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Viking Day

What a wonderful way to end off the Spring Term in Year 4 with a Viking day. The children all dressed up as Vikings and enjoyed making Mead and Oat Flapjacks. Mandy Jinkerson came from Tesco to help us on the day. As well as helping us, Tesco also donated all the ingredients to make …

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Eagle Class Spring Term 1

The children have learned about primary and secondary sources in history by studying Viking shields. We then used this knowledge to design and complete our own replica Viking shields. In science, the children have learned about the importance of keeping our teeth clean and healthy. To help us understand the damage that can be done, we carried out an investigation into …

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No One Wraps Like an Elf

Autumn Term in Year 4 Falcon

The term has gone so quickly. The children have made some lovely Christmas decorations in D&T. They have really enjoyed doing Science and learning about States of Matter as well as the Water Cycle! They couldn’t believe that they may be drinking water that a dinosaur once drank. We did some orienteering, learning about direction …

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Rainforest Drama

As we come to the end of our rainforest work, we have been focussing on English skills. The children have covered paragraphs, fronted adverbials and including description of sensations such as what they might smell or feel.  Before the children wrote their story set in the rainforest, we took them on ‘a trip to the …

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Youth Speaks

In the Autumn term each and every one of the children did a fantastic job of preparing a short presentation that they then gave to the whole year group. A few groups then presented to the whole school during an assembly.


In science we have learned about classifying plants and animals. We found different examples of the groups of plants and sketched them.


The children attended a Football Festival at KJAR recently where they got to practise their football skills. The weather was kind to us and the morning was thoroughly enjoyed by them all.   They have been doing High Fives in PE with Mrs Parcell and enjoyed some mini games in this week’s lesson.

Henri Rousseau Rainforest Artwork

We are learning about the rainforest and used the artist Henri Rousseau as inspiration for a multi-layered piece of art. See if you can spot the hidden animals!