Our new topic in DT this term is cooking. The children will be learning a range of skills, including how to be safe and hygienic when handling food. They will be evaluating their processes and analysing how to improve their dishes week on week.
Year 4 have loved the opportunity to develop their computing skills and create 3D Tudor coins. They have continued to further their knowledge and confidence in using the software Sketchup. The children worked collaboratively to create models, which were linked to their history topic.
Wow! What a fun-filled, learning packed half term! As we came to the end of our Europe and Americas topic the children were asked to make a dish from a European country, ready to share with the rest of their class. They absolutely loved explaining where their chosen food was originally from and trying each others dishes.
During our maths lessons we have been getting active! Recently we have been measuring objects in the classroom. We have been measuring in meters, centimetres and millimetres. The children have also been learning how to convert between these units!
Year 4 have been busy using their imaginations and locational knowledge to create silhouettes of the New York skyline! They are learning all about North and South America.
Year 4 kick started their new topic with a Stone Age workshop. They enjoyed role play sessions and sketching artefacts.
PE is on a Monday and a Wednesday: PE kit should be left in school and can be taken home to be washed at the end of each half term.
Children should bring in a named water bottle which they have access to in the classroom.
Children have been given a new reading folder and diary; this should be in school on a daily basis as volunteers may hear children read at any time.
Children must read at least three times a week and you are expected to record in the reading record that you have heard them read, this is checked in school every Friday.
A home learning task is set every other Monday and children will be given 10 days to complete it. The task is on a printed sheet which is stuck in the children’s home learning books. Books must be returned to school on the given date for marking.
The children will be set a maths homework every Friday.
Children have a spelling test every Friday, they will be given spellings in a yellow book which must come back to school the following Friday to allow them to be given their new spellings. Test will take place in a red book which remains in school.