Welcome to the Year 4/5 class page!
Please see our class newsletter and photos of some of our lessons below ...
Practical 3D shape maths
After working on shape names and properties, we created 3D shapes from card and Polydron nets, and then took on the challenge of building large skeleton shapes. Octahedrons and hexahedrons with triangular faces turned out to be our favourite skeleton shapes to build!
Check out some of our fabulous descriptive writing snippets, inspired by our current class book: The Nowhere Emporium by Ross MacKenzie ...
In front of the crowd, which had soon gathered, stood a gold, shimmering door. - Molly
'sweet scent of the salty sea' - Melissa
The shop seemed colossal. - Elliott
'a paradise with azure blue grass; a ruby red lake and a stone fountain' - Isaac
'smells of tropical mango; dry coconut fallen from the trees and ....' - Isobel
'blue shimmering, shiny bricks which were a dark, damp, stormy ocean' - Emily
'glitter formed a carpet from the intricate door and a unicorn as white as crisp falling snow' - Esme
It smelt like toast ready to be eaten. - Toby
Y4/5 have been really busy already in this first week of October! We have been focussing on newspaper report writing in English and have been working hard to use some excellent new vocabulary that we have learnt including: astounding, death-defying and majestic! We have also had a go at composing our own version of Vivaldi's Autumn and have been doing some active maths activities to keep fit whilst we exercising our brains too!
Our parent consultation evenings are coming up ... Mrs Pape will be meeting parents on the Tuesday evening and Mrs Peters on the Thursday - we look forward to seeing many of you there.
We are currently looking out for GENEROSITY in all classes in school and adding good examples to our new Christian Values trees. This proverb will be going up in our classroom next week for us to think about ...
PE - Fun Fitness!
We have been developing our fitness and co-ordination, and having lots of fun, in our skipping lessons. We have improved our skills in speed skipping, pair skipping, skipping tricks and long rope skipping.