Bringing Nature into our Lives

Year 4 spent the afternoon outside enjoying developing a relationship with nature. Time was spent relaxing, connecting with others and the world around us, contemplating how we can feel close to nature, how feeling close to nature can help us feel happy, calm and relaxed. We carried out some…

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Racket Skills

Year 4 have been learning racket skills. They learned to hold the racket correctly and control the ball. They quickly realised that it requires a lot of strength and skill and that it’s not as easy as it looks. 

Physical Education

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Story Openings

This half term, Year 4 have been exploring different ways to open a story. We read a range of openings from well-known novels and compared the different ways each story starts. We then read the opening chapter to ‘The Hobbit’ and used it to write our own gripping start to a fantasy story in the…

English

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Autism Awareness Week 2021

We have had some very open and honest discussions about what autism is a what life is like living with autism. 

The children were so thoughtful and insightful and those with a diagnosis of autism kindly shared with us their experiences of the world and some of the challenges they encounter in…

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Stitching!

Year 4 have been learning different types of stitches. They first created a design in their sketch books, thinking about the use of different colours which complement one another. We have learned that stitching requires a lot of patience! 

D&T

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Cinnamon

Our spellings this week are the soft /c/ spelt ‘ci’ and one of our spellings is ‘cinnamon’ so we decided to make some cinnamon toast with one of our spellings. We agreed it’s good to try new things and although some of us were reluctant at first to try cinnamon, we discovered that we quite like…

English Year 4 D&T

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