Year 3 & 4

Weekly Blog  

16th March 2018 This week in maths we worked out perimeters of a shapes and some of us have been working out the area of that shape.

In English we have been planning our big write. We had to describe a new room in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and we listened to each others descriptions.

In ICT and RE we have made a PowerPoint about the ACTS (adorations, confession, thanksgiving and supplication). We have also been researching South America in Geography.
In music the year 4’s have started to learn Amazing Grace on the recorders and we were able to perform for the year 3’s.
We had an exciting but busy day on Friday as we brought in our teddies. We also had a fashion show with clothes made from plastic for science week.

9th March 2018 This week we found out we were taking part in a dance festival and performing our own dance routine for other schools to see, we are all very excited because we have worked really hard on it.

In English week we have been reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, we really liked creating our one ticket winner and describing the amazing chocolate room. 

Works book day was really fun, we got to dress up and brought a prop from a favourite book or one we were reading. We enjoyed telling our friends all about the books we brought in and why we like them so much. Dylan (Year 4) and Rosie (Year 3) 




9th February 2018 Our favourite lesson this week was computing, we have been designing our own games on a program called Scratch. The year 3 children have been creating a game called ‘Whack a Witch’ and the year 4 children have been making a game called ‘Crazy Fish’, it was challenging but lots of fun.

During our dance lessons over the last few weeks we have created a dance around a boxing theme. This week we performed in front of Miss Barwick where she filmed us and we got to watch it back. This was really good because we could identify ways in which we could improve for next lesson. It was really fun, everyone performed really well and put lots of effort in.

In music this week the year 4s started to learn recorder and year 3s have started to learn wishing wells with their bows. All the year 3 children were excited to used their bows.

In English we have been working on our grammar this week. We have learnt what a fronted adverbial phrases and prepositional phrases is and when to use then in our writing. Joshua (Year 4) and William (Year 3)

2nd February 2018 On Wednesday some of the class took part in the cross country competition at Allen West. Everyone ran extremely well in the muddy conditions. Joshua from year 4 came fourth and qualified for the next round at Preston Park.

In English this week we have enjoyed writing our own stories based around the book 1 ‘Can you catch a mermaid?’. We have loved creating and describing our own mystical creature, this was fun.

Geography was fun, we learned about different continents and where the equator was.

Before lunch today, we had a Countdown Maths Challenge. Rosie and Rhea (Year3)

26th January 2018 In science we have been learning about using electricity. We have looked to the safety and what appliances are powered through mains electricity or battery.

In maths we have been learning about measurement we have been converting length and weight.

19th January 2018 Last term we made our own volcanos and this week we were able to do our own science experiment. We had lots of fun making them erupt, but they did not shoot up as well as we thought!



12th January 2018 This week in English we have been enjoying writing our own stories for the 500 word story competition.

We have had lots of fun playing in the snow and sledging down the hill at playtime.


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