde. Our Cuuriculum Overview and Termly Topic Webs can be found in the files section towards the bottom of this page.  

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In English during the Autumn term we are looking at explanation texts and the cracking contraptions from Wallace and Gromit. The children are currently in the process of writing these and when they are finished at the end of this week. I will put some of the amazing examples.



The children have also been set a homework task, to make their own invention. This will be brought in at the start of Autumn 2 and we can see what everybody has made and the cracking contraptions they have come up with. Here are some pictures below.



In Science tthis half term, we have been looking at electricity and circuits. The children have been busy making different circuits and trying different materials to see if they are conductors or insulators. Over the next few weeks, the children will also design a torch and make the torch using all the things they have learnt about electricity.   

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Jepps Ave, Barton, Preston
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