Year 4 have had a superb start to the year and have got stuck into all their learning. We have been lucky enough to have had two long forest school sessions which was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Children made dens, hunted for bugs, made swings and did some whittling.
In English, we have been learning all about instructions and how we need to be accurate and clear in order for them to be successful. Mrs Quintian made a terrible jam sandwich to demonstrate how the instructions could have been more detailed. The children have applied their learning by writing their own instructions on how to build an Anglo-Saxon longship. In maths, we have been getting stuck into place value. We have been learning about negative numbers, ordering and comparing numbers, rounding and calculating Roman numerals.
We have enjoyed our curriculum lessons. We have been learning about the Anglo Saxon and Viking struggle over Britain. We wrote a diary entry from the perspective of a monk during the Viking raid on Lindisfarne in 793AD. In science, we have been looking at living things and their habitats. We have learnt how to classify vertebrates and invertebrates using classification keys. In music, the children learnt a Viking song with Mrs Damani and Miss Biddle. It sounded like they had a great time! In computing, we have been learning how to edit photos through skills such as cropping, rotating and changing colour and filters.