We have been learning about how fossils are formed.
The Year 4's have safely arrived at Beesands and have been busy getting to know the site and set up camp.
In our Topic lessons, we have been exploring different trees, plants and flowers around our school. We have been looking at the leaves of trees in order to name them.
Yesterday saw Plym receive their reward for winning the TTRS battle of the houses earlier in the Spring term.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Curriculum Celebration.
We hope you liked finding out about our topic and enjoyed the food tasting!
Yesterday, our Year 3 children went to the Spring Music Festival. The children composed music with different instruments and told a story with music.
Today, Voyagers and Discoverers joined together to make a Skype call to Poland. We spoke to a 9 year old boy who told us about Education in Poland.
This week Voyagers were painting pictures of Malbork Castle using watercolours. We were so impressed by the artwork the children produced during the day.
During World Book Day, Discoverers and Voyagers joined together for a 'Book Tasting' session.
The children shared their favourite books and explained to a partner why they enjoyed them.
On Thursday, we celebrated World Book Day by dressing as our favourite book characters or in comfy story telling clothes.
Congratulations to Plym who have won the inaugural TTRS House Battle.
We have really enjoyed learning all about Spain.
This week we have been very busy! We have created adverts persuading people to visit Spain. We have also designed and made castanets, practised flamenco dancing and tasted Spanish food.
This week we completed our Picasso inspired portraits using a range of techniques.
We have been learning about Picasso! We found out that he would draw portraits from different perspectives to create his famous art work.
Have you heard about the new TTRS Competition?
In Year 3/4 we have been applying our addition and subtraction skills to measure!
We have been measuring the length of objects in the playground.
On Wednesday, children from Year 3 attended a Handball Festival at TCS where they practised skills needed to become confident players. They had a fantastic afternoon and enjoyed the experience.
On Monday, Mr Hammond came into school to talk to us about evacuation during WW1. As a History teacher, he was able to tell us lots of facts about why this was necessary during WW1.
In Science, we have been exploring light and shadows.
Thank you very much for coming to our Curriculum Celebration! We hope you enjoyed it!
Thank you to the Year 3 parents for coming to see Year 3's violin concert!
Here is a photo of Voyagers making their cakes in small groups!
We have been finding out about life in the trenches and food rations during WW1.
In Science, we are now learning about Light!
This week, we have carried out an investigation to help us understand that we need light in order to see.
Children in Year 3 have been working hard to prepare for their upcoming violin concert. They look forward to playing for you next Thursday!
This week in our Topic lessons, we enjoyed writing letters home from the perspective of a soldier during WW1.
We have been thinking about respect during this years Anti-Bullying Week. We talked about how we show respect and why this is important.
To support Children in Need, we came to school dress up in spots.
We also brought in our teddies!
We have been thinking about Remembrance Day in Year 3/4 today.
Each child decorated several poppies using paint, pens, wool, sponges and glitter to create a collabrative piece of art work that is now displayed in our library.
Yesterday, a Community Police Officer came into school to talk to Year 3/4 about how to stay safe this Halloween. She shared this poster with us and we discussed how to be respectful of others and keep ourselves safe.
Our Maya masks are now finished! Here is Discoverers' amazing display...
Our Maya masks are now finished! This is Voyagers lovely display...
Voyagers and Discoverers have visited our school library to celebrate Libraries Week!
"It's better to read than to use electronics because you can learn more. So get off the computer and start flipping pages"-Bryony
Discoverers have been learning about why people wore masks during the Maya period.
Have you heard about our KS2 Times Tables Rock Stars competition?
This week we have enjoyed our new unit - Additive Reasoning. We started by partitioning numbers and representing this on a place value chart.
We have now finished out myths based on the Maya Creation Story.
On Monday, we had a visit from the Living History Group who talked to us about what life was like in World War 1 for the soldiers in the trenches. We asked lots of questions and found out lots about the equipment and weapons used.
In Science, Year 3/4 have been constructing simple electrical circuits as well as naming its basic parts, including cells, wires, bulbs and switches.
Children in Year 4 attended a Tag Rugby Festival this week at TCS. They played new games, developed skills and learnt more about Tag Rugby.
Here we are acting out the Maya Creation Story!
We have been very busy learning our class charters, new routines and starting new learning!
In Maths we have been thinking about place value, adding and subtracting 10/100 and 1000 as well as exploring representations of 3 and 4 digit numbers.