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Y4 Bread Baking

To finish our ‘Food for Thought’ learning journey, Y4 baked bread! We thought about some of the changes of state taking place in the process – including the reaction of yeast, the mixing of water and flour, and how butter can be made from shaking whipping cream (for a long time). Viki Garbett from twiddlefood […]

Whole School – On the Last Day Before Christmas…

… my true love sent to me a fantastic whole-school assembly! Every child (and adult) in school came together in the junior hall to enjoy and join in with performances from the Junior Choir and the Y2 Nativity. This lovely event was completed with a full rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas, with each […]

KS2 Citizenship Awards

This week has seen the termly presentation of our ‘Citizenship Awards’. As the name suggests, these are given to children who have been great examples of living the school values of resilience, resourcefulness, creativity and kindness. As you can see from their faces, the recipients are rightly proud of their awards.

Y4 Portal Stories

Y4 have spent a great deal of care, time and effort creating these amazing stories. First we read about different examples of ‘portal story’, including The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe and The Phantom Tollbooth. We worked out that mostly portal stories start with someone who isn’t happy with their everyday life (just like […]

Y4 RE – Christ Church Visit

As part of our RE unit of Christianity, Y4 were invited to visit Christ Church in the village. As well as seeing inside the church, we learned about some Christian beliefs, and reminded ourselves of the Nativity story. Back in school we created Christingles from oranges, ribbon, candles and sweets on cocktail sticks. For Christians […]

Y4 Design & Technology Reindeer

To create our cute reindeer, Y4 had to measure, mark and cut their wood. Then they had to sand down the rough edges. Next we drilled holes for the legs, neck and antlers and stuck on noses and eyes. Finally we plaited scarves to finish off our creations. As the photos show, this required some […]

Y4 Buddhism Visitor

This week Y4 were visited by Srivati from The Still Living Buddhist Centre in Walkley. She added to our learning so far about Buddhism, reminding us of the story of the Buddha, along with many aspects of the daily life of Buddhists. We finished with a non-denominational meditation session, that you can see from the […]

Y4 Science – Digestion

As part of our ‘Food for Thought’ learning journey, Y4 investigated the digestive systems of humans, cows and chickens, to understand how bodies and organs adapt to different diets. For humans, we re-enacted the journey of food from its entry into the body to its exit. We used various household objects to shwo this, including […]

Y4 Tooth Decay Investigation

As part of our science learning about teeth, Y4 conducted an investigation to see which liquids (coke, diet coke, orange juice, milk, water) could have the most negative impact on our teeth. We used eggs as their shells are made of a similar material to our teeth, and observed changes over 48 hours. The results […]