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PE and Sports Blog Year 4 Blog 2016-17

Monthly Archive

Sports day, Nelson Class.

  A fantastic morning. The children enjoyed all of the activities and their behaviour was exemplary.


07/07/17 – Armes Class Sports Day

Armes class really enjoyed the school sports day.  


Year 4’s “Flo of the Somme” stories

As part of our “Working as Historians” project, Year 4 have recently been creating some of their own stories in response to the poem, “Flo of the Somme”.


Tapestry with Armes Class

This morning, Armes Class worked with Mrs Skeet to create a leaf and poppy to be added to a larger tapestry. As well as learning sewing skills, the children also learned a lot about resilience. We learned that some soldiers learned to sew after World War 1 to help combat shell shock.


Tapestry work.

This afternoon, Nelson Class worked with Mrs Skeet to create a leaf and poppy to be added to a larger tapestry. As well as learning sewing skills, the children also learned a lot about resilience. We learned that some soldiers learned to sew after World War 1 to help combat shell shock.


Sunday 2nd July – 8 Y6 children perform in ‘Come Yew In’ with The Common Lot

On a beautiful afternoon in the shadow of Cow Tower, 8 of our Year 6 children join local theatre company The Common Lot in their latest piece Come Yew In – A Proud History of Strangers in Norwich. Over the past few weeks they have been working with Duncan Joseph to develop a 5 minute […]


Friday 30th June – data entry begins

Year 4 start the epic task of entering information on ‘our lads’ onto the database. Each child will take responsibility for 4 ‘lads’. Attention to detail is of paramount importance as once it goes live the database will be a resource that anyone from around the world interested in the men from Heigham can search […]


27th June 2017 Life in Heigham

Today the children in Year 4 were visited by historian Neil Storey to learn more about what life was like in Heigham before 1914. We were able to look at photos of Heigham which told us more about schools, transport, homes and employment in the local area. We also found out about King George’s visit […]


Friday 23rd June – Victorian living comes to Wensum

Many of us have been wondering  what life in Heigham would have been like in the early part of the 20th Century.  Today we found out as we immersed ourselves in a wonderful series of hands-on activities, experiences and learning.  Children moved through 7 different experiences – knit and natter; the seamstress, Victorian food, singing, […]


School Sports Athletics Competition 2017

Children from across the school took part in the Sports Partnership athletics competition on Thursday. Children took part in track and field events. We are still awaiting the results but here are some of the pictures from the day…