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 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 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.
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!
Today, our Mud Kitchen was officially opened. The children were very excited and have had lots of fun making mud cakes, twig salads, stone soup and leaf cakes. Their role-play, sharing, imagination and speaking and listening skills were super! A huge 'thank-you' to the PTA for funding it. Our...
Trip to Floralands
This morning, we set off from school on a big, yellow bus. When we arrived at Floralands, we had a play on the park then looked around the farm and fed the animals. After a fabulous picnic, we walked around the garden centre and chose £100 worth of flowers for...
A sad day for Foundation
Today, a funeral was held for one of our Goldfish, Sue. The children decided that they would like to put her in a box and bury her underneath a bush. The Last Post was played as she was lowered into the ground, a cross was placed where she had been...
We have had lots of fun pond dipping in our school pond. We found a frog, tadpoles, frogspawn, fly larvae, pondweed and a beetle!
Egg Rolling and an ‘Easter Eggstraviganza’
Foundation had a brilliant time egg rolling today! The definition of 'rolling' was however VERY interesting...:-) On Tuesday they also had lots of fun in the hall during their special craft morning, The children made chocolatey nests with yummy eggs on, spring crowns, did some observational paintings of daffodils,...
We spent a day before the Easter Holiday learning about the Easter story and taking part in 8 special workshops. These included: Twig crosses Easter gardens Music Art Paper plate story Reflection Palm Sunday The Last Supper
Thismorning, the children in Foundation enjoyed an Easter art and craft session in the Hall. They made fluffy chicks, chocolate nests and baskets to put them in, painted observerational drawings of daffodils and made spring headbands. Thank-you to all of our helpers!
Bring Your Pet to School Day
Today, we had lots of different animals visit us here at Abbey Gates. We met 3 cats, 2 rabbits, 2 stick insects, a crab, 5 dogs, a snail, a tortoise and 3 guinea pigs! A huge thank-you to all of the mums, dads and staff at school for sharing their pampered pets with us!
Music in Foundation
Every Wednesday afternoon in Foundation, we explore musical instruments and pieces of music. We have lots of fun trying to change the sounds that the instruments make by playing them in lots of different ways. We are even going to make our very own instruments! Singing is also...
Robin Hood and Little John riding through the Forest…
As Book Week got into full swing, we went on a walk to the Woods, where we heard a story all about Robin Hood and built dens for the woodland animals in the story. A lady called Sandra has been in to talk to us today about Archery and...