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Trying your Best Equals Success If you Believe you will Achieve

Trying your Best Equals Success
If you Believe you will Achieve

Year 4



Ash Class - Mr Levett

Sycamore Class - Mrs Moon

Our topic for this term is "Marvellous Maya".

Important information


On a Friday, pupils will be set a 'workout' from their CGP Maths book and a 'workout' from their CGP English book. These need to be handed in the following Wednesday. Children will be given a set of spellings to learn each week. The spellings will be tested on the following Friday. Children will also be given a reading record to write down what they have been reading each day at home. This can be from Bug Club or their own reading book. 



Ash and Sycamore class will both have PE on a Friday.


Children need to wear black shorts, tracksuit bottoms or leggings and a red t-shirt with a pair of plimsolls or trainers. Please ensure your child has no earrings in and that long hair is tied back on this day.


The weekly mile will take place every Thursday.



Sycamore class have swimming on Monday

Ash class have swimming on Tuesday


Children need to have a swimsuit or swimming trunks and a towel. Children MUST have a swimming hat.


Please ensure your child's name is on all items of clothing.


Our Inventions For The Future

We used our imagination and knowledge of the world to design a machine that would help us and our world.


This term, we became Romans.

The Battle of Watling Street

We imagined what the battle between the Romans and Boudicca's Celts would have been like, and wrote news reports about it.

Roman Mosaics

We created our own Roman mosaics, but tried to create a pattern that had at least one line of symmetry.

Roman Clothing

We attempted to dye materials using natural colourings in the same manner as the Romans would have done.

Archaeological Dig

We pretended we were archaeologists and excavated and area of sand to find some historical artefacts. We then used our knowledge of the Romans to attempt to identify who the artefacts would have belonged to.



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