Year 4 Class Topic

Autumn Term 2018

Our topic this term is "Stones & Bones". We hope to post photographs of our learning here shortly.

Summer Term 2018

Year 4 are learning about "The Rainforest". As an introduction to their topic of 'Rainforests', the children have studied types of leaf and looked in detail at the shapes and colours of them. They then painted their own leaves to be used in the classroom display.

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Careful observational art work for the classroom display.

Spring Term 2018

"Storms & Shipwrecks" are the basis for our learning this term and we started by building shelters, finding a safe way to evacuate the school after being hit by a storm and learning about different types of disasters.

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Surviving a disaster!

We visited Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and explored H.M.S. Victory. We learned about what it was like during a battle on board a ship and compared warfare today and throughout history. We also learned about the different jobs on board The Victory.

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Looking for other battleships!

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All kinds of equipment.

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Looking at artefacts.

The children looked at seascapes by various artists and then tried some mark making using paints to show the sea and waves.

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Mark making using paints to create sea and waves.

Autumn Term 2017

The children have been busy designing and creating shoes and making clay tiles to paint for mosaic.

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Stitching and sticking.

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Using clay and cutting precisely.

Year 4 learned about life in Roman times. They visited Fishbourne Roman Palace where they spun wool, made mosaic patterns, created an arch out of bricks and learned about the jobs of a slave. 

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Spinning wool

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Under the brick archway.

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Creating mosaic patterns.

The children took part in an archeological dig in the school grounds and found some Roman artefacts.

 Hunting for Roman artefacts.

Hunting for Roman artefacts.

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