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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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Year 4 Dalcroze

Year 4 Dalcroze In Year 4, children have been learning Dalcroze, which is music experienced through movement to engage the body, mind and emotion. It is another approach that is used to foster music appreciation, ear training, and improvisation while improving musical abilities. Children listen to the rhythm of a music piece and express what they […]

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New Age Kurling Competition 22/01/19

Well done to the Year 3/4 New Age Kurling team who participated brilliantly at the Lewisham Borough competition. We competed against 11 other teams from Lewisham schools in a sport that most of us hadn’t played before. The game required us to control the speed and direction of the Kurling stone with the aim of […]

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Year 4 – Ancient Egyption Creative Dance

This half-term in Dance Year 4 have started exploring body shape and movement based on The Ancient Egyptians. Ancient Egypt is currently their class topic, so children have been able to use their knowledge and understanding to help them to produce lots of creative ideas. Children experimented with different poses and body shapes based on […]

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Anti-Bullying Week Movement Project – 12th-16th November 2018

Last week was Anti-Bullying Week. Anti-Bullying Week presents a great opportunity to reinforce messages about how our school approaches bullying, and for children to develop a deeper understanding of what the term ‘bullying’ really means. Children wore their pyjamas to school on ‘Friendship Friday’ as a demonstration or their awareness and support. In PE Year 4 […]

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4th Place Position Achieved @ Sports Hall Athletics Finals! 13/11/18

Congratulations to our Year 3&4 Athletics Squad who came 3rd place at the Sports Hall Athletics Lewisham Borough morning competition! A squad of 18 children participated in the competition on Tuesday the 13th of November at Prendergast Ladywell School. The results from our morning competition were merged with the results from the afternoon competition, revealing […]

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UK’s one and only Maya archaeologist visits Rathfern

OnWednesday 26thSeptember 2018, Year 4 had a special visit from Dr Diane Davies, a working Maya archaeologist. We found out that she isn’t just a Maya Archaeologist, but the ONLY archaeologist in the United Kingdom to specialize in the Ancient Maya Civilization. Both classes had a 90-minute presentation where Dr Diane Davies spoke about her life […]

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