On Tuesday 11th February, the whole school took part in SID 2020. The theme this year was #freetobeme where child could express themselves through an avatar. They could draw themselves however they wished, put needed to explain their choices.
We investigated solids and liquids. After getting our hands full of the different ingredients, we wrote descriptions of them using scientific vocabulary. We followed this up by making some short educational films where we filmed one another using the green screen. Watch this space for the finished versions!
Combining Science and P4C we are exploring the dangers to the local environment from fires and the impact this has a local wildlife. We looked at what we need to survive and if animals need the same. Take a look at our video.
On Thursday, we has a spelling challenge in year 4. We set stations up on each table and the children took it in turns to have a go at each station. The children really enjoyed this activity. here are some photos of them hard a t work.
In P.E. This week, we have been taking advantage of the glorious weather. We have been doing athletics and learning to keep our stamina when running a long distance. Here are some pictures of the children in action.
In English and Science this week, we explored the natural habitat of British birds and how these are diminishing . To help the birds local to our environment, we made bird feeders and hung them in the trees. We then started to collect data regarding different birds seen in our school grounds. We will use […]
In Year 4, we are aiming to achieve our ‘Young Leaders’ awards. To do this, we have challenges set on a weekly basis were we have to work in teams and conquer them. Here are some pictures of us doing the cup challenge. It was very tricky but we did very well.
We have worked extremely hard this week, the children have been putting all their efforts into our upcoming play. They have also been working hard on assessments. We are so proud of them all. Here are a few pictures of our dancing.
This week, we have been in the snow to get some great ideas of how to write a setting. The children had lots of fun and came up with lots of ideas for their setting. Here are the children using their senses to describe the snow.
Iron Age Celtic Tribes Our classroom became an Iron Age roundhouse for the day! We all sat round the fire and listened to the beginning of our new book: Revolt Against the Romans by Tony Bradman. We looked at certain passages and acted them out. Mrs C-S taught us how to scream like a Celtic […]
In RE we have been exploring John 8:12 – “I am the Light of the World.” We began by reflecting on what this meant to Christians and ourselves. In English, we have been exploring figurative language, especially similes and metaphors, and we applied this to the concept of light of Jesus. Working collaboratively, we invented […]
Year 4 have been examining how Iron Age Celtic Roundhouses were built. The used their maths skills to mearsure the footprint that an actual Roundhouse would have. They then had to use their interior design skills to make the space work. They put benches, beds, fires and an animal pens into their houses. Here are […]
Today KS2 became internet legends. We explored the 4 islands of interland and learned how to be sharp, alert, secure, kind and brave online. We had a great assembly are we are all looking forward to exploring interland for ourselves! Take a look at our learning:
Act 3 Scene 1 -Julius Caesar’s death. We examined and discussed the characters involved and took three crucial lines from the scene to create a tableaux about. Speak, hands for me! Et tu, Brute? Liberty! Freedom! Tyranny is dead! Take a look at our amazing actors below.
There’s Been A Murder! In class, we had a Murder Mystery Day. The children had to come into the classroom and solve the clues to find out who had been murdered and by whom. Here are some photos of the day. The children thoroughly enjoyed it and made excellent detectives.
In the modern technological era, it can be difficult to know how best to ensure our children are safe and confident online. With this in mind Digiworld have come up with a fantastic website to build these skills in a fun and interactive way. Digiworld is a curriculum designed to help children, aged between 5 […]
As part of our Anglo-Saxon topic we had a go at weaving, which was an important Anglo-Saxon tradition. Here are some pictures of our work. We also tried our hand at molding clay into the shape of the warrior helmet found at the Anglo-Saxon burial site in Sutton Hoo. Finally, using our knowledge of Anglo-Saxon […]