Sonning Common Primary School

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STEM Lego challenge mission

Two teams of six Y4 children went to Headington Prep for the first day of the STEM Lego challenge. They were challenged to make an alien out of random bricks and then learnt how to use the Lego software WeDo to program some robots. All the children enjoyed the challenge and are looking forward to […]


In Year 4 this week we are doing some experiments! Please can the children bring their liquid of choice for the egg experiment. Also for Natural Disasters we have made model volcanos so the children need to bring in bicarbonate of soda, white vinegar and food colouring (red, yellow or orange). Try and coordinate with […]


The weeks are flying by! We’re working hard in literacy looking at Natural Disasters and are about to start writing our very own leaflets/newspapers. In maths, we’ve moved onto time. It would be really helpful if you could help the children¬†with time by referring to clocks when you’re at home or out and about anywhere¬†– […]


Today Year 4 had 2 very exciting visitors! Chris Bartley and Charlotte Booth, both olympic rowers, came in to talk to us about our science topic Healthy Me. They talked to us about an athletes diet and about their experience in rowing and the olympics.

Week 4 Literacy Homework

For literacy homework this week, Year 4 have been asked to write a descriptive/creative piece about a picture. There are 3 levels of challenge with this homework – bronze, silver and gold. The children can choose their own level of challenge and complete as much writing as they like for the relevant challenge. If the […]


Thank you to Carlo Buontempo for his interesting talk about tropical cyclones. The children really enjoyed learning new facts about how they are formed and even watched an experiment where we attempted to form a cloud. We also made a tornado in a bottle with glitter and washing up liquid! Alongside our topic natural disasters, […]

Science Experiment

Please can everyone bring in a plastic bottle for our latest Natural disasters experience! We are doing this on Thursday so please send your child into school with a plastic bottle. Thanks, year 4 team.

Week 3

The children have done really well in their literacy lessons and are about to write the next chapter of the focus book: Lost or Stolen. In Maths, the children are progressing well with place value and are looking at 4 digit numbers. We are also looking forward to big maths on friday! On Thursday 22nd, […]

Welcome to Year 4

Welcome to our new Year 4 parents and pupils. Everyone has been settling in well and getting used to the new routines: next week we will try to add photos so that you can see some of the things that your children have been learning about. Thank you to everyone who came to the curriculum […]

E-mail updates from SCPS Year 4 website

If you were subscribed to last year’s (2016-17) Year 3 website emailing list then you have now been automatically migrated to the Year 4 mailing list (and removed from the Y3 list). Please note this is separate from ParentMail, which is administered from the school office and is the main source of school information. To […]