Hunting for right angles

This week we have been learning about the properties of 2D shapes in our maths lessons. We went on a hunt around school with Miss Hawkins looking for right angles. We found so many! Can you find objects in your house that have a right angle? 

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Hooray for handwriting!

We have been working so hard in our handwriting lessons. Because we have missed out on being in school, some of our letter formation isn't correct so we've gone back to basics!  We're making sure our letters are the correct size and shape so that when we join, our writing is neat and we're able to…

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Properties of triangles

This week in maths, we've been learning the properties of 2D shapes, in particular triangles and quadrilaterals. We learned the names for different triangles; equilateral, scalene, isosceles and right angled and the properties that belong to each of them. Mrs Nadin put us in groups and we had to…

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Rounding numbers

Today we consolidated our understanding of rounding a number to the nearest 10/100/1000. With a partner we played a rounding game taking turns to choose a cube to reveal a 4 digit number on the game-board. We had to read aloud the number to our partner and then round it to the nearest 1000. If we…

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Mass

It was our turn to lead the Mass in church this week. We chose a Mass on sharing as we're coming into the season of Harvest which is all about sharing what we have with others.  Fr. Kevin remarked on how well we had prepared for the Mass and that we read and sang beautifully.  He was very…

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Using written methods for addition and subtraction

We've been working hard all week practising using a written method to solve addition and subtraction calculations. We've learned to borrow, carry and exchange when working out our answers.  Once we were confident with the methods, we moved onto solving addition and subtraction word…

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European School Sport Day 2021

On Friday 24th September, we joined thousands of schools across Europe to take part in 120 minutes of exercise throughout the school day. Our day was kicked off with a Wake and Shake in the school playground, followed by a whole school active assembly in the hall.  We were very lucky to have…

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Wheeeee are wheely loving our PE lessons!

We're very lucky to be taking part in a cycling initiative aimed at getting more children riding a bike and enjoying cycling.  Every Thursday we have a PE lesson riding bikes and learning new skills. Some of us have even learnt to ride a bike for the first time! You can see from our face  show…

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Collective Worship; Creation

We had a wonderful Collective Worship this morning. We gathered together and watched a video on the creation of the world. We reflected on how lucky we are to have been given such a beautiful world. Our scripture taught us to praise God and to honour him for all he has created for us. In groups,…

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Sound workshop

We had a fantastic morning with Sound man Sam! Through a variety of practical investigations, we learned so much about sound and the session covered so many of our sound national curriculum objectives. We are going to use all our new knowledge when we make our musical instruments in a couple of…

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Float experience day

We had great fun on our experience day for our first year 4 writing unit on the book Float. The story starts with the main character, a little boy making a paper boat with his dad. So, we followed step by step instructions to make our own origami paper boats. We decorated them and took them…

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Europe

We had a lovely humanities lesson this afternoon using the atlases to locate the continent of Europe and it's countries. We worked with a partner to find different countries in Europe in the atlas and then we had to locate them on our blank maps of Europe and label them.

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