Welcome to Kingfishers - Year 4
We had a fantastic meadow walk looking at the wild flowers and drawing them.
Class 4 acted out the ‘Ring of Fire’ – we made our volcanoes erupt!
We had a great launch to our “Minety Enrichment Passport” with a visit from a pilot and some air stewards.
Class 4 had a great time learning all about rocks! We investigated the properties of rocks from their appearance and by testing hardness and permeability.
Class 4 enjoyed their ‘Roman Feast Day’ and proudly showed off their shields – they were well-protected against the enemy!
Class 4 enjoyed our History Day and learnt about Eilmer the Flying Monk! We tried to measure how far he flew and ran around imagining how long he was flying for.
The children have been busy using manipulatives to help them subtract 3-digit numbers from 3-digit numbers with exchanging.
We have been investigating light.
We have been looking at shadows in science.
We enjoyed learning about the Hajj and making collage pictures of the ‘journey’
Class 4 had a wonderful trip to Westonbirt Arboretum – they created lots of natural sculptures and had fun in amongst the trees!
Class 4 went for a walk to the Mullen’s wildflower meadow. We spent time examining and sketching the flowers/plants that we found. We had a lovely time. Many thanks to Evie and Mr & Mrs Mullen for allowing us to do this.
Using split pins to investigate joining and levers as part of engage day for Predators topic.
Using mark making to capture the Iron Man on paper after reading the novel as part of topic Mighty Metals.
We have been investigating levers as part of science topic on forces.
Knowledge Organiser Summer 2021
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We loved meeting the lambs which were kindly brought into school by Miss Davies Upsall.
We baked cookies (in our pyjamas!) for Comic Relief!
We have been making jungle - inspired collage by Henri Rousseau's 'Surprised!' using paper materials.
‘We used oil pastels to create a Bronze Age settlement!’
Class 4 produced their own cave paintings – thinking about how life was in the Stone Age and how they could represent this. We then attached these to the ceiling of our classroom – so it really looks like a cave!
Through the Ages - For our engagement day we dressed as archaeologists and carried out a dig! We found lots of interesting objects from the Stone Age.
Class 4 have enjoyed learning all about the myth of Daedalus and Icarus. We have written diary entries and made a pair of wings!
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We made Greek masks and coil pots.
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Class 4 had an exciting time making our volcanos explode.
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Rocks, Relics & Rumbles
We've been making our own volcanoes using paper mache & mod rock. When they were dry we painted them.
We had a visit from No Added Sugar and have been drawing shells.
We have been acting out the 101 Dalmatians as part of our Heroes and Villains topic.
We were building dens during our theme week on Mellow Meadowlands.
As part of our Predators topic we looked at skulls and skeletons and had a visit from Jonathan's Jungle Roadshow.
Newsletter Autumn 2019
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We went to Malmesbury to present our learning about bees
We had a great morning learning about bees.
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We made our own boats as part of our topic Flow.
We had a wonderful day to end our Gods and Mortals Topic - we dressed up as Ancient Greeks and did lots of exciting activities including an Olympic Parade!
Look at the super Ancient Greek pots we have made!
Class Newsletter Autumn 2018
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'We made volcanoes and then had fun making them produce lava!'
Classes 4,5 and 6 had a really interesting and informative visit to the Gurdwara in Leamington Spa as part of our Divinely Diverse week.
We had a busy (and hot!) time orienteering - great team work!
We were lucky enough to welcome into our class Gillian Smith from Wessex Water - she gave us information and we did some fun activities to help with our new Topic - Flow.
Class 4 had an amazing day at Bristol Zoo!
World Book Day 2018
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For our topic Mighty Metals, we read the story The Iron Man - and made our own!
Our school trip to @Bristol where we explored Forces.
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