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4C 2021-2022

 

 

Welcome to 4C with Miss Crellin and Mrs Carter 

Welcome to 4C! There are 23 children in our class, 12 boys and 11 girls. We have all settled into our routines and work extremely hard putting 110% into all that we do. 4C are an enthusiastic class who love to be challenged in every lesson. We are all very excited to start our journey as Year 4 children and eager to learn exciting new things. 4C, Miss Crellin and Mrs Carter are looking forward to a fantastic year!

 

This year, we have lots of interesting things planned. Currently our topic is '1066' where we are learning about the Battle of Hastings. In Science, we are learning about the digestive system and our teeth, and our class novel is the 'Demon Dentist' by David Walliams, which we all enjoy reading daily. 

4C had a brilliant time yesterday celebrating Pyjamarama Day. Super effort everyone, well done for getting into the spirit of the day!

Year 4 had a brilliant session with our PCSO talking about Online Safety, they asked lots of questions and interacted well!

4C had a great time yesterday afternoon investigating microhabitats around school. Together we planned and carried out an investigation to identify the different species in the school grounds. They all did an amazing job, they were very careful to protect the environment they were analysing and used brilliant scientific language. Very well done, you were all super scientists!

4C had a brilliant Computing lesson focusing on creating mathematical structures in 2Logo, they created wonderfully intricate flower designs using their algorithm and coding skills. Amazing effort everyone they looked incredible!

Year 4 did an amazing job during their School Sunday at Seaton St Paul's Church yesterday. We talked about our school value Truthfulness which we focus on in Collective Worship. We were extremely proud of them all and admired all their hard work learning their lines. Very well done and thank you to the church for allowing us the opportunity to share our learning.

4C had a wonderful time practicing their Rugby skills with Jamie Doran, they learned how to control the ball and throw it. They worked very well as a team, super work!

4C enjoyed the sunshine yesterday during their PE lesson. We practiced our dribbling and football control skills and finished off with a game of kick rounder's. Amazing participation and effort everyone, well done!

Year 4 had a brilliant time during our Easter egg hunt, they all worked well in pairs encouraging each other to track down the hidden eggs. Super work everyone!

4C had a wonderful English lesson analysing the poem 'In a Tree's Defence.' We discussed the rhyming pattern and why the poet chose key vocabulary including the name of the poem. Great discussion, well done everyone!

We have had a wonderful time this week doing our DT project Edible Garden, one of the highlights was creating a smoothie using different fruits and investigating how strawberries grow. Super work everyone!

4C have had a wonderful time celebrating British Values Day. We learnt about democracy, tolerance and respect, individual liberty and the rule of law exploring why they are important. Everyone shared valuable ideas and thoughts throughout our discussions which was brilliant! Very well done everyone!

Today we had a wonderful Computing lesson creating a party shopping list. We had to use our formula knowledge in Spreadsheets to see if we were within our budget and edit our spending accordingly. Super work everyone!

Today it is Two's Day - 22.02.2022! We celebrated it by challenging our Maths skills using the number 2 and in English we challenged ourselves with the words to, too and two!

4C explored how they have grown emotionally and how they can support and help others grow too. They created a wonderful thoughtful acrostic poem to share their thoughts and ideas. Well done everyone!

Year 4 enjoyed a trip to Seaton St Paul's Church learning about the parable of The Lost Sheep. We discussed the Good Shepard stained glass window with Reverend Grainger and had a wonderful time.

4C had a brilliant afternoon researching different human landmarks in the US discovering how they were created and why. Amazing group work everyone, you all found some incredible facts!

4C had a interesting afternoon discussing broken dreams in PSHCE. We looked at how we can overcome the feeling of disappointment and use our Christian Value of perseverance to never give up and strive to do our best even if there are set backs along the way.

We had a wonderful time in the library today reading our class novel in the library today. We explored why Mr Tumnus agreed to give any Son of Adam or Daughter of Eve to the White Witch.

4C had an amazing time learning the game of Benchball in PE on Wednesday, there was incredible team work and sportsmanship. Well done everyone!

4C had a brilliant time investigating how different materials conduct electricity. We planned and carried out a fair investigation to test our prediction.

4C had a fascinating time investigating the archeological site at Vindolanda, learning about the fort and how the Romans changed Britain. We enjoyed looking at the different artefacts in the Roman Army Museum and interpreting what they would have been used for.

4C have had a brilliant time practicing their tennis skills over the last three weeks, amazing effort everyone!

4C have had a wonderful day celebrating Children in Need and raising money, super work everyone you all looked great!

4C explored how and why we celebrate Remembrance Day. Whilst honoring the courageous people during our 2 minute silence.

4C put their coding skills to the test this afternoon creating a program using different count and if variables.

4C had a super spooky day dressed in their Halloween costumes, great effort everyone!

4C had a great afternoon carrying out an investigation in Science about tooth decay. Great prediction and experiment skills everyone!

4C had a exciting afternoon analysing the Bayeux Tapestry and ordering the events of the Battle of Hastings 1066 that it depicts.

4C had a brilliant time this afternoon acting out different freeze frames in PSHCE. We explored what consequences could follow each scenario.

We had a fantastic time recreating the 1066 Battle of Hastings. Super reenactment everyone. Well done!

4C have loved reading their new class novel Demon Dentist, super work everyone it has been lovely hearing you all read.

4C today we discussed what makes a happy and kind classroom and created a set of class rules to follow. Great work everyone!

4C had a wonderful time recreating the Euros in a football tournament against 4J!

4C had a brilliant time practicing their Sports Day events today. Great work everyone!

Today we explaining how different sounds travel to our ears and how the size of vibrations change according to the volume of the sound.

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We had a fantastic time joining in the Young Voices Biggest Sing and trying to break the Guinness World Record! Fingers Crossed.

We had a great lesson creating a classification key in Science.

Today we discussed road safety, the green cross code and how important it is to stop, look and listen. We explored the different areas of Seaton that we can cross safely and how we can do this.

We had a fantastic time this afternoon on our invertebrate hunt. We looked for different insects, identified their microhabitats and their characteristics. Super investigating skills everyone!

We played a dice game and used our mathematical skills to round decimal numbers in pairs this morning.

We had a great time playing cricket. We practiced our overarm throwing technique passing the ball to our partners. Well done everyone!

Seaton’s PCSO visited school this morning to discuss the importance of online safety with Year 4, we listened carefully and asked some important questions about the internet.

We had an exhilarating morning in English, we went on a scavenger hunt about our new class novel, The Saga of Eric the Viking. We searched for information about the author illustrator and facts about the book. Super detective skills everyone!

As a class we recapped the important events of Holy Week before analysing the different stations of the cross. We reflected on what was happening and why the death of Jesus is so important to Christians.

4C loved their party afternoon, we danced, laughed and played fun games!

As a part of our Healthy Me topic, today we discussed how we can keep our mind and bodies healthy and how alcohol can be unhealthy. We create a new verse of a song and completed a true and false quiz.

4C had a great time coding on Turtle Logo, we used our skills to create lots of different coloured shapes. Great work everyone!

4C have enjoyed exploring what is special about me, talking about how they are unique and why we should accept everyone for who they are. Great discussions everyone.

4C have really enjoyed recreating art in the style of Hundertwasser this week. They have used a range of techniques to recreate his bold eye catching designs.

4C loved using Scratch in Computing today, we debugged algorithms and started programming our own quiz.

4C loved their electrical circuit investigation, great work everyone.

4C loved celebrating and raising money for Children in Need. Well done for being so kind and generous!

4C enjoyed their PE lesson this week. They used their core strength, skipping and balancing skills to complete different circuits. Well done everyone.

4C had an insightful history lesson exploring the 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute and the injustices faced by the athletes.

4C worked in groups to create a class charters reflecting on the important rights detailed in the UNCRC article. We reflected on why these rights were important and why they need to be included in our charters.

4C enjoyed practicing their French out loud to the class, describing their hair and eye colour. Great pronunciation!

In History we sequenced the Bayeux Tapestry on a timeline exploring the 1066: Battle of Hastings in more detail.

In science we investigated our scientific predictions and analysed the impact our substances had on our eggs in our experiment. We then explored how these drinks and substances would effect our teeth.

We explored the 1066: Battle of Hastings, we made predictions using a historical re-enactment to develop our explanation about who would win the battle for the throne. We enjoyed enthusiastically participating as the Normans and English on the battlefield re-enacting the tragic turn of events!

We explored our class novel through role play, performing our interpretations of the chapter to the class. We enjoyed participating as an audience pretending to be the school children from 'Demon Dentist.'

Enjoying challenging ourselves on Times Table Rock Stars in Mathematics.

Analysing adjectives used by David Walliams to describe the lead character Alfies pain in his novel 'Demon Dentist' in English.

Using our History learning during English to write information texts.

A visit from the dentist

Working hard during times table challenge!

Prayers of Thanks

3F 2018 - 2019

 

Welcome to 3F with Mrs Fergie and Mrs Wilson!

 

The children in 3F have had a fantastic first week here at Seaton St Paul's C of E Junior School. We have been very impressed with how polite and respectful the children are. They are already getting used to their new routines and lessons.

 

This half term our theme is Flow. During this topic, we will be looking at rivers in Geography and plants in Science. We will investigate how water is transported through a plant as well as dissecting flowers to look at their many parts. We will create river chronological reports in English as well as using the short film 'Once in a Lifetime'  to write narratives. For our poetry, we will look at 'The River Poem' by Valerie Bloom. In Maths, we will continue our work on time before moving on to look at angles, shapes and properties of lines. Our collective worship theme is trust. We will be visited by West Cumbria Rivers Trust as well as going to Branthwaite to take part in river surveys and kick sampling. 3F have a busy and exciting term ahead so please remember to check this page regularly to see what we are up to!

3F have been experimenting with shape and colour in the style of Matisse.

3F used brilliant rhythm when they began learning The River Poem by Valerie Bloom this afternoon.

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3F learned the French names of different classroom instructions and body parts this morning with Mr Sharkey.

3F enjoyed their Kidsafe refresher with Mrs Johnston this afternoon.

Year 3 were visited today by local author, Helen Haraldsen. Helen also brought a fell pony to school which was the inspiration for one of her books. The children were able to spend time with the pony before they took part in a workshop where Helen expressed her love of reading and how she became an author.

3F spent the day creating woodland art, carrying out walkover surveys and river dipping. Luckily, the weather stayed dry for us and we had a wonderful day. A huge thank you to West Cumbria Rivers Trust!

3F enjoyed a day of fun in the sun today at Walby Farm Park!

3F created the ultimate predators. They thought about ideal characteristics such as poisonous tails, sharp teeth, camouflaged skin and good hearing.

3F have really enjoyed their day learning about different birds of prey as well as holding a barn owl and spending time sketching them. Huge thank you to Silverband Falconry.

3F really concentrated on their letter formations during a handwriting session this morning.

3F enjoyed labelling the different bones of the human skeleton and writing leaflets about different skeleton types in Science this week.

3F enjoyed taking part in today's BBC Live Lesson where they learned about how they can make a difference to save our planet by reducing, reusing and recycling.

3F started their new fractions topic by creating some interesting fractions museums.

3F really enjoyed their session with the librarian this morning where they heard lots of funny poems and stories.

3F identified, sketched and labelled sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks.

3F are creating some Aboriginal Art today.

3F used the conscience alley technique to help them explore dilemmas from our new class novel called The Firework Maker's Daughter.

3F investigated magnetic poles and how they attract and repel each other this morning.

3F really enjoy their weekly hockey sessions.

3F practising their editing skills during our purple pen improvement session this morning.

3F really enjoyed using Scratch in Computing with Mr Sharkey yesterday.

The children in 3F enjoyed using the outdoor play equipment to explore forces that we use every day. They then came back inside and created freeze frames in pairs which showed either push or pull forces or both. It was a great start to their new topic!

3F looked at and labelled paintings set in the Stone and Iron Ages this morning. They found similarities and differences and created a class Venn diagram.

3F are busy practising our class assembly based on this term's topics of Scumdiddlyumptious and Tribal Tales. We look forward to presenting it to you on Friday!

3F enjoyed their lesson in the Life Bus this afternoon. They learned about how the brain works and how different substances can effect the brain's functions.

3F showed their balancing skills and strength this morning while doing yoga.

3F have enjoyed using paint, card, chalk and pastels to help create their collages based on Van Gogh's Starry Night.

3F had a Stone Age day today! They created cave paintings and dissected Stone Age poo to find out what their diets would have been like. We were also lucky enough to have a Stone Age visitor to introduce our Tribal Tales topic and teach us about the tools and clothes that they would have used and worn.

3F really enjoyed their Spooky Science afternoon. They made a wizard's brew, ghostly bubbles and dancing ghosts.

3F have been learning about light this week. Here they are creating sun safety posters showing people how to protect themselves from the sun.

3F investigating which materials are the most reflective.

Here we are using our new dictionaries to help us find the meaning of words from our class novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

We made sandwiches during our Food Technology lesson!

3F enjoyed making edible slime this morning in Science.

We have practising our throwing and catching skills in PE.

3F enjoyed choosing their first books in the library.

The children created chocolate and sweets acrostic poems for our Scrumdiddlyumptious display in our new classroom.

3C 2017 - 2018

 

Welcome to 3C with Miss Cathcart and Mrs Johnston!

 

We have been very impressed with how well the children are already settling into life at Seaton St Paul's C of E Junior School. They arrived with positive attitudes and brilliant manners. We are really looking forward to a busy and exciting year.

 

This half term our theme is Scrumdiddlyumptious. During this topic we will focus on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. We will be looking at nutrition in Science and respect in Collective Worship as well as taking part in school events such as Harvest Festival.

We really enjoyed taking part in a duathlon during PE this week!

3C enjoyed creating some packaging during Design Technology this afternoon. They used bright colours and patterns to help attract their target audience.

3C hard at work writing some fantastic river non-chronological reports.

3C spent the day learning about our local rivers at Tullie House yesterday.

3C used their new knowledge of angles to find acute, obtuse and right angles in a piece of artwork by Kandinsky.