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Participation Responsibility Independence Determination Excellence

Welcome to our school - full of happy, hard-working children and teachers. We want every child to participate fully, respect other people, be independent and determined in achieving excellence.

Year 4 Penguins

Parent information for Y4 Sex and Relationship Lessons

Over the next few weeks, children in Penguin Class will have several lessons about growing up and relationships. These lessons will be taught as a class by Mrs Gardiner. Further lessons in Year 5 will cover puberty in more detail and include specific changes for boys and girls as they grow older. 


The lessons will cover the following concepts: 

  • How our bodies change as we grow up:

Body parts

Body hair

Sweating more and greasy hair (importance of hygiene, washing regularly and deodorant) 


Keeping our private parts private using the NSPCC pantosaurus song (


  • Emotional changes and mood swings (including how to manage these emotions and where to seek advice and support)


  • Getting a crush on someone


  • Different types of relationships – family, friends, relationships when older. 


  • Diverse families - The different types of family 


  • Aspirations and things they are looking forward to as they grow up


If you have any questions or would like further information, please speak to Mrs Gardiner. 


Year 4 French

The final two lessons have been busy building Eiffel Towers with paper straws! They all tried their very best and their towers were fantastique! It has been a pleasure teaching this class for two years and I would like to wish them all the very best for their future language learning journey.

Madame Duncan J


Class Information and Newsletters


Photographs of our Learning:

Science - Making an electrical circuit - 27.4.23

World Book Day - 2.3.23

Constructing timelines of the Saxon and Viking conflict for Britain - 27.1.23

Virtual Session with our book pen pal (Hannah Moffat) - 18th January

Science - accurate measuring with a thermometer - 17.11.22

Winter Bobble hats for the Penguins - 15.11.22

Science - Investigating gas in fizzy drinks - 7.11.22

Maths - Column addition with exchanges - 1.11.22

Art - Collage inspired by Margaret Godfrey - 20.10.22

'We're all going on a bug hunt' (investigating invertebrates in the local environment - 10.10.22

Big Bikes Cycle Training - 7.10.22

We welcomed Big Bikes into school to help Penguin class practise their cycling skills. The children were all amazing and were determined to achieve their level 1 award. Unfortunately, due to a very heavy downpour in the afternoon, we were only able to capture pictures of the first group. 

Geography - making cross section volcano collages - 29.9.22

Science - sorting sweets using branching diagrams - 26.9.22

Geography - representing the layers of the Earth - 15.9.22

Maths - representing numbers to 10,000 - 13/9/22

Penguin Paper Weaving - 5/9/22

If you have a child starting school in September 2024, please contact the office for a tour of the school 01332 831471
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