We have been looking closely at where tea originated from and how we grow it now. We also got to do some taste testing! We tried green tea, peppermint tea, fruit tea and chamomile tea. Then we looked at what other things we could do with tea and as you can see from the photos … Continue reading
Today we had a police constable and our local community police officer visit our class, they came in following up on our Topic ‘People who help us’. We found out some of the ways in which the police can help us and we discussed some of the ways we can help ourselves to stay safer. … Continue reading
Everyone had a wonderful day at Kew Gardens yesterday. We saw hundreds of different plants and flowers and found the plants that we are studying in class. We visited the Temperate House which has just been opened again this year, we saw bananas growing on huge trees and even found the chocolate tree! We walked … Continue reading
As part of our Enchanted Woodland topic, we baked gingerbread people in Eagles Class. We have been learning about instructions in our English lessons and were given a baking ‘technical challenge’ to attempt. We soon discovered that the instructions were far too basic and not detailed enough. Luckily none of the gingerbread people had soggy … Continue reading
Today Year 4 took the train to London Bridge and went to discover the South Bank. We saw the Shard, Southwark Cathedral, old Roman walls, St Paul’s Cathedral and ended up at the Tate Modern. In the huge Tate Modern Turbine Hall we ate lunch and then climbed 10 flights of stairs to discover the … Continue reading
This term we have been learning about the weather and the seasons. We have been measuring the temperature, rainfall and wind each day and comparing them to other parts of the British Isles. To help us understand about these things we designed and made or own wind sock to inform us which way the wind … Continue reading
As part of our learning about World War Two, we went to The Imperial War Museum for the day. They have some wonderful displays of artefacts and eye-witness accounts of this time in history. We left a class message on the People’s Voices wall – our hope for peace for the future.
Class 3 and 5 joined up to visit The Wing at The Battle of Britain Memorial. The amazing Scramble Experience is well worth a visit. We were also given a tour of the site. The staff were very helpful and welcoming. We wrote ‘thank you’ letters when we arrived back at school and have sent … Continue reading
To celebrate the end of our topic of Toys and Games, we had a Teddy Bears Picnic in class. Our bears were all very well behaved and sat nicely while we ate our food!