In our session this week we have made clay creatures using natural objects which we gathered from our outdoor surroundings.
Today, Skip 2 B Fit came into Perryfields! We all had a great time skipping and were challenged to beat our personal best. We reflected on how we can apply this attitude to our learning in the classroom. Have a look at some of the photos below. We also got given a healthy snack…
We have demonstrated how the human digestive system works by representing each part with everyday items. An awesome experiment!
In Year 4, we are learning about Sir Edmund Hillary’s expedition to the summit of Mount Everest. Yesterday, Flynn brought in some of his dad’s climbing equipment to show us. Thank you, Flynn, for explaining what the different pieces of equipment are used for and how they work!
Wow what a fabulous afternoon, making shelters in our Forest school. Despite the weathers best efforts to dampen our spirits we still had a fun time. The collaboration of each group was phenomenal.
Year 4 had a wonderful time at the Reel cinema watching the Horrible Histories film – The Rotten Romans. The children made links with their learning and enjoyed the ‘funnier’ moments. All the teachers were extremely impressed with their behaviour and would like to thank the parent volunteers who came with us.
On Tuesday we went to the Roman city at Wroxeter in Shropshire. It was the best trip ever and we were amazed by how the Romans lived. Their buildings (even though now in ruins) were very skilled and impressive. The one wall today is 7m high, although it used to be 14m high in Roman…
On Wednesday 16th November we celebrated World Tolerance Day. We have been using a variety of books to learn more about tolerance around the world. “Tolerance is respect, acceptance and appreciation of the rich diversity of our world’s cultures” – UNESCO’s 1995 Declaration of Principles on Tolerance
In our Theme lessons, we have been learning all about Roman settlements. The Romans used mosaics to decorate their floors. They were made of thousands of little tiles called tesserae, and they often showed impressive pictures or patterns. Have a look at some of our creations!
In the week before half term, Year 4 visited Brandhall library to meet a real life author! Paul Dowswell told us all about becoming a writer and read some of his work to us. Paul writes historical fiction and we learned what it was like to be a young boy on a ship during the…