This week in Year 4 we have been thinking about Brexit and what it means for the future of our country. We had great discussion and thought about the process of voting too. We finished off by having our own mini referendum.
As part of numeracy this term we have been looking at circles and learning how a diameter is the longest possible chord and a circumference is the longest possible arc in a circle. Today the children were measuring the diameters and circumferences of the circular face on various cylinders.
In science we have started looking at forces, today we began by studying magnetic force. The children recapped prior knowledge about opposite poles attracting and same poles repelling each other and continued on to find magnetic and non-magnetic items around the classroom.
Today a lady from the RSPCA called Lucy came into school and visited each class running workshops. We found out a bit more about what her job entails and a few children tried on her work outfit for some animal rescues. The children learnt lots more about why we should all be kind to animals … Continue reading
The children have really enjoyed having the opportunity to learn more about Judaism. We found out about some traditions and thought about some similarities and differences with Christianity.
Ian from Kic Theatre was in school today and ran an amazing session with Year 4 about our topic of Europe. Enthusiastically, the children packed imaginary suitcases and began a journey into Europe travelling to France either under the sea, on the sea, by air or some even swam! Having visited various places in France, the … Continue reading
Dear Parent/ Carer During the next four weeks, year 4 will still be joined by the trainee teacher who was with us before the Christmas break. We will be covering the following topics in term 3: Literacy: This term we will be reading How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell as a whole class … Continue reading
Following our visit to another local home for the older generation to do carol singing, we decided to make each resident living there a Christmas card. Everyone in year 4 selected a resident by name to make a card for.
This term we have seen some amazing pieces of work based on Christmas, children have been making cards, writing stories and acrostic poems, working out the volume of presents and costing the buying of presents for loved ones. Lots of decorations have been made and we have had many gingerbread treats. Each of our snowmen … Continue reading