PEACE ART - RE
In RE this half-term, Year 4 have been exploring the question, 'How do humans express their spirituality?'. Spirituality influences much in the world; architecture, art, music, dance and many more. Many religious ideas are difficult to express in words. People have always tried to express these ideas, along with the...
Mapping out the layout of Abbey Gates
Year 4 produced some amazing Maths work today! They had to use their knowledge of measuring, perimeter, addition and subtraction in order to create the layout of the Abbey Gates school building. Mr Rich could not be prouder of how well everyone went about tackling this problem.
Creating Animal Databases
Year 4 had to use their knowledge of vertebrates and invertebrates to create a database (similar to a branching database/classification key) which then created an animal sorting game. The children showed super Computing skills and made good use of their Scientific knowledge.
Creating an Animal Database
Cross Country Success
Success came to the Abbey Gates Cross Country team, when they won the “Ken Bilton” Trophy. Twelve representatives from the school have been competing in four rounds throughout the year. With seven schools in each race, Abbey Gates finished level first with Bleasby (the previous winners) !! Skye, Alice,...
Year 4 orally retelling the story of ‘No Dinner’ to Year 1
Year 4 have been working on their ability to orally retell a story using appropriate intonation, volume and movement so that meaning is clear and engaging. In order to help with this, the children turn our class book of 'No Dinner', by Jessica Souhami, into a story map and then used...
Amazing Animal Research
http://www.instantdisplay.co.uk/animalfactsposters.htm http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals.html http://www.animalfactguide.com/animal-facts/ http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/ http://www.softschools.com/facts/animals/bald_eagle_facts/28/
Severn Trent Workshops
KS2 loved the Severn Trent Workshops. They learnt lots of interesting facts about where our water comes from and how to be a WATER SAVER !
Up, up and away!
Year 4 had great fun Working Scientifically today. They had to plan and carry out an investigation into what was the best type of material for a parachute.
Why were the Romans so keen to take a bath?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/romans/leisure/ http://www.show.me.uk/editorial/1187-toilets-through-the-ages http://flavias.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/ten-things-romans-used-for-toilet-paper.html