26/5/22 Having a great day celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
13/5/22 STEM Great explanations from year 4 about how to play their individual instrument. Very good use of technical vocabulary in the explanation, in particular creating different pitched notes and changing volume.
6/5/22 Designing invitations to our Jubilee Summer Fayre, complete with wax seal.
6/5/22 Thank you to the fantastic team from Signs of God for a fantastic BSL session about the parable of the Lost sheep. We are gaining confidence with signs and in particular our names.
5/5/22 A big thank you to Dionne and Sid from St JohnAmbulance for today’s first aid training. We learnt how to put our friends into the recovery position, about CPR and the defibrillators!
29/4/22 Science sound investigation - how can we monitor noise level in different locations around our school?
29/4/22 Diolch yn fawr i Helper Heddiw yn blwyddyn 4.
8/4/22 Year 4 we were ambitious, capable learners persevering in discovering a new weaving skill, making Easter baskets for some chocolate treats!
7/4/22 We enjoyed buying and selling at the brilliant Spring enterprise fair! What fantastic products and choice, it was tough to decide how best to spend our vouchers.
6/4/22 We used the outdoors to gain an authentic experience of what happened on Good Friday.
1/4/22 We enjoyed our special little visitors this week 🥰🐣
31/3 Year 4 are designing beautiful bookmarks for our Spring Enterprise Fair. Teamwork demonstrated when calculating and predicting profits. Let’s hope the school community like our Products!
28/3/22 Our first trip in Year 4 was a brilliant visit to Glamorgan Cricket Club with Paul and Andrew leading sessions about the local 5 teams at Sophia Gardens. Had the opportunity to try on the shirts of the international and British teams!
28/3/22 On our trip to Glamorgan Cricket Club we had the opportunity to learn more skills and then play a game of cricket in the Glamorgan cricket school. Thank you for such a great session!
25/3/22 Our fantastic artwork inspired by the Anglo-Saxon helmet found at Sutton Hoo.
23/3/22 A great day celebrating our favourite subject! World Maths Day 2022
22/3/22 A fantastic afternoon of cricket in the sunshine with visitors from Glamorgan Cricket
11/3/22 Discovering all about the Calzaghe family story. Important message about Being kind and support others
9/3/22 Today we created fact family bracelets to help us remember our multiplication and division facts.
8/3/22 Making kites in forest schools
7/3/22 PE in the sun, learning new skills and improving our fitness.
1/3/22 our amazing Eisteddfod artwork based on a landmark inspired by Rhiannon Art
3/3/22 Celebrating World Book Day 2022 in year4 with lots of creative activities!
3/3/22 Celebrating World Book Day 2022 in year 4 with some fantastic character costumes!
14/2/22 Year 4 explored the beautiful and colourful work of Rhiannon Art, we look forward to creating our own landmark artwork for the Eisteddfod.
14/2/22 Year 4 were lucky to meet local authors of Danny’s Dinosaur Dribble Rob Oyston and Ruth Binney. We enjoyed playing and learning football skills that bought the story to life.
11/2/22 We have named our Zebra Danios!
10/2/22 Huge thanks to Brecon Beacons National Park for their informative and interesting virtual Assembly based on climate change and the small changes we can all make.
10/2/22 Week 3 of our Fishkeeper Fry Project and today we finally got to meet the first 5 zebra danios for our tank. We remembered how to check the water and create a safe, welcoming environment for our new classmates.
10/2/22 Thinking about ways we can regulate strong emotions.
10/2/22 We really enjoyed looking back at how much we have grown since we were in the Reception Class. We talked about how we change not only physically but how our confidence and resilience develops too.
8/2/22 Year 4 began Children’s Mental Health Week by exploring ways to recognise and name our feelings. We also thought about where in the body we feel strong emotions.
4/2/22 Week 2 of our Fishkeeper Fry project and we were testing the water, learning about pH levels, acid, alkaline and neutral. First tests were positive and we started to add plants for our aquatic freshwater habitat. First delivery of fish next week!
3/2/22 Today we experienced our own re-enactment of invaders in the Middle Ages. Attack? Defend? Drive? Plunder? Definitely not all at once! We found out how important planning and teamwork are in winning the victory.
28/1/22 Big thank you to PC Rhys for our Stay Safe Online presentation in year 4. It was great to reflect and think about Staying SMART online
28/1/22 Countdown Maths Challenge; very proud of these brilliant mathematicians using all four operations to make the target number!
28/1/22 Fishkeeper Fry - Amazing research into some of the 30,000 species of fish, in particular marine and freshwater fish.
28/1/22 Fishkeeper Fry - We measured and plotted a scale model of our classroom debating the best positioning of our new tank based on physical conditions. We then justified our choices and voted on the best position.
28/1/22 Fishkeeper Fry - Showing real teamwork setting up our tank - we calculated the correct ratio of conditioner and bio-boost ready for our fish!
22/1/22 Big thank you to Maidenhead Aquatics (Big Blue in Caerphilly) for our very special delivery for our Fishkeeper Fry project!
14/1/22 Our 2022 Memory jars, using tissue paper to decorate and personalise. Great teamwork as some people bought in and shared their spare jars.
11/1/22 our fantastic wolf inspired artwork
11/1/22 planning our drama scenes based on the tragic tale of Bedd Gelert then taking our drama outside for a more authentic 13th century forest scene using all of our senses.
17/12/21 Enjoying ourselves at our Christmas party and games day
15/12/21 We loved meeting Toby our school therapy dog today. He made us all smile, we think he loved meeting us too. We are so excited that you are going to be part of the CTK family and help us as we grow and learn together.
8/12/21 Thank you Dr Liza for coming in to celebrate the end of our fantastic Bottoms, Burps and Bile topic!
19/11/21 Working together on the bodycoach active quiz as part of Children in Need. We discovered new muscles and challenged ourselves
17/11/21 Our library Senedd members introducing us to our fantastic library
16/11/21 During Anti-bullying week we have celebrated our differences, explored how to name our emotions and each day shone a spotlight on kindness
8/11/21 What a fantastic Science Day introduction to our new topic Bottoms, burps and bile!
22/10/21 We have the right to play in year 4, having worked hard all term we are enjoying our poppet and fidget golden celebration.
21/10/21 Being ethical, informed citizens researching Dias de low Muertos and year 4 have turned into fantastic Calacas!
20/10/21 Thank you to our fantastic PTA for a brilliant Halloween party 🎃👻💀
19.10.22 Denbuilding, teamwork and weaving in a drizzly Forest School session
19/10/21 So proud of our creative contributors, what brilliant designs and impressive creature jewellery
18/10/21 Year 4 being creative learners, designing and creating sea creature inspired jewellery
Dosbarth 4 shwmae sumae 2021
13/10/21 Big thank you to PC Rhys for our informative assembly celebrating our similarities and differences during Hate crime Awareness week
12/10/21 Big thank you to Rhys from Screen Alliance Wales who taught us how to prepare, film and edit interviews.
4.10.21 Den Building and team work at Forest Schools
1.10.21 At the start of Black History Month we are looking at famous, inspirational figures throughout history, their impact and what we can learn from them.
30.9.21 Despite a very wet day, we had great fun with our friends collaborating with games, drawing tips and crafting together during our break times.
24.9.21 Exploring and developing ocean themed tangrams
21.9.21 continuing our investigation into pollution
20.9.21 How does pollution affect habitats? We began our science investigation in the pond area.
14.9.21 Collaborating on our Reading Activities
10.9.21 Our beautiful watercolour pictures inspired by our Blue Abyss topic.
7.9.21 What a fantastic start to the year - Year 4 are ambitious and capable learners
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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