Autumn 1 – Week 7

Stars of the week: Eliana and Henry

We have had a fantastic last week of the half term in Year 4.

In maths we have been learning how to subtract numbers using the column method with multiple exchanges. We wrote a description on a Viking scene in English and used lots of figurative language.

We have finished our topics in Science and History. We made a leaflet to display all the learning that we have done this term in R.E about Judaism.

In art, we have finished our topic of Pablo Picasso and finished our collages based on Pablo’s own work. We used different materials from our time to make simple designs about objects that are interesting to us.

I hope you all have a fantastic break and refresh yourselves for another half term of excellent learning.

Autumn 1 – Week 6

Stars of the week: Helena and Beatrice

This week in class 4, we have fine-tuned our complaint letter skills. We have learned how to add numbers using the column method which means we can now add up two 4-digit numbers with exchanges.

In music, we carried on looking at rhythm and were lucky enough to play some untuned percussion to show the rhythm of a song. We made sure that we could differentiate between the beat and the rhythm which can be very hard to do!

We looked at the story of the freed Jewish slaves in R.E and the commandments that Moses was given by God. We made our own commandments that we live our lives by. In art, we started creating our own cubist paintings with ideas we have taken from Picasso’s collage Guitar, Sheet, Music and Glass.

 

We look forward to summarising our topic of Judaism next week and showing all of our knowledge in a form of media.

 

Autumn 1 – Week 5

Stars of the week: Kosi and Maidie

This week in Class 4, we have looked at the system of Roman Numerals and how they don’t make their numbers in the same way we do. We have looked at complaint letters in English and have written our own letters to the Roblox Corporation to suggest that they are stricter with anyone that is not kind online.

In R.E, we went into more detail about the Jewish festival of Passover and what traditions they would have on the evening of Passover. We looked at the importance of various parts of the Seder plate and their significance to Jewish people today.

We continued our focus of Pablo Picasso in art and have planned a collage that we will make next week. We are going to spend the weekend collecting different materials and we are excited to create our collage based on an object of our choosing next week.

 

Autumn 1 – Week 4

Stars of the week: Obinna and Fisayo

Class 4 have had a fantastic week of learning. We have created our own representations of stomachs and ‘digested’ some crackers to see how our stomach works.

We have thought about persuasive writing and how we could convince a Viking to come on a voyage with us to Britain for the first time.

In R.E, we continued our topic of Judaism and we designed our own Mezuzahs that we have put our own Shemas inside of.

  

We are excited to start our topic of addition and subtraction in Maths next week.

Autumn 1 – Week 3

Stars of the Week: Luca and Marwah

In English this week, we have continued our genre of Sagas and we wrote our own chapter to fit into our class book. We worked on how to add suspense and tension to the chapter to make the reader more ‘on edge’.

In maths, we have continued our topic of place value and we are excited to carry this on next week where we will look at comparing numbers.

In R.E we looked at promises similar to the promise that God made to Abraham in the Old Testament. We thought about how we feel when someone breaks a promise with us and how we can resolve a situation where this has happened and we are hurt.

Autumn 1 – Week 2

Stars of the week: Sebastian and Sarah

I am really impressed with Class 4’s attitude towards their learning this week.

In English we have really worked on our expanded noun phrases and we have produced some wonderful descriptions about Vikings. We have improved a section of The Saga of Erik the Viking by Terry Jones to make it more descriptive with figurative language. We are going to continue the story to inspire our writing next week.

In Science we have started to enquire what our individual teeth do and we will learn more about them next week to see how accurate our predictions were.

       

We are excited to continue our topic of Pablo Picasso next week and produce some more fantastic artwork.

       

        

Autumn 1 – Week 1

Stars of the week: Yvette and Iyad

Well done to Year 4 for a fantastic first week back to school. It has been a long time since we have been in class and I am really impressed with how focused and welcoming you have all been.

We have put our minds together and created our class charter that we will follow for the rest of the year. All of our rules are based on respecting each other.

Although we have completed lots of tests this week, we have  started our History topic of Vikings. We looked through all of our key vocabulary which we will use throughout the term. We also designed our own Viking shields which will be displayed on our longship.

         

Next week we will start our science topic of Animals, including humans where we will focus on the digestive system. In art, we will be learning about Pablo Picasso and discuss the start of Cubism.

Spring 2 – Week 4

Stars of the week: Maia & Medhansh

Class 4 put in so much effort with their assessments this week. A HUGE well done!

We continued our learning about volcanoes and were looking at tectonic plates. We were comparing the earth’s crust to a jigsaw – ask Class 4 if you want to know why.

In DT we created our own structures with a pulley system.

Next week remote learning will begin – so keep an eye on the blog.

Spring 2 – Week 3

Stars of the week: Vivienne & Romeo

We had a fantastic trip to the Clapham CLC. Class 4 were programming with Scratch. They were developing their own characters (sprites), settings and stories. Scratch can be accessed on a free website if you want to explore this further.

https://scratch.mit.edu/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In English we have started developing ideas for our volcano diaries. Class 4 came up with descriptive vocabulary to inspire their writing.