On Jubilee Art day, year 4 were learning about Patrick Lichfield. We looked at different photographs he took of the royal family. The photo we focussed on was of Queen Elizabeth, taken in 1972. We all felt like this most important aspect of this photo was the queen’s smile and we decided to recreate that….
As part of our Commonwealth week we have been looking at the countries included and we have focused on Canada. We tried a national dish called poutine (a mess) which is chips, cheese and gravy. It went down really well!
As a link with the Commonwealth game, all the children have had the opportunity to compete in a range of sporting events. On Monday, we took part in the javelin, long jump and a bean bag race. Today, we all had the opportunity to try out the hurdles, discus and basketball. More events will be…
During our enrichment, Year 4 have been creating some digital art. Have a look at your child’s work on their Purple Mash account. Our latest technique we’ve learnt about is pointillism.
Sky class and Ocean class enjoyed a wonderful afternoon watching the performance of Matilda. They were amazed by Matilda’s strength and terrified of Miss Trunchbull! Such a brilliant experience for us all!
Year 4 have had a great day out at Tamworth Castle. We spent the morning completing two different workshops. One was all about the hierarchy in the Anglo Saxon time. This involved looking at the different outfits that would be worn by trained soldiers and farmers. Some of us had the opportunity to dress up…
This afternoon, all the children at Perryfields headed outside to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a tea party. We made bunting to decorate the area, listened to the national anthem and had plenty of party food! After, we had some free time outside on the field. Everyone had a super time!
Everyone’s a bit more tired this morning after a few busy days and late nights. We’re all looking forward to the day ahead and completing the activities that are group are yet to have a go at. Parents/carers – we will message you regarding estimated time of arrival (around 2:30) when we’re on our way….
The year 4 children have been having a debate on whether or not technology is useful for children. They researched the pros and cons of the debate and then presented their arguments. Well done year 4, a brilliant discussion.