Class 4

Class 4 is a mixed year 5 and year 6 group. They are currently taught by Melissa Pinfield, the Deputy Headteacher.  Mr Hunt works with the class on Monday afternoons teaching Art or DT.  He also takes Year 5 for maths.  They are supported by teaching assistant Heather Thomson.

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Here is the weekly timetable for class 4. Here is the topic web for the term.  The topic for the Autum term is Brazil.

Although PE is timetabled for set days, please ensure your child has their PE kit in school at all times as inclement weather can effect our timetabling. Can pupils also ensure that they have a waterproof coat in school as we are often outside for outdoor learning.

Please feel free to contact me on mpinfield@harrowbarrow.cornwall.sch.uk

Homework 15th November 2019

  1. Reading – make sure that you are reading at least 20 minutes every night at home.  Please make sure your Accelerated Reader book is in school each day.
  2. Work on your times tables.  Maths racer is a good game.  You can find it here https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/331/Maths-Race-Multiplication
  3. Work on your suffix -tious and -cious.  If you have moved up a column, remember to check the meanings of the new words.  Remember to also to work on the spellings from the Year 3 and 4 list.
tious and cious words tious and cious words tious and cious words
cautious

ambitious

precious

delicious

gracious

nutritious

suspicious

luscious

spacious

treacherous

infectious

spurious

obnoxious

superstitious

malicious

Year 3 and 4 words

decide

describe

different

difficult

disappear

Accelerated Reader

Here is the PowerPoint that was shown to parents on the Meet the Teacher sessions on Tuesday 24th September.  Here is the letter.

Visit to Cotehele to make the garland

On Monday 11th November we went to visit Cotehele to make the Christmas garland with Vicky and Di.  We had grown some of the flowers over the summer and we took the dried flowers to add. Thank you to Mrs Evans for coming with us and to Mrs Cocking for helping to grow and dry the flowers.  Vicky and Di were very impressed!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit to Harrowbarrow Church

On Friday 8th November we were lucky enough to visit Harrowbarrow Church as part of our RE topic.  Reverend Chris talked about the building and answered our questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit to Cafe Brasil in Plymouth

 

 

 

 

 

We weree lucky enough to visit Cafe Brasil as part of our topic.  Katia, the owner, made us some delicious corn bread and acai sorbet.  We also learnt about what life was like growing up in Brazil.

Want some ideas for maths homework?

This website will help with times tables sheets similar to the ones used in school if you would like extra practice:  http://www.timestables.me.uk/printable-pdf-quiz-generator.htm.  Here are some times tables games https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/times-tables

Supporting your child with SPAG

Here is a useful guide to the technical terms.

Supporting your child with spellings

Here are some ideas on how to help with spellings each week.

The Real Pirates of the Caribbean docudrama

To conclude their learning about Edward Teach, a real pirate of the Caribbean, Class 4 has made this docudrama. The children wrote the scripts, drew the pictures, created the props and performed the drama scenes; we hope you enjoy it.

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