Articles by: Miss Sewell

Year 4 – Survival to Greek Myths

Over the last couple of weeks, we have finished our ‘Survival’ topic and have now started learning about the Ancient Greeks. We were very pleased with our finished survival guides and enjoyed sharing them with Year 2 and 3. To start our Greek topic, we have been learning about Greek […]

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Year 4 – Survival!

We are writing our own guides about how to survive in the Amazon rainforest. We couldn’t quite afford a class trip to South America, but we have been trying out some survival techniques in Forest School. We learnt how to join two sticks together: Then we made some models of […]

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Year 4 – Easter Drama!

The last few weeks has been a creative time in Year 4! After much hard work learning lines and songs, we put on a production of ‘Easter Roles and Rocks’, telling the story of holy week. The class did an amazing job – there are definitely some budding thespians! We […]

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Choir sing at the Royal Albert Hall!

On the 11th March, the choir went to the Royal Albert Hall to take part in the Hertfordshire Schools’ Gala Concert.  It was an amazing afternoon where the children got to perform the premier performance of a new cantata, ‘If I had Wings’. The words were written by Michael Rosen […]

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Year 4 – World Book Day

Year 4 were transformed for the day into an amazing variety of book characters – from aliens in underpants to James and the giant peach! We created character profiles for our favourite book characters, as well as writing book recommendations: In Maths, we’ve been learning how to convert units of […]

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Year 4 update

As well as the excitement of snow, this week has also been the start of learning the Easter play ready for the  performance in a few weeks time! In Maths, we have been exploring what happens when you multiply and divide numbers by 10 a 100, and relating this to […]

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Year 4 – hi or привет!

This week, the class had a new teacher for part of the morning – Mr Mantalutsa! He taught as about the language and culture of where his parents come from – Russia and Moldova. We found the countries on a map, decorated eggs ready for Easter, learnt how to speak […]

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Year 4 – Quarry Campaigners

This week, the Year 4 classroom turned into the Campaign Against the Quarry headquarters! We found out about the proposed quarry from newspaper articles, websites and a special visit from Gina, who is involved in the official campaign. The whole class were full of questions, trying to find out more […]

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Year 4 – Number Day

During reading the book ‘The Vanishing Rainforest’, we thought about the different points of view of the characters in the book – the elders of the tribe, the younger members of the tribe and the loggers. We had a heated debate, where each side of the debate was very persuasive! […]

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Year 4 – sports festival

In Year 4, there has been a great deal of excitement about our new topic – rainforests – with some children already bringing in extra learning that they have done at home! Today, we had fun at the Sports Festival at Wodson Park, taking part in a variety of activities […]

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