Archive for September, 2015

Sep 26 2015

Sentence construction

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Today we have learnt about what helps make a sentence. We learned that each sentence must contain a subject and verb to make sense on its own. Then we used word cards to create our own sentences, making sure we included the important parts! Green = verb,     Red = subject (noun),   Yellow […]

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Sep 26 2015

The colour wheel

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This week we have been learning about colour! A colour wheel can be created from the three primary colours red, blue and yellow. You can create all of the secondary and tertiary colours from these primary colours. We have learnt as artists, the importance of knowing how to mix colours. Some colours were tricky to […]

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Sep 26 2015

Place Value

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In maths we are currently learning about place value. We have been exploring 2, 3 and 4 digit numbers.             We used digit flips to make different numbers. We had lots of fun playing games such as ‘guess my number’ and ’10 more 10 less’.   We have been using lots of fun resources […]

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Sep 18 2015

Gymnastics

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For P.E this term we will be learning netball and gymnastics. Today we have been practicing our gymnastic skills!

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Sep 18 2015

Portraits

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We have been learning about lots of different Victorian inventors. This week we sketched portraits of an inventor we found interesting. We thought carefully about the shape of the head and the position of the eyes, nose and mouth. We worked hard to look at each persons facial qualities and used line to create texture. Finally […]

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Sep 18 2015

Melodica fun!

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In music this week we had our first mini melodica music lesson. It was very exciting to learn to play a new instrument. We learned the white notes and how to find C. This helped us find the other notes, A, B, C, D, E, F,G then it starts again at A. We learnt how to […]

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Sep 13 2015

Victorian School!

Today we had a visit from Mrs Evans, a Victorian teacher who was very strict. First we entered the room in silence and lined up in height order. Our tables were in rows and girls sat separately to boys. Miss Evans shared lots of artefacts with us. We held a Victorian iron – it was […]

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Sep 13 2015

Sketching

In art we have been learning about Victorian artists. We discovered they created textiles, wallpaper and paintings inspired by nature. Taking inspiration from William Morris, we sketched parts of nature in our gardens. We developed our observational sketches by using shading and tone.   We will use these drawings to design our own beautiful prints. […]

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Sep 13 2015

Barnstaple Victorian Trail

We explored our local town, looking for similarities and differences between a Victorian and 2015 Barnstaple. We started our trail at the square where we sketched how it looked in 2015. It was very interesting to see how the town has changed over time. We made our own sketchbooks to draw our observations and worked […]

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Sep 11 2015

Welcome

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Welcome to our blog we are a mixed year 3 and 4 class who love to learn We hope you enjoy our site!

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