When you come into our classroom you will be greeted warmly and with welcoming smiles.
We have a wonderful reading corner where the children can lounge on comfortable cushions or sit at a table together to explore a wide range of interesting fiction and non-fiction books.
Atlases, Dictionaries, thesaurus, writing mats and working walls for Maths and English all help the children with their learning
The children have the opportunity to sit at The Achievement Table, a special place to sit with a friend as a reward for showing improved work, a good attitude to learning or demonstrating kindness to others.
In our class we have been looking at perspective. This week we looked at a street, we started with a vanishing point, added a horizontal and a vertical line through the point. Next we drew in two diagonal lines which also went through the point. We added the kerb, trees and then the buildings. We … Read more
They are becoming used to the daily routines and settling into their work steadily. They are enjoying our new English lessons which are designed to make vast improvements in children’s writing. Mrs Budgett has been really impressed with the progress in just one week. Ask the children to explain the story plot point display. The … Read more
Introducing the Year 4 Reading Corner. This is an area where the children can select books to read in school. There are many different and interesting books which allow the children to discover and further their knowledge. It is also an area which has our Achievement table. It is a place for two children who … Read more
Year 4 welcomed Father Michael Cartwright to the class on Thursday. They had prepared many interesting questions to ask him. The questions ranged from asking which was his favourite hymn, had he got a favourite bible story to his favourite ice-cream flavour. We found out that Father Mike had previously been a headteacher in Northamptonshire … Read more
Year 4 are being kept busy. Last week we mummified tomatoes…. did they tell you about this? We are now patiently waiting until after half term to see the results of our efforts. This week we are focusing on class reading, the children are reading in pairs, looking for words they may not understand and … Read more
Year 4 have been learning about the historical importance of today. They say…. “we should stay in the European Union because it will cost us a lot of money to travel now” “It will change our lives after the 11 months transition.” “I feel we should stay because we will still be in Europe.” We also … Read more
Year 4 are now looking at adding two 4 digit numbers and remembering to transfer amounts over. They are having to remember to keep the place values in exactly the right column. Today we looked at a times table website to help with their learning of tables. Please encourage your child to use these for … Read more
On Monday the KS2 children had a special assembly to understand Holocaust Memorial Day. They were amazing, they listened well and some children gave very thoughtful and factual contributions. We talked about the word DISCRIMINATION and how no one should ever experience this in their lives because of their race, religion or beliefs. The whole … Read more
Year 4 are currently looking at Quadrilateral shapes, they know they are 4 sided shapes and are learning all the different names associated with them. Ask them to name them, describe their properties and even have a go at drawing them. Our early morning soft start work is centred around SPaG (Spelling, punctuation and grammar) … Read more