Year 4

Mrs Wardle, Mrs Plant, Mr Plant

Welcome to Year 4!

Hello!  Year 4 is made up of 33 children and our teacher is Mrs Wardle.  This term we are looking forward to learning all about the Ancient Greeks, including their daily life, the Ancient Olympics, life as a Greek child and tasting some traditional Greek food.  We have many sporting events coming up this year, beginning with a hockey tournament next month.  Keep popping back to our class page to stay up to date with our journey through Year 4.

 

 

 

 

Marvellous Myths

We are writing our myths! After reading Ancient Greek myths such as Icarus, King Midas and the Golden Touch, Medusa and the Quest of Perseus and Orpheus and Eurydice, we’ve started to write our own myths including mythical creatures, magical objects, heroes and heroines and gods and goddesses. Mrs Wardle can’t wait to read them.

Ancient Greek Presentations

We have been using our multimedia skills to work in pairs and create powerpoints based on the Ancient Greeks. We included facts including the Olympics, Gods and Goddesses, food, school and clothes. Finally, we got up in front of all our peers and presented them to the class.

Fang-tastic Settings!

This week in Year 4, we have been writing spooking settings using our 5 senses, alliteration, metaphors, similes and personification to create imagery in our work. The results were spine-tingling.

Amazing Athletics!

Year 4 have been working on our athletics skills and trying to beat our own best scores. Among us, we have some amazing long jumpers, balancers, throwers, aimers and hurdlers!

Let’s get the blood pumping in PE!

We have started circuit training in PE to get our blood pumping and our bodies working. Mrs Wardle was so impressed with us this week as we didn’t give up and kept going through all of the different stations….with some funny facial expressions!

Greek Art

This week in Year 4, we have been designing our own Greek pots using scratch art. We looked at the traditional Greek designs on their pottery and created our own based on these. We think they look fab!

Fascinating Facts

Year 4 have been finding out about life as an Ancient Greek child. We used books and the internet to make notes and shared them with each other in preparation for our writing this week, where we will be writing a comparison about life as a child nowadays compared to living in Ancient Greece.

Terrific Tri-Golf

Some of our Year 3 and 4 children had lots of fun taking part in a tri-golf competition with lots of other local schools. We showed off our chipping and putting skills and demonstrated super accuracy. Mrs Wardle and Mrs Donkin had a fantastic time with us!

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