Welcome to Class 4 Owl!
This year our class is a combination of Year 4, 5 and 6 pupils. Our class team is: Mrs Law (Teacher, Monday - Thursday), Mr Carpenter (Teacher - Friday), Mrs Holloway and Mrs McCully (Teaching Assistants).
Autumn 1 - 2019
This term our topic is 'Brilliantly British'. We have linked subjects to this theme and are carrying out some very exciting work. Our class texts are based on the works of William Shakespeare, in particular Romeo and Juliet. We are also studying Tudor Britain (History), UK cities, counties, rivers and mountains (Geography) and Barbara Hepworth's sculpture (Art). In English we carrying out lots of drama activities (recommended by the Royal Shakespeare Company) and writing plays, letters, newspaper articles, setting descriptions and much more. We are also performing a play based on the life of William Shakespeare, which will be performed as an open air production to parents and the community.
Autumn 2 - 2019
Our theme this half term is 'Magic'. We are really looking forward to linking in work on the amazing Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. We will be writing stories, reports and poems. In Art we are making clay dragon eyes, wands and creating paintings based on the work of Vincent Van Gogh's 'Starry Night'.
Spelling: The children receive spellings on a Monday (listed in planners). These are practised in school and at home throughout the week in preparation for a test on the following Monday.
Reading: Children are encouraged to read at least 3 times a week. We have a reading reward scheme in class. The more you read, the more rewards you receive!
Maths: This is given weekly (Monday, returned the following Monday) and is linked to previous learning.
Times Tables Rockstars: All children have their own log on to this website and are encouraged to practise their times tables in order to become fluent and confident.
Our Y6 pupils also receive some SATs style homework to prepare them for their end of year assessments in May 2020.
Our PE sessions are on a Wednesday (with Mrs Taylor from Sporting Start) and a Thursday (with Mrs McCully).
Class 4 Brass Band
All the year 5 and 6 children have thoroughly enjoyed starting their journey in learning their trumpets and trombones. This is part of the wider opportunities programme run by the local authority music services.