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Meynell Primary School

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Year 4

We have been looking at fruit and vegetables in art, and we pulled together all of the skills we have practiced over the year.

What impact will a switch have?

Can you light a lamp?

What is a series circuit? How did it work?

How do you stay safe around electricity?

What is an electrical appliance?

After writing about The Maldives we created our own clay Coral Reef

In Jigsaw we looked at how exercise helps your mental health.

We used evidence to decide how natural resources contribute to tourism in 2 comparative locations.

In Y4 we have used a variety of concrete materials to really deepen our understanding of division, especially remainders.

We used lattitude and longitude to find The Maldives on a variety of types of map.

Before we start writing our own leaflets, we analysed an example!

After finishing our relationships Jigsaw topic we used our crafting skills to make items for a memory box to remember a special person.

finding the features of Edith Pretty's recount

How did Anglo Saxon justice work? We created our own court room!

Who is in Sutton Hoo?

Looking at dealing with the end of relationships - including friendships, family or pets

We used drama to re-enact Sutton Hoo

In Jigsaw this week we looked at how to solve arguments within our personal relationships

Was Vortigen completely responsible for the Anglo Saxon invasion?

When writing our own Gelert legend we used plot points to help structure the story.

In Jigsaw this week we looked at the big feeling jealousy. We discussed what causes it and how to handle it.

Using the bar model to help us visualise our fractions!

In Jigsaw we looked at our teamwork skills!

This year to honour Remembrance Day, we looked at the different wars that have occurred since World War One. We thought about the sacrifices that have been made over the years, and we looked at evidence to find links between the causes of war. 

We then spent some reflective time thinking about the meaning of the poppy through some mindful art. 

What type of tooth is it?

After researching the digestive system and writing about how it works, we used our knowledge to make our own (slightly messy) digestive systems

To start our digestion science topic we looked at where each organ is in our body

We made some great predictions about "The vanishing trick"

How does distance effect sound?

In science this term we have looked at sound, it was fascinating to see how vibrations create the sounds we hear.

After several lessons spent researching, designing and evaluation we really enjoyed using our skills to create our own mosaics.

Y4 had a very interesting time finding out about Hajj as part of our learning around pilgrimages.

Fantastic home learning from Class 10

Practicing our times tables in a variety of ways

Y4 had an amazing time watching the Wizard of Oz and can't wait to start our writing about it

Y4 children are engrossed in their Roman's topic and have brought in some fabulous Home Learning to share! #History

Y4 have published their first piece of writing and it looks fantastic!  They took great care over their presentation and the effort has certainly paid off! #weaspire

Y4 worked very hard on their evidencing skills in history.