Year 4

USA Treasure Hunt

We had great fun on our treasure hunt this week. We had to find the postal abbreviations for the fourteen states we will be studying on our road tip across America.  Then we found out what the postal abbreviations stood for and located the states on a map.          


Ash Class had a brilliant afternoon making castles. Thank you to all parents and carers who took part in our express event.                      


On Monday afternoon (10th October) we had great fun learning about catapults! First, we predicted which sweet would travel the furthest, we then created our own catapults using lolly sticks, elastic bands and plastic spoons. Finally, we went onto the playground and tested our predictions by firing five different sweets from our catapults! We used rulers to Continue reading

Police Visit – Year 4

On Friday the police visited Kemsley. The visiting policeman showed us the contents of the police car, including road traffic signs and a stinger. We even got to sit inside the car and were shown how the siren worked! We also had the chance to try on some of the kit worn by policemen and Continue reading

Dementia Awareness

On Thursday the children were given a presentation about Dementia, by representatives of Bluebird Care. They were informed about what Dementia is and of how it affects some people; the children listened beautifully throughout the talk. I hope they will wear their Dementia Friend’s Badge with pride, knowing how a little care and attention goes a long Continue reading


Year 4 had a fantastic trip to Kidzania in London. The children had the opportunity to try a range of different jobs – they earnt Kidzania money which they could then spend on a variety of experiences or in the shop.   

Roald Dahl Day

During Roald Dhal Day, Ash Class read The Giraffe, the Pelly and Me.  In the book three animals worked together to form the Ladder-less Window Cleaning Company. During the day each group was given three new animals and had to design a new company. Then they presented their ideas to Dragons’ Den to secure funding. Continue reading