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!
As part of Trekking Tuesday and our topic "Ourselves", the Foundation Stage Unit explored outside gathering natural materials. We found lots of twigs, leaves and acorns and the children worked together to make their faces. We made sure we included our eyes, nose and mouth and some children even used...
Journeys and Transport
The children in Foundation have been enjoying their topic on 'Journeys and Transport'. They have learnt about boats, helicopters, trains, cars, planes, maps and hot air balloons. They loved our 'Wheels Day' and next week will be making thier very own boats and testing if they float or sink...
A huge thank-you to the ladies at Ravenshead Library who put on a fabulous seaside art and craft morning for our Foundation children!
The World Around Us
This half term, the children in Foundation have been learning all about the world around them. Last week, there was a VERY exciting event! 3 chicks hatched and we have been caring for them ever since. All of the children in F2 were able to watch the magical moment that one...
Foundation love reading!
The children in Foundation have been so lucky this week! We have started a grandparent story session on Wednesdays at 3pm, starting this week.It was a HUGE success. A reading dog called 'Max' has also popped in to see us and will be coming every Friday morning to hear...
F1 Tag Rugby
The F1 children enjoyed a fun session of tag rugby with Archie the Stag from Nottingham Rugby Club. They ran relay races with rugby balls.
Visiting the Park
At the start of their new 'Parks and Gardens' topic, Mrs Kitching asked F2 what they would like to find out. One answer was 'more about parks' hence our fun trip to the park this afternoon!
Fun at Twycross Zoo!
On Tuesday this week, Foundation boarded a big yellow bus and set off for Twycross Zoo as part of their 'Safari' topic. They had a brilliant time looking at all of the animals, eating their lunch and having some hands on small animal experience in a workshop in the afternnon....
Well, what a busy day Foundation have had! A fabulous party with lots of games, Christmas dinner, seeing Santa and a disco after school - phew!
Wow!! What a wonderful Nativity! The children in Foundation and Key Stage 1 really made us proud with their super singing, delightful dancing and tremendous talking. 3 cheers for the cast of 2014...