Norman Knight: Year 4 had a visit from a Norman Knight who recounted details from his daily life including how to prepare for the Battle of Hastings. They also learnt how to play Nine Men's Morris, a game very similar to draughts. Who was the King from Normandy,France who became King of England?
Norman helmets: Year 4 made helmets cut out of cardboard. They had to cut the cardboard carefully to makes sure all of the parts fit and can be glued together.
1066: Year 4 marked the start of this topic by taking part in archery lesson. It was great fun and the children were able to write instructions about how to aim accurately. Who died in 1066 possibly by an arrow in the eye?
Traditional Indian Crafts:Year 4 produced some lovely dream catchers , similar to those produced by the Iroquois tribe.
Road Trip USA: The Iroquois tribe from New York, believed that dream catchers, caught all of their bad dreams. Year 4 are making their own dream catchers to help them sleep peacefully.
Class Liturgy: Parents were invited to the class liturgy which celebrated the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
October, the Month of Mary: During the Month of Mary each class say the Rosary. Year 4 had lots of volunteers to lead the class.
Road Trip USA: Year 4 started their road trip in New York. They have made postcards to send home to their freinds and family. Can you recognise any of those iconic tourist attractions?
PE: Year 4 are starting the term learning how to play tag rugby. They are starting to show team working skill and a competitive spirit.
Science: Electricity is the science topic this term, and we have been investigating electric circuits. Can you tell from these photographs what makes a complete circuit? The children made different circuits with switches and lamps.
RE:We have been learning about Jesus’ family tree. His ancestors all had different strengths and showed us how to live as God wants us to.Do you recognise the names in the photograph?
“We walk in the footsteps of Jesus so that we may have life in all its fullness”