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Class Four

Welcome to Class 4!


Mr Ferguson and Mrs Marron welcome you to Class 4.
This half term our topic is called:

 

ANCIENT GREECE

Who was Alexander the Great? What were the fantastic Ancient Greek ideas, inventions and philosophies that we still use today? What did the Ancient Greeks wear? What happened at the original Olympic Games? What were the city states? Why were Greek armies so powerful? Who did the Ancient Greeks worship? What were Greek myths?

Find the answers to all these questions and more, as you immerse yourself in life in Greece 2500 years ago. Will you be a Spartan or an Athenian as you compete in the original ancient Olympic Games events?

 

Subjects covered during the topic include:
English: Myths and legends, reports, biography. We will be reading Skellig for our comprehension lessons.
Geography:  Features of Greece - how did the landscape shape the power of Ancient Greece?

History: Impact on the modern world of Ancient Greek ideas.:

Computing: Online research. Powerpoint presentation. Controlling and programming Lego models.
Art: Pop Art; clay modelling.

PE Cricket, rounders and Danish Long Ball.

Science: Electricity; Working scientifically 




Homework: Monday: Cricket World Cup Topic
Tuesday: Half an hour reading (record in log book)
Wednesday: Cricket World Cup Topic
Thursday: Learn spellings/ times tables for Friday test
Friday and Weekend: Half an hour reading per day (record in log book)


PE is on Tuesdays and Fridays.

 

Author of the Year: Michelle Magorian www.michellemagorian.com


Have you seen the Kids' Zone? Play games, and visit some cool websites.

Twinlakes 2019

Twinlakes 2019 1
Twinlakes 2019 2
Twinlakes 2019 3
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Twinlakes 2019 5
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Thank you tea 2019

Thank you tea 2019 1

Rushcliffe Park

Rushcliffe Park 1
Rushcliffe Park 2
Rushcliffe Park 3
Rushcliffe Park 4
Rushcliffe Park 5
Rushcliffe Park 6

Ancient Greece Day

Ancient Greece Day 1
Ancient Greece Day 2
Ancient Greece Day 3
Ancient Greece Day 4
Ancient Greece Day 5
Ancient Greece Day 6
Ancient Greece Day 7
Ancient Greece Day 8
Ancient Greece Day 9
Ancient Greece Day 10

MASTERCHEF 2018 WINNERS!

MASTERCHEF 2018 WINNERS! 1

Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall

Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 1 Saying a tearful goodbye to parents!
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 2 Meeting the ARP warden.
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 3 Sorting out their Identity Cards and rations.
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 4 Tasting their lovely ration recipes!
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 5 Entering the disguised Code Breaking offices.
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 6
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 7 Cracking the codes.
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 8 Listening in on enemy messages.
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 9
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 10
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 11 Eating World War 2 packed lunches.
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 12
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 13 Air Raid!
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Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 15
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 16
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 17

VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS

VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS 1 Luxury bus
VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS 2 Having lunch waiting for the eurostar
VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS 3
VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS 4 Shooting post
VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS 5 Looking around the cell for condemned soldiers
VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS 6 Reading the graffiti on the walls
VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS 7 The Talbot House where soldiers went for rest
VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS 8
VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS 9 The peaceful gardens of Talbot House
VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS 10 Making our beds at the hostel
VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS 11 Lovely food!
VISIT TO WW1 BATTLEFIELDS 12
Lights out at 9.30. All quiet on the sleeping front by 9.40! A record!

Day 2 battlefield tour.

Day 2 battlefield tour. 1 Vimy Ridge
Day 2 battlefield tour. 2
Day 2 battlefield tour. 3 Thiepval Memorial Park
Day 2 battlefield tour. 4 Memorial of Swithland’s Brian Danvers Butler
Day 2 battlefield tour. 5 Newfoundland Park
Day 2 battlefield tour. 6 Lochnagar Crater
Day 2 battlefield tour. 7 Preparing to lay the wreath at Menin Gate
Day 2 battlefield tour. 8
Day 2 battlefield tour. 9
Day 2 battlefield tour. 10
All exhausted and in bed after a long day. Excellent behaviour with lots to take in.

Day 3. Battlefield Tour.

Day 3. Battlefield Tour. 1 Tyne Cot cemetery
Day 3. Battlefield Tour. 2 Swithland’s Private Harrison’s memorial
Day 3. Battlefield Tour. 3
Day 3. Battlefield Tour. 4 Mass grave at the German cemetery
Day 3. Battlefield Tour. 5 Huge shell recovered from the Somme battlefield:
Day 3. Battlefield Tour. 6 Reconstructed trenches - Hooge crater museum
Day 3. Battlefield Tour. 7
Back home for 8.30pm. All safe and sound and very tired. Well done everybody for representing Swithland Primary so well.

Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day 1
Remembrance Day 2
Remembrance Day 3

Christmas 2018

Christmas 2018 1
Christmas 2018 2
Christmas 2018 3

Twycross Zoo visit for our Evolution topic.

Twycross Zoo visit for our Evolution topic. 1
Twycross Zoo visit for our Evolution topic. 2
Twycross Zoo visit for our Evolution topic. 3
Twycross Zoo visit for our Evolution topic. 4
Twycross Zoo visit for our Evolution topic. 5

DUKE’S BARN 2019

DUKE’S BARN 2019 1 Picnic in the sun
DUKE’S BARN 2019 2 Rock scrambling
DUKE’S BARN 2019 3
DUKE’S BARN 2019 4 Trying to make beds!
Picture 1 Tea time!
Picture 2 Games room.
Picture 3 Marshmallows around the campfire.

Duke’s Barn Day2

Duke’s Barn Day2 1 Setting the table for breakfast
Duke’s Barn Day2 2 In the mini-bus ready for our activities.
Duke’s Barn Day2 3
Duke’s Barn Day2 4 Abseiling
Duke’s Barn Day2 5 Waiting nervously for our go.
Duke’s Barn Day2 6 A long way up!
Duke’s Barn Day2 7 Fully equipped.
Duke’s Barn Day2 8 Meeting room.
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