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Shakespeare on the Village Green – small mixed group of pupils from Classes 3 & 4 performed their own adaptions, inspired by Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet
Sewing – concentration a must – great for coping with the stresses of the current situation
Fantastic photos of Reception with their buddies – smiles all round and Mother’s Day Card making in the sunshine !
This week the children have been very busy with a wide range of activities and experiences. Have a look some of what we’ve been up to!
Hope everyone had a great holiday!
We got back to learning this week, with lots of collaborative activities.
In PSHE we are thinking about ‘Keeping Healthy’ – Did you learn something new?
Our Geography Topic this term is ‘Hot and Cold – What in the WORLD is happening?’. We kicked it off by looking at some short films about the climate.
We then thought about how they made us feel and next week we will be asking some questions about what this all means. We also did a Diamond 9 activity, which got us thinking about the impact of climate change on our lives.
In English we are reading Kensuke’s Kingdom and writing diary entries and in Maths we have been reviewing and continuing learning about Fractions, Decimal Fractions and Percentages.
Our writer of the week is Holly for her formal letter writing skills
These girls were able to concentrate and write creatively, when they were comfortable.
Vbiking Boy by Tony Bradman
Class 4 have been enjoying reading Viking Boy this half term. Sometimes we read aloud in pairs.
We’ve been playing lots Maths puzzles and games with a view to improving our resilience to solve problems and explain our methods or strategies.
We’re back !
This week we participated in the ‘Hour of Code’ with Code.org. Children in over 180 countries around the world participate in coding activities this week. The ‘ Hour of Code’ promotes computer science and give children the opportunity to try a range of coding activities.
Hope you all enjoyed it. Happy Coding !
Welcome to Class 4.
Here is the Motto we came up with last week.
In class 4 we can be anything, because….
We are always respectful and kind. We listen and learn from our mistakes.
Year 6 have been helping Class 1 at lunchtime.
…and of course learning
We have been learning together and also ‘buddy reading’ with Class 2.
Everyone was very resilient and determined at cross country well done to everyone !
This week it was National Poetry Day, Class 4 all wrote a Monster Kenning, using a monster they created for inspiration. Here are three Kennings by Sam, Toby and Bea.
We have also been immersing ourselves in the story of Beowulf. Here some photos of the freeze frames and hot seating activities we did this week.
Week 6 – Mental Health and Well-being Awareness Week
This week, alongside our normal curriculum, we have been thinking about keeping our minds healthy and strong.
The children did very well in the local Touch Rugby Tournament winning GOLD and BRONZE medals. A special mention to Sydney, who won a prize for ‘sportsmanship’ and Elliot, who won a prize for best boy player.
Below is some super Anglo – Saxon scratch art from George and Thad.
This week Class 4 visited the Ripon Food Bank. They were able to gain a better understanding of how the Food Bank works and who it helps. We were very proud of all the children, who were polite, articulate and interested in the process and need for the Bank.
This week’s Writer of the Week is …..Evie
This week’s Writer of the Week is Alfie Ives