Mrs McIlwrath (Mrs Mac)

Support Staff

Ms Marshall, Mrs Kidd & Mr Clarke

Morning Session

8:55am - 12:05pm

Afternoon Session

1:05pm - 3:30pm



Welcome to India

Our curriculum, news & events

This is our India class blog to let you know all that we have been doing. Please view all out latest news below and you can also link to and read details of all forthcoming events and upcoming activities opposite.

Mrs McIlwrath (Mrs Mac) is our class teacher.  We work hard to create an exciting and challenging curriculum, which encourages us to become independent learners. In our classroom, we have a positive learning environment, which helps us to achieve and exceed our potential. We are sure that Year 4 will be an exciting year for Class India, as we have many interesting and engaging topics to learn about. 

Autumn Term

During the Autumn term, Year 4 will be travelling back in time to join the Ancient Egyptians.  We will be learning about daily life for both the rich and poor, how the Egyptians wrote, what treasure were to be found in their tombs and most importantly how to mummify a body.  We will link our work in English to the Egyptians by writing an explanation of mummification whilst in science we will learn about digestion and each of the internal organs.  In art we will be trying our hands at sculpture and in music having fun learning songs from Abba. We’re really excited about getting to know each other as a new class and working together on our enterprise project.


Scarecrow making

The children in Year 4 had an exciting morning as they began their scarecrow project with Lisa Buckley from St Paulinus Church.  This year’s theme for the scarecrow competition links to our topic of the Ancient Egyptians.  Class Costa Rica has designed a mummy, Class Ireland have chosen the god Anubis and Class India are...
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Outdoor Learning Week

Year Four have been busy this week enjoying the sunshine and preparing for their end of half term production.  With the help and support of Mrs Mac, Mrs Walker, Mrs Mitchell, Mrs Hennell, Ms De Ville and Mr Hempsall the children have been working outdoors and learning new skills.
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Letters From The Trenches

To mark the 100 years since the end of the First World War, Year Four staged the play Letters From the Trenches.  They told the story of a small village just like Ollerton and impact that the conflict had on those who lived there.  We follow the adventures of Joe and his pals in France...
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Ollerton’s Got Talent

Kayla and Dylan were absolutely amazing at the Ollerton’s Got Talent.  They performed brilliantly and you would not have known they were really nervous.  Dylan came 3rd and Kayla won!  Kayla had hundreds of people watching in stunned silence as she performed unaccompanied.
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