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Our Lady of LourdesCatholic Primary School & Nursery

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Year 4

Welcome to Sycamore's Class Page!

Writing letters of congratulations to the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex 📮🎩👰🤴👸

Homework Task- Budgeting For A Royal Wedding👰 🎩

Celebrating the Royal Wedding!👑

We’re Going on a Bug Hunt... 🐛🐜🐞

English Homework-Newspaper Template

What is the EU? What is Brexit? We created informative posters and presented them to the class. We then had a class vote about Brexit, filling out ballot papers. The vote was very close!

Applying our calculation skills to answer logical thinking questions about the Fibonacci sequence!

Outdoor Maths- Constructing different types of triangle should using chalks, rulers, metre sticks and art straws!

PE- Football with FA coach, Carly!

Easter Holiday Homework Projects- Inspirational People

Team 100%! Spring Attendance Assembly

Celebrating Strong and Inspirational Women Through History! #girlpower

Ni Hao Ma?

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Learning Mandarin with David Laoshi (Mrs David)

Talk to Me! We have been using our persuasion techniques to debate given arguments.

Practical Problem Solving! Perseverance and determination are key......

Welcome to Cineworld! Applying our understanding of time and money to problem solving 😀

World Book Day 2018

The Book Bistro- where hot books and cool reads are served all day, every day! We have had great fun sampling lots of new books!

Half Term Homework Projects- Electricity!

Chinese New Year Celebrations: We have had a busy day writing letters to more pen pals! We have written about ourselves and our life in Birmingham. We have lots of questions for the children of Hongzhuanxilu Primary School in Chengdu. We then made banners. Can you read what we have written?

Reading our letters from our Y4 pen pals at SS Peter and Paul School, South Shields. We are writing back to them, describing our favourite place since and attractions in our local area

Exploring the Science of Sound! What vibrations can we feel or hear?

Charleston Dancing- January 2018! We watched some clips from Strictly Come Dancing’s and composed our own routines in the style of the Charleston! Ella-Louise led us in our stretching, asking us some challenging questions about our muscles and the importance of stretching. As part of our warm up, we had to travel around the hall in a range of ways and then form letters on our own or in small groups. Miss Boyce set a whole class challenge- to form ‘OLOL’! We worked together and managed to do it!

Learning to multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000.

We have new table group games which are linked to our core text, Billionaire Boy! Which table are you on?

Our New Year's Resolutions! We're hoping to fly in 2018!

We are really proud of our information texts about the history of Birmingham (including the history of our parish). Ask us what we know!

Each day during December, we unwrap a book from under our Christmas tree and Miss Boyce reads it to the class. Some children have been sharing their favourite Christmas reads from home too! #feelingfestive 😀🌲☃️😇

Poetry Recital - The Grinch

Gruesome Grinchy Grammar! Not only does the Grinch hate Christmas, he also needs some SPaG lessons! We have been discussing and correcting his use of grammar, spelling and punctuation in his tweets!

The Journey of a River

What better way to consolidate our learning about the Water Cycle than through rapping and dancing? We are in the process of composing our own songs. Watch this space!

Lunch with Family and Friends (23rd November 2017)

Learning About the Differences Between Food Chains and Food Webs

Group Presentaions :Should Bilbo Baggins Join Gandalf and the Dwarves On Their Quest?

Learning About The Functions Of The Human Digestive System

Posing Our Letters to Pope Francis (With a Quick Pitstop at Father Sean's House!)

Michael Rosen's Aesop's Fables: We are enjoying reading fables and discussing the moral of each story. Some of the illustrations in this book have triggered lots of discussion too.

Estimating, Measuring and Comparing the Amount of Sugar in Some of Our Favourite Foods and Drinks

Angle Detectives! We went on a hunt to spot acute and obtuse angles on our playground. We couldn't believe how many different angles we found! What better way to celebrate our success than with an angles dab!

Learning About Human Teeth and Their Functions. How do our teeth differ to animals' teeth?

Gran, Can you Rap?: This fun and cool poem is our focus for Guided Reading this week. How does the poet use repetition and rhythm? We will be analysing the text and performing it in front of our peers. How will you use intonation and body language?

Happy Hobbit Day! Sycamore celebrated Bilbo Baggins' birthday with cakes and enthusiastic singing!

Roald Dahl Day 2017

The Train Game: Reading time tables is an important life skill Y4 have developed their skills in this area whilst having lots of fun in the mean time! Which team made it home first?