Year 4

The White Fox

Year 4 have been reading the Take One Book story of ‘The White Fox’. They were tasked with writing the story from the Fox’s point of view.    Pamela from 4D and Miriam from 4R did a really good job, using paragraphs, imagery and fronted adverbials.

Year 4 Science Topic

Water transportation in plants   Method 1:  ‘Walking water’ activity to show how water from one container can be transported into another to show ‘capillary action’.   What is ‘capillary action? Where water uses fibres (in teh case of plants, stem fibres) to transport itself upward.   Method 2:  Cut flowers were used and left …

Reading for Fluency

Year 4 have been having a fantastic time exploring strategies to improve reading for fluency. A strategy they particularly enjoyed was Readers’ Theatre where they performed a script of the story ‘The White Fox.’ Each child felt immersed and astounded at what their voices and tonality could achieve. Suffice to say, they left the lesson …

Visit to the British Museum

This term, Year 4 have been learning about Ancient Egypt. From exploring a classroom turned into Tutankhanum’s Tomb to mummifying Miss Shakir, the children have had exciting opportunities to explore learning through play and experience. To finish the unit, the children explored the Egypt section of the British Museum. They deciphered hieroglyphics and connected their …