Year 4

Eggciting Easter!

In Year 4 we looked at the Easter Story, we divided the story up into 6 sections and added one to a colourful egg with a picture that shows the meaning. Thanks for all the egg boxes!

Year 4 Hit Mount Edgcumbe!

Today Year 4 went on an adventure to Mount Edgcumbe. All the children had a busy day which included a habitat walk, sketching the surrounding environment and creating beach art with natural materials – check out our photos of all the different creatures we made! Nick, one of the rangers, showed us the woodland area, where there was a badger set, […]

Learning Hour in Ottery

Today we looked at perimeter. We used table top graffiti to investigate how we find perimeter of squares, rectangles and composite shapes. Take a look at what we did….Thank you for coming in to share our learning!

Pond Dipping in Year 4!

On Tuesday, we went bug hunting and pond dipping! We went to the woodland area and carried out a survey on the different types of invertebrates we could find. After this, we went pond dipping! This was really exciting! We found several newts and lots of frogs spawn. When we brought the animals back to […]



Last week, chaos descended on Carbeile when we had some proper snow fall! We say chaos – in actual fact all the children were incredibly well behaved and fully enjoyed spending time making snowmen, throwing snowballs (at their teachers) and generally loving the snow.

Kate-Jane Neal Visit

Kate-Jane Neal opened our lovely library officially last week and all year groups were treated to a super workshop from the author herself.


Fowey Habitat Hunt

To kick off our “Place for Everything” topic, Fowey put on their detective hats and carried out a habitat hunt. This was initial research for our new DT unit where we will making our own habitat boxes. All children were very well behaved and enjoyed exploring our lovely school grounds – we are very lucky! […]


Story Map Fun! (Fowey)

As you may be aware, in English we follow “Talk for Writing” schemes of work. This involves reading a text and learning it inside out – one way we do this is by learning a story-map with actions. The children always enjoy this activity as it means they can work collaboratively and be up on […]


Year 4 Monthly Challenge

Last month, we were footballers…but February brings sidestepping! How long would it take you to sidestep 10x100m? Think hard…it’s MUCH trickier than you think (as Miss Pope, Mrs Fitzpatrick and Miss Bartlett found out…We then enjoyed some multi-skills activities to finish off our outdoor PE session. See pictures below!            

Year 4 SMSC Day

  Today we have had a great day learning about the values of our own country and the differences and similarities we have with others. we have had some lovely talk time about discussing why diversity and values are so important.