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Summer 2

Houses of Parliament

As it plays such a vital role in lawmaking, we have been sketching the finer details of the Houses of Parliament!

Police Visit

To teach us about how the police operate, Mr Donnelly visited us from Greater Manchester Police. We had our fingerprints taken, learnt the police caution and even arrested a shoplifter; can you guess who?

Chester Zoo

As part of our 'Animals and their Habitats' unit, we visited Chester Zoo where we had a conservation workshop and free time to learn more about vulnerable and endangered animals!

Well Being Week

To promote physical, social and mental well being in school, Year 4 have been busy partaking in a range of activities. They included a sponsored walk, School Games Day, yoga, Zumba and making our own ice lollies from fresh fruit. What a great week!

Y4 Vs Parents

What an awesome Friday night! The Year 4 children (and Mr Taylor) played football against the parents resulting in a 4-4 draw. Thank you to all the parents who played and stayed behind to support the children!


Town Sports

Our Year 4 Town Sports team were an absolute credit to themselves, their parents and school. Preet (3rd) and Lucy (1st) bagged medals in the throwing whilst Lucy qualified for next week's 80m sprint final.

Brass Concert

Year 4 ended their year's brass tuition in style with some great pieces including Eye of the Tiger and a rendition of Wonderwall by Oasis!

Faberge Eggs

As part of Russian Week, Mrs Halton helped us design and create our own Faberge Eggs!

Police Museum

We visited the Manchester Police Museum and re-created a court case where Isabella was sentenced to death, for theft!

Arts Week

Our Arts Week this year was based on the theme of storytelling. Our activities included Shakespearean drama, making dream jars, self portraits, Japanese style dot art and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory themed dancing!

Barnstondale Shells

Using our shells from our trip to Barnstondale, we've been looking at improving our shading and mark-making when sketching!

Carroll and Venn Diagrams

We've been using Carroll and Venn diagrams to classify plants and animals!

Summer 1

Good Luck Jacob!

A big good luck and goodbye to Jacob who leaves Gilded Hollins after just over two years!

River Mersey Art

Here are our sketches of The Silver Jubilee Bridge and Mersey Gateway complete with oil pastel sunset!

Mon Extraterrestre!

In French, we used our imagination and sentence building to describe an alien from another planet!


Save Water!

Some of the posters that we have made advising how to save water around home and school!


An impressive 4th place finish for our tennis team!

Spring 2


Some egg-cellent entries from Year 4 with Lucy and Phoebe being named winners by our mystery egg-judicator!

Barnstondale Lodge

Year 4 had an amazing 3 days at their residential to Barnstondale Lodge. Head over to the 'Barnstondale Lodge' section of the class page to find out more about what we got up to but here are a few of the pictures...


Brass Concert

Our Spring brass performance was a hit with the parents, featuring Mamma Mia and Breaking Free!

Year 3/4 Tri-Golf

We won our heat at Lowton High School! Could we make it to the Manchester Games?

Ancient Greek Pottery

To end our topic, we made pinch pots in the style of the Ancient Greeks!

World Book Day

Fabulous outfits for World Book Day!

Salad Bar

To show that it is possible to make a meal without using electricity, we made our own salad bar. Each group had a specific job as we worked together to make a healthy meal. Delicious! 

Pancake Day

We had pancakes with lemon and sugar or nutella to celebrate the big day!

Spring 1

Year 3/4 Indoor Athletics

Well done to our Year 3/4 athletes who won their indoor athletics heat at Lowton High School!

Roman Shields

To protect against enemy invasion, we designed and made our own Roman shields.

Board Games

To prove we can have fun without TV or our Playstation, we created our own board games along the 'Snakes and Ladders' idea!

Snow day!

We had a great day in the snow!

Coats of Arms

Following our work on The Romans, we designed our own coat of arms.

Good luck Poppy!

We wish Poppy all the best as she leaves Gilded Hollins!

Autumn 2

Musical Instruments

Using bits and bobs from around the house, Year 4 made their own musical instruments and used them to perform Christmas songs!

Christmas Jumper Day

Thank you for all of the donations to 'Save the Children'!

String Phones

We have been investigating how sound travels over distance!

Brass Performance

Thank you to all the parents/carers who came out to support Year 4 at the brass concert. Another brilliant performance!

Non-Uniform Day

Year 4 were looking as trendy as ever on non-uniform day!

Anti-Bullying Assembly

Well done to all of Year 4 for their amazing class assembly. A serious message was provided through our reality TV-themed assembly, along with great acting and singing!

Table Tennis

Year 4's after school table tennis club ended with Liam and Preet being award Spirit of the Game wristbands for Determination and Respect, respectively. 

Pablo Picasso

After researching famous Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso, Year 4 went on to produce their own Picasso-style portraits!

Autumn 1

DEWA Roman Experience

As a pre-learning task to our upcoming topic on The Romans, Year 4 took a trip to Chester to find out a little bit more about them!

Garden of Eden

Check out our watercolour Garden of Eden artwork!

Paper Skyscrapers

In major cities, space to build is limited so buildings are often built upwards. We have built paper skyscrapers to see how difficult this can. The structures should have been 1m high and able to hold a small weight.


Digestive Models

In science, Year 4 made working digestive models using containers, cartons and tubing.

Year 4 Football Team


Parents will be pleased to know that our brass tuition has begun!

European Cities

Year 4 began their new topic by using their atlas skills to locate and compare European capital cities and countries.