What an amazing trip to Bosworth Battle Field we had today. 4 Red gained so much from the experience. We participated in a fascinating museum tour, battle re-enactment, and were able to visit the site where the battle of Bosworth took place, check out the video below to see our Bosworth Battle experience!
This week in our history lessons, we have been looking at the marriage of Henry VIII to Catherine of Aragon. The children of 4 red have taken part in a debate to decide whether Henry VIII should be allowed to divorce Catherine of Aragon. Can you remember any reasons for and against Henry VIII and […]
For our science topic of animals and their habitats, we have been exploring the school fields to investigate that are in our local environment. We used magnifying glasses to find smaller insects and recorded the animals that we found.
Today, we have discussed the Tudor family tree, looking at how we arrange a family tree and key information about the lives of some Tudor monarchs. We worked in groups to complete a Tudor and Stuart family tree including the key information that we had learnt. We then learnt about primary and secondary sources and […]
This week in 4 Red, we have began our new topic in English. We are learning about play scripts using the story of the Tempest. We started the week by understanding the story of the Tempest and looking at the key themes represented. We then sequenced the story and answered the questions about the text. […]
Today, 4 Red began by making their own news reports in which they described the events that happened in our commonwealth games yesterday. We the discussed loneliness and what it is and how we help to stop loneliness. We then got to learn some new drum skills by taking part in ‘druma’ which involved exercise […]
Today, 4 Red have had a fantastic day completing lots of different activities learning lots of new skills. We began the day by playing some tag rugby in which we learnt how to tag one another and defend our own tags. We then looked at how we can play fairly and thought about the importance […]
Today we have worked in groups to design our own breakfast bar. We discussed how we could make sure that our creations were healthy and thought about the ingredients we would like to include. We then created an advert persuading people to buy our new product. We thought about what we would need to include […]
This week is our health week. Today, we have looked at healthy eating and how the food we eat can affect our body. We began by discussing some questions about healthy eating and learnt some new vocabulary such as calories and balanced diet. We then explored the question “Which breakfast is the best?” and created […]
This a reminder to wear PE kits tomorrow as it is well- being day for year 4. Additionally, we will be completing multiple activities next week as part of our Health week so please wear you PE kit everyday next week.
This half term, year 4 have designed and created their own flood- proof houses. They have worked in groups to test different materials for absorbency and strength and have used the best materials to create their own flood- proof houses. Here are some of the flood- proof houses that we created. 4 Red: 4 White: […]
Maths: Complete the ‘time flies’ activity on Education city. English: Complete the Pitch Perfect activity, set for you, on Education City. https://go.educationcity.com/ WOW work: Create a 3D rainforest model. This can be made using recycling materials such as paper, cardboard tubes and plastic bottles. Have fun!
This week, the children have been learning about the people who live in the Amazon rainforest. They began by researching facts about the different tribes and they then delivered presentations about them. Here are a couple of the fantastic presentations.
The children will be completing a discrimination workshop tomorrow afternoon. As part of this workshop they will be completing sports activities, so they can therefore wear their PE kits tomorrow.
This week 4 Red have begun exploring stories with dilemmas. We have discussed dilemmas characters face in stories that we know and what a dilemma is. We have begun looking at a new story called ‘The great Kapok tree’. This story is about a logger (someone who cuts down trees) who is spoken to by […]
4 Red have been working really hard on their handwriting all week. We have shown great improvements in our presentation. Here are some words that you can use to practice your handwriting at home. Write a line of each word on a piece of paper or in your homework book using your best handwriting.
Today we have discussed the choices we make and the impact they have on others. We discussed making the right choices and worked in groups to act out a scenario where we made sensible choices. What sensible choices have you made today. Why?
Today we have explored what a fraction is and identified different fractions. We found out that fractions show equal parts of a whole. We used several resources to find fractions and explored different ways that we can represent each fraction. We also discussed how a fraction is represented and what each number in a fraction […]
Each half term we complete a big spelling test, this tests our knowledge of many different words. These words are called common exception words. This is because these spellings do not follow a spelling rule. Below are the spellings that we test over the term. They are split into two different tests. You have been […]
This week we have been beginning to look at narrative poetry. Narrative poems tell a story using a range of figurative language. The key features of a narrative poem are that it tells a story and includes carefully chosen vocabulary. Additionally, it should follow a rhyming pattern and is separated into stanzas. How are these […]
This week in 4 Red we have been exploring a new topic in our maths focusing on area. We found out that area is the space occupied by the surface of a 2D shape. We explored the area of objects in our classroom using post it notes. First, we estimated what we thought the area […]
This week, year 4 have been learning different methods for dividing two and three-digit numbers by a one- digit number. We have learnt a number of methods for division including partitioning and the short division method. Here is a guide to calculating using the short division method: Division without exchanges: Division with exchanges: Division with […]
This half term, we have been learning about electricity and exploring how we can create light. This week we focused on how we can control the flow of electricity and discussed how switches work. We even had the opportunity to create our own switch using a paper clip and split pins. We explored switches today […]
Here is some examples of fantastic work from 4 Red this half term which have been displayed on our work that rocks display in our classroom.
Please can you bring into school either a plastic bottle or a cardboard tube to create your torch for your design and technology project by next Tuesday (25th January 2022).
This week, you have some lovely homework activities. They need to be completed by Wednesday and you need to let your teacher know about any difficulties by Monday. English Using your week 2 spellings, create interesting and engaging sentences. Think about a variety of sentence openers, multi-clause sentences and your use of descriptive vocabulary to […]
This week 4 Red have been learning some new times tables including their 7s, 9s, 11s and 12. We have been applying our knowledge of these times table when dividing and in word problems. We have used partitioning, arrays and jottings to help us with our work this week. Challenge: Practice your times tables using […]
This week, we have begun our new English topic about newspaper reports. We have explored a newspaper report about the Blitz and answered questions using our retrieval skills. We also learnt a newspaper report using a story map. Additionally, we have identified the key features of a newspaper report and discussed their purpose. Finally, we […]
This week 4 red have been multiplying and dividing using the 6 and 9 times tables. We have learnt these new times tables and explored the relationships between these times tables and other ones we know. We have also answered word problems using our knowledge. Challenge: If I know 6 x 4 = 24, what […]
4 Red have worked incredibly hard this week on their information texts. We started the week by learning an information text using a story map. We then identified the key features of an information text. Can you remember the key features that you need to include in your information text? Using our research skills, we […]