This term we have been developing our carpentry skills to plan and build a prototype bridge that could cross the river Thames. We investigated what makes a bridge effective and have learnt about a range of different bridge designs such as cantilever and suspension. We had the opportunity to use a range of tools to …
As part of our History learning we visited the Museum of London to discover more about Anglo-Saxon Britain. We learnt all about their tradition of storytelling and even listened to a ‘Shop’ (storyteller) telling us the story of the hero Beowulf.
In Year 4 we have been learning to use Pro-bots. They are a fantastic way to learn about programming!
During our circus skills workshop we had the opportunity to develop our team work skills and learn some tricks straight from the ‘Big Top’!
As part of our learning in RE we have been learning all about Yom Kippur. Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year for Jewish people and it’s central themes are atonement and repentance. Our assembly was all about how people from the Jewish faith celebrate their special day.
As part of Debate Week Year 4 participated in an inter class debate. We were debating whether bullies should be expelled or if alternative consequences would be better. Both classes made some amazing points, however only one class could be crowned champions and they were 4F on the day.
Year 4 thoroughly enjoyed the work they did with The Happy Puzzle company, they took full advantage of the opportunity to develop their problem solving skills through a number of different interesting challenges.
Year 4 really enjoyed their day at The London Chess Classic at Olympia in Kensington . We learnt lots of new chess moves and had the opportunity to challenge children from other schools around the country. Particular congratulations must go to Adrian, Jorge and Martin who all won bronze medals!
As part of our learning during Work Week, 4F visited London City Airport. The visit was a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the different jobs people do every day in an airport. We didn’t realise that so many people were responsible to ensure that everyone has a safe flight!
Following their exciting ‘History off the Page’ workshop on Tuesday 22nd March 2017, the Year pupils held an assembly to share what they had learnt about The Vikings.