The last few weeks of term have been busy ones in Year 4. We had plenty to do getting ready for the 150th birthday of the school: we found out what school was like in Victorian times by looking at the headteacher’s log book from the time, gathered memories of the […]
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Last week, we travelled back in time to Ancient Greece. Have a look at the pictures below to see what we got up to.
This week, we were lucky to have a workshop where we learnt how to make sculptures using chicken wire. It required a great deal of perseverance but we were all successful in the end! Next week, we are going to finish decorating our sculptures.
This week, we’ve been learning more about Ancient Greece. We found out about the different powers of the gods, made a fact file about one of the gods, and created Ancient Greek Top Trumps!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]