It’s already the end of week 5 and it has gone so quickly!
We want to start by saying a huge thank-you to everyone who contributed to CAFOD Wear it Bright day, raising a very impressive £368!
In English, the children were finally given the opportunity of publishes their character description stories. The detail and effort that was in every child’s work was very impressive. The year four team very pleased to see the skills that they had learnt from the previous weeks being transcribed into their own independent pieces. Here are some beautiful examples.
Kangaroos and Koalas cannot wait to share their stories with each other for a special Halloween treat.
In Maths, we have continued to work hard on our expanded column method but this week particularly focusing on subtraction. The children are still using dienes, place value grids and counters to support their learning, but most children have started to move away from this and are confident enough just using numbers. We have been particularly focused on multi-step maths problems and inverse problems, which they have been working really hard on and getting the answers spot on! Just a reminder that Sumdog homework should be set and should be completed by the following Friday.
In science, we have been exploring at electricity and how battery operated lights work. We’ve conducted lots of different experiments to see what components a light needs and what happens if the circuit is broken.
Lastly, we are so impressed with the creative homework that is being brought in. On display, we have got fantastic Anglo-Saxon models and drawings. A selection of menu’s that include an Anglo-Saxon diet and food favourites. This week we were treated with special Anglo-Saxon cakes and shortbread shields that two children made. They both explained it was important to research what Anglo-Saxons ate to be able to make the scrumptious food. Well done to everyone who has brought something in and we are looking forward to seeing the rest!
Have a lovely weekend and we look forward to seeing you Monday.
Miss Jackson-Nash, Miss Honeywell and Mrs Cairns