Year 4 go chocolate crazy!

Inspired by their reading of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Year 4 invented their own chocolate. Year 4 worked in groups to create a new chocolate product. First, they conducted market research around the school. Then they carried out their tasting before deciding on the ingredients their group would use. Each group had a strict budget they had to stick to. They also decided on a price for their product before working out how much profit they would made. Next they designed and made packaging for their chocolate before making their different chocolate bars. Finally, the best bit – tasting the final product! Everyone thought their chocolate was delicious.

Year 4 visit Leeds Castle

Having had to reschedule their trip because of the snowy weather, when Year 4 finally made it to Leeds Castle they were sure it was worth the wait. Year 4 had a great time exploring the castle and looking for evidence of its Tudor owners before heading outside to attempt the tricky maze and scary grotto. They also had a look at many different types of birds of prey, similar to the ones Henry the VIII would have hunted with before ending the day in the playground.

Year 4’s Egyptian adventure

Year 4 had an exciting day studying Ancient Egyptian sculptures and artifacts at the British Museum. First we visited the sculptures gallery to look at statues which were thousands of years old. We even saw the famous Rosetta Stone. Then we went upstairs to look at items from Ancient Egypt which helped us to understand how people lived in Ancient Egyptians times. We saw many different mummies including the very special mummy called Ginger. Everyone had a fantastic time being historians for the day.

Leeds Castle Trip

As part of their topic on The Tudors Year 4 visited Leeds Castle in Kent to see one of the palaces Henry VIII visited when he was alive. After a tour of the castle Year 4 took part in a workshop on what life would have been like in a Tudor Court. Despite the rain Year 4 had a great time in the maze, grotto and play area before returning home.

 

   

 

Year 4’s visit to the London Symphony Orchestra

On Monday, Year 4 visited the Barbican centre to see the London Symphony Orchestra perform a selection of magical songs including music from Dvořák’s Golden Spinning Wheel, the Sorcerers Apprentice and everyone’s favourite film, Harry Potter. Year 4 were super audience members and had a great time listening to and joining in with the music.

 

Year 4 mummify oranges

As part of their topic on Ancient Egypt, Year 4 have been learning the process of mummification. Year 4 put their learning into practice by mummifying oranges. First we had to remove the insides, then dried out the inside of the orange before wrapping it in bandages.

 

Iron Man

Our wonderful Iron Man work from last half term.

Our wonderful Iron Man work from last half term.

What a lot of work we did!

What a lot of work we did!

Read what the Iron Man tucked into in the scrapyard - made even more delicious by using expanded noun phrases.

Read what the Iron Man tucked into in the scrapyard – made even more delicious by using expanded noun phrases.

Space-bat-angel-dragon silhouettes on our window.

Space-bat-angel-dragon silhouettes on our window.