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Trip to Chester Zoo - Class 4

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Yesterday, Class 4 had the pleasure of attending our whole school trip to Chester Zoo. It was a fabulous opportunity to come into contact with zoo animals (common and exotic), some which we had never seen before) as well as to learn about the amazing conservation work that the staff do.

There's a Rang-Tan in my Bedroom - Poetic Voice in Class 4

 

In English, Class 4 are currently learning about poetic voice. We have been identifying the theme of different poems and what the poet is trying to say. So far we have explored the poems 'Cats' and 'Work and Play' by Ted Hughes as well as the poem 'Rat Race' by John Agard.

Today in our lesson we have been exploring the poem 'There's a Rang-Tan in my bedroom', which was created by Greenpeace, an environmental charity which focuses on protecting the natural world.

 

Power Maths

At The Meadows, we strive for our children to be successful and proficient mathematicians. Maths is a life skill – we use it all the time for example when we are baking, when shopping, whilst driving and when solving problems. We use maths when we are drawing, when building, whilst waiting for the bus and when going on holiday. We even use maths when we don’t even realise it. Therefore it is essential that we enable our children to be successful in this subject.

Class 4 Science Investigation - Sugar in Drinks

This half term our topic in Science is Body Health. During the course of the topic, we will be exploring how to keep our bodies healthy.

Over the past few weeks we have been looking at the role of sugar in our diet and the consequences of consuming foods and drinks with too much sugar. We have done this by looking at the new sugar tax and discussing the big question below:

 

As a class, we researched the new sugar tax, which was introduced in April 2018, and found out that:

School Games Mark Award

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The School Games Mark awards schools and other educational establishments for their commitment to and development of competition, school sport, physical education and physical activity. It stipulates a criteria to help all institutions assess themselves across bronze, silver and gold levels of the award.

Meet the Teacher Cl4

A huge thank you to all who were able to attend the meeting last week - it was lovely to see you. I am so pleased with the way that the pupils have settled down to life in Class 4. 

If you were unable to attend the meeting last week, please find below a copy of the power point used to introduce the learning and routines for our class. 

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