Tulips (Y4)

Mr Murray

Welcome to Tulips

Our teacher is Mr. Murray!

Our class philosophy is to work hard, encourage one another and have fun!


LKS2 essential reads





Important information:

Homework will be given out on a Friday and returned the following Thursday (Maths, Grammar, Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary)

Diaries are to be brought in on a daily basis and signed when your child has read at home. Spellings and times table are expected to be practised regularly over the week.

P.E. is on a Thursday – children are expected to have their kit to participate (P.E. kit will be taken home after use and not left on school premises).

If your child is having a school lunch please ensure that payment is brought in at the beginning of the week.



Exciting Eruptions on Science Day!

Tulips had a fantastic time on Science Day finally completing their coke and mentos experiments. We had lots of predictions beforehand, guessing whose would go the highest and which brands we thought would work most effectively. Needless to say, all children were able...

Super Science Workshop for LKS2!

Well, what a day Wednesday was! All of LKS2 took part in a workshop with Mike as part of our science topic on teeth. They learnt all about teeth and how our teeth are different to animals'. They then learnt about the importance of keeping teeth clean and how...

Tulips at Botanic Gardens

Wow! What an exciting day this has been!   Tulips have had a fantastic day out in the sunshine at Durham's Botanic Gardens. They've explored every inch and learnt so much about plants that they'll be the ones teaching Miss Smith! Mike, the tour guide, was...

Future Politicians in Tulips

As this week is the General Election, Tulips have been working together to make their own political parties. They've had great fun coming up with their own party names and deciding on what changes they would make if they were voted Prime Minister of Windy Nook by...

Let it Grow! Let it Grow!

LKS2 kick started their new topic today with a visit from Rob. He worked with each child to plant their very own seed in a pot for them to take care of over the coming weeks. He talked to them all about how a plant will grow from a seed and they now have a great basis...

They’re Finished!

They've done it! After weeks of hard work on their art projects, Tulips have produced the most AMAZING comic style Pop Art you are likely to ever set your eyes on! It has taken a lot of concentration and patience to colour in so many small dots but I'm sure everyone...

Comic Art Part 2!

Tulips have been working hard over the past few weeks looking at Pop Art and how it can be recreated. They have focused on Roy Lichtenstein and are currently working on a project using photographs of themselves. They've traced their features and are in the process of...

The Lighthouse Digital Literacy

Tulips were super excited this morning to realise that they would be working on another digital literacy clip in English. This time, they're looking at The Lighthouse...but they don't know what it's about yet! They worked in groups to sort screen shots of the film to...

Animal hunting in Tulips

LKS2 have been learning about animals and their habitats in Science. Last week, they looked at how to classify animals based on their features and where they lived. In order to write their own classification keys, they went on an animal hunt outside to see what...

Classification Chaos!

In science, Tulips have began a new topic on living things and their habitats. Today, they learnt how to tell if something is living or not by using the acronym MRS GREN (ask them what it stands for!) They then moved on to work in teams to group a range of animals in...

Perfect Pop Art!

LKS2 have started a new topic called Perfect Pop Art! It is based on the works of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein and is looking at their influence on the art industry in the 1960s. This week, the children have created their own Comic Style Pop Art in the style of...

Parent Workshop in Tulips

A huge thank you to all of the family members who came to join in with a 3 aims lesson in Tulips today and made it such a success! The children were thrilled to be able to show off their skills and teach their parents and carers a thing or two about how we do maths in...

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