Category: year4

Year 4 – Gold and Saffron

Seasons Greetings from all in Year 4

What an incredible term we have had! Thinking back over the term the children have achieved so much from settling into new school routines to responding positively to year 4 demands and learning expectations. All the staff in year 4 are immensely proud of the pupils hard work and progress made this term. Here is …

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Let’s take time to light up!

We believe that in the early hours of Tuesday morning a dragon hatched from our mysterious egg and escaped into St Albans. Therefore we have been busy creating leaflets to inform the public of what to do if they come across this creature. This week in maths we have been looking at telling the time …

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Making Connections

We have been working extremely hard at converting different units of measure from mm to cm; cm to m; m to km. We also explored capacity and mass using our knowledge of g and kg; ml and L. In English  we have researched and explored the different features of leaflets and how we can use …

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Sssssshhh, you don’t want to wake it too soon

A surprise awaited us Wednesday morning, when an egg appeared in the year 4 classrooms. Where has it come from? What type of egg is it? Is there anything inside? Will it hatch? These were the questions running through our heads. As we had spent the first part of the week reading and learning about …

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Be Internet Legends!

This afternoon Years 2 to 6 had a live assembly with Google and Parent Zone learning about how to be legends online! We learned a lot about how to be internet sharp, alert, secure, kind and brave. They tested our knowledge about how to make good choices online. In school we will continue to talk …

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Everybody was ‘Kung Fu Punctuating’

This week, as part of Anti-Bullying Week, we identified and discussed the feelings and emotions that may arise from online bullying.  As a result of these discussions, Mackenzie went home and wrote a beautiful poem. Please see the video below. Gold Class were reigning champions of the TTRockstars Trophy for the challenge set, with Alex …

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Lest we forget!

The start of our week saw us remembering those that fought for our country in a whole school assembly, which was followed by a minute silence on Wednesday. Nikhil also shared a beautiful poem he had written at home. Click on the video below to hear our published author. On Thursday we met the new …

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Be Internet Legends: The Family Adventure

” Join The Internet Legends with this new family adventure at home. Learn about online safety together from Google and Parent Zone. This family challenge is a three-part animated series following a family of Internauts through Interland. “ Once you have finished watching the films, why not download and complete the accompanying activity packs? There …

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Walk Like An Egyptian!

Egyptian day was the perfect way to start this half term. Children thoroughly enjoyed travelling back in time stopping off at various key historical periods along the way. We became scribers creating our own papyrus paper before scribing our own secret message using the hieroglyphics alphabet. We also had a go at embalming each other. …

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Half term is upon us!

Celebrations! We have been exploring how people welcome a new baby. In particular, identifying traditions for Christians and Sikhs within an attractive poster. Did you know, for Sikhs their holy book Guru Granth Sahib decides the first letter of the baby’s first name! For soft start we had wish Wednesday, where we had to think about …

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