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Inspired by St. Gilbert, as God's family, we are growing strong in love and faith, becoming the best we can be.

Year 4

Food Technology

Year 4 had to make and prepare a savoury quiche and this was linked to our Geography topic - France. Everyone enjoyed preparing and making the quiches but not everyone enjoyed eating them!  We had practise with weighing foods, we used our fingers to create breadcrumb texture with the flour and margarine, we cut the ham and tomatoes and grated cheese. We attempted to crack the eggs and whisk that with the milk. 

Comments from Year 4: 

" That was too good ! "

" Scrumptious"

" Outdone myself "

" Quite disgusting!"

" Delicious ! "





Let it Snow ! Let it Snow !

                                    First Holy Communion

Today, Year 4 had their first Holy Communion and its was a solemn yet joyous occassion where they  took part  in receiving the Eucharist for the first time. A huge thank you goes out to Father Martin, Mrs Darcy, Mrs Tyldesley and of course the Parents and Carers for arranging and organising everything to make the day a succesful one.

Measuring Maths. Y4 have been looking at different measurements for length: Look at the photos can you guess which ones.

Crazy Hair Day. We raised money for Children in Need.

Year 4 children took part in Cross Country. Well done to all !

             ANTI- BULLYING WEEK   15th Nov to 19th Nov

Everyone wore odd socks on the Monday to start Anti- Bullying week. Why? This was to show that we are all different. In class we acted out different scenarios to show bullying. The theme was  one kind word .

Food Technology: Year 4 sampled a variety of French patisserie foods and evaluated the texture and taste.

Computing with Technola

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Programming and looking at automation. Children worked with Sphero Bolt. The aim was to drag Sphero Bolt's tail light until it faced them!. They did very well.


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We talked about community and what this meant to Y4. We spoke about living in Eccles and the class created this song/poem.

The Daily Mile - Here we go, we need to keep fit !

Black History Month -Proud to Be

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Year 4 learned about Wangari Mathaai: a Kenyan Nobel Prize winner who did work on conservation of the environment.

                  The Ancient Greeks

Year 4 learned about the Ancient Greeks this term and ended with a fantastic Ancient Greek Day.

Year 4 dressed as Ancient Greeks. Fantastic effort everyone!

We learned some Greek dancing. Click on the Video Resource  Centre link below.

Our own Ancient Greek Olympics ! We did the javelin, the shot put, running , throwing bean bags and archery. The Gods were looking down on us because the sun shone.

Our completed Greek vases made from clay: Art


Art. Year 4 working with clay. We used a technique called pinch potting and formed the required greek pot shape. Then the children painted them and drew designs on them.

MUSIC. Year 4 have been learning about ABBA and their music. They used glockenspiels and chime bars to play along to an Abba song.

Our attendance prize was rewarded by visiting Winton Park. We did a nature treasure hunt. It was fun.

We had a fantastic time doing Science. We are looking at States of Matter. We did an investigation to look at the rate of flow of a liquid.This is known as viscosity.

In Maths we are learning about number and place value.

In Computing with Technola Year 4 are doing Coding. We are looking at repeating patterns and algorithms.

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