Year 4 have been learning all about Buddhism, and found out that Buddhists try to reach a special place called Nirvana. Nobody knows what or where Nirvana is… just that it is ultimate happiness. In groups, we created our own artistic representations of Nirvana, through dance, drama, craft and art… check them outRead More Our own Nirvana
In 1485, Henry Tudor and Richard III went to battle, and the result changed British history forever. The Battle of Bosworth marked the beginning of the Tudor period, and Year 4 have been reenacting the Battle to help them understand more about it… I can’t wait to read their Diary entries as Henry Tudor about […]Read More The Battle of Bosworth
As an introduction to our new science topic – Sound – we’ve been on a sound walk through the school. We had to listen really carefully for every sound we could hear, whilst remaining totally silent! We discovered that the Year 6 staircase was the loudest are we visited, and the hall was the quietest. […]Read More Sssshhh
The fantastic Sue Fleet will be running a Being A Parent Taster Session on Thursday the 17th of January and more sessions will follow in the year. See below for details.Read More Back to school!
A haiku is a three lined poem with a very special pattern. The first and third lines contain 5 syllables, and the second contains 7. We had a go at writing some Haikus in year 4 on the theme of …. CHRISTMAS! Afterwards, we used water colours to add even more pizzazz to our poems. […]Read More Christmas Haikus
Giuseppe Arcimboldo is an Italian artist who used collage to create fantastic portraits using fruits and vegetables. Year 4 have combined their art topic (collage) and their RE topic (Christmas symbolism) to create some intriguing pieces of art work inspired by Arcimboldo. We used only Christmas symbols to make a self-portrait, using our imagination and […]Read More Collage self-portraits
Do you know the difference between a trapezium, parallelogram and a rhombus? We’ve been using all sorts of activities to get to know quadrilaterals this week in year 4.Read More All aboard the shape train!
Children from across the school presented some of the fantastic writing that’s being going on in class. From kenning poems to news reports, trip recounts to persuasive letters – excellent work all round!Read More Our writing!
Using photomontage techniques inspired by German artist Hannah Hoch, year 4 have created some weird and wonderful collages of some famous faces. Can you spot who?Read More Photo collage
This was a fairly typical response to the maths investigation set to Y4 today. Taking a systematic approach makes a seemingly complex task fairly simple!Read More Systematic!