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Newsletters 2017-18

Autumn Term 1

 

Year 4 -  2017-18

Class 4 Teacher- Mrs Asif

Class Four - National Poetry Day Recital

Problem Solving Day

 In our Problem Solving Day in February, the children in class 4 began learning how to play chess.

Scar House Reservoir, Nidderdale

Class 4 had a very wet and windy trip to Scar House Reservoir in Nidderdale. They learnt about reservoirs and how they store water for people to use in their houses. They also learnt about a very contrasting place to Kirkstall!

 

Class 4   Science and DT

 The children in class 4 made torches. Each child had to design their torch first. When they made their torch they had to include a simple circuit and check that it worked!

 NEW BEGINNINGS

Our first SEAL Topic in Year 4 is ‘New Beginnings’. We began this topic by discussing and agreeing our Class Vision Statement, we elected our Class Council representatives and learnt about ‘Ubuntu’ - ‘I am what I am because of who we all are.’

 

International Fayre

 

Year 4’s trip to the Leeds Valentine’s Fair 2016

On Thursday 11th February Class 4 spent a thrilling afternoon at the Leeds Valentine’s Fair. Barney was the winner of an art competition and his design will be seen by thousands of people across Leeds on the flyer and posters advertising the fair. As you can see from the photos, we all had a fantastic time! Watch this space for extracts that the children have written in their recounts of the trip.


Barney and the Mayor of Leeds


Class 4 enjoying the Rides


International week - China

 

 AFRICAN DRUMMING

As part of our Black History Month celebrations in October, every KS2 class had a special African Drumming Workshop. We were taught how to play bass (with the heel of our hand) and tone (with fingertips) on West African djembe drums. It was great fun playing games such as ‘Pass the sound’ and ‘Don’t play this one back’ as well as learning how to play different rhythms.