April 2017

Healthy Kids

Last week Eagles were very lucky to have Jess from Healthy Kids do a workshop with us. We discussed the different types of food groups and which carbohydrates and fats were good for us…and the ones we should only have as a treat! She also showed us some exercises we could do to help build Continue reading

Planting

For the next 2 terms our science topic will be plants. We kicked it all off this week by planting some seeds of our own. We compared the different sizes of some seeds and thought about where they come from. Then we planted and watered some lettuce,  herbs,  sweet peppers,  tomatoes and  strawberries. We will Continue reading

Owls Celebrate King’s Day

Held every year on 27 April, King’s Day (previously known as Queen’s Day) is renowned for being one of the biggest and most colourful festivities in the Netherlands, and especially so in Amsterdam. We looked on the internet to learn more about this great celebration and found out that it was a public holiday in Continue reading

Box Fit

Today Josh Kennedy, the current super bantamweight boxing champion, came in to school with Frasier to help some of our children to learn some boxing skills and to keep fit at the same time. Having warmed up, the children learned how to use a boxing stance to improve balance along with how boxers move forwards Continue reading

Exploring 2D Shapes

In Ducklings this week we have been talking about 2D shapes. In the hall we played games to learn our shape names and their properties. Using Venn diagrams we sorted shapes…we really enjoyed it. Then in class we have used shapes to create rockets and also we have made our own shapes using geoboards…we even Continue reading

Ducklings Explore Space

Our new topic is space and it is really exciting! So far we have learnt about planets, flown in imaginary rockets and looked at the stars in our class planetarium. We have looked at light rays and glowing stars in our light tent and searched in the sand to locate stars. Shopping in our space Continue reading

Year 4 Golf

Today Yr 4 had masses of fun participating in golf activities at Etchinghill Golf Club. We were divided into teams of ten and worked our way around eight different fun challenges earning points at each one using new found golf skills. The weather was very changeable, one minute sunny then suddenly hail stoning, the children Continue reading

Violins BBC Ten Pieces

During Monday’s celebration Worship, all the children in Year 4 were awarded a lovely certificates to thank them for contributing to the creation of Kerry Andrew’s ‘No Place Like’ for the BBC Ten Pieces project.  

Year 4 Money Containers

Year 4 have been busy in their design and technology lessons. They have worked very hard to design, make and evaluate their money containers. They have sewed skilfully using different stitches and different coloured wool.

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