Welcome to Year 4
Welcome to Year 4 from Miss Nash and Mrs Wilson!
In Year 4, the children have the opportunity to build on their successes from their time in Year 3. They are now well into the swing of things in Key Stage 2 and looking forward to the year ahead. In Year 4, we always try our best, have a go and we are not afraid to make mistakes.
We will be exploring lots of exciting, engaging and interesting cross-curricular topics this year such as 'Ancient Egypt', 'Burps Bottoms and Bile' and 'Chocolate'. Some of these topics will have a Creative Homework project linked to them, giving us the opportunity to show our interests, strengths and talents.
Regular reading at home and school will be encouraged along with an emphasis on learning times tables and the spelling of key words - as these skills will all help greatly with the English and Maths topics in Year 4. Children are expected to read at least 3 times a week; tihs should be recorded in their pupil planner.
Please ensure your child has their PE kit in school and a water bottle.
Miss Nash, Mrs Wilson and the children promise to work hard so that we are able to be the best we can be!
Keep checking out our page to see what we get up to!
During "Welly Wednesday" we collected leaves and made masks for nature heroes. We looked online to explore the nature trust and find out about how they protect our environment and our wildlife.
We launched our topic with a superhero dress up day. We practised our skills on the iPad by taking pictures of each other in different superhero poses.
This week we used music and ribbons to create a firework dance. We built a bonfire with leaves and twigs and danced around it, using high and low movements, twirls and jumps. Finally we added music to make the sounds of different fireworks and made our movements match the sounds....
Teddy Bear Picnic
To celebrate the end of our memory box topic, we invited our teddy bears to an extra special picnic. We designed, made and evaluated a range of sandwiches and played circle games. We had a fabulous day.... we think our teddy bears did too!
The Wild West
Foundation have loved learning about The Wild West. They have been visited by Cowgirls on their horses and Sheriff Kelvin and have made their own tepees and dreamcatchers!
Egg decorating, egg rolling and an egg hunt solving clues!
Our Christian Experience
On Tuesday, Foundation and Key Stage 1 got together to explore the Easter Story through art, song and reflection. They spent all morning working in mixed year group teams, and made their way around 8 stations throughout school, where they made twig crosses, re-enacted the Last Supper, made palms, reflected in the...
We were very lucky in the FSU to see the chicks hatch before our eyes and even got the chance to hold them!
During trekking this week we used the nets and tanks to see what we could find in our pond. We were so excited to find lots of frogspawn which we looked closely at back in the classroom. We even got to see some very tiny tadpoles!
Today Foundation were very lucky to have a visit from the Fire Service. We learnt all about fire safety, looked inside a fire engine and had a go at using the hose!