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Rowan Class

Welcome to Rowan Class.

 

This year the teachers in Rowan class are Mr Bell, Mrs Baron, Miss Mulla, Miss Ali and Miss Patel.

 

 

Welcome to Summer Term Part 2.

 

We have another exciting and busy half term with more exciting and interesting topics for the children to learn all about.

 

We have one big topic this half term.  It is called 'Three Giant Steps' and will be brilliant!

 

The Geography part of the topic focused on different parts of the country and world, how the 'human and physical' features are different depending where you go.  It will look at the White Cliffs of Dover, the Canadian Rockies and Northern France.  

 

Science is looking at rocks.  The children will find out what porosity means and which rocks are more porous than others.  There will be experiments and some research too.

 

Art will focus on two artists; Monet and Cezanne.  We will be mixing colours and learning how to create different effects by the way we use our brushes.  

 

Design and Technology is learning how to use textiles and creating sketches to make different effects.  The children will be learning skills based around measuring and cutting carefully and the different ways that materials can be joined.

 

During PSHE the children will learn about diversity (not the dance group!).  What it means and how it can be appreciated in school and society.

Visit to the Cathedral to see Liz Million for a literacy workshop

Links for the flowering plants and scratch

 

BBC Website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/living_things/plant_life_cycles/read/1/

 

Vimeo BBC webpage on flowering plants

https://vimeo.com/218127170

 

Download or use Scratch here

https://scratch.mit.edu

 

English topics

English topics 1

This term we will be covering a lot of topics in English.

 

Our English this term focuses on 'Novels on a theme' and explanations. As well as this we will learn about 'Mystery stories with a familiar theme'.

Maths this term will start with number patterns, addition and subtraction of measures, 2D shapes and angles as well as sorting 3D shapes.  We will also learn about adding and subtracting money.

Picture 1

Key Information

 

PE will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Children will need to make sure their PE kit is in school on these days.

 

Swimming (Year 3's only!)  will take place on Friday mornings at the new Blackburn Swimming Baths.  Children will need to remember their swimming costumes, towels and hats (girls only).  During the same period, the Year 4 children will be learning a musical instrument, this term it is the drums.

 

Homework will be given out on a Wednesday and needs to be returned on the following Monday.

 

Reading books will be changed weekly every Monday. 

 

Keep checking Class Dojo for more information, pictures and updates.

Rowan enjoyed reading with Elm class during reading week.

Hopes and Dreams

Year 4 Drumming Lessons

Enjoying football coaches helping us

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