YEAR 4 NEWS

Maple Class – English _ Debate

This week in Maple Class, we have been writing persuasive letters to Mrs. Pearce; trying to convince her to not replace human teachers with android teachers! First, we discussed the pros and cons of replacing android teachers with human teachers. At first, most of us thought it would be a great idea to replace the ...

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Maple Class – Exit Point – Becoming Qualified Circuit Electricians.

For this half term, Year 4 have been learning all about circuits and today we put all our knowledge to the test by becoming qualified circuit electricians. We had to complete a series of challenges that put all our new knowledge to the test. First, we simply had to identify the different parts that make ...

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Maple Class – Science Making Burglar Alarms

This week in Maple Class, we looked at switches and used our knowledge to create burglar alarms. At the beginning of the week we looked at different switches and made complete circuits using different switches. Later on that week, we created burglar alarms. First, we designed houses out of show boxes and various materials. After ...

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Year 4 – Topic – Egyptian Workshop

This week, Year 4 had a a visit from an Egyptologist (Steve) and had the opportunity to take part in an Egyptian workshop. The day first began with  map work, looking at art and some dancing in the morning. We replicated art using our bodies and then did some Egyptian dancing to some music. Before ...

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Maple Class – English – Role play as interviewers

Today in Maple Class, we role played as both interviewers and archaeologists who had just discovered a tomb. We first discussed open and closed questions and which kind of questions would get the most information. Afterwards, we began to interview each other, ensuring our questions were open so as to gather as much information as ...

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Maple Class – Science – Water Cycle

Today in Maple Class, we looked at the water cycle! First, we revised states of matter, what they are and how they can change from one to another. We then discussed what was needed to change states of matter and we remembered from previous investigations that it was heat. After that, we discussed new vocabulary, ...

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Parsloes Primary Annual Christmas Bazaar

Yes, that’s right! It’s already that time of year again. Massive thank you to all those staff and children involved in the run up to the Christmas Bazaar. We hope you all had an amazing time with lots of festive cheer. Here are just a few snapshots from the day’s events…

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Maple Class – Maths – Creating a Fraction Wall

This week in Maple Class, we have started fractions! We began our week by reminding ourselves of certain vocabulary such as denominator and numerator. Today we created a fractions wall. We reminded ourselves that when dividing a one whole into fractions, all the pieces have to be equal in size. We started with 1 whole ...

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Year 4 – English Hook – Cinderella Ball

For this half term, our English text will be Egyptian Cinderella. We were already familiar with the story of Cinderella so decided to have a Cinderella Ball and add some extra Egyptian moves which the characters would have done in Egyptian Cinderella. First, we watched a few videos to hear the music and watched some ...

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Maple Class – Science – Investigation into Melting Points of Materials

In science in Year 4, we have begun to look at matter and the different states it comes in. We have looked at the three different states of matter which are solid liquid and gas. We have looked at the properties of each state of matter and sorted everyday objects into whether they were a ...

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Parsloes Primary School
Spurling Road
Dagenham
Essex
RM9 5RH

Tel: 0208 270 4925

E-mail: office@parsloes.bardaglea.org.uk