Year 4

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. 

Year 4’s Hindu Creative Afternoon

As part of our world faith week, Year 4 had a creative afternoon. After making comic strips of the key story in Hinduism; Rama and Sita, the children made shadow puppets. Some children used split pins and black card to make articulated shadow puppets which gave the characters more movement. We practiced our show on Continue reading

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 Performance Poetry

To start our new literacy topic of poetry, we performed an Egyptian poem called ‘Mummy’ and thought about appropriate actions to suit the words. We chose a verse that we liked and worked well as part of a group. We were  very proud of our performance. We hope you enjoy it too! 

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

GROWING IS FOR SHARING

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

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