16 November 2022

Sensational Sketching!

This week, In topic, we’ve been creating sketches of Boudicca, whilst thinking about proportion, texture and tone. We’re extremely happy with our end results! 
 

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16 November 2022

Music!

This term, in Music, the children have learned how to play the glockenspiel. They have learned the notes D, E,F and G to the tune of Mamma Mia and Mardi Gras Groovin’. They are also beginning to recognise some musical notation! Well done, Year 3 and 4! 
 

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10 November 2022

Boudicca!

This week, we have enjoyed learning about Boudicca in our topic lessons. We learned how she was the leader of the Celtic Icini Tribe and about the battles she fought in. Using this knowledge, we produced some informative fact files all about her. We were amazed by the fact that no one knows what…

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3 November 2022

Cinderella!

The children had a superb time this morning, watching a theatre performance of ‘Cinderella’. Lots of fun was had by all! 
 

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2 November 2022

Durham University Online Session

What a brilliant start to the week! Yesterday, the class enjoyed learning all about the Romans during an online session from Durham University. They looked at maps of where the Romans had conquered and learned that names ending in 'chester' were once Roman settlements. The historian than talked…

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21 October 2022

Culture Week: Buddhism

This week we have enjoyed learning all about Buddhism festivals and places of worship as part of Culture Week.

We found out about the Buddhist celebration of Wesak, also known as Buddha Day. Wesak is the most important of the Buddhist festivals and is celebrated on the full moon in May. We…

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14 October 2022

Seismometers

In topic this week, the children have worked really hard to create a seismometer. A seismometer is an instrument used to record the motion of the ground during an earthquake. The children worked exceptionally well together as a team - superb efforts, everyone! 
 

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14 October 2022

Tremendous Topic Homework!

Take a look at the amazing topic homework shown below. I’ve been blown away by the quality of what’s been produced! Well done, everybody! 




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14 October 2022

Outstanding writing!

In English, the children have come to the end of their class text, ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’ and have been writing a diary entry.  Take a look at this outstanding piece of Year 3 writing below: 
 

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14 October 2022

Flashback 4!

We’re completing Flashback 4 starter activities at the beginning of every maths lesson. We’re really enjoying them because they help us retrieve information from what we learned: yesterday, last week, last month and last year! 
 

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14 October 2022

Fabulous Volcanoes

The children  could not wait to see their volcano creations erupt.  The models were made from paper, tape and Modroc as part of the class topic ‘Tremors'. We used white vinegar and bicarbonate of soda to produce a chemical reaction. 

They certainly were amazed to see the result!

 

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7 October 2022

Getting creative!

This morning, the children got creative and worked collaboratively to create their own earthquake proof buildings. They were given a variety of materials, such as paper, cardboard, plastic, string and sellotape and asked to create a building, which they felt could withstand an 'earthquake'. The…

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