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Elfords (Year 4) - Year 4 Football Tournament

On Thursday 29th February 2024, 14 children attended a football tournament with 20 other primary schools. The morning was filled with 4 difficult matches which determined who they would play against in the afternoon. In the afternoon, Team A won 3 out of 4 games to become pitch 4 champions. Team B had a great afternoon and really enjoyed playing 3 more matches. All the children really enjoyed...

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Elfords (Year 4) - Elford 1- Amazing Autumn 1

We have had a fantastic start to year 4, learning and embedding our brand new rules, routines and classroom environment and were keen to start exploring rainforest habitats around the world! We have used our geography skills to locate world rainforests; ICT skills to research creatures that live there; reading skills to learn about the four distinct layers and The Great Kapok Tree; and writing...

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Elfords (Year 4) - Viking day Elford 2

The children in Elford 2 had an incredibly exciting and educational Viking experience day today. It was a fantastic opportunity for them to explore the rich history of the Vikings and delve into their fascinating culture.

The children travelled back in time and embraced the Viking era wholeheartedly. They had the chance to dress up as Viking warriors, which not only brought the history lesson...

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Elfords (Year 4) - Elford 3

Autumn 1 was a very busy half term with lots of new learning, routines and trips! Everyone quickly settled back into class and was eager to learn. Our theme was Rainforests. We learnt lots of geography skills including using maps to locate rainforests around the world. We really enjoyed researching which animals live in the rainforest in our ICT lessons. In maths, we have spent a lot of time...

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Elfords (Year 4) - Elford 2 - In Flanders Field

The children in Elford 2 chose 'In Flander's Field' as their class poem. This also fit in wonderfully with rememberance day celebrations. Children created their own actions to go with the words to the poem. They enjoyed the challenge of learning the words to the poem.

We're very proud of the final performance ????

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Elfords (Year 4) - Happy February Elfords! – 9th February 2021

I can’t believe a month of lockdown has come and gone! It’s been such a strange time and it feels like ages since we’ve seen each other. Luckily, many of us have been able to join our class meetings on Zoom! It is wonderful to discuss the work with you and to be able to answer your questions! Remember; if you want to share any of your work with me or ask a question, please email:

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Elfords (Year 4) - Elford blog - 15.01.2021

Good morning all,


I hope that you are all well. It was fantastic to speak to so many parents and children in the last few days. Many children were making snowmen and throwing snow balls in their gardens. I hope you had a really fun time doing this.


You will have received a text message inviting you to our class calls next week. It will be great to see as many children as possible with...

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Elfords (Year 4) - Elford 1 - Mr Waddington 6th January 2021

Good afternoon and Happy New Year to you all,

We are here again, hopefully not for the length of the first lockdown of March 2020. Today I have spent the morning speaking to parents of Elford 1 about the learning packs that are due to arrive tomorrow. It's always lovely to speak to parents; admittedly I did spend 10 minutes speaking to Ayishah's dad about why Liverpool FC appear to be losing...

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Elfords (Year 4) - Happy 2021 Year 4!

We hope all of you had a wonderful break and a lovely time off. Did you enjoy the snow we got in Harehills? It really felt like winter. We hope you dressed warmly! It says it should snow again soon which will be lots of fun!

We all hoped we would be together again this week but with the new national lockdown it is important we stay home for everyone’s safety. You will getting a phone call...

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Elfords (Year 4) - Welcome to June!

Hello Year 4!

It’s a bright sunny morning and it really feels like summer. I hope you had a wonderful past few weeks and an amazing time celebrating Eid if your family observes Ramadan.

It’s been so long since I’ve seen you all and I wish you’re all doing well. Hopefully you’re eating healthy, getting exercise and working on your school work. The Year 4 teachers will be back in school...

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