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Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon.

Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 1
Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 2
Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 3
Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 4
Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 5
Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 6
Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 7
Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 8
Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 9
Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 10
Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 11
Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 12
Back to the Stone Age! We had a great art session under the tables making cave art this afternoon. 13

Caterpillar update: We spent an exciting lunchtime cutting our 2 coccoons from their casing and were quite shocked to find the caterpillar's head in there too!

Caterpillar update: We spent an exciting lunchtime cutting our 2 coccoons from their casing and were quite shocked to find the caterpillar's head in there too! 1
Caterpillar update: We spent an exciting lunchtime cutting our 2 coccoons from their casing and were quite shocked to find the caterpillar's head in there too! 2
Caterpillar update: We spent an exciting lunchtime cutting our 2 coccoons from their casing and were quite shocked to find the caterpillar's head in there too! 3
Caterpillar update: We spent an exciting lunchtime cutting our 2 coccoons from their casing and were quite shocked to find the caterpillar's head in there too! 4
Caterpillar update: We spent an exciting lunchtime cutting our 2 coccoons from their casing and were quite shocked to find the caterpillar's head in there too! 5
Caterpillar update: We spent an exciting lunchtime cutting our 2 coccoons from their casing and were quite shocked to find the caterpillar's head in there too! 6

Week commencing 20th January:

Homework will be coming home on Monday this week and will need to be back in school on Thursday. Please let me know if there are any problems with this.

This weeks spellings have the suffix 'ation'.

organisation            education

imagination             preparation

concentration          sensation

exaggeration           adoration

location                  information

Happy New Year!

This term we will be looking at:

Science: Rocks

History: Stone Age

P.E. will be on Tuesday afternoons starting the first week back and we will endeavour to do the Golden Mile on Fridays.

 

 

Week commencing 6th January:

Spellings this week are all homophones, so it will be important for children to know the meaning of the words as well as the spelling.

who's                             except

whose                            accept

weather                         aloud

whether                         allowed

effect

affect 

 

Caterpillar update: We have another caterpillar in a cocoon now-sorry that the pictures aren't great!

Caterpillar update: We have another caterpillar in a cocoon now-sorry that the pictures aren't great! 1
Caterpillar update: We have another caterpillar in a cocoon now-sorry that the pictures aren't great! 2

Caterpillar update: We have our first cocoon forming this weekend and the rest of the caterpillars are growing rapidly!!

Week commencing 16th December 

Just to let you know that there is no homework this weekend and there won't be any spellings next week.

Also a reminder to sign reading journals when you listen to reading at home so that children can continue to progress through our Jack and Jill reading challenge.

Week commencing 25th November

Spellings this week are:

bought                                    though

through                                   although

bought                                    breakthrough

brought                                   dough

We had a great day out at the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance station, despite the weather. We were even lucky enough to see the helicopter taking off just after we arrived. We were taken on a tour of the station and then got to learn about some of the specialist equipment that they use .We will be writing a recount of the day this week.

Week commencing 18th November:

This week's spellings are:

mention                  devotion

action                     question

translation               attraction

injection                  invention

 

We are looking forward to our trip to the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance Base on Friday. Make sure to bring warm and waterproof coats and sensible footwear. School uniform must be worn.

Our Madagascan caterpillars have been with us for a couple of weeks now and we are already starting to see them change and grow. Mrs Nolan has taken them home this weekend to keep an eye on them and keep them a bit warmer!!

Our Madagascan caterpillars have been with us for a couple of weeks now and we are already starting to see them change and grow. Mrs Nolan has taken them home this weekend to keep an eye on them and keep them a bit warmer!! 1

This term we will be looking at Rainforests, the animals and humans that rely on the for habitats and looking at reasons why the Rainforests are being cut down.

In Numeracy we will be finishing off addition and subtraction of 4- digit numbers with exchanging and then moving on to length and perimeter. We will also be continuing our work on times tables in preparation for the Multiplication Tables Check in the summer term.

The spellings for week 1 are :

persuasion                        comprehension

supervision                       extension

conclusion                        tension

fusion                              expansion

 

 

We have had a great first half term. Highlights were our Choral day at Downside School and being awarded a certificate from the NSPCC for the best contributions to out fund raising activity.

We have also done some great work on plants and the cocoa bean.

Welcome to Barn Owls.

We are the year 4 class taught by Mrs Nolan and supported by Mrs Lane and Miss Sims. 

This term we will be swimming on Thursday mornings and will also have PE on Tuesdays. Spellings will be given on Mondays and will be tested on Fridays. Homework will be given on Fridays and should be back on the following Tuesday. 

 

Learning Objectives:

Numeracy: We start with place value this term.

Literacy: We will be doing various different types of writing some of which will be linked to our topics.

Geography: We will be studying human geography, focusing on the cocoa bean and the Caribbean.

Science: We will be studying plants.

 

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