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Art day with Mrs Nixon- creating wire sculptures.

RE- role playing the scripture reading of when Mary & Joseph lost Jesus and found him praying in the temple 🙏

Year 4 virtually led the school in a beautiful service for Remembrance Day. At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them ❤️

Gymnastics

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We have some very talented gymnasts in Year 4 🤸‍♂️🤸🏽‍♀️

Gymnastics in PE- practising forward rolls 🤸🏽‍♀️🤸‍♂️

Science- learning the importance of washing our hands properly with the pepper experiment & exploring how far a sneeze can travel 👐

Making Bavarian hats and presenting information about Germany 🇩🇪

Researching Germany using the iPads and making posters 🇩🇪

Sampling some traditional German food 😋

Hockey skills- practising controlling the ball 🏑

We would just like to wish all of the Year 4 children & their families a wonderful October half term holiday. The children have all been amazing this last half term in school. They have settled in extremely well, worked their socks off & been an absolute joy to spend time with. They are superstars 🤩🌟 Make sure you all have a well earned rest & enjoy your time together as a family. We will look forward to hearing all about your half term adventures when we see you back at school on 2nd November. Take care & God Bless. Mrs Smith & Miss Shepherd ❤️🌟🎃👻🕷

In Year 4 we danced our way into half term with Miss Shepherd, our new TA. We would all like to give a very big & warm welcome to Miss Shepherd who will be joining the Year 4 bubble after half term ❤️

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We had a great day dressed in our pyjamas to raise money for the Tabitha Foundation. Thank you Minnie Vinnies for organising pyjama day!

Revising negative numbers with BBC super movers 💃🕺

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There are some great videos on the BBC bitesize website for practising a range of maths concepts such as times tables, Roman numerals, negative numbers as well as much more. Take a look 🙂

Speaking and Listening- role playing a conversation between two characters to solve a story dilemma.

We had a beautiful prayer service led by a group of our Year 4’s for our class collective worship today 👏

We had a wonderful Forest School session led by Mrs Morris 🌳

WOW!!! What amazing musical talent we have in Year 4! It’s only their second lesson! 🎻🎶🎻

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After collecting our invertebrates from Forest School we took them to the Phiz Lab, put on our lab coats and examined the specimens we had collected to help us identify and classify them. All invertebrates were returned safely to Forest School at the end of the session.

This afternoon we went down to Forest Schools on an ‘Invertebrate Hunt’. We found lots of invertebrates which we were able to identify and classify.

We celebrated a lovely virtual Harvest Mass this morning which was led by Year 3. It was also our first Mass with Father Stefan.

Our Year 4 Liturgy Leaders set the altar up and led us in a beautiful prayer service for our collective worship. We thought about answering Jesus’ call and showing our love for him 💕

Using the I-pads and information sources to research our favourite people from the West Midlands to write a biography about.

In RE we read the scripture of Jacob’s dream. We then created some stunning artwork based on our own interpretation of the story. We used wax crayons and watercolour 🎨🌟

Our first violin lesson. We have some wonderful musical talent in Year 4. They sounded amazing.

Finding 1, 10 and 100 more and less than 4-digit numbers using concrete apparatus. We practised exchanging digits when we had too many.

Making numbers in Roman numerals using lolly pop sticks and solving problems.

Super EBL work. Excellent research completed by the children on famous people from the West Midlands.

Exploring negative numbers by creating ‘Under the Sea’ scenes & recording the depth of our sea creatures.

Disney Day- we all dressed up to raise money for Birmingham Children’s Hospital. One of our Year 4’s brought a Disney friend in to join us for the day. He worked very hard

We loved using Purple Mash to write algorithms programming objects move on the screen!

We all came to school dressed in green today to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

We were very sad to say Goodbye to our wonderful TA today, Mrs Barber, after 21 years working at our school. We will all miss you Mrs Barber xxx

PSHE- thinking about the features that make a positive and healthy friendship. We came up with some fabulous ideas which we shared on post it notes within our table groups. We then recorded our reflections on a friendship wheel.

After studying the story ‘The Dragon Slayer’, we have been planing our own fantasy stories which will be based in the West Midlands using a story mountain.

PE- Football Skills. We have been learning to pass and receive the ball with accuracy and precision.

Some super EBL work!

Our fabulous Art Day with Mrs Nixon. We sketched poppies, learnt about Andy Warhol and the pop art movement, then finished off by doing our own poppy printing.

Making 4-digit numbers in our Maths lesson using counters on a place value grid and base ten materials.

Mass with Father Gerry yesterday morning. Mass was led by Year 5.

PE with RB Sports

Science- Identifying and classifying vertebrates into mammals, fish, birds, reptiles and amphibians.

TA Appreciation Day- Thank you Mrs Barber for always helping us!

Brilliant Beginnings in our EBL topic!

Science- Living Things and their Habitats. We have been grouping and classifying living organisms according to different criteria.

Enjoying a good book in our reading area!

In Year 4 we will be learning to pray the Rosary. To mark the special feast day of Our Lady’s birthday on Tuesday, we made special Rosary flip books to help us learn how to pray the Rosary. We will use these in our prayer throughout the year.


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