Monthly Archives: October 2016

Year 4 teeth investigation

Year 4 teeth investigation

After 2 weeks being in either cola, milk, orange juice, water or vinegar we removed the hard boiled eggs and studied them. Some were very smelly.We discovered that the acid in the vinegar had completely dissolved the shell – good thing we didn’t put a tooth in there! We discovered that milk and water have…Continue Reading

Viking Weapons in Year 4

Viking Weapons in Year 4

As part of our information texts unit in English we researched the weapons that the Vikings used. We used the BBC Primary History website and learnt to record our findings in note form. We then used these notes to produce interesting information texts.Continue Reading

Column Addition in Year 4

Column Addition in Year 4

We have been working very hard in Year 4 in Mathematics, we looked at several different strategies to add numbers and then concentrated on column addition. A few of us found it tricky at first but with perseverance and practice we all managed to use this method effectively and competently.Continue Reading

Year 4 teeth investigation

Year 4 teeth investigation

In Science we have studied the teeth and how we can keep them healthy. We then asked the question; “Which drinks are the best to keep teeth healthy?” We decided to plan an investigation to find out. We decided on 5 different liquids; cola, vinegar, milk, water and orange juice and used hard boiled eggs…Continue Reading

Information Texts in Year 4

Information Texts in Year 4

Last half term we looked at Information Texts in Year 4. Initially we studied the key features of information texts and began to located important information in a range of texts. We then focused on the Vikings, a topic which we all thoroughly enjoyed, and researched about; their weapons, where they came from and their…Continue Reading

Week 7 in Y6 (21st October)

Week 7 in Y6 (21st October)

Phew! That’s the longest and hardest half-term over! We’ve had another very busy week.  In English we’ve all been gripped with the spine-chilling story of Francis, “black-haired and with a reckless nature”, and we’ve written some impressive short stories in the mystery/horror genre.  In maths, Mr Keilty’s group have begun a unit of work on…Continue Reading

Outdoor artwork in Nursery.

We have had some wonderful experiences outdoors this half term. The leaves are beginning to fall and enabled us to produce some wonderful art at ‘Forest School.’ The children collected a range of different coloured leaves and twigs. They then stuck their collections onto some card and placed them on the ground to make a…Continue Reading