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Year 4 Plastic Weavers

Year 4 have been learning how to weave with recycled plastic. This was inspired by Mrs Maharasingam’s British Council visit to South Africa where she saw decorations made with reeds and woven recycled plastic at Enkhokhokhweni Primary School, Mpumalanga. We also watched a video about a women’s cooperative in Burkina Faso which combines eco-protection and […]

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Year 4 Clay City

Year 4 have been exploring the themes of Home and Shelter in their art lessons. We thought about the materials our homes would be built from and what textures we would need to make. We worked collaboratively to build our homes using clay modelling tools and slab building techniques.   Have a look at some […]

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Year 4 Egyptian Dance

This half-term in Dance Year 4 have started exploring body shape and movement based on The Ancient Egyptians. Children have been using their topic knowledge from the classroom to help them to produce lots of creative ideas. Children experimented with different poses and body shapes based on provided images of Ancient Egyptians. Groups practiced transferring […]

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Athletics at Ladywell Arena 22/05/19

The PE team have hired Ladywell Arena for some of our KS2 PE lessons that are taking place over the summer term. Here we are able to use the large field space for team games, and the track and field facilities for specific athletics training. Today, Year 4 had a fantastic time racing against their […]

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Year 4 visit HMS BELFAST

On Friday 10th May, Year 4 visited the HMS Belfast, the famous Second World War survivor and iconic London landmark.  Children explored all nine decks and discovered what life was like on board for the crew at war and at sea. All children had an amazing day! 

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Zanib Mian visits Rathfern Primary School

    Zanib Mian visits Rathfern Primary School On Friday 3rd May, Zanib Mian visited both Year 4 classes to introduce her hilarious book, ‘Planet Omar’. Zanib Mian spoke about her journey as an author and her decision to give up her science career to create change within children’s publishing. She felt that diverse characters from […]

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Class Vs Class Competitive Matches

At the end of each games topic, pupils will have the opportunity to use their skills in a competitive match against the other class in their year group. It is something that the children enjoy preparing for, as they acquire and improve sport specific skills throughout the term. Competitive experiences like this help children to […]

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