This year we were unable to celebrate harvest festival in church as we usually would. However, we enjoyed coming together via Zoom. Each class prepared a piece about Harvest to share with the rest of the school. We really enjoyed celebrating with each other over the internet. The children wanted to share their performances with … Continue reading
We were fortunate enough to have an outdoor production of ‘The Lion Inside’ this morning. It is a touring show by LAS theatre company. The set was amazing and the actors and their puppets really brought the story to life through songs and drama. There were plenty of opportunities for the audience to join in … Continue reading
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
In worship we acted out a parable that Jesus once told to two brothers who were arguing over money that had been left to them. The message was about how ‘having lots of things – having more and more choices – isn’t going to make you happy or bring you closer to God’ The children … Continue reading
To continue with our electricity topic in science, we have been studying electric conductors and insulators. We carried out an experiment testing various materials to see whether or not they conducted electricity. The children enjoyed the challenge.
In worship we have been thinking about God creating the world in six days and resting on the seventh. We learnt some actions for each day and then enjoyed a game of ‘Simon Says’ with our new actions.
In Year 4 we have been learning the skill of adding several digits together. We then went on to a challenge of finding the least amount of coins required to make a given sum of money, which used our new skills .
Today in Year 4 the children became embalmers from Ancient Egypt. We discussed the process of embalming and mummification and put what we had learnt into practice by mummifying something…a tomato! A small hole was cut in the tomato and the children scooped out all of the flesh- it was a messy job! We discussed … Continue reading
This week in worship we have been thinking about Jesus as a teacher and how we can learn from the messages he gave us. Today we concentrated on Jesus’ teaching – People know us by our actions, if we do good things we are like a good tree growing good fruit. The children gave some … Continue reading
Today in science we considered what was needed to make a simple electric circuit complete and why some circuits would not work. We had fun using a website to increase our knowledge and then to do a quiz as a class.