Year 4 Term 4 2017-18

In Term 4 we have been learning a range of different subjects! We would like to share some of the things with you. Our topic for this term is Rainforest Destruction. We have enjoyed learning about different features about the rainforest. Here are some things that we have learnt:

  • Different rainforests from around the world
  • Animals from different countries
  • Using maps
  • Publishing stories
  • and much more

Along with learning about rainforests, some children have also been chosen to go to the gym & dance festival at The Ridgeway!  We have been learning lots of different dance routines and have enjoyed the opportunity. We have learnt:

  • Dance moves
  • Various exercises
  • Cool strategies
  • and much more

Also, in Science we have been looking at an animal habitat. We now know how to group animals into different categories. We have learnt:

  • Deforestation
  • Invertebrates
  • Classification keys
  • and much more.

We have loved to learn about this topic!

Some of our year groups were also selected to go to the WHF Science festival at The Self Build Centre. We had lots of different and challenging activities to complete. Here are some things that we did:

  • Building robots and controlling them
  • Making our own canoes
  • Making our own marble runs
  • and much more

All of the children have really enjoyed the opportunity.

In Maths we have been learning about fraction, and we have used bar models to show equivalent fractions, adding fractions, subtracting fractions and how to find a fraction of an amount.

In Year 4, we have enjoyed having friends and learning friendship in jigsaw lessons. We have noted down some facts and would like to share them with you:

  • Showing our croft values
  • Being kind to one each other
  • Using kind words, hands and feet
  • We have also learnt a bunch more

We love the croft… read why:

Emily – I like the croft because we are kind and helpful
Alex – I like the croft because it is a fun and happy learning environment
Mimi – I like the croft because there is a lot of fun topics
Billy – I like the croft because there are lovely teachers
Isla – I like the croft because the teachers organise fun events
James – I like the croft because we are respectful to each other


We hope you enjoyed reading our term 4 blog and why we love the croft

written by Sadia and Amelia


The Croft Primary School
Malborough Lane,

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