Class 4 Homework Heroes - Autumn 1
I am so impressed with the standard of homework this week! A huge well done to all of Class 4 - you really have put in a lot of thought and effort. It was a difficult choice for 'Homework Hero' this week, but the ones who really stood out…
Decimals and Equivalent Fractions
Year 6's have been revising place value over the last two weeks and have considered decimals in more detail. Today, they concentrated on converting decimal numbers to their fraction equivalent and then fractions to their equivalent decimal.
In Science, we are trying to put together a portfolio of our knowledge relating to 'light'. We have learnt about the way in which light travels and how shadows are created with an opaque object.
We wanted to find out whether the distance of the light source, in relation to…
Non - Chronological Reports
In Class 4 we have been enjoying reading the novel 'Skyhawk' by Gill Lewis. We have just reached the part where the two main characters spot an Osprey nesting on a farm in Scotland and are watching it build a nest in order to attract a female.
We decided to…
The first week back in Class 4
Written by Anna, Holly and Rubie
This first week in Class 4 has been quite challenging but really fun! In English we have started reading an exciting novel called 'Skyhawk'. Mrs Warner always stops reading on a cliffhanger so we are eager to know what will…
Class 4 Fashion Designers!
This week, Class 4 were set the challenge of designing a costume for a character out of Aladdin (our end of year production!)
After lots of research, we gathered our ideas and created 'fashion boards' to display these, thinking about the type of character we…
In Art this half term, we have produced many pieces of work around Ancient Egypt. We started off by learning about Hieroglyphics and painted these onto sand paper. This created a great effect. We then investigated typical art work of Pharoahs and drew our own portraits using…
Homework Heroes - Summer 1
This half term, I have been incredibily proud of the pieces of work produced for the homework tasks about Ancient Egypt. All of our Year 5 children have put a lot of effort into these and have completed some amazing creations! From wordsearches to quiz questions, from…
Music Fun - written by Ted.
In Music this week we were very excited to play musical instruments which were made from plastic tubes - 'Boom Whackers'!
We were taught how to play these instruments correctly and how to maintain a steady beat.
Playing them was quite simple as we carefully…
This week,Year 5 pupils have handed in some amazing homework. They have shown off their maths skills with a challenging Magic Square activity where they were required to insert values to ensure each row, column and diagonal all added up to the same value.
Do you think you…
Evolution and Inheritance
During our second Science session we started our learning by examining different types of fox, describing the environment they live in and about how the fox's characterisitcs have adapted to this particular environment. The children discussed ancestors, genetic…
Year 5 English - Poetry
In Engish this week, the Year 5 pupils have been looking at senses poems and how to create interesting descriptions using all five senses. We ventured outside to gather our ideas and explore the outdoor area to examine what we could: see, touch, smell and hear. We…
Homework Heroes - Summer 1 - Week 2
This week, I have selected a range of homework pieces. The first three are story continuations which the Year 5 children were asked to complete over the Easter break. I am sure you will agree that the children have written creative, gripping, thoughtful and…
Evolution and Inheritance
Class 4's new Science topic launched today. We started with a game of 'Human Guess Who' which we all really enjoyed. The purpose of the game was to highlight human characteristics and our unique features. This led to a discussion about inherited characteristics…
Music in Class 4
This week, we continued to develop our skills of composing and performing in our music lesson.
We are becoming much better in recognising musical notation and trying to keep in time.
We have also had to develop our team work to ensure our pieces sounded…
Homework Heroes - Spring 2 - Week 5
This week, Class 4 were challenged to research 'Roman Numerals' and display their findings in a creative and eye catching way. The children produced some amazing posters which are on display in the classroom. For their creativity, hard work and detailed…
Music in Class 4
Over the last couple of weeks in our music sessions, we have learned different rhythms and the notation for these. We used the following terms to help us to remember the length of each note:
Homework Heroes - Spring 2 - Week 4
This week, Class 4 were challenged to finish their ‘Bread’ projects by making their very own bread. They had to consider the health and safety aspects of the bread making process, selcect a bread to make based on their previous designs and then actually…
Landscapes in Watercolour
Take a look at what our Year 5 children got up to in Art this afternoon. I am sure you will agree that they
all produced some spectacular pieces!
Take a closer look at our photos in our photo gallery!
Class 4 enjoy iStopmotion
Blog written by Isla and Lucy
In our Junior Jam sessions we have been creating our very own stopmotion sequences. Stopmotion is where you take a series of photographs, moving an object a little at a time, then you need to speed up the sequence to put them into a…
Homework Heroes - Spring 2 - Week 3
Class 4's homework this week related to the D.T. topic, which this half term is focusing on bread! The task was to design some different types of bread that the children could make. Pupils then had to choose one of their designs and write up a detailed…
World Book Day Celebrations
Written by: Jason, Zac. Luke and Ethan
On Thursday 2nd March 2017, Aberford Primary School was transformed into a world of imagination and wonder! All of the pupils and staff were invited to dress up as their favourite book character, making it a day full of…
Homework Heroes - Spring 2 - Week 2
This week, Miss Wensley's Maths group were set the challenge of designing and producing a poster to explain 'Digital Roots'.
We were so proud this week of Ruby, who really considered the layout of her information to ensure this was clear for the…
Class 4 - Art Attack
As part of our Geography unit, we have been looking at Mexico. We enjoyed studying some Mexican artwork
which is usually made up of bright, vivid colours.
We then re-created some of the pieces, using art work on our tables as inspiration. We could then select…
Fire Safety Visit in Class 4
This morning, Class 4 had a very important visitor with some very important messages. A Firefighter from Garforth fire station came to school with some key safety advice for us all.
During the 90 minute visit, pupils were taught about the Fire Triangle -…
Homework Heroes - Spring 2 - Week 1
Over the February half term holidays, Class 4 were challenged with an Art task. They were required to produce an art sketch book which contained a range of eye catching landscapes in different environments. These varied from seascapes to deserts,…
Class 4 'Dance off'
During this half term, Class 4 have been working incredibily hard during their P.E. sessions to perfect a whole class dance. This has involved lots of concentration, listening skills, hard work, dedication and team work.
What do you think of our moves?
Class 4 creating animals to classify
Written by Evie and Maddie
In Science this week we have been looking at classifying our own made up species. We were challenged to base our imaginary animal on a normal animal with additional features. We created animals such as: dogs with rainbow spots,…
THE WOLVES IN THE WALL
Written by Scarlett and Danielle
This week we have been reading the book 'The Wolves in the Wall'. We read to the part where the family had to leave their house because the wolves, who were living in the walls, escaped into the rest of the house. We were then…
Homework Heroes - Spring 1 - Week 5
This week Class 4 were set the challenge of writing a story for BBC Radio 2's 500 word story competition.
The aim of the competition is to to get children excited about reading and writing and to put pen to paper to write a story in no more than 500…
Class 4 presents: Livin' on a Prayer
As promised, here is our amazing performance of this well known song!
Class 4 really are a talented bunch.
Can you spot the different instruments?
Sit back and enjoy the show!
Homework Heroes - Spring 1 - Week 4
Last week, Mrs Warner’s maths group were working hard to multiply decimal numbers with up to 2 decimal places (2.d.p)
We learnt a method to help us with this process. Firstly, we needed to multiply the decimal by 10 or 100 to make it into a
Sharing our work across the school
On Wednesday afternoon, Class 4 joined Class 2 in the school hall to buddy together.
Class 4 have been especially proud of their homework this week. Their task was to create a detailed map of Aberford
using 'Google Maps' and then transform this into a…
Written by Alfie and Lewis
On Tuesday afternoon in Science, Class 4 were set the challenge of classifying different types of sweet (this means separating them using a branching key)
The sweets involved were: Rolos, Smarties, Haribo, Liquorice Allsorts and Fruit…
This week we have started examining the picture book 'Tuesday'. The plot is rather complicated and extremely
mysterious as frogs, sitting on lilypads, begin their flight through the night sky!
As part of our unit on journalistic writing, we have begun to delve deeper into…
Homework Heroes - Spring 1 - Week 3
This week, Class 4 were challenged to produce a detailed map of Aberford, indicating all of the key areas and main landmarks. Most children used Google Maps to help them complete this task; they found it very interesting looking at Aberford from this…
Class 4 - Music
In our Music lesson today, we enjoyed perfecting our vocals to Bon Jovi's 'Livin' on a prayer'.
We have also been learning the notation for the instrumental section and accompanying the music during the 'orchestra' section.
Watch this space for our performance infront of…
Homework Heroes – Spring - Week 2
Once again, Class 4 have blown me away with the creative, imaginative and eye-catching pieces of homework they have produced! Keep up the superb standard of work!
I have selected two children who have come up with well-presented, detailed and…
Class 4 English lesson By Abigail and Isobel
We have been reading Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. Today, in our English lesson, we listened to some sounds of the sea in a storm. Whilst we listened to this, we wrote down how Michael,…
Homework heroes – Spring - Week 1
I am always incredibly proud of the homework produced in Class 4. Every single week, without fail, I am impressed with the standard of work produced, as well as the creativity and detailed ideas!
This week it has been very difficult to select two ‘Homework…