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Year 4 help work towards being a School of Sanctuary

Today in Year 4, we were visited by Nola Ellen. She came to speak to us about refugees and asylum seekers. We see and hear lots about these things on the news and all around us, so we were keen to find out more.

Nola explained to us what a refugee and an asylum seeker is. She told us about the…

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Posted by anna on 10 February 2017

Category: Year 4


Year 4 Habitat Hunters

Today in year 4, we were visited by a lady from the RSPB. Recently in our Science and Geography we have been looking at habitats and animals, in particular what lives where and why.

We worked with the RSPB today to find out about the habitats that our school has within the grounds and exactly…

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Posted by anna on 10 February 2017

Category: Year 4


Year 4 Geography

Today in Geography, Year 4 have been looking at all the different climates around the world as well as talking about why they are so different.

In our next Geography lessons we are comparing the climates in certain places (Russia and Brazil) then looking at how animals are adapted to living in…

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Posted by anna on 5 February 2017

Category: Year 4


Year 4 Habitat Designers

As we welcomed our parents into school for our Spring 'Parents Day', children in Year 4 were busy designing Habitats.

We looked at what habitats needed to have and what sort of wildlife we wanted in ours. We used areas of the school to design our habitats.

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Posted by anna on 5 February 2017

Category: Year 4


Year 4 RE

Today in RE we talked about how Muslims and Christians love and respect each other and everything around them.

We looked at passages from the Qu'ran and Bible. We decided that we would attempt to grow our own rainforest plants and care for them ourselves. We planted some vegetables, edible…

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Posted by anna on 27 January 2017

Category: Year 4


Year 4 Rainforests

This afternoon in Miss Hardcastle's class, we compared the Rainforest city of Manaus to Leeds.

We compared physical features, weather and looked at what makes up the cities.

We used Google Earth and OS maps to find the grid references of places that are in each city.

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Posted by anna on 27 January 2017

Category: Year 4


Year 3 Road Safety

Year 3 spent some of the morning with the Leeds City Council road safety team. They learnt about how to be safe when walking, on a bus, riding a bike and when in a car. They watched a demonstration that showed what would happen in a car crash if they were not wearing their seatbelt.

We have all…

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Posted by anna on 25 January 2017

Category: Year 3


Year 4 Deforestation

Today in Miss Hardcastle's English class, we held our very own debate! We were debating about Deforestation and whether we are for or against it. We were each given a career to represent that relies on the Rainforest.

We made up our own debating rules which we followed throughout.

After the…

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Posted by anna on 22 January 2017

Category: Year 4


Year 4 Attendance Winners

This week Class 13 had the best week ever! We won the school attendance award for the first time! This means we got to have an extra playtime!!!

Well done everyone in Class 13!

We love coming to School!

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Posted by anna on 22 January 2017

Category: Year 4


Year 4 Art

This week in Art, Year 4 have been looking at Rainforest animals as part pf their 'All around thew World' topic for Spring. Children researched two artists and looked at the techniques they used to create their pictures. We then sketched our own and coloured them using oil pastel.

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Posted by anna on 22 January 2017

Category: Year 4