Class 4's blog
Reverend Peter’s Assembly
On Tuesday 31st October 2017, we had an assembly taken by Reverend Peter. Following last week’s assembly, we were talking about friends of God (FOG.)
Yesterday, Class 4 were priviledged to participate in an Astrophysics workshop at Keele University arranged by Dr Taylor (a parent from our school). It was a wonderful opportunity for us to visit the university and understand the role of Scientists there.
On Monday, two ladies called Steph and Liz came into school to tell Classes 3+4 about the company they work with to protect children from cruelty (NSPCC). The first thing they showed us was their mascot Buddy, the speech bubble.
Today Tizzy and Maisie, accompanied by Molly and Immy, led our Key Stage Two assembly about the club that they participate in outside of school called 'Brownies'.
Today the children have had a special Halloween themed lunch provided by Mellors. They had a wicked witch serving up their food.
On Thursday 19th October, parents and family members of pupils in Class One (Reception) and Y1 (Class 2) were invited in to school to participate in a Numicon Family Workshop. Here they had the opportunity to learn more about the resources we use in school to support learning in Maths.
To begin the session, the parents were introduced to Numicon -a concrete resource used to build conceptual understanding in maths. We discussed:
Over the past two weeks in Class 4, we have been learning about:
- Science (boat experiment)
We have been looking at stream lining and why it is important to reduce water resistance. We investigated what shape was the most stream lined for a boat. We designed then created our boats. We tested them by using a hand held fan and seeing how quickly it moved along a tray of water.
Last week in Drama Club, the children explored performance poetry. After we had played many games to warm up our voices and our bodies, we watched a video clip of the poet Michael Rosen performing his poem 'Chocolate Cake'. We explored:
Our Trip to the Music Studio
On Sunday the 24th of September, the ukulele club went to Hollow-Floor Studios in Audlem. We met Jack Marshall, who recorded our song which Mrs Hollindshead-Bland had written.