Our ukulele lessons are now well underway and we are beginning to sound a bit more musical! Some of the other music teachers came to demonstrate the other instruments available to learn.
We have been finding out about ancient Greek inventions that can still be found in use today. One of the inventions we have looked at is the water wheel. This week we had a go at constructing our own working water wheels.
Kittiwake's entries for the Pumpkin Carving Competition!
Please could everyone save your old newspapers and send them in to Kittiwake? We are going to be making papier mache in Art over the next couple of weeks and we will get through lots!
This term out topic focus will be 'Wild World!' and we will be answering the question: What's the most extreme place on Earth to live? We will be learning about the world's biomes and the plants, animals and people who survive there.
This term in music we are learning to play the drums! We are playing bongos and djembes.
This week is Poetry Week and we have been working hard on our Year 4 Raps, and also learning about Kennings with Ian Bland, a performance poet who visited the school.
We are all very sad this week as we say Goodbye to Miss Hammond who has been working with us this half term. We will miss her!
It's Book Week and this year the challenge has been junk modelling!
Did you all have fun in the snow?!
We had a fantastic day Time Travelling at Southwell Minster. We learnt about baptism, first communion, some of the history of the Minster and all about the amazing work Christian charities do abroad.
What a busy week! The children finally got to dress up for a postponed World Book Day, and what fantastic costumes!
Also this week, we were lucky enough to participate in a Samba Orchestra Workshop-bringing the music of Brazil to Birklands!