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Microsoft Teams

Salisbury Class will be using Microsoft Teams. Please read the documents below.

 

Information Letter

Microsoft Teams Policy

Teams Internet Safety Poster

 

Meet & Greet 2020

Please click on the link below to view a set of slides that cover a variety of topics linked to starting a new school year.

Meet and Greet Document - September 2020

 

Summer Term 2021

World Traveller.Com

 

 

 

 

April 2021

Welcome on board ladies and gentlemen. It's time to fasten your seatbelts, make sure those window blinds are fully open and your seat is in the upright position as we embark on our exciting new topic for the summer, a geographically themed one, entitled 'World Traveller.com'.

During our 13 week expedition, we will traverse around the continents of the world using these as a stimulus for our learning; voyaging in art discovering the idea of 'Journeys'; touring America, researching, creating and tasting many of its food styles in DT and in English, consider what it must have been like to be an Antartica adventurer. Plus, finding out about desert life in science as well as exploring areas of human and physical geography, from population and culture to mountains and rivers. This will be followed by a concentrated investigation of different aspects of the fascinating and flamboyant country of Spain, comparing it and European life, to life and the country of the United Kingdom.

For more information about each subject area this term, please click on the link below to access and read this term’s Curriculum Letter.

Summer Term 2021 Curriculum Letter.

 

English - Writer of the Week

 

Our writer of the week. This young lady incorporated many of the key features of a newspaper report in addition to including so much super content. The outcome was a great report about Shackleton's journey to Antarctica.

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June 2021 - Skipping

Year 4, along with the rest of school thoroughly enjoyed a skipping workshop delivered by 'Dan The Man, The Skipping Man'. The class fine tuned some basic moves as well as trying out a few tricks.

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June 2021 - TT Rocker of the week.

 Our rocker of the week as he accumulated the most points during the half term homework period. Well done.

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May 2021 - Race For Life

Year 3 & 4 joined up to run the Race for Life in aid of Caner Research. The children needed to run around the Leasingham Sports Field 8 times to clock up the required distance. Thanks to Mrs Coote for organising and thanks to you for sponsoring such a fantastic cause with donations of over £3100.00. 

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May 2021 - Science

As part of the 'States of Matter' focus in science, the class investigated what condensation is and how it links to the process of evaporation. Our discussions eventually led to how these two processes link to the water cycle.

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May 2021 - Geography

Y4 thought it might be important to be able to read an Ordnance Survey map if travelling around the world. Today’s Geography lesson was firstly about recognising symbols used on maps and secondly how to find locations on a map using 4 and 6 digit  grid references - a super link to Maths and coordinates. The class were set a challenge of ‘cracking a Code’ to find a mystery location.

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May 2021 - English: Writer of the Week

Well done to this young lady who has worked hard over the week to incorporate many of the key SPaG objectives taught into her writing.

 

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May 2021 - TT Rockstars

Our Rocker of the Week after accumating the most points during a 'boysV girls'  tournament. 

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May 2021 - Caring for our school environment

 Y4 have been adding a splash of colour to the school grounds by planting up some flower pots. This was great for our well-being, a time to reflect on our Wonderful World (our RE focus) and for putting something back by getting our school ready for the Race for Life event on Friday.

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May 2021 - Change for Life: Baseball

A mix of Y3 & Y4 children took part in a baseball activity as part of the Change for Life Program led by Miss Collishaw from Carres Outreach Team.

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May 2021 - English: Star Writer 

Our Writer of the Week created a superb piece of descriptive writing about Antarctica. Writing in character and from the point of view of never having seen this vast landscape, she used lots of descriptive vocabulary including very effective figurative language. Mr Ross, our English lead in school, thoroughly enjoyed reading through this excellent piece of work.

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May 2021 - R.E

 

In R.E today we discussed how Christians believe the Bible is a guide on life and how they should live their lives. Some volunteers experienced what it must be like to try and find our way through a maze with no way of seeing and how a guide made it easier. We spent time interpreting a particular Bible reading on how God would like us to look after his wonderful world.

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May 2021 - Cricket

Y4 enjoyed the cricket lesson from Miss Hill from Lincs Cricket as part of the Time to Shine project. The class practised bowling, fielding and of course batting. All the windows are still intact!! There was lots of focus, fun and smiles during the session and this was a great taster for the class when we cover this game in term 6.

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 May 2021 - French

 Y4 continued with their French, learning the names of various vegetables and how to ask for them. To help recall the names the class carried out  a matching activity.

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May 2021 - English: Star Writer

Mr Ross, our English subject lead in school, is on the look out for Star Writers. He has awarded one of the first certificates to a Y4 who has worked incredibly hard on his writing, working independently to include lots of description and detail. It was lovely to see him apply previous learning and ideas from whole class conversations in his own work. 

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April 2021 - Change for Life

As part of the ‘Change for Life’ initiative, a mix of y3 and y4 enjoyed a game of Ultimate Frisbee. Lots of running around, throwing, and catching skills, non-contact game play as well as teamwork.

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April 2021 - Science 

Y4, in science, are focusing on States of Matter. Today we investigated ‘air’ with the aim of proving that its ‘something’ and not a ‘nothing’. To prove that air has weight, we carried out an experiment where we hung a deflated balloon on 1 side of the balance and then added an inflated balloon to the other and watched how the inflated balloon pulled the deflated one upwards so proving that air is something and has weight which helps in the world of flight.

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April 2021 - Music

Y4 are fortunate to have Mr Roberts from the Lincolnshire Music Service lead the music lessons this term, teaching them how to play the ukulele. Today, the class learnt the names for the different parts of the ukulele, their purpose; progressing onto strumming and finding and playing the chord c. 

 
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April 2021 - Geography

 In geography today, the class learnt where various key countries in the world are and in which continent they are situated. This involved lots of map and atlas work.

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  April 2021 - English

 Y4 are reading and using the book, ‘Shackleton’s Journey’, as the stimulus for our current English unit. We spent time considering what it must have been like to be a crew member; the thoughts and emotions as Endurance set sail. We staged a scene from the book, froze in character and shared these feelings. This then helped us to write a short telegram as we arrived in St Georgia.

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April 2021 - Change for Life

Some of the Y4s and Y3s teamed up to take part in a 'Change for Life Combat Challenge' which required lots of stamina. Thanks to Miss Collishaw from Carres Outreach PE team who took the lead.

 

 

April 2021 - P.E

Year 4 enjoyed the first of their lessons on the theme of ‘Striking and Fielding’ focusing on the game of golf. Today was all about how to hold the club; know what a putter and chipper are, what they do and how to use them. Great skill displayed as the children kept the balls on the fairway!

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April 2021 - Welcome Back

Welcome back Year 4, I hope you all had an 'egg-citing' Easter holiday and are feeling refreshed and ready for the new term.  Your classroom is all ready for you as we embark on a new topic.

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March / April 2021

The children in Y4 have been working to create display imagery for their new topic display wall.

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Spring Term 2021

Rotten Romans!

 

Romans on a Rampage!

 

Happy New Year and a very warm welcome back to our Spring Term and new topic, Rotten Romans. During the term, the class will be fully immersed in learning all about the Romans! With everything from gladiators and aqueducts; emperors and goddesses as well as the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain at the time and the legacy it left us. The topic is a historically themed one exploring and learning about this fascinating and important historical era across the curriculum particularly in  Music, P.E, DT and Art through the medium of dance, song, construction and printing. 

Please click on the link below to find out in more detail about the learning this term.

Spring Term 2021 Curriculum Newsletter.

 

March 2021 - Easter Egg Hunt

Salisbury class were 'egg-tremely egg-cited as they took part in the annual Easter Egg Hunt around school. Many thanks to the PTFA who provided the eggs for the whole school along with the Y6 volunteers who hid the eggs to make the hunt great fun.

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March 2021 - Easter Service

Our term ended today with a whole school Easter Service. Each year group took one letter from the word Easter and shared thoughts and reflections linked to the letter and the whole theme of Easter. Our letter was 'T'. Well done to these children who read beautifully at our service.

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March 2021 - Circle Time

In y4 our circle time focus has been on ‘Healthy Me’ in which we have explored healthy lifestyles and friendships. Today’s session was all about peer pressure and how to spot this pressure and how to not fall fowl of it. The class listened to a story that led to the class reflecting on how they could avoid a similar situation. In the pictures below you can see the children listing negative and positive features of a friendship.

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March 2021 - English and History mix

We are finishing this term's English by using our reading (researching) skills, note taking skills, sentence structure creation skills along with presentation skills to further our knowledge of an  area of our Romans topic that particularly interest us. Some of the class have decided to research the Roman soldier/army; some have chosen Roman food and some have chosen Roman fashion. Working in small teams, everyone has a responsibility to ensure an interesting fact sheet bursting with information is ready to present later in the week.

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March 2021 - DT

In DT today, the class completed their aqueducts and tested them to find out if a marble (representing water) travelled along the channel above the arches. This was the culmination of a fantastic set of lessons where the team work, design and construction skills were outstanding.

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March 2021 - DT

 Y4 brought together the skills taught over the last few weeks in DT to construct a model aqueduct. Today was about building the pillar and arches with the final build in the next session. This was a busy lesson but there was lots of great design talk and team work as each member needed to complete their element ready to put together.

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March 2021 - P.E

The class continued their P.E focus of net and wall games concentrating on the skills of forehand and back hand in tennis.

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March 2021 - Science

Today’s science was all about sports scientists; what they do and why they might be important.  The investigation carried out focused on reaction times and if they improved with practice. Children worked with a partner to see how quick they could catch/react to a falling ruler by catching it.

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March 2021 - Red Nose Day

Year 4 did a brilliant job of supporting this national campaign to raise money for those less fortunate than ourselves. Thank you Team Salisbury for your very generous donations.

Well done also to the whole class for their amazing jokes. The winner of from our class walked away with an early Easter egg - how 'egg-citing!!!'

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March 2021 - Design Technology

Continuing with the investigation of Roman architecture, the class wanted to find out how strong cylinder columns are and so devised an experiment.

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March 2021 - Science

Year 4 have continued to learn about different types of scientists and this week it was the term of biologists. As part of the lesson, the class were set the hypothesis: 'Is water the best liquid to make seeds/plants grow?' The class are testing 4 liquids: water, coffee, lemonade and sunflower oil. We are are watching carefully each day our seeds to see what happens.

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March 2021 - Design Technology

Y4 investigated Roman architecture, looking at the different parts of some of the ornate buildings constructed by the Romans over 2000 yrs ago and how some of them still stand now. The class, working in small teams, needed to collaborate to create a set of columns to hold up a pediment which in itself needed support to stand upright. Lots of team work, conversations on problem solving, science, maths skills and history learning involved  all while carrying out a Design Technology task.

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March 2021 - Maths

 

Y4 have moved forward to learning about division and being able to use a written method for division. Today was all about seeing and understanding the process using the place value number discs. Lots of talk for maths.

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March 2021 - Science

The class are learning about different types of scientists and this lesson was all about chemists - the children discussed what scientists do and in particular chemists and how new medicines and vaccines are created. The children carried out an investigation to find out which chemical was the best at preventing bacteria from growing. The class then recorded their method for carrying out the experiment.

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March 2021 - P.E

In P.E we focused on fitness and stamina and took part in circuit training. The children worked in pairs and moved round 12 stations that included: squats, sit ups, shuttle runs; skipping, star jumps and throwing and accuracy. Today the class set their targets to beat next week.

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March 2021 - World Book Day

World Book Day was caurse for another day of celebration. The class enjoyed listening to chapters from our class book, Thieves of Ostia, along with quizes linked to book characters; designing a new cover for our class book; recording our Top 5 characters, books and iilustrators plus researching facts about the author Caroline Lawrence who wrote the Roman Mystery series. After Tweeting news of our day, Caroline Lawrence followed us on Twitter.

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March 2021 - World Maths Day

The class enjoyed all things Maths as we celebrated World Maths Day. The class listened to stories that had a maths twist; Sir Cumference being the favourite; the children went on a shape hunt and presneted their finding as a bar graph; in English the class held a debate on whether there should be more maths in school plus we even managed to include maths in the arm up during P.E as the children were asked to create different shapes using just their body.

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January 2021 

Welcome back Year 4 and a Happy New Year to you all. New year, New term, New topics and New classroom layout and displays. Your classroom is ready for a very exciting new topic.

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Autumn Term 2020

 

All The Fun Of The Fair!

 

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Welcome back to the Autumn Term. I hope you all had a fantastic summer break and that you are feeling refreshed, raring to go and ready to climb aboard this exciting, electrifying and exhilarating ride that is the Year 4 Autumn Term topic, 'All The Fun Of The Fair'.

The topic is scientific themed, investigating the science behind how fairground rides work through the application of forces to electricity. We will continue to explore the theme in P.E, DT and Art through the medium of dance, textiles and paintings of LS Lowry. Additionally, we will be learning about the history of fairgrounds and how they have developed over time as well as researching and learning about the great pioneers in fairground development.

So, Roll Up, Roll Up and enjoy all the fun of the fair!

 Please click on the curriculum newsletter link below which outlines our learning intentions for this term.

Autumn Term 2020 - Curriculum Newsletter

 

December 2020 - Christmas Pantomine

Y4 really enjoyed watching and taking part in the online panto this afternoon – Oh Yes We Did!!!

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December 2020 - Christmas Lunch

Y4 thoroughly enjoyed their Christmas lunch. 

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December 2020 - Autumn Term Effort Award

Well done to Lewis who received the Effort Award for all of his hard work and effort during the last term.

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December 2020 - Lunch Time Awards

The lunch time supervisors spotted these children making the best choices and displaying great table manners over the last week.

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December 2020 - Skipping Awards

Year 4 took part in a skipping competition organised by Miss Collishaw from Carres Outreach PE team. The children needed to clock up a number of skips each minute for the various skipping techniques undertaken. The children each succeeded in gaining their silver award.

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December 2020 - Time to Chill!!

As we near the end of term, there was time to share our board games with each other.

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December 2020 - Homework Merit Awards

These members of Y4 have successfully completed all homework set and handed it in on time for the whole of Term 2. In recognition, each received a Merit. Congratulations and a HUGE Well Done.

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December 2020 - DT: Finished Money Containers

Our DT Textiles project was completed this week with the children adding the decoration to their money container. These are the finished products. They look fantastic Year 4.

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December 2020 - P.E. Interhouse Rugby Competition

Today was our last session of Tag Rugby with Miss Collishaw and to finish we played a set of interhouse games. The winners were Waddington winning by 5 points; 2nd were Cranwell; 3rd were Scampton and 4th were Digby. Lots of fun as the class slipped and slid across the pitch towards the Tri-line. Miss Collishaw’s star of the term for the progress she has made over the 7 weeks.

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December 2020 - Science Investigation

It was like Blackpool illuminations in Salisbury class as Y4 planned and then carried out an investigation to find out how they could alter the brightness of a bulb within a simple circuit. Time spent planning how to go about the task, make a prediction and then record their results afterwards.

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December 2020 - Christmas Tree Visit

Y4 spent some time viewing the School Community Christmas tree at the front of school and tried to spot their Christmas decoration made last week. The class discussed Advent as we viewed the stable scene.

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December 2020 - Homework Awards

A double celebration for one member of the class who successfully completed the highest score on our weekly TT Rockstars homework challenge in addition to completing nearly x3 the number of tasks set for Spelling Shed homework to become our Speller of the Week. Huge well done and super effort.

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December 2020 - Busy Creative Day

The class went into full production today; part of the day was taken up with the construction of their ‘money containers’ utilising the sewing skills learnt over the last few weeks and part of the day was spent creating Christmas cards for their family. Always enjoying a challenge the children, in between sewing and card making, completed a write up of their recent science investigation on switches within an electrical circuit.

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December 2020 - Science: Quiz Time

Following last weeks science lesson when Y4 used knowledge of conductors to make a switch within an electrical circuit to operate a buzzer, the class enjoyed a general knowledge quiz today. The teams had hands poised over their switch as they were required to buzz in their answer.

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December 2020 - English: Chocolate Dipped Apples

In English the focus is instruction writing. Today was a practical lesson where the children had a go at making a chocolate dipped apple, with decorative topping then gift wrapped in readiness to write a set of instructions of their own based on the hands on experience.

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December 2020 - Awards

Lunch time awards for Y4 children who have made the best choices and shown great table manners whilst eating lunch. Well done.

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December 2020 - Circle Time

Our Circle Time today focused on bullying; we discussed and recorded our thoughts and feelings on why bullies bully, how the person being bullied might feel and then how a bystander watching someone / a friend being bullied may feel. Lots of super mature and caring thoughts shared.

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December 2020 - Christmas Decorations

As the snow fell, a Christmassy feeling descended upon Y4 as we set about creating a Christmas decoration for the Community Christmas Tree.

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December 2020 - Homework Awards

Our TT Rocker of the week for completing the most games plus our Speller of the week, again, for completing the most activities over and above the tasks set for homework period. Well done.

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November 2020 - Awards

The lunch time  staff have recognised these 4 children from Y4 for making the best choices at lunch time in respect of their table manners and right choices whilst eating lunch. Big Well Done.

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November 2020 - Maths

The class’ new focus in maths is multiplication and division. Today was all about learning x6 tables and understanding ‘groups of’. The use of equipment was great to use as a visual prompt of the xtables and then use to answer questions.

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November 2020 - DT: Textiles 

Continuing with our DT focus of textiles, the class investigated different templates for a money container, cut them out and pinned them together. This part of the process has enabled the children make a decision as to which one they would like to turn into a finished product. The class are now ready to design their finished product.

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November 2020 - Homework Awards

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Well done to our Rocker of the week, scoring the highest percentage of correct answers on @TTRockStars xtables practice plus, Speller of the week for the most games played on @SpellingShed as part of the homework set. Well done to everyone in Salisbury class.  Great job.

November 2020 - Lunch Awards

Lunch time award for terrific table manners and super choices made each day this week at lunchtime – awarded by the lunch time supervisors.

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November 2020 - Science

 Year 4 continued learning about electricity specifically conductors and insulators. The class built a simple electrical circuit then tested various objects to investigate if they would allow the electrical current to flow round and so making the bulb light up. The children noticed that all the objects tested  and were conductors were made from metal.  Lots of fun and some surprises too.

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November 2020 - Homework Awards

Well done the boys of Salisbury who have topped the tables with Rocker of the week scoring the highest number of correct answers on @TTRockStars xtables practice plus, Speller of the week: for the most games played on @SpellingShed as part of the homework set. The class have become very competitive with small margins between some of the scores. Great job Salisbury.

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November 2020 - Lunch Time Award

The lunch time supervisors spotted these children from Salisbury class displaying super table manners and making all the right choices whilst eating their lunch during the last week. Fab job and well done.

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November 2020 - Children In Need

The class thoroughly enjoyed Non-Uniform Day knowing it was raising much needed funds for a fantastic cause. The class also enjoyed the cakes at break time. Thank you so much for all your donations.

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November 2020 - Orienteering

Some of Y4 class enjoyed a lovely sunny day with Mr Strange @CGSOutreach doing orienteering around the school field, using key skills and not getting lost!

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November 2020 - Homework Awards

Well done the boys of Salisbury who have topped the tables with Rocker of the week scoring the highest number of correct answers on @TTRockStars xtables practice plus, Speller of the week: for the most games played on @SpellingShed as part of the homework set.

 

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November 2020 - Design Technology (DT)

Year 4  have started their new DT focus; to design and make a money container. Previously, the class investigated what a money container is; styles and how they are constructed. Today the children started to learn the skills of threading a needle and some of the basic sewing stitches in order to apply when they come to make their own money container later in the term.

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November 2020 - R.E

As part of the R.E lesson today, the class explored the idea of how Jesus (Son of God) was sent to be amongst us to be that bridge between a world of suffering created when Adam and Eve disobeyed Gods rule and known as The Fall, and the perfect world which was how it was created by God in the beginning.The outdoor activity was all about the class thinking about how tricky it can be when required to create a bridge.

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November 2020 - P.E

In P.E, we are fortunate to have Miss Collishaw from @CGSOutreach. The class continued to focus on invasion games through rugby. Today was all about being able to hold and pass the ball confidently and accurately. This was put into action with a set of small games.

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November 2020 - ICT

The class focused on being able to edit a piece of text using Microsoft Word. This entailed being able to select a particular font, alter the font size, change the colour of the text as well as adding text effects and alignment on the page of the text.

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November 2020 - P.E

Year 4 enjoyed their PE today as they explored the subject of electricity and circuits through the medium of dance.

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October 2020 - Mrs Bird Memorial

Year 4, alongwith the other children in KS2, worked with Mrs Wilkins to create a memorial for the late Mrs Bird who worked at the school for a number of years. Each class incorporated a different aspect or characteristic of Mrs Bird in their design which was then transfered to a stone to be included in a permanent art installation within the school grounds.

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October 2020 - Den Building

Year 4 teamed up with Year 3 to undertake the challenge of building a den. Equipped with a selection of bamboo canes, plastic fasteners and sheets of tarpaulin and information on the best types of construction techniques, the children, working in small mixed year groups, set to task on constructing a sturdy, waterproof, shelter that members of the group could all fit in. A fantastic experience of 'outdoor learning' that encouraged team work, problem solving and most importantly fun! 

For more images of our fanatstic day, see the 'Photo Album' tab on the Home page.

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October 2020 - Maths

Y4 learning to a use a written method for column addition, with renaming of ones and tens; using the place value counters to help visualise and understand the process of renaming.

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October 2020 - Homework Award: Maths

Our Top Rocker of the week having scored the most points in our weekly TT Rockstars xTables practice.

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October 2020 - P.E: Inter House Games

The class brought together all the skills and knowledge of hockey and invasion games covered during this last term to play a set of 'InterHouse' games of hockey. The winners were Waddington, joint second Cranwell and Scampton followed closely by Digby in fourth place. Great to see so many skills applied along with refereeing and lines-man contributions but, most of all, honesty (a school sports value) and lots of team work and great sportsmanship. Great afternoon of P.E Year 4.

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October 2020 - Science & Maths

With the sun shining, Year 4 re-visited their learning on ‘Shadow Behaviour’ by observing the changing direction of shadows during the course of the day plus how the length changes with time also. A great opportunity to mix science with maths as well as recall their knowledge of what courses shadows and the difference between opaque, transparent and translucent.

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October 2020 - Homework Award: Maths

Year 4’s TT Rocker of the week (13/10/2020) having accumulated the most points during a TT Rockstars Battle between girls and boys set as homework. Well done.

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October 2020 - Art

Y4 are continuing to work on their version of Lowry’s Daisy Nook Fair. After creating a base wash for the skyline and foreground, the class added the different structures visible and finally Lowry’s famous matchstick men and women remembering to consider perspective throughout.

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October 2020 - English 

Our current English focus is Narrative poems. We have been reading, listening to and  analysing poems by Michael Rosen one of which is called Chocolate. Today, the class had a go at delivering a piece of  performance poetry that incorporated good volume, tone and intonation as well as any actions including facial expressions.

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October 2020 - PE

Year 4 played Kabadi as part of their invasion game/hockey skills. The children learnt that to be successful they needed to think about finding  space, keeping the ball in motion, defending it from the opposition as well as being an attacker trying to win possession.

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October 2020 - Homework Award: Maths

Our first TT Rocker of the week having accumulated the most points during a TT Rockstars Battle between girls and boys set as homework. Well done.

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October 2020 - Science

The children in Y4 are learning about 'Light & Shadows' in science. The learning so far has been about: what light and dark are; the difference between day and night and how they are created to exploring how shadows are created. The class were given a torch plus a selection of materials which they then investigated to see if the materials provided were opaque, transparent or translucent.

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October 2020 - St-Andrews Church Display

The class were set the homework of creating a prayer for our class prayer book on the theme of Thankfulness. A small selection of the fabulous and beautifully illustrated prayers, are now on display in The Lady Chapel of St-Andrews Church in the village.

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September 2020 - Maths

 Year 4 , as part of the focus on place value, have been investigating the value of each digit in a 4-digit number then comparing numbers. Using place value counters to create numbers they have then been able to compare numbers, deciding which is greater/smaller than,  using  the visual prompt of the counters as a guide. Lots of talk for maths.

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September 2020 - Science 

Y4 reflected on their learning of magnets then applied their understanding to create a game that used a magnets magnetic force to make an object move. The class came up with either a fishing game, a race track or a maze. See below for the teams and their finished games.

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See below the teams and their finished games. We all had great fun trying them out with each other, even Mr Hodgson had a go!

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September 2020 - Science 

Y4 continued their learning about magnets: which metals they are attracted to; what the parts are called and why. In addition they learnt how they are used in a compass. Using a compass direction template, a bar magnet, a small flat dish and a bowl of water, the class made a working compass which they then used to locate ‘treasure’ hidden in the playground, using compass directions provided. Super team work.

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September 2020 - Art

Y4 focused on the colour palette used by LS Lowry and discussed why he used certain colours. They then experimented with water colours by practicing mixing colours.

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September 2020 - P.E

The class continued the focus on invasion games skills by focusing on 'dribbling'. Using 3 different games: football, basketball and hockey, the children set up their own course for each other to navigate by means of dribbling the ball. Key skills included: demonstrating control and fluency when moving the ball; changing direction and speed and being able to look up when travelling with the ball.

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September 2020 - Science

Y4 continued their learning about forces and in particular magnets. The class learnt what a magnet is, why it works then investigated which objects were magnetic and those that were non-magnetic recording their findings whilst looking for a link between the magnetic objects.

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September 2020 - Art

Year 4 continued their focus on the work of LS Lowry by learning how he created his famous ‘match stick men and women’. Using only paint brushes, their fingers or cotton wool buds the children had a go at recreating the body shapes for themselves.

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September 2020 - Science

In science, as part of the Forces & Magnets focus, the learning was all about Friction: what it is and how it affects the motion of an object. The class investigated how different surfaces create more/less friction by setting up a ramp to then see how high the ramp needed raising before the model car moved. Lots of discussions, making predictions, measuring - using those maths skills - and then explaining our findings in a write up.

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September 2020 - Hockey

Contiuning the theme of Invasion Games, the class focused on the game of hockey. This session was all about how to hold the stick correctly and being safe when in play plus learning how to control the ball using the stick whilst moving.

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September 2020 - ICT

The class tried out the ICT suite for the first time this term. The children recapped their knowledge and skills of publishing and then set to work on designing and creating a topic book cover that would be full of interest and colourful.

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 September 2020 - Physical Education

The children in Year 4 enjoyed P.E out in the afternoon sunshine. We focused on skills linked to our main theme this term, 'Invasion Games'. Lots of swerving and dodging!

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September 2020 - Circle Time

Class enjoyed Circle Time in the outdoor classroom where we discussed New Beginnings and spent quality time getting to know one another. Great fun.

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September 2020 

Welcome back Year 4. Your classroom is ready for an exciting term ahead. 

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Home Learning

 

Salisbury class will be using Microsoft Teams as a form of communication between parents, children and their teacher. Please click on the links below for information on how to login and use as well as important policy guidelines on its use.

 

Information Letter

 

Microsoft Teams Policy

 

Teams Internet Safety Poster

 

How To Upload / View Documents on Teams

 

 

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