~~~YEAR 4 2018-2019~~~
Friday 21st December
We have come to our end of our first term and what a wonderful first term it has been! The children have worked so hard and are ready for a well deserved Christmas break. Over the last couple of weeks we have been celebrating Christmas in lots of special ways. We started with our Enterprise 'Sock Snowman' and Christmas baubles, and since then we have made Christmas cards and learnt about Christmas traditions around the world. Alongside Christmas activities we also finished our 'Vicious Vikings' topic with a full workshop day - Matthew was our warrior winner for the boys and Georgia our Viking maiden victor for the girls.
Merry Christmas to all our Year 4 children and families!
Friday 16th November
What a FANTASTIC week we have had in Year 4! We took a break from our normal lessons to dedicate this week to the centenary of World War One. We visited the War Memorial, took part in an interactive 'Soldier Workshop', wrote letters from the trenches, built our own remembrance memorials and wrote a Haiku poem. A huge thank you to the families who spent time talking to their children about their personal connections to service men and women in WW1 and other conflicts, it really brought the subject to life for our class in a personal way.
Our Stars of the week for excellent teamwork are Brooke, Verity, Arabella W and Taylor - well done girls!
Friday 2nd November
We have started the new half term with a brand new topic and class book. This half term our theme is VICIOUS VIKINGS and we are reading 'Odd and the Frost Giants' - the story of a Viking boy who goes on an epic adventure. We will continue learning about the Vikings in our topic lessons which will focus on History and Design Technology skills and in P.E we will be exploring Viking Dance!
Our Booths Award winner for October was Brooke - a huge congratulations, we are all very proud!
Friday 19th October
We have had a wonderful last week of the half term and everybody is ready for a well deserved break. As well as our normal lessons, we have made time this week to think about the Harvest festival, with lots of children bringing in generous donations for the food drive and a special assembly to think about all the ways we can be grateful and give thanks for the things we have.
Friday 5th October
In Literacy this week we held a press conference and met Mr Ernest Shackleton! We asked him lots of questions about his journey in our role as journalists to research for the newspaper article we are going to write.
In Science we have been continuing to explore solids, liquids and gases and this week we made Oobleck!
A special thank you to the children who returned to help with our open evening.
Friday 21st September
This week we have been continuing our journey to Antarctica with Ernest Shackleton and his crew. We have been writing a diary entry as a crew member, imagining what life is like stranded on the ice. Alongside our English work, we have been exploring maps of Antarctica in Geography and learning how to read maps using a key.
Our stars of the week this week are Thomas and Georgia - well done!
Friday 14th September
All the children have had a fantastic first full week in Year 4 and are settling in nicely. A special congratulations to our first Stars of the Week - Matthew and Arabella B for showing a fantastic attitude and working so hard!
This week we have been concentrating on place value and rounding in Maths, and have started to explore our book - Shackleton's Journey.
Friday 7th September
Welcome to our Year 4 class page, we hope you enjoy reading about all the exciting things we will be getting up to this year!