On Tuesday, Discoverers and Voyagers came to school dressed as an Egyptian to celebrate the end of our History topic.
On Monday, we had a fantastic day at Goodrington Beach!
In History, we have been exploring different sources of evidence to help us have a better understanding of the past.
This week, in Art lessons, we used different printing techniques to create summer meadow pictures.
For homework, we set a task to create an Egyptian death mask.
On Tuesday, we found a time capsule in the nature area near the playground!
Year 4s continue to enjoy their Forest School sessions every Tuesday.
In PE, we are now developing our skills to play Dartmoor 3 Ball.
Year 4 enjoyed their first Forest School session on Tuesday!
In Design and Technology, we have designed a cushion for a teddy or pet.
Year 3 have been learning to play glockenspiels on Thursdays!
In Science, we have been learning about states of matter.
In Literacy, we have been exploring the story 'Arthur and the Golden Rope'.
Year 4s have been enjoying ukulele lessons with Kip on Thursdays!
Today, the children continued with their loom weaving project.
On Thursday, Year 4s enjoyed a fun filled day at the Forest and Beach site before walking to Beesands Beach for fish and chips!
Year 3s enjoyed another Forest School session this week!
In Art, we have been exploring the work of Wassily Kandinsky with a focus on his famous piece 'Squares with Concentric Circles'.
In Science, we have been exploring the states of matter of materials!
Year 3 enjoyed their first Forest School session this week!
Today, Year 3/4 have created some fantastic drawings of animals using oil pastels and chalk.
During this half term, Discoverers and Voyagers have been enjoying playing handball in PE lessons.
During our Computing lessons, we have been creating algorithms which use a loop!
This week, we have been finding out about reptiles, mammals and birds.
We set up a simple experiment to investigate the insulating properties of feathers.
Today we raised money for Comic Relief!
This week in Science, we have been identifying invertebrates by observing their similarities and differences.
This week we celebrated the British Science Week. The theme for this year was 'Innovating for the future'.
We have decided to design our own Robo -bug!
Discoverers and Voyagers have had a fantastic return to school and it has been great to see everyone again!
This week, we have been learning more about algorithms including how to create a loop. We then tried out our algorithms on Scratch.
On Wednesday, we designed and made Spanish castanets!
On Monday, children took part in our Inter House Competition.
Children were split into groups of 20 to complete the rotation of 3 activities including throwing against a target on the wall, jumping around the compass, and using a 7 meter sprint course.
To summarise our Geography Topic learning we watched some clips from the TV show 'A Place in the Sun Home or Away' where a lady from Ashburton was trying to decide if she wanted to live in Bishopsteignton or in Spain.
This week we made Spanish Paella!
On Wednesday, we had a day learning and developing cooking skills to make a Spanish dish!
Today, Discoverers found out about Spanish culture (Voyagers will do this next week)!
As part of anti-bullying week, we have been talking about our rights and how it is so important to speak out about any of our worries.
Children are really enjoying learning French vocabulary using visual and audio resources!
We have started our Topic by locating some of the countries in Europe using atlases and maps.
We have been using the 'Stone Age Boy' as inspiration for our narrative writing this half term.
We have loved sharing homework in Year 3/4 this half term!
Today, Kip Pratt and Elfyn Jones put on a fantastic Music Concert for us!
Today, we were learning about Stonehenge.
We created our own Stonehenge models using... biscuits!!!
In our Literacy lesson today, we acted out a scene from the 'Stone Age Boy' which we are using to inspire our story writing.
This week in Science, we constructed circuits using a range of components such as light bulbs, buzzers and switches.
In the afternoon of our Topic Day, we explored how cave art was created and thought about why these painting are an important source of evidence of prehistoric times.
On Wednesday, we had a Topic day which the children loved!
Year 3/4 have had a fantastic start to learning the skills needed to play tennis in their PE sessions!
All Year 3/4 have had a fantastic first week back and have settled in to new routines brilliantly!