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Year 4 High 5 Netball Festival 16/10/18

On Tuesday the 16th of October a group of nine Year 4 children attended a High 5 Netball Festival at Sydenham High School.  It was very exciting visiting a school with great sport facilities, and meeting other children who are interested in Netball from other local primary schools. The team rotated around three learning stations […]

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Rain Player

In Year 4, we are reading the story Rain Player, written by David Wisniewski. A boy named Pik challenges Chac, the god of rain, to a game of Pok-a-Tok, a cross between soccer and basketball, in order to avert a foretold drought that would devastate his people. Pik’s father gives him three talismans to help in […]

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States of Matter

In Science, Year 4 have been learning about States of Matter. We started off  by sorting different materials into solids, liquids and gases, using our prior knowledge to help us.    We learnt that the position and behaviour of the particles are different in solids, liquids and gases. To make our learning exciting, we got the […]

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Introducing the Ancient Maya

Our topic this half term is Ancient Maya.   We introduced the topic by sharing what we know and discussed questions that we want to find out. We then looked at pictures of different Ancient Maya artefacts and used our inference skills to make predictions about the Ancient Maya Civilization.      

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Year 4 Visit the Bank of England!

On Monday 20th March, Year 4 visited the Bank of England in central London. We took a train to Lewisham and then the DLR to Bank. After a short stroll we arrived at the Bank of England. Inside we learnt bout the history of money, when the bank was built and we got to play some […]

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Global Learning Week

As part of Global Learning Week, Year 4 have been continuing to learn about our Sustainable Development Goal – SDG 13: take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. We have been reading ‘Belonging’ by Jeannie Baker, which is a wordless picture book that shows the changing environment outside a young girl’s window. […]

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Year 4 Visit to the Museum of London!

  On Monday 9th January, Year 4 went to on a trip to the Marvellous Museum of London (just around the corner from the Barbican) to begin exploring this half term’s topic: The Romans. We began the day with a Roman Artefacts workshop where we were able to handle and discuss some artefacts that had been […]

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Year 4 Visit the HMS Belfast

This week Year 4 visited the HMS Belfast as part of our WW2 topic on London’s River Thames. After a safety talk from one of the officers, we got to explore around all areas of the naval ship, seeing where the crew would have slept, eaten their meals and their responsibilities. We were able to […]

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Oxford Circus Class get Curious with Copper!

For the last 2 weeks, Oxford Circus Class have had 2 art workshops with an Art teacher to help us research, draw and paint cats for the new reception area of our school. We began by researching cats and looking at images of them. We used these to help us sketch our own cats, reflecting […]

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Year 4 Visit the Science Museum

Oxford Circus, Regent’s Park and Baker Street classes headed out on Tuesday 18th October to the Science Museum in South Kensington. Once we arrived, we were taken to the brand new Electricity Show arena called ‘Live Wire’, where we found out how electricity is made and gets to our homes. We even had a few […]

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