Our teacher is Miss Akhtar and our teaching assistant is Mr Olszynski.
There are 28 children in our class - 15 boys and 13 girls.
Homework is set every Friday to be returned by Tuesday. Children are given a piece of English and a piece of Maths to consolidate their learning during the week. At times, there may be homework related to other aspects of the curriculum. Please support your child with their homework and encourage them to try their best.
As part of our Reading Olympics we encourage children to read daily at home. Please support your child to read on a daily basis and sign their Reading Journals. We aim to hear all the children read in class through individual reading and guided reading.
Our Behaviour Ambassador for Autumn 1 is Aafiya. She was elected by the class for always setting a good example of behaviour at all times.
For Autumn 2 term, the class chose Zohra to be Behaviour Ambassador because she is always on Green and is a great role model.
This term Spring 2 our Behaviuor Ambassador is Jasiya. She is such a polite, kind and always well behavied role model for everyone in our school.
The class elected Zohra and Amaad as our representatives on the School Council.
Year 4P's sports council members are Ali and Jasiya.
Our representatives on the E-safety council are Shahroz and Madihah.
Well done to you all!
As part of our Creative Curriculum these are the topics we will be covering:
May Day in Victoria School - The first day of the month of May is known as May Day. It is the time of year when warmer weather begins and flowers and trees start to blossom. It is when people celebrate the coming of summer with lots of different customs that are expressions of joy and hope after a long winter.
16th of March 2017 - SCIENCE DAY. Both classes 4P & 4M worked together making "lava lamps" and enjoyed doing experiments. Later on we watched a rocket being launched outside on the playground. Awesome day!!!
2nd of March 2017
Computing day and parents visit. We were writing our own "algorithm" and implemented our knowlege into the game called: "Moana: Wayfinding with Code".
Today we enjoyed traveling to 3 European countries: France, Holland and Norway together with two fantastic actors Albert and Edith, simply by using our imagination.
Our topic this half term in Science is States of Matter -solids, liquids and gases. Today we conducted an experiment to see how different solids melt when heated and how different liquids react when frozen. We placed 50g of each solid - butter, cheese, ice lolly, ice cubes and chocolate - in a cup and then placed them on the radiator pipe to heat for one hour. We measured 10ml of each liquid - cola, milk, yogurt, oil and water - and placed them in the freezer for one hour.
After the hour, all of the solids had melted, some more than others. The liquids had all frozen except for the oil.
As part of our PSHE lesson this week, we revisited an earlier lesson on bullying as it is Anti-bullying week. We looked at the posters we had designed and reminded ourselves what to do if we are being bullied or see someone else being bullied.
Today we visited the National Space Centre in Leicester as part of our Creative Curriculum topic. We enjoyed visiting all the different areas, learning about things such as Planets, Space Travel and Astronauts. We particularly enjoyed our visit to the Planetarium.
Once we returned from the Science Fair, Years 3 and 4 shared with each other what they had been doing this half term in Creative Curriculum. We have enjoyed our topic of Fairgrounds. Frishta and Amaad explained to the other classes how, in 4P, we had researched the history of Burton's Statutes Fair, sketched our favourite fairground rides, planned and designed a ride we could make and then gone on to build a Ferris Wheel, some swing rides and our class rollercoaster. We then enjoyed listening to, and looking at, what the other classes had done and made.
This week the whole school has celebrated Environmental Science week. On Monday, we walked to Shobnall Park, Outwoods Park and Orchard site to collect leaves, twigs, conkers and bark to use throughout the week. In the afternoon, we prepared our mini scarecrow bodies.
On Tuesday, we completed our scarecrows by covering the body with our nature finds. On Wednesday and Thursday, we used leaves to make leaf print bunting for our Science fair stall and we made our insect hotel, hedgehog house
and bird feeder.
Finally, on Friday, we walked to Orchard site and took part in the Key Stage 2 Science Fair. We enjoyed sharing what we had been doing with parents, visitors and other classes. It was also great to visit the other stalls to see what they had been up to.
Our mini-scarecrows and bird feeder are going to be displayed in the Nursery garden and our hedgehog house and insect hotel are under the hedgerow at Orchard site. In a couple of months, we plan to revisit them to see who is visiting our hotel and using our hedgehog house.
Today Year 4P and Year 4M presented a class assembly all about Harvest to the children at Orchard site. We talked about what Harvest is, how bread is made and spelt out different words using the letters from the word Harvest to give more information on this celebration. Finally, we sang the Harvest Samba.
Today we celebrated No Pens Day and National Poetry day.
For No Pens Day, we focus on using our Speaking and Listening skills. In Maths, we talked about shape and worked together to sort shapes using a Carroll diagram.
In English, as part of National Poetry Day, we studied the poem Dinosaur Rap by John Foster. Firstly, we read through the poem as a class and then we worked in smaller groups, each group taking a verse and making it their own with speech and actions whilst we all did the chorus. We enjoyed rehearsing and performing our rap to the rest of the school at the end of the day in Assembly.
In the afternoon, we began to build our fairground rides in our Creative Curriculum lesson. Watch this space for pictures of our finished rides.
Visit to statutes fair.
As part of our Creative Curriculum topic, Fairgrounds, we visited the Statutes fair in Burton on Trent to look at the different rides and capture the sights, sounds and smells of the fair.
This week in Maths, we are looking at 2D and 3D shape. Here we are working with our partners to identify properties of 2D shapes including name, number of sides and vertices.
Year 4P and Year 1M enjoy one paired reading session per week. One week Year 4 read to Year 1 and then the next week, we swap over. Here we are enjoying our sessions.
This half-term in Science, we are learning about Electricity. Here we are working together to work out how to build a circuit to light a bulb or a buzzer.
Year 4P celebrated what would have been Roald Dahl's birthday by dressing up as Mr and Mrs Twit.
During the day, we looked at character descriptions of The Twits and then we sketched and coloured our own drawings of Mr. Twit and Mrs. Twit. We also made Mr.Twit beards. Finally, we used a variety of adjectives to write a description of Mr.Twit and we produced 'Wanted' posters for him. It was fun and enjoyable day.