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Outdoor Learning Year 4: 2019 - 2020

5.12.19 Year 4 Outdoor learning

It was wet and muddy today, still that meant that we had lots or gooey mud to play with, so the mud kitchen was doing well. We learnt how to make a hammock and planted some more trees. Mrs May took some us over to see the animals and we got the chickens to eat […]

Science Festival day 2 – Wednesday 4th December

Following an amazing day yesterday which saw our young scientists presenting their investigations to each other, we opened our doors to inspirational scientists (educators, entertainers, experts) and families for day 2 of our festival of science. Over the course of the day, children: took part in one of four Q&As where they got to put […]

Science Festival day 1

What an amazing start to our two day festival of science. I think it is safe to say that the children were brave and articulate when they presented their investigations, and honest, kind and respectful when they were in the audience. They have worked so hard over the past few weeks and all that paid […]

Last minute preparations; one more sleep

Today was an amazing day. The atmosphere around school was extraordinary. Scripts were adjusted, polished, edited live. Rehearsals were underway around every corner. Final coats of paint were applied; display broads were tweaked; the printer ran hot! Kids and staff moved with real purpose, good humour and nervous excitement. One last walk around after school […]

Final preparations underway for science festival

Children and staff have been busy this week getting experiments recorded, investigations completed, scripts tweaked and presentations rehearsed. The atmosphere has been purposeful with children working away in classrooms, the library, art room, and even corridors.

Science investigations underway – 18th – 22nd November

Preparations are now underway for our 4th annual science fair. This year it will take place over two days. On day one (Tuesday 3rd December) children will be presenting their science investigations to each other. Day two (Wednesday 4th December) will be a festival of science with 15 visiting scientists, educators, entertainers delivering talks, workshops, […]

21.11.19 Year 4 Outdoor learning

The weather was lovely we had the clay out and enjoyed making our own creations. We had a mud kitchen and enjoyed climbing and building.

Homesteading – Outdoor Art 21/11/2019

We went outside and made outdoor art with natural resources in our tree circle area. (Arthur) I made a tree using one large log and lots of leaves. Making this was fun. (Kobi) It was fun making the ship art together.We made our ship using a plank of wood, twigs, leaves and part of a […]

Rabbit care (update)

Ms Denney gave us a challenge of taming the rabbits. We are putting our hands out and waiting for them to sniff them. (Elspeth) We are not grabbing them or touching them when they come up to us (Lily). We always offer them food, so they know we have food and they get more friendly […]

14.11.19 Year 4 Art

Today the weather was appalling. Despite that we went out all morning. We were very wet still this afternoon so we decided to do some art. Anything nature themed went. We had an amazing time and produced some great work.