Year 4 English - The Loch Ness Monster

Year 4 have been writing questions. These are all the things they would like to find out about the Loch Ness Monster. During our English lessons, we will be reading lots of texts to find the answers. Next, we will use all the facts to create our own posters. 

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Meeting Harold the Giraffe again!

Today we had a visit from a very special visitor, it was Harold the Giraffe from the Life Education Van. We learnt all about the different systems in our body as well as how to keep ourselves safe and healthy. We visited a planet called Conformatron where everybody who lives there looks the same…

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Year 4 Rock Stars

Look at us all dressed up. We had a fantastic, noisy day.

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Egyptian Day

Today, we had an Ancient Egyptian Day in Year 3. There were gods, goddesses and pharaohs in the classroom! We learned about hieroglyphics and write messages and made a clay tile with our name on it (written in hieroglyphics of course!). We did some Egyptian maths too! We had a mummy making contest…

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Williamson Park trip

Today, we walked to Williamson Park! It took about an hour but we had a great time when we got there. We went into the Butterfly House and explores the zoo afterwards. We had our lunch on the steps of Ashton Memorial and a play on the playgrounds. We then did some map reading and orienteering in…

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Mathematical Sunbathing

Today was such a nice day, we decided to have a sunbathe...a maths sunbathe. We have learned about parallel and perpendicular lines this morning so we were using that knowledge whilst sunbathing!

 

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Ancient Egyptian workshop

This morning, Year 3 took part in a workshop all about Ancient Egypt. We learnt about the social pyramid, made a timeline of the different ages of Ancient Egypt, learnt about different Pharaohs, handled artefacts and mummified a Pharaoh. It was fantastic and we all really enjoyed…

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Samba Bamba

This morning, we were taking part in a Brazilian music session. It was very fun and very loud!

 

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Pollination in Year 3

Today in Science in Year 3 we have been learning about how insects help to pollinate flowers and create seeds and new plants. 
Using paint or cheesy wotsits as pollen we were bees, moving from flower to flower. Our sticky fingers left a trail showing us the movement of the pollen grains.

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Wassily Kandinsky

This afternoon, we were learning about the abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky as part of our ‘pattern and colour’ Art unit. We tried to recreate a piece of his artwork - Squares with Concentric Circles.

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Dorrington Wood Walk

This afternoon, Year 3 went for a walk around Dorrington Wood so that we will be able to compare it to the rainforests we are learning about this half term. Unfortunately, as soon as we got there it began raining! When we got back to school (after we dried off) we learnt that rainforests were very…

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How much fat is in McDonalds’.

This morning, Year 3 were using McDonalds’ nutrition calculator to find out how much fat is in our favourite food choices at McDonalds. We were surprised by some of the results. We didn’t expect there to be the same amount of fat in a chicken salad as there was in a…

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