Today, Years 3 and 4 culminated their Invaders and Settlers topic with a jam-packed day of activities. The children baked Anglo-Saxon cakes, wrote their names in Runes with sticks, wrote animal Kennings Riddles, and used natural objects to invent their own stories - retold with their story sticks. In the afternoon, we welcomed parents [...]
Year 4 are learning about the Human Digestive System this term. We used zip-lock bags, tights, cups and bowls to model the journey a banana and crackers would take through the body. After a lot of mess and laughter, we are now looking at comparing our digestive system with that of other animals! [...]
To help celebrate the American 'Rocks and Roll' topic Years 3 and 4 enjoyed a shared lunch. Much preparation went into the day which culminated in a feast of hot dogs, coleslaw, salad, potato wedges, with a banana split for dessert.
Year 3 and 4 invited their parents to a grand Autumn term topic finale for a tea party inspired by Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes. Instead of serving up Dragon's Blood and Bird Poo, they decided to share their culinary expertise and had a menu consisting of Wonka Chocolate Hat Lollies, Cheesy Walking Sticks, Tomato Pin Wheels and Twit's Krispie [...]
Dear Parents, Do you have information that might help us? Have you seen anything peculiar written in a strange language? Your School Needs You! Years 3 and 4 have discovered a strange note that was hidden inside a snack box at play time today. The children have briefly written reports with details of what has [...]
Following a visit from 'The Bee Team' and their hive, the children of Years 3 and 4, (plus two year 5s) engaged in a week of learning about bees. With an emphasis on team work and creating their own challenges and tasks, the children focussed on several areas of learning all with a view to [...]
On Friday 20th May 2016, Years 3 and 4 had an excellent experience making, eating and evaluating their ‘school-made’ pizzas. Across the day, posters were created in groups, which aimed to capture the attention of, and convince, potential buyers to eat their scrumptious pizzas. “There were so many delicious toppings to choose from to make [...]
Year 4 claimed their fundraising prize yesterday and were the first class to venture into the Junior site pond area for a lesson. Some interesting discoveries were made in the water but thankfully only the nets got wet! Lots of maths and science skills were put to good use and everyone is looking forward to their [...]