It's Coming Home!

We've had a football-filled day of fun! From creating team posters to creating a collaborative picture, from finding facts about players in the Euros to playing football all afternoon, we've had a great time. After all that, there was only one way to finish the day and that was with a loud class…

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Being teenagers!

In PSHE we've been finding out about how our bodies start to change as we get older. Today we thought about how this might make us feel and talked about why teenagers are often described as being grumpy! We had great fun thinking of reasons why parents and teenagers might get upset with one…

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Poetry on a Theme

Year 3/4 have rounded off their poetry unit today by writing poems about animal cruelty. The children have been exploring poems about animals over the past few weeks and became interested in current issues over cruelty towards animals. We read the poem, ‘My Mother Saw a Dancing Bear’ By Charles…

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Egyptian Day

Wow! What fantastic Egyptians Years 3 & 4 make! The children looked fantastic and we had a brilliant day exploring all sorts of Egyptian things, from mummifying tomatoes to finding out about hieroglyphics then writing our own cartouches to creating scarab beetles. We've also done more work on the…

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Exploring Magnets

In Science this term, Year 3/4 have been exploring magnets and learning how a magnetic forces can affects other materials. In the children’s Science session this week we talked about the poles on a magnet and used the scientific vocabulary ‘attract’ and ‘repel’ to explain what was happening during…

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Performance Poetry

At the beginning of this week, in our English, the children have started looking at a piece of poetry linked to the theme ‘Animals’. We have been reading a poem based on the musical story ‘Peter and the Wolf’. The children have spent time learning how to perform this poem using lots of expression…

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Earth Day

On Earth Day we found out about how we could change our lifestyles to help repair the earth and make a difference to reduce climate change. We made model houses and on them wrote an action we could take to make a difference. We found out about renewable energy such as wind turbines, then made our…

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PE Teamwork Task and Skills

This term in PE we have been developing our teamwork skills through different challenges.

Week 1: Yesterday, we were ‘Sheep and Shepherds’. The children’s challenge was to work together to help move the ‘sheep’ into a pen. To create further challenge, our ‘sheep’ were blindfolded and the…

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Instructions

We have been exploring instruction writing in English this week. Mrs Quayle started by giving us all instructions to make a 'Thing-a-me' which led to us making some very strange creations because the instructions were so badly written! Thankfully, we have since followed some well written…

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February Update

We continue to be super impressed with the way all the children in Years 3 and 4 have accessed their learning through February, whether they were joining us through live classes at home or were physically in the classroom. We want to say a massive well done to all the children and a big thank you…

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January Update

Wow! What a strange start to 2021, but we are so proud of how well the children have settled into their new way of learning. We've tried to stick as closely as possible to what we would have done with the children if they had been in school this term and it's great that we're able to deliver live…

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December Update

What a busy term we have had! Although things look slightly different this year for a December in school, we have still been very busy making sure we are all prepared for a wonderful Christmas. We managed to finished out English unit about the Green Children and have written our own versions of…

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