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Welcome to Year 4!

  

4S Miss Saunders

4G - Miss Gillard

4LG - Miss Glover

 

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW: For the latest Curriculum Termly Topic for Year 4 please see link below.

 

DIARY DATES:

 

Educational Visit to Blagdon Visitor Centre: Wednesday 16th May x 2 classes and Thursday 17th May x 1 class (details to follow)

 

Year 4 Overnight Camp Outdoor Adventure:12th and 13th June 2018 (further details sent home, please see attached letter  below)

 

Avon Wildlife Trust Visit: At the beginning of Term 5, the Year 4 children were fortunate to be visited by the Avon Wildlife Trust and Bristol Water giving the children an opportunity to take part in activities and workshops. They learned how to look after the elvers which they will be caring for over the next 4 weeks. During their next visit, Avon Wildlife Trust will be teaching the children about conservation issues and projects which are in place to help the eels survival. 

 

World Book Day 1st March 2018: pupils and staff came to school dressed in their fantastic World Book Day costumes.  The children were able to take part in a variety of Dr Seuss based activities within school. Thank you to all our parents and carers for your support with the wonderful costumes.

 

Tuesday 6th February 2018:  Explorer Dome Science Show visited Year 4 and 5 classes at St Martin's School.

 

Year 4 Classes will be performing a Christmas Carols Service on Monday 11th December, at 2.00pm (due to limited seating at the Church numbers are restricted to 1 adult per child for this Service).

 

Raise The Roof Term 2: Year 3 and 4 were joined by children from Mendip Green and Kewstoke Primary Schools to sing songs from around the world. They were led by Mrs Anne Clough, from North Somerset Music Service, for a fantastic afternoon of singing together. Songs included Wonderful World and The Mexican Counting song. The children had a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon and all sang brilliantly.

 

Friday 13th October : Year 4 Educational Visit to Caerleon Roman Fort Wales (letter sent home, see copy below)

 

Year 4 Roman WOW Day: During Term 1 the Year 4 Roman WOW day, the children dressed up and learnt about daily life. They studied Roman numerals and Roman food and then created a menu using the information they had learnt. The 4S classroom was transformed into a Roman Bath House and the children experienced what it would have been like to wash in the different temperature rooms and use a Roman strigil. The children are now looking forward to learning even more about the Romans at their Educational Visit to the Caerleon Roman Museum on 13th October. 

 

**NEW DATE** Monday 25th September 2017  3.15-3.45pm School Hall - Transition Meeting for parents/carers, of pupils in Year 4.  Please see copy of Powerpoint Presentation below.

 

2016/2017 EVENTS:

Year 4 Overnight Camp:  On 6th and 7th June, 61 of our Year 4 children attended an overnight camp at Fernhill Farm. The event was a great success and the children enjoyed many different activities including: team building games; an assault course; a tour of the farm with farmer Andy; sat around the campfire and enjoyed hot chocolate with marshmallows and played wide games. They all had great fun sleeping in tents and enjoying the outdoors. The children were well behaved and returned tired but happy from their visit. 

 

Year 4 Ancient Greek WOW Day: On the last day of Term 4, the Year 4 children and staff enjoyed an Ancient Greek WOW Day. They dressed up in Greek costume, made theatre masks and clay tiles. During the afternoon the children also enjoyed a Greek feast followed by Olympic Games.

 

Explorer Dome Visited St Martin’s: At the beginning of Term 4, Year 4 and 5 pupils enjoyed another great visit from Explorer Dome who explained ‘Sound’ to Year 4 and ‘Light’ to Year 5. The group gave us a fantastic explanation of how our senses work and left a memorable impression. 

 

CHRISTMAS DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Year 4 Classes - will be performing their Christmas Performance on the dates below: 

Monday 12th December afternoon performance 1.45pm

and

Thursday 15th December morning performance 9.30am

 

Educational Visit to Caerleon on Monday 28th November 2016: (please see letter below)

 

WOW Day September 2016:  

Year 4 pupils came to school dressed as Romans to take part in their Roman WOW Day, which formed part of their curriculum theme. They enjoyed creating mosaics, Roman numerals and a Roman Baths experience. The children also tried various types of Roman food during a feast. 

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