We have been learning about the different states of matter – we played a game and re-created the three different states using the markings in the PE hall: At first,  we tried to all squeeze into a square. Then we tried move around in the square without pushing anyone out.  This represented a solid and… Read More

In Science, we are learning about solids, liquids and gases and how they relate to each other, as well as how they can change states. We watched a video from developing experts showing us how cheese is created, turning from a liquid to a solid. We then worked together in class to create our own… Read More

As part of our Anglo-Saxon topic, Team 4 have been studying artefacts. Much of what we know about the Anglo-Saxons comes from graves like the one discovered at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk. In 1939, archaeologists explored the largest mound (hill) and discovered a ship buried in the mound… But who was buried in the ship?… Read More

  “On Wednesday, we were ‘stepping in to the shoes’ of characters from Beowulf. When I was in the hot seat, I was Grendel’s Mum. When it was other people’s turn to go in the hot seat, I asked them questions whilst they were in role.”        – Dylan, Team 4… Read More

Here are some examples of Team 4’s homework challenge last week. They could choose to create a WANTED poster for a character in Beowulf or show part of the story from the epic poem. The dragon was a popular choice! When we shared our learning in class, Team 4 were particularly impressed with those who drafted their work… Read More

Today Team 4 had a visit from an Anglo-Saxon farmer! They made a settlement, explored the life of the Anglo-Saxons and learnt about their culture. Team 4 also worked together to re-enact the legend of the warrior Beowulf!… Read More