Welcome to Foxes class.
We have had a great start to the autumn term and the children are working extremely hard with the challenges of year 4.
So far we have been investigation the place value system, looking at the value of a digit in any number up to 10,000; comparing and ordering numbers and exploring numbers below 0. The children have enjoyed changing Roman numerals to Arabic numbers and vice versa.
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Our main focus until the end of term will be the four functions of maths (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). Looking at skills, fluency, problem solving and reasoning.
During our English lessons this term, we have been studying poetry based on our topic 'Rise of the Romans'. The children have created some fantastic poems based on Boudicca, the Iceni queen. We are now starting to create and edit our own adventure stories ready to be published on to the computers.
Foxes had an amazing day on Thursday, learning about the 'Rise of the Romans' thanks to Portals to the Past. The children were enthralled with all of the artefacts on display. They all particularly enjoyed handling the swords and the spears... the killing objects!
They gained a vast amount of detailed historical knowledge and even took part in a battle between the Romans and Celts. It was a fantastic day enjoyed by all.