Year Four & Five (FA)

Year 4/5 FA

 

 

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The sun has finally got his hat on and has come out to play.  Could you please ensure you send your child with a freashly filled water bottle, sun hat and sun cream.  The water bottle can be kept in class during the day and filled up at regular intervals.  

 

 

Titanic LP5

 

 

Welcome back after our Easter Break.  Hopefully we will be seeing the sun amd the warm weather we expect in the summer term.  

 


This term we are continuing our Titanic themed learning.   We will also be celebrating the 100 years of the RAF as part of our history enrichment days. 

 

New York Art

This week the children have completed the skylline of New York City, The Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty using maps of New York City.  They also used a world map to compose an image of the Titanic 

 

     

 

Our drawings of these New York iconic landmarks.

 

          

 

Here are some examples of our artwork based the Titanic 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

Please keep your eyes out for the information how we are going to celebrate the marriage of Prince Haryy and Megan.  

 


 

 

The children are currently busy learning their poems for their upcoming LAMDA presentation.  Please ask your child to perform their poems to you.  

 

Not only are the children busy learning their poems but are also starting rehearsing for our summer production.  Look out for details about the show in the coming weeks.



 

 

Science Investigation Part 1

 

This week the children have investigated the effects of adding bircarbonate of soda to vinegar ready to conduct a further experiment next week.  

 

 

 

Titanic Artifact 

 

We have made a selection of artefacts such as a fruit dish, tea cup and tea pot out of clay.  These will be decorated as if they were to go on board the Titanic.  

 

    

     

 

       

 

       

 

   

 

 

Remember on the 21st May we shall be visiting the  Maritime Museum in Liverpool to further develop our knowledge of the Titanic. 


 

Street Party Tuesday 22nd May 2018

 

Remember on Tuesday we will be celebrtaing the marriage of Prince Harry and Megan by having a street party. 

      


Maritime Museum 

 

           

 

 

 

Street Party 

 

Our street party  was held on Tuesday 22nd May 2018  to celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan.  As part of the day we watched the wedding, researched the royal family and had a street party in the playground.  As part of the street party we had a picnic lunch, a piece of wedding cake and a visit from the ice cream van.  

 

 

        

 

         

           

       

 

        

 

        

 

          

 


 


 

Titanic LP4 

 

 

Our next Learning Challenge is all about the Titanic.  As part of this topic we shall be writing a story, researching about the passengers and finding out if they survived  or not.  We will also become tourist guides based in the city of New York.  Please keep your eye on our class page  and  Facebook as we will be uploading pictures of our work and activities.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World Book Day Thursday 1st March 2018


 


 

As part of World Book Day we will be dressing up as a character from Harry Potter.  

 

      

 

 

 

Titanic Models

WOW!

Have a look at our fantatstic Titanic homework projects.  We have made 3d models of the Titanic and even an iceberg.  Some of us have reseached about the Titanic and produced an information leaflet.  One member of the class even made a Titanic cake.  A few of our amazing projects are shown below. 

 

     

 

      

 

 

 

 

Class Assembly

 

This week we have performed our class assembly to the school and to our family members.  As part of the assembly we shared facts about the Titanic, sang My Heart will Always go on and show cased our homework projects. 

 

 

 

 

On friday the members of YR4/5 FA took part in a sponsorded sporting activity to raise money for  BBC Sport Relief.  Many members of the class were sponsored by their family and friends to raise money for this important cause.


 

 

  

 

On Monday 26th April we will be holding an Easter Open Morning where the children will be completeing a variety of Easter activities.  The activities will be linked to the English and Maths curriculum.  Please feel free to visist our class. 

 

Photos from this session will be uploaded.  

 

 

EASTER OPEN MORNING

 

Thankyou to all our vistors during our Easter craft session.  The children created their Easter cards, chocolate egg basket and much more.  Our visitors also joined in our mindfulness colouring in with many commenting how relaxing it was.  


    

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 



Star Wars LP3


 

This half term our learning challenge and English lessons are going to be based on Star Wars.  Throughout the topic we shall be reading both fiction and non-fiction text and writing a number of different texts. 


 

Art Work

As part of our topic we have developed our artistic talent.  We have learnt how to draw a number of the characters.  Below are a few examples of our work.

 

Our Yoda's 

 

     

 

 

Our Ewok's

 

     

 

     

 

 

Junk Modelling 

As part of our Exciting Writing Project we designed and made rockets from everday materials.  Following on from this activity we wrote a set of instructions to allow other people to build rockets.

 

 

      

 

        

 

    

 

     



 

 

 

 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory LP2

Our new learning challenge is based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.  Throughout our learning we will be reading the text, completing various writing tasks and even tasting chocolate.

As part of our homework we have made models of Willy Wonka's factory, designed a chocoalte wrapper and made 3D characters.  

 

Local History Day 

On friday we took part in a local history day to investigate the area with live in.  Through the presentation we discovered that Weaverham was mentioned in the Doomsday book, there is Roman road located in the village and upto the 1930's the population was just over 2000.  Did you know the villiage had a range of craftsman such as farrier, saddler, clogmaker.

We discovered the history of some of the buildings in Weaverham.  For example 'The Wheatshef' was built in the 18th centuary, Saint Mary's Church has been built three times in the last 1000 years.  


 

 

 

Christmas Tree Light Turn On

On thursday night a number of pupils wrapped up warm and  took part in the carol service in the village of Weaverham.  We all joined in with a selection of carols included Away in a Manger and  Silent night. At the end of the service the children loudly counted down from ten to zero in order for the lights to be turned on.

 

 

 Willy Wonka's Sweets

 

Having watched a clip of Quentin Blake demonstrating how to draw Willy Wonka we were inspired to draw him in his style.  We have displayed our final version as Willy Wonka sweets.  Its a pitty the are not real as I am sure they would be scrumptious. 

 

 

Visit to the Local Pantomine

At the end of term we vsited the local pantaomine - The Wizard of OZ.  This gave us the opportunity to shout as loud as we possible.  In fact if we didint shout 'Its behind you' or 'BOOOOOO' as loud as the characters wanted us we were told off.  

 


 

 

Welocme to Year 4/5 FA.  We are friendly class who like to learn in a variety of styles.  Currently our new topic - Marvallous Me! is allowing us to investigate the area we live in and the wider world, to compose a piece of music about our school and how to stay healthy. 

 

In Science we are investigating space.  Unforutnantly we cannot have a school trip to the International Space Station. As part of this topic we shall be invetsogating the planets of the solar system, night and day and phases of the moon.

 


 

The Lone Robot

Year 4/5 FA have constructed a selection of robots from recycled material as part of the Lone Robot project.  In addition to the robots the children have completed a set of instructions to help other pupils to build their own robots.  

 

 

 

What's in the bag?

 

 

This is the highlight of the week when the science bags appear on the desk and we are asked what's in the bag.  This week our bags contained pictures of the planets and cards of infprmation.  Through our discussion we learnt that some planets had temperatures below minus four hundred degrees to temperatures aboove boiling point.  To develop our understanding of space exploration we watched a clip produced by NASA explaining how they are discovering information about Mars.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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