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Autumn 2

Autumn 2

 

What we will be learning in Autumn 1:

English - The Name Jar / Escape from Pompeii

Maths - Length and Perimeter / Multiplication and Division

Science - States of Matter

History - Romans

Design & Technology - Moving Toys

Computing - Digital literacy - staying safe online

Physical Education - Basketball

Religious Education - Hinduism

French 

Music 

Values & Attitudes - Equality and Team Worker

Monday 23rd November - Friday 27th November 2020

 

Reader of the Week:

Achievers of the Week:

 

In Design & Technology this half term, we are looking at pneumatics and creating our own moving toy. This week, we made a sample to see how the mechanisms work. It was very exciting!

Monday 16th November - Friday 20th November 2020

 

Reader of the Week: Amelia A

Achievers of the Week: Tayon and Ben

 

This week we have been learning how to find the perimeter of rectangles and rectilinear shapes. As part of our learning, we went out of the playground with chalk and measuring tapes to draw a variety of shapes with different perimeters.

Monday 9th November - Friday 13th November 2020

 

Reader of the Week: Aaban

Achievers of the Week: Ermi, Mia and Arthur

 

It's been Equalities Week at VPJS and Year 4 have been learning about the Republic of Korea. We've looked at where South Korea is in the world, who lives there and even tried some typical South Korean snacks! On Tuesday, we were really lucky to have a story teller come in and share a story set about a family in India. In English, we looked at 'The Name Jar'; a story about a young Korean girl who moves to America and worries about not having an American name. In groups we used drama to recreate the different scenes and retell the story. We then performed our pieces to 4H. Everyone did really well and 4S should be super proud of what they created!

Monday 2nd November - Friday 6th November 2020

 

Reader of the Week - Lavae

Achievers of the Week - Tayla-Mae, Lavae and Judah

 

To kick-off our Romans History topic, we had a special (Zoom) visit from Mr Birchall - a Romans specialist! We learned about Julius Caesar's failed invasion, the Emperor Claudius who came to Britannia on an elephant and Queen Boudicca of the Icini tribe who rebelled against him. 

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