YEAR 4 NEWS

Maple Class – Class Trip To The London Science Museum

Our IPC topic for this half term has been ‘Bright Sparks’ and Materials World’. We have learned about different materials and their properties, electricity, how to make an electrical circuit and Thomas Edison. So we thought what better time to visit the London Science Museum than today, as we wanted the opportunity to apply our ...

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Year 4 visit the Science Museum.

On Wednesday 23rd May, the Year 4 children visited the Science Museum in South Kensington. The children explored the ‘Science Trail’, where they saw a piece of the moon, met an astronaut expert and even found Thomas Edison’s original electric light bulb, which linked to their current learning in their ‘Bright Sparks’ topic. In the ...

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Royal Wedding Fun!

Today has been a memorable day for all of Parsloes as we have been celebrating the upcoming royal wedding. In Beech class, we made flags, decorated plates and created crowns to mark the special occasion. We especially loved the picnic and seeing our parents. The sun was shining and we were all in a jovial ...

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Sycamore Class- English – Poetry

In English today, we had the opportunity to perform poems!We first listened to different poems and discussed the performances. We discussed  how the use of  voices, gestures and actions can make a performance enjoyable. We had lots of fun watching each other perform and loved giving feedback to each other. we are looking forward to writing and ...

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Poetry role-play fun!

Today, in our English lesson, we read some very funny poems and performed these by changing our voices, adding gestures and actions. We had a lot of fun as we performed and gave feedback to each group. Our favourite class poem is ‘Chocolate Cake’ by Michael Rosen. He is the funniest poet of all time! ...

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Maple Class – English – Performing Poems

Today in English, we had the opportunity to perform poems! We are moving onto a new genre of writing, and it is one we are very excited to try; POETRY! We first listened to different poems and spoke about rhyming, rhythm, similes and other features of poems. We also discussed the performance in poetry. We ...

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Sycamore Class-Science-Simple Circuits

Today we had a very exciting science lesson about simple circuits. we had an opportunity to create our own simple circuits using  batteries, wires and light bulbs.We also learnt a circuit always needs a power source, such as a battery, with wires connected to both the positive (+) and negative (-) ends. In addition, we ...

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Maple Class – Science – Creating an Electrical Circuit

Today in IPC, we had a very exciting science lesson about electrical circuits. We first discussed which everyday objects use batteries and thought of different objects we see at home that use batteries. We then discussed circuits, and how batteries help current to ‘get flowing’ in a circuit. We then had an opportunity to create ...

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IPC projects – scrap yards & Iron Giants

The children in year 4 completed their IPC homework challenge and created their own scrapyards using very creative ideas. Thank you to all the children who brought in their scrap yards. We also made our Iron Men using the recycled materials children had brought in from home. Thank you to parents and carers for always ...

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Innovation stories – a different take on the ‘Iron Man’

We have been reading the Iron Man which has helped us to write some amazing stories this week! We created characters based on the original story and used terrific descriptions including similes and personification. We included expanded noun phrases, fronted adverbial phrases, powerful verbs and onomatopoeia! We really enjoyed writing our stories!  Slow

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Parsloes Primary School
Spurling Road
Dagenham
Essex
RM9 5RH

Tel: 0208 270 4925

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