Articles by: Miss Sewell

Year Four Update

This term we are learning about the Sikh religion. This week we found out about how Sikhs welcome babies. We acted out the Sikh baby naming ceremony. In our Egyptian topic, we imagined what it would have been like for Howard Carter when he discovered the treasure in the antechamber […]

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Year 4 update

Last week was another busy week in Year Four. We looked at artefacts to find out more about what life was like in Ancient Egypt, wrote about the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb and worked hard to understand column addition.

Welcome to Year 4

We’ve had a busy first few weeks in Year Four. Our class artist is Salvador Dali. As well as studying his artwork, we found out that he was a bit of an eccentric character who, as well as being famous for his art, was well known for his moustache! We […]

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Year 4 – final weeks!

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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Year 4 – chicken wire creations!

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.

Year 4 – Greek Gods

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!    

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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