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29/11/23

Our year sixes have finished baking the bread, and have really 'risen' to the occasion!They've followed the DT process step by step, conducting market research and creating prototypes, and many have spiced theirs up with garlic and paprika! pic.twitter.com/EkGW2mMBvK

29/11/23

Step 2 of Year 6's final bread products: seasoning added and bread shaped ready for another prove 🥖 pic.twitter.com/IxgmNHIZxa

29/11/23

Today Year 6 are making their final bread products as part of their D.T learning this half-term. They have started off with a basic bread dough which has been kneaded and left to prove. Keep checking on here for updates 🥖 pic.twitter.com/nHiEJOkJVd

28/11/23

Year 3 made their final super salads today to complete their D.T learning for this term! How delicious do these look? 🥗 pic.twitter.com/yNXZS2TfwX

27/11/23

Year 6 went on a local area walk of Penge today to link in with their geography topic. They stopped at various points to discuss the history and also looked out for some of Penge's famous street art! pic.twitter.com/IhEVInHv9o

24/11/23

We had such an amazing maths week this week, topping it off with a fun maths dress-up day today. Thank you to everyone who took part 🥳🎊 pic.twitter.com/DyicjSBdMK

21/11/23

Miss Simmons introduced Maths Week today - our year sixes shared some of the reasons why Maths is so important, and we found out about our Maths competitions for this week!Looking forward to seeing how everyone dresses up for Maths Day on Friday! 🧮➗➖➕ pic.twitter.com/QEqiL0hey0

20/11/23

KS2 are having a special e-safety assembly by Jack Fowler on the federation cyber-security team 👩‍💻 pic.twitter.com/ZJg0Xb1xrM

17/11/23

Today we are wearing spots in support of Children in Need. Thank you so much to everyone who gave in a donation to help this amazing cause 🧸 pic.twitter.com/hdNvX0SUmW

13/11/23

Amazing guys! Thanks for sharing and supporting Odd Socks Day and Anti-Bullying Week 2023! 🧦🙌❤️

13/11/23

Today, Year 1 Rhino Class had a great time creating collage poppies to commemorate Remembrance Day. They used the techniques they have learned in their art lessons this half term including overlapping, crumbling, and tearing 🎨 pic.twitter.com/eYrOGwg56E

13/11/23

Thank you to everyone for wearing their odd socks today to celebrate everyone's differences! What a way to kick off Anti-Bullying Week 🧦 pic.twitter.com/H7JI8pcfPX

13/11/23

Here are our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors supporting in assembly by reading sharing poetry pic.twitter.com/sbtfsbRgMH

13/11/23

This week we are focusing on Kindness and anti-bullying, led by our year six ambassadors. Today we're wearing odd socks to remind us that differences are good! pic.twitter.com/LjsAQ1Es1h

13/11/23

Look at how exciting our Reception learning is today! pic.twitter.com/R1byutKBcy

10/11/23

Get your best odd socks at the ready as on Monday we will be having Odd Socks Day to celebrate everyone being unique. This day will kick off Anti-Bulling week. We can't wait to see your odd socks! 🧦 pic.twitter.com/tUshrz6MdW

08/11/23

This week our nursery children have been busy creating their own firework pictures using a range of media and materials 🎆 pic.twitter.com/Ny7Nfz2jkR

08/11/23

Look how brilliantly our strings ensemble are coming along! pic.twitter.com/py7QRkxbeJ

08/11/23

In art this week, Year 6 created their own photomontages inspired by the work of Deborah Roberts 🎨 pic.twitter.com/DI0zFL0THT

07/11/23

In D.T this week, Year 3 have been finding out what makes the best salad dressing by mixing different quantities of lemon juice and oil 🥗 pic.twitter.com/fwWS8z9idz

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Year 4

Autumn 2
Welcome to Year 4: 
Manatee and Takin Class 

 

Miss Parmar is teaching Takin Class and Miss Rahman is the class teacher in Manatee Class. 

Welcome to Autumn 2. We hope you find the information below useful. This information will help you support your child at home with the organisation of their week and their learning at home. 

Key Times 

Homework 

Each week, children are expected to learn their spellings and read for at least 30 minutes each day. Children will learn times tables and access Times Tables Rock Stars on https://ttrockstars.com/. Also, children will access their Computing assignments on Purple Mash https://www.purplemash.com/.  

PE  

In Manatee Class, PE days are Monday and Wednesday.  

In Takin Class, PE days are on Wednesday.  

 

Swimming will continue to be on Wednesday afternoons until 29/11/23 

Key Times 

For Year 4, the school day will begin at 8.30, and end at 3.30.  

  

 

What are we learning? 

Literacy 

In Literacy, we will be reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, marvellously imaginative classic story, which has been loved by generations of children. We will learn how to write captivating setting descriptions, adverts and poetry. We will also focus on A Pebble in my Pocket by Meredith Hooper, where students will practice writing explanation and information texts. 

Maths 

In Maths, we will begin by practicing addition and subtraction with exchanges. We will then begin learning how to measure the area of a shape. Finally, we will begin a unit focusing on multiplication and division, where children will learn how to multiply and divide numbers up to the 12x tables. 

Science 

In Science, we will compare and group materials together according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases. We will observe and record how the substances change state. Also, we will learn how to identify evaporation and condensation and discuss their part in the water cycle.  

Geography 

Tectonic plates, earthquakes and volcanoes will continue to be the subject of our geographical learning for this term. We will be using maps and atlases to locate countries and describe their features, as well as exploring the advantages and disadvantages of living near volcanoes. 

History 

In History, we will continue to learn about Ancient Greece and use artefacts to investigate Greek legacy: education, democracy, Olympics, architecture and alphabet. 

RE 

In Religious Education we will learn about Christianity, Christmas and Christingles. 

Computing 

We will use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) to write for different audiences, design and create an animation - using 2Create in Purple Mash. 

Art 

In art, we will be learning about collage, exploring the work of Jiri KoláÅ™ and Man Ray. We will focus on the visual element of shape.  

French 

In French, we will be discussing numbers, birthdays and Christmas.  

PSHE 

In PSHE we will be thinking about relationships, bullying, culture and diversity. 

PE 

In PE we will be learning Swimming, Football and Cross-Country running skills.  

Music 

Children will continue learning singing skills. Also, we will listen and appraise music using comparisons of rhythm, pulse and tempo.  

DT 

In DT we will design, create, and evaluate packaging for biscuits! 

 

How can I help at home? 

One of the ways every parent can help is to ensure that your child is at school every day and on time. Other than this, the main way you can help is by ensuring that your child reads every day, for at least 20 minutes – this can be with you, or on their own, but it is the most effective way of ensuring that your child progresses and learns outside of school. Practicing times tables frequently is vital, and children should be confident in their times tables by the end of year 4. 

Children have logins for Purple Mash and Times Tables Rock Stars – please encourage them to use this frequently, as it will really help with their quick recall of mathematical facts. 

If you have any questions, please talk to Mrs Borecka or Miss Mir, or you can arrange a meeting at the school office. 

Thanks,  

Miss Parmar and Miss Rahman.