Year 4Y4 Beech - Miss Bell and Y4 Aspen - Miss Critchlow, with support from Mrs Richardson
Welcome to Year 4!
Miss Bell and Miss Critchlow are our Year 4 teachers, and they are supported by Mrs Richardson. Miss Bell teaches Year 4 Beech and Miss Critchlow teaches Year 4 Aspen.
Information about what Year 4 will be learning can be found in our ‘Curriculum’ section.
1st May, the children readied themselves for he ultimate challenge: Spelling competition at Dryden. They were against 9 other schools and all used their resilience, commitment, teamwork and of course, knowledge of spellings. We didn’t win but we came so close the...read more
Here at West Lane, we love book all year round and we love reading EVERY day, not just World Book Day! However, this special celebration of stories is a great chance to share our favourite stories and ideas with our friends and share the buzz about books that we have...read more
Are you an aspiring author? Do you have an incredible idea for a gripping narrative? Do you really just love writing stories? Well, this is your invitation to a wide world of imagination: enter the 500 Words competition by following this link! What is 500 Words? The...read more
This week, as part of our RE topic of Christianity, we made Christingles. Christingles are used in church, normally around advent, to celebrate Christmas. However, some churches use Christingles 40 days after Christmas (around 2nd February) when Jesus was presented at...read more
This week in literacy, we had a special delivery. We received a box of evidence, which told us an incredible story, we had to use our imagination to try and infer what the story could be about. We had some really creative and imaginative ideas, and made lots of...read more
In computing this week with Miss Westgarth, Year 4 went back in time into an Ancient Egyptian ‘virtual world’ – using an interactive, ipad-based learning experience called ‘Press Play.’read more
As part of our whole school ‘Faith’ and ‘Anti-Bullying’ week (during our RE lesson with Miss Westgarth last week), Year 4 explored the word ‘RESPECT’ – looking carefully at the word CHOICE as an acronym for the letter ‘C’ (representing this an individual’s ‘choice’ and freedom to follow their own religious belief or faith).read more
Linked to our topic ‘Does The Tyne tell a Story?’ Year 3 visited The Baltic – where we explored the different bridges of The River Tyne and had great fun in a workshop, where we made our own bridges!read more
In the week leading up to Remembrance, our whole school participated in a remembrance project – where pupils decorated Winlaton community with pebbles (carefully designed and decorated by the children themselves, with the names of soldiers from World War 1 and 2) for residents to find!read more
This week, as part of their learning about Hinduism and the ‘Festival of Light’ Diwali, Year 4 took part in a fantastic dance workshop – facilitated by a very knowledgeable and motivational dance instructor Josh! Take a look at how much fun we all had with our dance moves!read more
This week, Mrs Nugent and Miss Grayson held an very informative whole school assembly to celebrate ‘Harvest’ time. They talked to us about the meaning of Harvest at this special time of year and encouraged us all to think about others who are less fortunate than ourselves – to give thanks for all the things we have…read more
It was a pleasure to take 30 children for a 100% attendance trip on Wednesday (bowling and a McFlurry) – to celebrate getting into school every day last year! No mean feat!read more