As part of our English work this week we’ve been looking at instructional texts. Our Topic lesson also focused on how Romans built roads and so we combined this into a lesson in which we created edible Roman roads today.
Today we were visited by Cas from the Herts Museum service who bought with her a fantastic selection of Roman artifacts that had been discovered by Archaeologists. The children had a great morning touching, wearing and learning all about the uses of these.
Today the children created wreaths fit for Roman Emperors using ‘silver’ and ‘laurel leaves’. Thanks to our class photographer for taking these pictures – you did a sterling job!
This week we’ve been learning all about Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius. As an extension of our English lessons we learnt about the types of rocks involved in volcanoes and the gases that are released in an eruption. As part of our DT work, we then used Modroc to create our own volcanoes which eru
In Forest School today we created our own Roman Mosaics using natural materials.
In Science last week we continued to observe changes in state by observing Ice melting and plotting a line graph to show this process and the changes in temperature over time.
Today in Forest Schools we learnt about how Aboriginal tribes people created story sticks to remind themselves of different parts of special journeys. We than created our own story sticks too. In next week’s session, we’ll be lighting a camp fire and retelling our stories to the rest of
The children thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon exploring what the melting points of different items were, including: butter, lard and chocolate with Mrs Bramley. They recorded the temperature and type of changes that they observed for each type of substance.
Today in Forest School the class used mirrors to look really closely at the features of their faces and then to try and recreate these using the natural materials that they collected from the forest.
Today, Year 4 been celebrating Roald Dahl day with lessons themed around ‘dreams’. As part of this, we explored part of the story of The BFG, including why the Big Friendly Giant delivers children’s dreams in “Dream Jars”. We even had a go at designing our own Dream