Image of Jack and the Beanstalk
17 April 2024

Jack and the Beanstalk

We have worked in groups to create an adjective word bank to help us to describe Jack, the Giant and the Beanstalk. We can use these to support our writing! 

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17 April 2024

Spring Spies!

We are learning about the season Spring! Today we have watched a video about nature in Spring and the changes that have happened from Winter. We have made observations about the plants and animals and recorded them in our books. Our minds are blooming with new knowledge!

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14 April 2024

Designing a house

We explored different construction materials and discussed which we could use to create a house. We spoke about the properties of the materials and considered their suitability. After this, we drew a plan of our house design. We are looking forward to building our houses next week!

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12 April 2024

Observing our caterpillars grow and change

Over the past few weeks we have been observing our class caterpillars grow and change. They have grown from tiny caterpillars to much bigger caterpillars, and then they turned into cocoons! We are excited to report that this week, two beautiful butterflies emerged from the cocoons! We have given…

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12 April 2024

Arabia and early Islam

In History this week, we Year 4 have started their new topic of Arabia and early Islam. We have been learning about what life was like in Makkah in 570!

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12 April 2024

String Telephones!

This week in Science Year 4 have been exploring how sound travels through different mediums. We created our very own String telephones to show this!

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12 April 2024

The Firework Maker's Daughter!

This week in writing Year 4 have started reading their brand new text for this term' The Firework Maker's Daughter'. We have created some role on the walls to begin to understand different characters thoughts, feelings and emotions.

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12 April 2024

Blists Hill

Today we went to Blists Hill Victorian Village, linked to our previous learning in history on the victorians. We dressed up as Victorian school children and went to a Victorian school room where we met Mrs McCallester. We discovered it was very different in a Victorian school. After lunch we went…

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12 April 2024

Exploring Our New Role Play

This week we have had a new role play area. This has supported our new topic ‘Amazing Animals’. The children have been using the names of the animals and we have been exploring how to care for animals and what they need. 
We will be learning further about the care animals need, including…

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12 April 2024

Animal Textures,

Our new topic this term is ‘Amazing Animals’. We have been looking at different animals this week and talking about their names, what they look like, where they live and if we could have them as a pet or not. 
We enjoyed talking about the animals that we have at home and animals that we have seen…

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Image of Marble Run Bridges!
12 April 2024

Marble Run Bridges!

Take a look at these fantastic Marble Run Bridges Y6 made in DT this week! I was so impressed with how stable these structures were and how well the children had applied the joining methods to connect the 2 vertical towers to the bridge in the middle!

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10 April 2024

Edible Garden

Today we enjoyed visiting Nursery to begin our Edible Garden topic in DT. We observed parsley, rosemary, mint and thyme growing in the garden and enjoyed comparing their appearance and smells. 

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