Summer 1 – Week 1

Stars of the week: Joshua & Betty

Class 4 have shown great enthusiasm with all our new topics this half-term. Especially with the topic of Ancient Greece, where we have learnt about some of the major god and goddesses like the mighty Zeus and the speedy Hermes as well as some of the culture from that time. 

In science we’ve begun with the topic of living things and their habitats. We delved into the method of classification, answering the question of what makes a reptile, a reptile or a fish, a fish. 

In English, we’ve reviewed word classes and thought about new ways to create complex sentences using subordinate clauses.

Spring 2 – Week 5

Stars of the week: Kayden & Ava 

This week, Year 4 tackled assessments with determination and displayed resilience. Alongside assessments, we embarked on a productive visit to the cathedral, preparing for our upcoming Easter service next week.

In DT, the children have been prototyping their designs for a moving poster to promote and provide information on recycling and its importance.

Spring 2 – Week 4

Stars of the week: Phoebe & Albert

This week, Class 4 have shown great determination in Mathematics, developing strategies to answer reasoning based problems.

In English, the class have been very creative in making wonderful characters where they have thought about the impact of a characters strengths, weaknesses and goals. Through discussions, the children identified how different traits influence the characters actions, mood and speech.



Spring 2 – Week 3

Stars of the week: Jacob W & Heidi

Thrown into World Book week by the authors of Sam Silver: Undercover Pirate, the children have planned and are writing their own pirate stories. 

Over the week, the children read stories to reception class, encompassing the schools love for reading across year groups.

Spring 2 – Week 2 DT

Stars of the week: Lennon & Elena

This week class 4 have been brilliant at  exploring mechanical systems,  looking at levers and linkages. They have created wonderful designs showing the different  types of movement that can be accomplished using levers.

In English we’ve delved into the new book Pebble in my Pocket defining trickier vocabulary and uncovering the captivating history of the incredible pebble, from its creation and changes it has experienced.

Spring 1 – Week 5

Stars of the week: Rufus & Arabella

This week, Class 4 have performed brilliantly in their auditions for the Easter play. Thinking and practicing about the characters carefully. The children were very brave as they tackled their first solo singing parts in front of the class and a panel.

In Maths, Class 4 have begun understanding the comparison between decimals and fractions by looking at the tenths and hundredths and will be continuing this topic after half-term.

Wishing everyone a restful half-term holiday.

Spring 1 – Week 3 – Hampton Court Palace

Stars of the Week: Jacob A & Yoki

This week we had a fantastic trip to Hampton Court Palace where we delved into the interesting lives of the Tudors. We toured the incredible gardens, kitchens and rooms and learnt a great deal of Tudor history. The class became investigators as we looked at the evidence of the past and developed a greater insight of King Henry himself.



Spring 1 Week 2 – Art

Stars of the week: Samuel & Anusha

After starting the new term with our new topic, the class have thrown themselves into the study of the artist; Yayoi Kusama. They’ve looked at the features of her work and have created their own. Annotating the different features she used and why they liked them.