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Welcome to Class 4!


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

FROZEN KINGDOM

Welcome to the planet's coldest lands...…..vast wilds, hostile territories, incredibly beautiful yet often deadly. Take shelter from the elements or fall prey to icy winds and deepest chill. trek bravely and valiantly across treacherous terrain to the ends of the Earth, treading deep in snow or pulled by a team of mighty sled dogs.

Be alert, for magnificent mammals roam these lands, sometimes hungry or fresh from a fight. Perhaps a hungry polar bear or an arctic fox; hunting rodents and swift as the wind.

Research facts and figures of climate, temperature, habitats and eco-systems and compose evocative poems about the Northern Lights.

Find out about the Titanic tragedy; the 'unsinkable ship' holed after hitting an iceberg.

So wrap up well everyone and settle by the fire. I'm just going outside and may be some time...….

 

Subjects covered during the topic include:
English: Diaries; letters; short narrative; Newspaper reports.
Geography:  Features of the Polar regions

History: Exploration and emigration in the early 1900s:

Computing: Online research.
Art: Pop Art; painting, screen printing.

PE Gymnastics, basketball.

Science: Classifying creatures; Working scientifically 




Homework: Monday: Maths (for Wednesday)
Tuesday: Half an hour reading (record in log book)
Wednesday: English homework (for Friday)
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.

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!
Evacuated to Beaumanor Hall 14
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

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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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