Week Commencing 17th January 2022
In Science this week , 4JL have been looking at the water cycle we were able to remember the key facts and recreate the water cycle with our partners. These were completed using one of our best methods-match mind – we are only allowed to look at the image for a minute and then draw what we remembered. We worked hard with our partner to complete the image, taking it in turns to remember and draw the cycle using all the correct scientific words.
This week in History we have looked at Anglo-Saxon Runes and tried to use their 33 letter alphabet.
The word RUNE means secret or mystery. Runes were used in religious ceremonies. They were a charm or a spell, as well as a way of writing messages.
That is why...
To spell (to put down the right letters in the correct order)
A spell (a magic spell)...
Are the same word in English.
Did you know that even our words READ and WRITE relate to runes?
The Anglo-Saxon word 'writan' means to carve runes and 'ridan' means to interpret or know what the runes mean.
Above are some examples of our names written in the Anglo-Saxon alphabet.
Week Commencing 3rd January 2022
In 4JL, we are starting to look at the Anglo-Saxons.
This week, we looked at some artefacts and talked about things we already knew about the Anglo-Saxons. This then got us thinking about all the things we still want to find out and things we were curious about after considering the artefacts.
We gathered our questions to find the answers to over the course of the topic.
Week Commencing 6th December 2021
Hola, this week we had an exciting Friday for our enrichment day as we explored many aspects of Spanish culture such as food, architecture, climate, and traditional dance. The children enjoyed it so much that they asked if we could do this every day! Please enjoy the video of the children dancing together at the end of their enrichment day above.
Week Commencing 29th November 2021
In 4JL, we have been busy helping to make the school look festive. We have spend some of our art lesson creating holly and ivy to make out Christmas hoop which is now hanging from the ceiling of the school hall.
Week Commencing 22nd November 2021.
In Geography, we have been using our Maths skills to read graphs about the weather in both the UK and in Spain. We were able to find out the hottest months in both countries and see which capital city (Madrid or London ) have the most rainfall.
Week Commencing 15th November 2021
Christmas is fast approaching and in 4JL we have begun to create decorations for the hall and learn our songs for our Year 3 and 4 performance. Please can you help the children to learn our class song and the sign language to go with it.
Here is the link for you to have a go at home...
Week Commencing 8th November 2021
In music the children have been exploring rhythm. We looked at a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson called ‘The Railway Carriage’ There work is now displayed in the corridor at school for all the other children to see and hear. There are sound buttons with recordings of their performance and photos of them playing the percussion instruments.
Week Commencing 1st November 2021
We are beginning to look at the work on Joan Miro, a Spanish artist, in our art lessons this half term. After looking at some of his paintings we tried to re-create his paintings. Here are a few examples of our work.
Week Commencing 20th September 2021
In PSHE, we have been looking at our similarities and our differences and this week our combined lessons resulted in creating posters. Here are a few that we created.