Owls
Year 4

Meet the Teacher
If you missed the meeting or were unable to attend, the presentation from Miss Perkins is below.

Twit Twoo we will go far, twit twoo reaching for the stars! 

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Monday was Odd Socks Day and the start of Anti Bullying Week. We talked a lot about being nice and saying kind words.  We all came up with one kind word to have as our class word. We couldn't decide whose to choose so we have 2!!!!
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A spooky scary morning...

Following Halloween on Sunday we returned to our classroom to find some unusual events had occurred... We first noticed that our much loved dragons eggs had finally hatched! They left a trail of ashy footprints (and some pretty gruesome piles of poo) all the way to a mysterious door... We had never seen the door before. It had appeared overnight. We asked ourselves where the door came from? Where did it lead? Did the door cause the dragons to hatch or did the dragons cause the door to appear..? We were filled with so many questions. Stay tuned to find out more in our mystery and suspense English unit...  

Family Marble Treat 2

We did it! We survived our first half term in Year 4. To celebrate all of our hard work we managed to earn our 2nd marble treat of the year. We played board games and it was soooo fun! 

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Dragon Eye Clay

Following on from our awesome dragon eye sketching. We have LOVED using clay this week to make our very own realistic dragon eyes!

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Star Writers

Another two fantastic star writers this week! Their top tips for how to care for a pet dragon were both informative and very very very funny! Well done Owls! 

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PE - Gymnastics

This half term we have been learning to balance, move in different ways and jump for our gymnastic lessons. We have been putting all of our skills together this week and took part in some Ninja training! It was AMAZING!

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Reading Royalty

More reading royalty this week! Working hard to everyday! This was the most kings and queens we've had ever!!

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Mummification!

Today was a pretty epic day! Today we were historians and took our studies of Ancient Egypt to gory levels. Today we learnt how to mummify an orange. It was pretty gross having to pull out all of our oranges guts! BUT WE LOVED IT! 

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Our first Literary heroes of the year have landed! With their sensational explanation writing on how to raise a pet dragon. Their imagination and descriptive language was out of this world! 

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Reading Royalty

Our reading Kings and Queens have been busy already this year. Reading everyday helps our imagination grow and let's us be in charge for the day on Fridays :) 

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Science - Electricity! 

Our first Science topic this year is electricity! What better way to start a brand new topic than to explore all things electrical! To do this we played lots of board games that used electricity. We were then tasked with thinking of as many questions as we could about what we wanted to find out in this topic. "It was the best science lesson ever!"

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Our First Family Marble Treat

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We have worked so hard and kick started the year in such a fantastic way that we have already earnt our very first marble treat. We voted as a class and decided to decorate biscuits for our treat. Oh... and of course... eat them! 

The  Great Dragon Egg Discovery!

Today has been EPIC!! Today something not even in our wildest imaginations happened! We were practicing our mindfulness like any other Wednesday morning when suddenly Mr Venn came bursting into the classroom. He told us he had made an unusual discovery and he knew exactly which Year group could help him. Quickly, we followed him into the woods. The sight that greeted us took our breath away. On the ground there was a unusual shape, almost wing shaped and claw marks scratched into the ground. When we looked closer, nestled in amongst the bushes lay... DRAGONS EGGS!!! We were blown away! Mr Venn knew that our English book was called 'The Boy who grew dragons' so he knew we would be up for this challenge. Mr Venn has tasked us with taking extra special care of the eggs and keeping a 'How to' guide on how to look after them so that if the dragons return and lay more eggs each class can have their own to take care of. This is a very special task that we have been set and one we are very excited to complete! 

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Practical Maths!

Moving to year 4 is not going to slow us down... ones, tens, hundreds and now thousands!! BRING IT ON! We loved using the base ten to explore with different numbers and represent numbers in different ways. 

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Mindfulness Lava Lamps

As we have been working so hard at being mindful. We decided to make our very own mindful lava lamps. They were soooo fun to make... and messy! 

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Parachute Games PE

For our first PE lesson we decided to play some teams games. We wanted to get to know each other and work as a team to achieve a goal. We LOVED it!

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Mindfulness Morning Walk

We are enjoying learning about mindfulness and practicing it every morning. Every Wednesday we are going to go for a mindfulness walk in the woods and see if we can spot our resident Deer and Fox! 

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Mindfulness Morning Yoga

Every morning Owls enjoy a mindfulness activity. One of our activities this week has been mindfulness Yoga!

Our First Family photo

Because you always need a silly photo too...!

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Finding our wings

We have been working hard this week to learn lots about one another. To explore our new classroom and what challenges await us in Year 4. We have been written a class and playground charter.

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Everything we have been doing is to ensure that Owls are one big family that care and look after one another.