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Welcome to Year 4!


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This half term our topic is called 'World Kitchen' where we will be learning all about different foods from around the world. We will be tasting and cooking lots of different foods as well as thinking about the science behind food and cooking. We will also be learning about farming and harvest in preparation for our Harvest Festival Assembly on Friday 6th October.
Class 4 spent some of their first week thinking about being really positive about their learning. We discussed 'Growth Mind sets' and 'Fixed Mind sets'. Class 4 now know that one of the best ways of learning is by learning from your mistakes! They are also brilliant at spotting when each other need support with their learning. What a fantastic start to Year 4!

Class 4 Dispay Board

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Class 4 will soon be having their first lunchtime Book Club meeting. Here is the first book they will be reviewing with hot chocolate and marshmallows!
Take a look at our Book Club letter below.

Year 4 Book Club

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Great British Bake Off!

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Class four have been designing, making and evaluating bread rolls this half term. We have had lots of fun as well as learning about science, maths and design technology in the process. Thank you to our judges who became Mary Berry, Prue,Paul Hollywood and Mel and Sue for the afternoon. Especially well done to our star bakers!
Everyone is welcome to join class four on Friday 8th December at 2.30 where the children will be selling the cakes and pickles they have also been making. There will also be a cafe serving tea, coffee and homemade cakes. 

Christmas Book Club


For our Christmas Book Club class four have decided to read 'The Chrismasaurus' by Tom Fletcher. See our latest Book Club newsletter to find out more.

Year 4 Newsletter Autumn

Home Learning Autumn

This term class 4 have a new topic to learn about. It is called 'Raiders and Invaders' and we will be finding out about the Vikings and the Anglo-Saxons. Read our newsletter below to find out exactly what will be going on in class 4 over the next few weeks.

Class 4 Spring Newsletter

Take a look below at our home learning ideas for this term.
Class 4 love reading books and discussing them and we especially love Book Club (including the hot chocolate and marshmallows!). Have a read of our latest Book Club letter below.

For the second half of our spring term we will still be continuing to learn about 'Raiders and Invaders' but will be concentrating on the Vikings for the next five weeks. The Freshwater Theatre Company are coming in to school on March 5th to lead class 4 in drama workshops about 'Beowulf' and 'Thorgill The Viking'. We are really looking forward to this exciting day and hope to learn lots and lots! Read our newsletter below to find out more about this half term in class 4.

The home learning activities can also be found below.

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Class 4 had a great time on World Book Day. We read a lovely book called 'Once Upon an Ordinary School Day' by Colin McNaughton and were consequently inspired to write our stories and make our own books. We also snuggled down with our duvets and dreamt of wonderful experiences and adventures whilst listening to 'A Million Dreams' from the film 'The Greatest Showman'. We also listened to Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker Suite' and produced some fantastic art work whilst listening to the music. 

World Book Day

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The Freshwater Theatre Group came to school on Monday March 5th to work with class 4. They had a fantastic day taking part in drama workshops about Beowulf and Thorgill the Viking.

Freshwater TheatreCompany

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We can't believe it's the summer term already in class 4! This half term we are going to be learning all about 'The Rainforest'. Have a look below at our newsletter, Home Learning and Book Club letter.
This half term we are continuing our topic about the rainforest. We are very much looking forward to our class trip to Twycross Zoo where we will be finding out about endangered species and where different animals and plants live in the rainforest. Take a look at our half term newsletter to find out about what we will be learning about over the next few weeks.