Farm to Fork
Welcome back from the lovely Easter holidays! This term we will be looking at farms and the different animals that live there and also how our food grows and is produced on farms. The children are very excited in particular to create their own farm vehicle using wheels and axes. I wonder which one will win the race!?
This term our topic is all about enchanted kingdoms! We will be looking at the traditional tale Hansel and Gretel in literacy and also write a recount of our visit to the forest school. In numeracy we will be focusing on our problem solving skills in subtraction and addition by using our knowledge of number bonds to 10 and 20!
In our art lessons we will be looking closely at sculptures, by using different techniques in order to mould and sculpt the clay into natural objects. The techniques we have looked at were rolling, squeezing, pinching and squashing. Have a sneak peak below of our class practising our moulding techniques with play dough...
This term our topic is all about space. To start off this exciting topic, in literacy, we have been creating our own versions of space poems. Class 4 and Class 5 have been focusing on the poem Two, One, Zero this past week. As a class we looked at the pattern and structure of the poem. We also looked at the verbs within the poem and created actions to match these verbs such as, blast, counting and leaving. We created short videos by using the Ipads so that we could record ourselves performing our poems. Class 4 loved working as a team to create our exciting performances. We hope you like them as much as we do!
This topic we are learning about Cold Lands and where the Arctic and Antarctica are around the world. We will find out about the different Cold Land animals, ice caps melting and how design a moving picture based on the Polar Regions. The children have loved exploring our new role play area and small world area where they can become explorers of the North/South Poles.
Welcome to Class 4!
For our topic this half term, 'Through the Keyhole', we have been looking at different types of houses and homes. We started the term by visiting the Clifton House Museum and the children dressed up as a Victorian child for the day. The children loved learning about how to wash and dry clothes, make biscuits and they enjoyed walking around the huge house! After the visit we then looked at what we would find inside Victorian houses. The children were fascinated to find out that they went to the bathroom outside!
In our Olympic style sports day Class 4 represented China! We had great fun and everyone gave 100% effort. Our favourite event was the Sack Race, although it was very hard work. We had some very fast sprinters with Will, Jem, Faiz, Grace, Hannah and Isobelle getting into the final!
Class 4 are loving learning about the Jungle! We have been writing a non-chronological report about Gorillas and found out some really interesting facts. We have particularly enjoyed learning about the jungle in the role play area. The children have been doing puppet shows with the jungle animal puppets. We have created some beautiful animal print patterns using oil pastels. The children have taken lots of care and used techniques such as blending.
We are very excited about our visit to the Yorkshire Wildlife park on the 28th June! We cannot wait to see some of the jungle animals we have been learning about.
Dance Workshop - Lets Jive!
This week Class 4 have taken part in a dance work shop. We talked about dance being a good form of exercise as part of our 'Stay Strong, Live Long' topic. We had so much fun and loved doing the turns and twists with a partner. We talked about the Jive music being from a long time ago and how it was different to the music we hear today.