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Here you will find weekly information for Sycamore and Maple Classes.

Egyptian Day

OctoberPosted by Year 4 Wed, October 18, 2017 16:23:05
Today in Year 4 was Egyptian Day. Not only did we all dress up but spent the day making Egyptian artefacts. During the morning we made canonic jars using foil, masking take, tissue paper and a lot of glue.
In the afternoon we made Ankh symbols using spaghetti and yet more glue.
We all had a great time. Finished artefacts will be added later.


Mummification

OctoberPosted by Year 4 Wed, October 18, 2017 16:17:21
Today, we emptied out our pots of natron salt to see what our pieces of apple would look like. We reminded ourselves, using adjectives, what the apple was like before and shared ideas about what it would like now. Some of us were correct and some of us remembered what Tutankhamen looked like when we saw his photo.
When we held the apple it felt rubbery and very soft, the opposite to what we started with.

Harry Potter

OctoberPosted by Year 4 Tue, October 17, 2017 13:10:23
On Monday, we were lucky enough to have Barry Cunningham visit our school. He spoke to use about how he discovered J K Rowling and her story, Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone. As well as answering some of our questions, he also told us about the competition he is running for our school. Details can be found in another post.


Harry Potter Competition

OctoberPosted by Year 4 Tue, October 17, 2017 12:30:02

Details of the Harry Potter competition that we heard about in school on Monday!

It looks very exciting!




Mummification

OctoberPosted by Year 4 Wed, October 11, 2017 18:38:10
This week in Sycamore, we have been learning about the mummification process that was used by the Ancient Egyptians. To replicate this, we have set up an experiment to mummify a piece of apple. We have combined salt and bicarbonate of soda to act as natron.
We also had great fun turning Fred into a mummy!


Happy World Smile Day

OctoberPosted by Year 4 Fri, October 06, 2017 15:31:00


Johnny

OctoberPosted by Year 4 Mon, October 02, 2017 12:13:53

Today I thought I might get a dog from the pet shop down town.Dad said he would bring me there there at 16:30 after school.At 16:30 dad walked to the pet shop with me.When we got
there I first saw Pug then a Huskey then I saw a baby chow chow.The dog was wearing glasses
I took the dog home and we played and played,I took lots of care of my dog.I called him Johnny and he slept with me every single night.I love him so much!The very next day I took him for a walk,what fun!
By Thea

Looking after Creation.

SeptemberPosted by Year 4 Fri, September 29, 2017 14:52:40

In RE this term, we are learning about how Christains believe the world was Created. We have learnt that God created the world in six days and rested on the seventh.

We have looked at how he must have felt after he had finsihed and how we feel after we have created something we are proud off. Following this, we discussed how we can take care of the things we have created and have come up with a list of how we can and should look after the world God created for us.





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