Mrs Hines

Year 4 Term 3

Dear Parent/ Carer During the first half of the Spring term, year 4 will be covering the following topics: Literacy:          We will be reading some of Shakespeare’s work, writing and performing plays and thinking about plots, settings and characters for suspense stories, along with some poetry, spelling, reading comprehension and grammar. Numeracy:        During Continue reading

Thermal Insulators

Today in science, Year 4 tested different materials to find which ones are good thermal insulators and which ones are not so good. Each group chose two materials and used them to wrap up their cups of water. Half the class were challenged to keep their hot water as hot as they could and the Continue reading

Christmas Jumpers

While Year 4 have been working hard with their learning, they have also started to get into the Christmas spirit by designing their own Christmas jumpers. Well done to all, they look great.

Battle on TTRockstars

Two halves of Year 4 enjoyed another times table battle this week. It was good to see so many of the children joining in. 6B were in the lead for quite a while and then 6A overtook and ended up winning the battle. Congratulations to all the players and well done to 6A.

TTRockstars

Today Year 4 participated in a TTRockstars battle. The two halves of the class were very evenly matched as can be judged by the result of team 6A with 264 points and 256 for team 6B. The battle created a huge buzz of excitement around our computer suite. It is a great way to have Continue reading

Yr 4 Basketball Challenge

Today Year 4 participated in a Folkestone school games basketball competition. There were five activities including the standing bounce, seated bounce, hoop shoot, figure of eight and head, waist, knees. The children worked hard on the challenges and enjoyed themselves. 

Hinduism Week

We have begun our faith week by looking into the background behind the festival of Diwali. We studied the story of Rama and Sita and how at the end Rama and Sita are guided home by lots of lights. This is why Diwali is also referred to as the festival of light.

Year 4 Term 2

Dear Parent/ Carer During the second half of the Autumn term, year 4 will be covering the following topics: Literacy:          We are going to do study the use of apostrophes and speech marks, as well as tenses, word families and prefixes. We will be improving our poetry and creative writing, enriching our language through Continue reading

Symmetry

During this term in Year 4 we have been looking at symmetry. Today we used various manipulatives to challenge each other to match symmetrical patterns. We used two types of numicon, pegs with peg boards, little cubes, geoboards with elastic bands and similar things on some iPads. The children had a great time trying several Continue reading

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