PSHE
18 May 2022
SATs are OVER!!!!
13 May 2022
<3 Hot chocolate <3
06 May 2022
Summer term begins!
29 Apr 2022
RGS science visits
01 Apr 2022
Yellow and Blue army
25 Mar 2022
Co-ordinates and States of matter all with a red nose!
17 Mar 2022
RGS science and The Easter Story
11 Mar 2022
D.T food-based project
18 Feb 2022
Earthquakes
11 Feb 2022
Class 4 Cooking on Monday.
11 Feb 2022
Desert-island-survival workshop
04 Feb 2022
Hokusai's wave and volcanic eruptions
27 Jan 2022
Blogs and Kensuke's Kingdom
21 Jan 2022
Chill Out Zone!
21 Jan 2022
Nous apprenons le fran├žais et parcourons le monde.
14 Jan 2022
Last-week fun
16 Dec 2021
Banksy, Islam and a nativity all in the same week!
10 Dec 2021
Microorganisms, candles and fractions
02 Dec 2021
Swinton Park Visit
18 Nov 2021
Remembrance day
12 Nov 2021
Prime numbers
10 Nov 2021
Reducing our carbon footprint and more
04 Nov 2021
Maps and atlases
22 Oct 2021
Finished poems and eyes
15 Oct 2021
Dragon eyes
08 Oct 2021
River dipping and Fountains Abbey
03 Oct 2021
York Visit
24 Sep 2021
Dragons and mythical creatures
18 Sep 2021
Welcome back Class 4
12 Sep 2021


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<3 Hot chocolate <3

06 May 2022

We've just finished our unit on area and so after all that hard work, the children were let loose with the chalk to create different shapes which all had an area of 2400cm2. They had great fun seeing what a physical area looks like and how it can be represented in so many differing forms. 

 
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 Today we also recapped our knowledge of finding the volume of shapes. We know that multiplying the length, width and depth of 3D shape will tell us its volume but I wasn't sure they were all that convined so I needed a volunteer. 
Tentatively one stepped forward and trusted our maths enough to have us work out the volume of a container and pour that exact amount of water in it, whilst she sat waiting below for any potential overspill. 
 

 

She should have known she could trust class 4 maths and emerged (mostly) dry. Someone was a little vigorous with their pouring so a little may have gone overboard. 

We then measured the volume of other 3D containers. 


 
Finally, we have been discussing our knowledge of the ancient Maya and how historians can only go by the resources they find. Here we are studying images of genuine artefacts and considering what they could be. 
 

 

 
Now I bet you've never seen one of these before ... what do you think it is? 
 

 
After a considerable debate, we decided it must be some sort of tool due to the handle and cog-shaped base. 


 
Someone eventually made the link to the Maya and their famous love of chocolate. It's actually called a molinillo and it is used for frothing up hot chocolate and creating a tasty drink. Being all chocolate fans, we of course had to make a traditional hot chocolate too. 
 

 

 
Cheers and happy weekend


 
 
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