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Year 4 - Willow Class

Welcome to Willow class

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In term one we have been learning about Shang Dynasty. So far we have created some amazing pieces of art work based on Ancient Chinese bronze statues. We have used atlases and pictures to compare China with the UK and  researched a lot on the social hierarchy of Shang. Our literacy has been based around a ninja cat called Varjak Paw. We have enjoyed learning our journey tale and adapting it to make our own. Now we are focusing on instructions to help Varjak Paw to capture the gentleman.

In maths, we have covered addition, subtraction, mass, decimals and multiplication facts.

 

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In term two our topic was 'In The Highlands'. We  created some amazing pieces of art work based on Scottish traditions and highland scenery. We have used atlases and pictures to discover more about Scotland it's famous landmarks.  Our literacy was based around a highland warrior and his clan which was called Kidnapped. We have enjoyed learning our meeting tale and adapting it to make our own. For the second part of the term the children enjoyed being immersed into the festive season through writing persuasive letters to Santa. 

In maths, we covered fractions, negative numbers, position and direction and reflecting shapes.

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In term three our topic is 'Hail Ceasar!'. We will be designing and making our own mosaics inspired by those made by the Romans. We will continue developing our atlas skills by identifying the countries that are part of Europe.  Our literacy was based around the story of Romulus and Remus We have enjoyed learning our finding tale and adapting it to make our own. For the second part of the term the children will be writing diary entries form the perspective of their chosen character so will need to learn lots about different characters of the Roman period. 

In maths, we will be covering subtraction, angles, multiplication and fractions.

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