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Category Archives: Year 4

Spelling Bee at St Lawrence’s

Over the last three weeks there has been a great buzz about spelling across St Lawrence’s.  The whole school has been avidly learning all of their class spelling lists.  Excitement has grown quickly, as we all participated in many spelling games, competitions and knock out rounds.  Eventually, we held a KS2 Spelling Bee in our school Hall – where the final three contestants from each class competed against the clock.  Congratulations to our winners: Albert in Y3, Vanessa in Y4, Alex in Y5 and Jesdina in Y6.  Mr Brown presented the winners and runners up with prizes.

Congratulations to Prince Harry and Meghan

The children of St Lawrence’s dressed up in red, white and blue today to celebrate the forthcoming royal wedding.  We enjoyed learning all about royal weddings from the past and traditions which have passed down through generations.   We’re looking forward to the big day tomorrow and send a huge royal wave to the happy couple!… Continue Reading

Y4 Skipping Competition

Year 4 took part in the  Catholic School’s Skipping Competition in St Mary’s High School on Wednesday the 2nd of May 2018. The children had been rehearsing for this day since February and put a lot of hard work and effort into their routines. Some children were nervous on Wednesday morning  but a majority of… Continue Reading

Newcastle ‘Onside’ football competition

Year 4 really enjoyed having the opportunity to learn about important issues such as racism, discrimination, sexism and bullying. Two members from the Newcastle football association came in every Friday afternoon for 5 weeks to discuss these issues and to make children aware of the implications they can have on others. The children received the opportunity to design a… Continue Reading

Technology Tom Y4

Yesterday, Y4 had so much fun investigating states of matter with the help of Technology Tom. First, Ike and Selena helped Tom to classify different types of solids such as, wood, glass, cloth and metal. Next, we use our sense of touch to identify metals from a box filled with various types of solids. We… Continue Reading

Year 4 Athletics Event

St. Cuthbert’s, Kenton kindly hosted an athletics event on Friday 16 June for our Year 4 children. We competed against several different schools with a great sense of sportsmanship.  I am happy to report that our  Girls were successful and managed to win their section of the competition, with our boys finishing a creditable 4th.… Continue Reading