This week, we have enjoyed Move up Morning because we got to learn new things about our new Year 5 teachers and we played some fun games outside. (Freddie)
On Thursday, we took part in our Sports Day and we enjoyed the races and we showed great sportsmanship for example when someone was getting tired, their friends came to help them. (Cruz)
We had an assembly where some officers talked to us about bike safety and water safety. We learnt that if you're on your bike, you should always try to remember to wear a helmet otherwise you could really hurt yourself. Always remember STOP, LOOK and LISTEN. (Callum)
In english, we are reading Tar Beach and we wrote letters to the manager of the club where Cassie's dad wanted to go to but the manager wasn't letting him go there because of the colour of his skin. (Rosa)
Friday 2nd July 2021
This week in Year 4, we have enjoyed reading Letters from the Lighthouse because it was dramatic! We found out that Ephraim is Sukie's penpal.
For our last day of the art project, we have been sketching and some of us have taken part in a special film. In the nature area, we also found some newts in the pond!
In english, we have been writing our comments for our end of year report and we have come so far with our handwriting!
Friday 25th June 2021
This week at school it has been International Week. Our class countries have been Portugal and Finland. We have learnt some interesting facts and phrases. In Portuguese we say Obrigado as thank you and Boa Tarda which means Good Afternoon. The phrases in Finnish are Hyvaa paivaa which means Good Afternoon and Mita Kuuluu means how are you?
In Maths this week we have been learning about Time. There are 24 hours in a day, February is 28 days and every 4 years (leap year) it is 29 days. We have been understanding the 24 hour clock, knowing that 17:00 is 5 o’clock.
In the Art project we enjoyed having an art celebration to celebrate the art we have done during the art project. We have created clay models and enjoyed lots of painting.
In English this week we have researching about different parts of our inventions on computers. We were researching popcorn makers, phones, ovens and cameras and how they work.
Friday 11th June 2021
This week in computing we did times table rock stars, we got to learn lots more maths and sent each other challenges. In maths we did Time and two maths papers which we did on two very sunny days - we tried our best not to give up! In English we were learning about how electronic things work - thanks to Dudley. We learned about the vacuum cleaner and sent Dudley a letter and asked him questions about how they work. In Guided reading we got to relax and hear the teacher read some of the book and we wrote a diary entry pretending to be a person named Olive. Some people wrote a lot!
By Callum and Jack
Friday 28th May 2021
This week in Year 4, we have enjoyed Maths because we have been learning about line graphs and this is useful when we need to know how long events can take. Today, we plotted the temperature in Chesterton on Wednesday.
In the Art Project this week, we went to Bramblefields and we made rafts and a bee memorial for a bee that died called Fuzzy Buzzy. We also experimented with blackberry ink and drew some pictures with the quills.
In Guided Reading, we have started a new book called Letters from the Lighthouse and it is set during WW2 because there are loads of bombs being dropped onto London.
In English, we have continued with Odd and the Frost Giant and the animals have now been transformed back into the Norse Gods Thor, Loki and Odin.
We have also been learning about inverted commas and we had to add speech to different movie characters.
"It's me Mario!" shrieked Mario.
Toad yelled, "Can you help me?!"
Friday 7th May 2021
This week in Year 4 on Tuesday, we painted a map of the playground and the field using watercolours. Some of us used tea bags to make the paper look old. In Maths, we've been ordering, comparing and rounding decimals. We always have the choice of Mild, Spicy and Hot and some of us sometimes start the Hot sheet early and if we need help we can work with Miss Ullmann. In Science, we have been using wires with crocodile clips, batteries and a bulb to make electrical circuits.
Friday 30th April 2021
This week in Year 4, we went to Bramblesfields and we searched for different stones and coloured tiles on the hill and when we came back to class and we drew a map of our journey. We also went to explore the ponds and spotted a duck there. We have also started revisiting TTR to practice our times tables.
Friday 23rd April 2021
This week in Year 4, we have started our Art Project. On Tuesday, we drew our happy places and we then identified areas on a local map which we like, dislike and wanted to visit. We also took the artists to our favourite places which included the Key Stage 1 playground and behind the mound. On Thursday, we drew things that we could see around us we also visited the Nature Area and sketched a scene. Today, in Bikeability we learnt how to be safe on the road and how to ride our bikes without crashing. We learnt some rules such as making sure our laces are tied and to have fun! It was fun when we weaved in and out of the cones. We did some activities using our brakes where we had to have slow.
Friday 16th April 2021
This week in English we started reading Odd and the Frost Giants. On Monday, we enjoyed Odd's personality and his appearance. In PSHE, we have been learning about learning about Drug Education and how to stay safe. We discussed which drugs are legal and illegal. In French, we have learning the words Monsieur, Madame and Mademoiselle and finding out about common French children's name. In PE, we have started athletics where we took part in some running and long jumping.
Friday 26th March 2021
This week in Science we looked at how and which things melt and planned an experiment to do with chocolate that we will do this afternoon! We have also enjoyed PSHE where we have been focusing on team building and in groups we have been buildings bridges using newspaper and sellotape and we tested how strong they were by placing exercise books and thesaurus on top and every bridge passed the test! In PE, we played some rounders which is like baseball. Also this week, some of us were tree planting in our new orchard. Both of our Year 4 trees will grow to be apples trees! And we also enjoyed going into nature area and we had to measure and see how much water each container had collected.
Friday 19th March 2021
This week in Year 4, we have continued to enjoy our Guided Reading book especially the part where Virgo took Elliot up to Elysium. In French, we had to play a guessing game and match the words Monsieur, Madame and Mademoiselle to the photos of members of staff! In Maths, we have been adding fractions and to find fractions of amounts.
For Red Nose Day, most people have been wearing red noses and some people have been dying their hair! We had fun making up some jokes and this afternoon we will be judging them. Here is Afrida's:
"Harry up and open the door!"
Friday 12th March
We have all loved coming back to school after so long and seeing our friends and teachers again!
This week in Year 4, we have enjoyed reading a new book called 'Who Let The Gods Out" and we have been learning about the different Zodiac signs. We have also enjoyed practicing our times tables on TTRs!
In PE, we played lots of team building games where we had to work in a team to pass different objects from one end to the other including a hoop with our arms linked!
For World Book Day today we have been saying thank you to out book heroes. Some of our heroes have included Mulan, Dobby, Olia from The Castle of Tangled Magic and Sally from Malory Towers.
Thursday 4th March 2020
Happy World Book Day Year 4! We hope you enjoy completing your reading challenges today and we look forward to receiving photo or videos of your reading as well as your clues for us to guess your famous book character.
Well done for all your amazing work you have been sending in over the last few weeks. This is our last week of remote learning and we can't wait to see you all back at school next week.
Oscar shared his 3 special objects with us in our Zoom lesson including a bead that was on his first ever necklace.
So did Amit and he talked to us about his camera which he used to take his first ever video.
Oscar thinks that The Matchbox Diary is about hatred and courage.
Mehran also thinks that the characters in the story show a lot of courage.
Orla has written lots of facts about our book and she did some extra research about what American schools were like in the early 1900s!
Kevin has shown great understanding of comparing mixed fractions with improper fractions.
Benjamin is using his reasoning to solve his fraction problems.
And so has Amit.
Zohar has also written an eye catching advert for a lighthouse keeper.
And so has Oscar.
Caelan has explained which applicant he thinks should be chosen for the lighthouse keeper position.
Letizia has explained the important qualities that a lighthouse should have.
And so has Kevin.
Orla has created her own lighthouse called The Cliffs Criss Cross Lighthouse and she has even added the signal warning.
Zohar has created a lovely display for her Geography work to show the different types of clouds.
Orla has thought about the rules she has at home which help her to stay safe.
Tuesday 23rd February 2020
Welcome back Year 4. We hope you all enjoyed your half term. We are excited to start this half term with a new book in English called The Matchbox Diary about a man who has been collecting interesting objects throughout his life and keeping them in little matchboxes. In Maths, we are continuing to look at fractions and starting this week with equivalent fractions.
We can't wait to welcome you all back to school very soon! But for now, here is some of your amazing home learning that you have been sending in this week :)
Afrida has predicted that the olive stone was kept because the old man decided to plant some olive trees.
Mehran predicts that the man in the photo is a famous person from the 1950s!
Letizia has been comparing the upper deck and lower deck passengers.
Well done Zohar for working on your writing target!
Orla has written a conversation between the little boy, his sister and his mum!
Oscar is working on his Maths target, which is to use detailed reasoning to explain his answers. Great job Oscar :)
Here is Maisie's Maths during our Tuesday live lesson and her independent work.
Letizia is using her fraction wall to help her to find equivalent fractions.
Benjamin has already reached gold in his first star jump challenge!
Benjamin has also been practicing his spellings by writing the words in different colours across a picture of a rainbow.
And Letizia is using her look, cover, write, check to practice her spellings.
Caelan has created a fact file about the famous Cordouan Lighthouse in France.
Orla has been comparing lighthouses and the Stromboli volcano!
Letizia has been learning about the different structures of a lighthouse and their signals.
And so has Freddie.
Caelan has conducted an experiment so he can see the water cycle in action!
Orla has presented her knowledge of the different stages of the water cycle on a paper plate.
Orla enjoyed writing her name in hieroglyphics on Purple Mash during half term!
Amit has been sorting these electrical and non-electrical objects on Purple Mash.
Benjamin had a feeling of anticipation...
Callum felt a hint of fear...
Andre has described that the Statue of Liberty was holding a ball of fire!
Maya has worked so hard on her diary and has included lots of speech :)
Lok has used excellent description to describe his emotions using words like cautious, disappointed and speechless.
Nathan was really excited to see his father again!
And do was Zohar who felt a burst of joy!
Leo felt a hint of calm.
Nikola and Eurizada worked hard on their diary. I really felt like they were on the journey!
Maisie has shown excellent understanding of the story!
Letizia enjoyed Lulu's latest French adventures in the book 'Toutes Les Couleurs'.
Year 4, I present to you our very own weather reporter who would like to tell you all about THE WATER CYCLE!
Monday 8th February 2021
Good Morning Year 4 and welcome to our final week of home learning before half term. On Tuesday this week, all of our home learning will be centered around Safer Internet Day including our live lessons.
In English, we are continuing with our Tutankhamun book. In Maths, we are starting to look at fractions this week and in Guided Reading, we are starting a new non-fiction book all about lighthouses!
We absolutely love receiving photos of your work so keep them coming :) Speaking of photos, look at what has already been sent in this week...
Zohar has made an excellent warning poster with some superlatives.
And so has Beau!
Rosa has spent some time reading back through her diary entry and has been editing it with her editing pen. Great job Rosa :)
Orla has completed her learning from the pre-recorded Maths lesson and also her independent chilli task.
Oscar worked very hard today to complete the fraction origami challenge. He calculated that the fraction of the triangle was 1/192!
Caelan has been doing some extra research on Ancient Egyptian artefacts on the national museum of Scotland website!
Check out this Shebyu collar!
And these aryballos shaped like hedgehogs!
Orla has been busy sharing all her knowledge about electricity so far ready for our new science topic after half term!
Orla and her brother and sister have enjoyed some time outside in the snow today :)
And Calaen had fun making a snow buddy!
Maisie has been an excellent e-safety detective this week.
And so has Orla!
Letizia will be taking some games with her to the afterlife.
And Kevin will be taking his drone!
Mehran will be taking Nigella seeds to give him protein and water to keep him hydrated in the hot climate.
Orla would also take a bottle of water and she would ask her family members to sign the bottle so she can remember them.
Beau would take his story bead bracelet which has silver rings on it with all of his family's names engraved on them.
Caelan created a pyramid using magnets! And he also discovered that there was a dagger found in Tut's tomb made of meteorite!
Orla's letter from parliament!
Letizia' biography plan.
Mehran decided to start writing his biography!
Amit's great fraction work.
Orla's hot challenge!
Mason has drawn his very own lighthouse and he has researched the different parts!
Zohar's lighthouse labelling.
Rosa enjoyed today's French story especially when Elliot sang in French!
Beau has been making some delicious cupcake with his brother!
Letizia's art competition entry.
Nikola's art competition entry.
Zohar's art competition entry.
Orla's art competition entry.
Monday 1st February 2021
Hello Year 4 and happy 1st of the month! This week is Children's Mental Health Week. We want to make sure that you're all looking after yourselves and your physical and mental health. Here are some resources below for you to have a look at throughout the week:
We are excited to continue with our Ancient Egyptian work in English this week and on Wednesday we will be revealing our mummified fruit to see if they have been well preserved!
In Maths, we are moving onto Area. Well done to Squirrels who won last week's Battle of the Bands. Remember to log into TTR to help your class win this week's battle. You have until Friday at 1pm!
Let's have a look at the work you have sent in so far :)
We hope you enjoy reading Orla's diary entry as much as we did!
Look at Letizia's fantastic drawing of Howard Carter! She think he was very ambitious and talented.
Afrida drew him too. She thinks that Carter liked to challenge himself.
Mehran thought that Carter was very loyal and courageous.
Letizia has taken on the role of Howard Carter!
And so has Maisie.
And so has Zohar and her telegram is short, snappy and to the point!
The Year 4 bubble have been busy calculating the area of different objects in the classroom using post-its.
Letizia also used post-its at home.
And so did Benjamin
And Orla has calculated the area using her Lego blocks!
And so has Kevin.
Letizia has been finding the lines of symmetry in her capital letters.
Oscar completed Tuesday's Xhot challenge!
And so did Beau!
Benjamin has been learning all about the jobs of our different teeth.
Beau enjoyed The Firework Maker's Daughter so much that he has bought another book by Phillip Pullmann. Let us know what it's like!
Beau has been enjoying reading poems.
especially this one about witches!
Rosa has started knitting at home. Can you guess what she is knitting?
Look at Oscar's amazing gingerbread house which he finished last week!
Check out Beau's healthy selfie!
Nikola and Eurizanda are trying to reach their personal best score as part of this week's Healthy Selfie Challenge.
And so is Andre!
And Maya is working hard to improve her fastest time!
Joao Pedro is ready to beat his fastest time!
Nathan is working hard to boot the ball as far as he can!
And so is Callum!
Amazing handwriting Benjamin!
Amit is working hard on his Group 3 spellings.
Beau mummified apples have been very well preserved.
And here are Benjamin's fruit.
Benjamin has completed his history and now knows so much about the pyramids!
And so has Orla!
And so has Letizia!
The Story of Flight Quiz results!
Well done everyone!
Amit and Zohar had a go at this week's art activity and drew each other's portraits :)
Caelan made plastic casts of Egyptian artefacts and he even sprayed them with golden paint. Look how authentic they look!
Beau was excited to read today's book because he enjoyed it so much in Year 3. Beau thought that the whole story was a dream.
So did Orla. Do you agree?
Rosa closed her eyes during some of the reading so she could imagine what this world looked like! What a great idea, Rosa :)
Benjamin enjoyed finding the perimeter and area of his shapes.
So did Letizia and she used Lego!
And so did Oscar!
Letizia compared her fruit which had been mummified to the fruit which hadn't gone through the mummification process!
Tuesday 26th January 2020
Welcome to another week of home learning in Year 4. It was so lovely to hear on our Zoom call yesterday that lots of you have been enjoying the snow! This week, we have started writing a non-chorological report in English. In Maths, we are continuing to calculate division sums using different methods. And in Reading, we are continuing with our Story of Flight book.
Remember to login to TTR this week to take part in the battle of the bands Otters VS Squirrels! Miss Ullmann will be sharing who is in the lead in Tuesdays Zoom lesson so make sure you attend. The battle is open until 1pm on Friday so you have lots of time to help your class win the most points!
Let's look at what you have been up to so far this week :)
Amit and Zohar have been busy mummifying limes!
And so has Miss Ullmann!
Afrida had a go with an apple!
And so did Freddie.
And here are Freddie's instructions
Maisie is showing great understanding of the bus stop division method!
And so is Zohar
And so is Oscar
Well done Freddie for completing the XHot challenge which involved converting remainders into fractions!
Orla has created a fashion shop in her Maths to calculate the different combinations she could buy
Letizia also chose a shop
Zohar had a go with different nail polish colours
And Amit decided to use films at the cinema
Caelan has been busy ordering different events in our Story of Flight reading lesson.
And so has Oscar!
Letizia has been learning all about supersonic planes!
Orla has been continuing to learn all about the human body and the different parts of our skeleton!
Letizia has made a great start on her non-chronological report all about Ancient Egypt and she has used lots of factual language!
And she has been enjoying a spot of gardening.
Benjamin is practicing his spellings every day.
Nikola has worked hard on her mummified steps
And so has Andre
Eurizanda used some pictures to help her order the steps
And so did Joao Pedro
Malin remembered to include some adverbs
And so has Callum
Caelan successfully mummified a tomato at home!
And so did Letizia
Benjamin had a go at mummifying an apple!
And Oscar baked some gingerbread
And wrote down the steps for his recipe!
Orla experimented with lots of different fruit.
Here she is carefully adding her natron mixture
Mason is really enjoying TTR!
Kevin has learnt a lot about radar in his reading task.
Letizia has been researching all about the Namer Palette
And Zohar wanted to find out more about the Rosetta Stone
Reading feedback from the SquOtters!
Beau found the story very funny!
Tuesday 19th January 2021
Hello Year 4, we hope you're all keeping well. We have more and more of you joining our live Zoom lessons over the last week which is so great to see! We have enjoyed starting our new Ancient Egyptian book in English and we are working super hard on our new division methods in Maths. Have a look at some of the amazing home learning that your friends have been sending in. You may even spot one of yours!
Rosa used tooth picks at home to help her with her division and finding remainders!
Look how detailed Rosa's mind map is!
Oscar has made some excellent predictions about our new English book using his current knowledge of Ancient Egypt.
Jiahui has also been busy predicting after our live English lesson on Monday.
And Letizia has been using repeated subtraction on a number line to help her with her division.
And Freddie is looking pretty confident with his part-whole method.
And so is Amit.
Benjamin is continuing to practise his handwriting.
Orla wrote a really supportive e-mail to Ruby to help her with her worry.
And so did Zohar.
Kevin is practising his spellings ready for his Friday test!
Amit has drawn pictures to compare his childhood with Tutankhamun's.
The Year 4 bubble enjoyed finding out all about the first aeroplane flight in our reading lesson. We even found video footage!
Eurizanda, Maya and Andre have made a great start on their mind maps!
And so has Maisie.
Nikola and Maya have been using counters to help them with their division work.
Freddie has been learning all about our digestive system!
Zohar has been completing her E-Safety Purple Mash task by giving Toby some important advice.
And so has Orla.
Zohar has been researching the River Nile.
Orla has enjoyed making chocolate eclairs over Zoom with her grandma!
Kevin has been learning all about some famous pilots such as the first woman who received her pilot license and the first African American!
Tuesday 12th January 2021
Bonjour Year 4. What a great start to the week! We have loved seeing so many of you on our live Zoom lesson and we hope more of you will join us as the week goes on. We have already received some great English work all about the Jabberwocky and some Maths work on fractions and multiplying using different methods. Have a look below at the amazing home learning that you have been sending us so far.
Zohar has been joining our live English lessons on Zoom and has written different meanings for these nonsense words.
Orla has been busy ordering the different flying machine and labelling what she already knows.
And Freddie has also been showing his knowledge by labelling different parts of an aeroplane!
Oscar has been inspired by the Jabberwocky and he has been creating magical stories all about monsters and wizards!
Calen joined our live Maths lesson on Zoom and then he had a go at completing the multiplication calculations.
Kevin has also completed his Maths by using a range of different written and mental methods.
And so has Beau!
Our Year 4 bubble at school have designed some fantastic fact files all about Tutankhamun.
And so has Orla!
Orla has also been busy creating an Ancient Egyptian home with the tomb of Tutankhamun!
Rosa has been using bar models to support her with her Maths and she has even identified some equivalent fractions!
Letizia has solved some fraction problems using her reasoning.
Look at Freddie's amazing handwriting! He improved so much in school last term and he has not given up on this and has continued to join!
Benjamin has also taken the time to practise his handwriting.
Amit is continuing to work hard on his spellings.
And so is Freddie.
Caelan has created his own version of the Jabberwocky with a giant eyeball and a pupil full of lava!
Check out Nikola's own version of the Jabberwocky!
And Andre's design.
And Joao Pedro!
Beau has even had a go at some of the Year 6 Remote learning and has written a diary entry!
Orla has also been using her Bushcraft skills to carefully light a fire in her garden with her parents and her brother and sister.
Kai has drawn a fantastic drawing of the Jabberwocky and has labelled it with adjectives
Alanna has been working hard in English to come up with similes to describe the Jabberwocky.
Pippi has been researching the definitions of some of the technical vocabulary found in our new guided reading book, 'The Story of Flight.'
John has been joining in on our live lessons and has written expanded noun phrases to describe the Jabberwocky's appearance
Friday 8th January 2020
Happy new year to you all. We hope that you are all keeping well. We have really enjoyed receiving your home learning tasks this week. Here are some photos you have sent us below. We hope you enjoy reading what your classmates have been up to. Don't forget to sign up to our live Zoom lesson starting on Monday 11th January. We can't wait to see you all there :)
Orla has enjoyed finding some interesting facts about Ancient Egypt including information about mummification!
Letizia has sent me photos of her fraction work which she has been writing on her mini white board.
Here is Kevin's English work on fronted adverbials.
Orla's working hard on the XHot Maths challenges!
It's great to see that so many of you are improving your speed on Times Tables Rock Stars!
Amit has been working hard on his Maths work.
Zohar has made a lovely French poster with all the vocabulary she has learnt!
Benjamin has been busy reading on his Bug Club account
Letizia has been e-mailing her class account to tell Miss Ullmann about her favourite parts in the books she is reading :)
Well done Kevin for getting 10/10 in your spelling test :)
Sam enjoyed researching the ancient Egyptian gods!
Caelan had fun excavating his own Ancient Egyptian site by trying to rebuild this Ancient Egyptian vase!
Andre has been helping Year 2 with their Great Fire of London activities in school.
So has Malin!
Friday 18th December 2020
We have had a fun packed week in school. We went into the Nature Area, we created some Christmas art using oil pastels and we also enjoyed presenting our half termly projects to the class all about architecture, the history of Cambridge as well as the history of our families. Have a lovely holiday everyone and see you all in 2021. Joyeux Noel tout le monde!
Friday 11th December 2020
This week in English, we enjoyed writing our own versions of Winter's Child and yesterday we read them to our friends while drinking a nice cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows.
In French, we learnt the names of the characters in the French nativity including Marie, Ange, Jesus, Joseph, Les Bergers, Les Rois et L'aubergiste. We acted out the scenes from the Christmas story using the French greetings we had already learnt.
In DT, we were looking at tents and we talked about our camping experiences and what you would need. We got to have a look at a tent and a gazebo.
Friday 4th December 2020
This week in Maths we have had lots of fun measuring but we started the week finding different ways to measure objects such as our hands, our feet and post-its. We have also been converting meters into km (by dividing the measurement by 1000). In ICT, we have been working on Purple Mash and focusing on Healthy Screen Time. Everyone had to complete their assignment by recording how many minutes we spent on screens and if our screen time is being controlled and we also discussed how much sleep we were getting each night. In PE, we have been focusing on Hockey and this week we practiced how to hold a hockey stick and we practiced passing the hockey ball to each other as well as many other drills.
Friday 27th November 2020
This week in English, we have read a new book called Winter's Child and today we wrote a letter to one of the characters about how the season has changed winter to spring and also how fun it is and how much we miss them. In RE, we have been learning about what Muslims do when a baby arrives in the family and we had to write down special events that had happened to us in our lives and we also enjoyed researching the origin and meaning behind our names. We really enjoyed history because we used toilet paper to make a historical timeline. Each square was worth 10 years and were given 20 squares which went up to 200 years.
Friday 20th November 2020
This week, we have been focusing on Anti-Bullying week. We made some posters about what bullying is. We also discussed what signs to look out for if someone is being bullied such as looking at their body language and their behaviour. We then discussed what we could do to support someone who may be being bullied. In Maths, we have been learning to multiply using the Grid Method to solve 2 digit and 3 digit numbers.
Friday 13th November 2020
This week in Year 4, we took part in a class debate discussing whether or not zoo's should stay open. In history, we have been looking at historical buildings in Chesterton and we have been ordering them from oldest to newest. We have been busy testing our times table skills on TTR by taking part in the Maths Week England Rock Out challenges. On Wednesday, we got to watch the Wizard of Oz show with a special visitor! Then, on Thursday we went to the Nature Area to act out our own sequels to the story which we will be writing next week. This Friday, it was Children in Need day so we got to wear non-uniform and we made a donation to support children in need. we have also been joining Joe Wicks with his daily 5 minute workouts to support our wellbeing.
Friday 6th November 2020
This week in Year 4 we have been focusing on E-safety in ICT focusing on the rules and answering e-mails online on Purple Mash. We enjoyed PE because we were learning how to dribble a football to our partners. In French, we have been continuing to learn our French greetings such as Comment ca va? Ca va bien with the help of puppet. In Maths, we have been learning how to multiply by 10 and 100.
Friday 16th October 2020
This week in Year 4, we have been continuing to look at newspapers and today we hot seated Charlie Bucket, Mr Bucket and Willy Wonka to ask them questions about the last Golden Ticket! We have really enjoyed our Times Table Rockstars challenges and a lot of us are also challenging each other at home including our teachers! This week in Bushcraft, we used our new equipment to build our very own shelters. In French, we have been learning our numbers and we have been learning how to have a conversation in French with the help of our puppet friends!
Friday 9th October 2020
This week in Year 4, we top copied our chocolate Callilgram poems and we have enjoyed going to the Nature Area and finding newspaper facts such as animal facts. We have also been busy practicing our times tables on Times Table Rockstars including our 8 times tables. In Geography, we are continuing to study natural disasters including volcanoes, earthquakes and ridges. We had to write a description about how they're formed. Our Year 4s who attended Bushcraft club this week had a whale of time building a campfire and toasting marshmallows. They even got to make smores!
Friday 2nd October 2020
This week, Year 4 have enjoyed performing different types of poems and identifying their features. We also collected some description all about chocolate and started to plan a Calligram, chocolate poem. We can't wait to write them up in neat next week! Here is a video of one of our performances! In Geography, we are learning about the different tectonic plates and how they can form volcanoes, earthquakes and ridges, when the plates meet in different way. Below is a photo of an Oreo demonstration which Miss Irvine showed us to help us understand what happens to the crust and the mantle when the tectonic plates collide.
Friday 9th July 2021
In Year 4 this week, we have really enjoyed computing where we created spreadsheets using 2calculate on Purple Mash. Some of us made a zoo where we inserted animals and we made different sections with colours.
In French, we learnt how to say how old we are in French which is 'Quel age as tu? and we played a game where we had to find a cake, count the candles and say how old we are.
In maths, we have been looking at angles and learning the different types such as reflex, right, acute and obtuse.
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any other personal information that you choose to send to us via online forms
manually inputted details of users added to the platform
details of users as integrated by our providers at Wonde via your MIS (if applicable to your package). For further information on integrated data please see our Data Sharing Agreement
2.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.
2.5 Schools are also able to add analytics tools and can therefore gather information on visits to and use of their website (including but not limited to, IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths). Individual visitors can manage their preferences through cookie preferences, as mentioned in 2.4.
2.6 Session IP addresses are retained to monitor and safeguard against improper usage of our services.
2.7 Content on the platform (added by staff, governors and students) and website content is added directly by School Users. This information is only used for to display on the platform in the way the user intends and is not used for any other purposes by eSchools. At a time when a school ceases to use our services the content is removed within a 14 day period as detailed in our agreement with the school.
2.8 Some of our services require the school to provide access to information they require for use with those services. For example a school using our communication tool, Letters Home, which enables schools to contact parents by email regarding important school information. In this situation a school will provide eSchools with access to the email address(es) they wish to send their communication to. Schools have granular access to ensure only the required data is shared and accessed by eSchools. The data is frequently updated to ensure that eSchools only retains up-to-date data.
3. Using your personal information
3.1. We may use your personal information to:
administer our services
enable your use of our services
troubleshoot and problem solve
send you email notifications that you have specifically requested. You can manage your preferences at anytime through your eSchools dashboard.
keep our services secure, safeguard against improper use of our services and prevent fraud.
3.1.1. For the purposes of providing you access to your eSchools platform and app (ie. forgotten password/login)
3.1.2. By registering for updates, School Staff/Governors are able to subscribe to our regular communications.
3.1.3. We will use any contact details supplied in an online form for the purposes explicitly detailed in said form. For example troubleshooting and problem solving or the provision of live online training as explicitly requested by you, the user.
3.2. We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.
3.3. eSchools understands our obligation to be mindful about the data we process and only process data that is required to fulfil our obligations in providing our services; to a school who enters into an agreement to use our services and you, the user.
3.4. We will not pass your information to third parties; except for the purpose of fulfilling our services to a school who enters into an agreement to use our services and you, the user or where we are required to do so by law.
4. Disclosing personal information
4.1 We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
4.2 We may disclose your personal information:
to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information;
to the school in the case of improper use on the platform by individuals
4.3 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
5. International data transfers
5.1. Data directly collected by eSchools may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy. Any third party we use is within the EEA or they hold an existing EU SCC, as in line with requirements under the GDPR. No other third party are permitted to access the school’s data.
5.2. Personal information that an individual adds to our websites may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
6. Retaining personal information
6.1. This section sets out our data retention policies and procedures, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
6.2. Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3. Data collected through analytic cookies will be retained for 26 months. Individual visitors can adapt the data collected through cookie preferences, as mentioned in 2.4.
6.4. Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
If we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk). Data will no longer be kept after the termination of the contract with the school.
7. Security of your personal information
7.1. We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
7.2. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers. The web service we employ has a broad range of accreditations and certifications and the data centres used ensure the data stays within the EEA.
7.3. eSchools use a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) which creates a secure connection and uses two keys to encrypt data in transit. Despite this, you acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data.
8.1. We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
8.2. You should check this page regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes to this policy.
9. Your rights
9.1. You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.
9.2. We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
9.3. You may change your cookie preferences at any time as referenced in 2.4.
9.4. School Staff/Governors who subscribe to our Newsletter may manage their preferences at any time through their eSchools dashboard.
10. Third party websites
10.1 Our websites may include hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
11. Updating information
We will only provide communication about the eSchools platform to school staff/governors who can manage their preferences at any time through their eSchools dashboard.
Last Edited: 22nd April 2021
What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by online service providers in order to (for example) make their websites or services work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
Cookies set by the website owner or service provider (in this case, eSchools) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website or service you are using (such as advertising, interactive content and analytics). The third parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website or service in question and also when it visits certain other websites or services.
We use first party and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Services to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” cookies. Other cookies enable us and the third parties we work with to track and target the interests of visitors to our Services, and we refer to these as “advertising” or “analytical” cookies. For example, the embedding of YouTube and Vimeo videos, as added by individual schools, will require “advertising” cookies to be enabled in order to successfully play them. Schools that, for example, opt to track visitor data using Google Analytics will require “analytical” cookies to be enabled in order to do so. These third party cookies are used to tailor content and information that we may send or display to you and otherwise personalise your experience while interacting with our Services and to otherwise improve the functionality of the Services we provide. We also enable schools to employ cookies and similar tracking technologies in connection with their use of our Services in order to allow them to track visitors to and interactions with their school website.
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Our Services allows schools to embed code which may potentially contain cookies. Please note embedded content, if displayed on one of our websites, has been added by the school and not by eSchools. The embedded content added by the school may require additional cookies or tracking technologies to be enabled in order to function.
How can I control cookies?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. Be aware that cookie preferences are set on a per device basis; therefore you may need to set your preferences on each device you use.
Initial cookie pop-up banner: You can exercise preferences about what cookies are served on our Websites by selecting your preference from this modal which appears upon visiting an eSchools website/login screen and dashboard. You can also change your cookie preferences by clicking on the link on the footer of any page. The banner will reappear annually (August 31st to coincide with the academic year) to confirm your settings.
Disabling Most Interest Based Advertising: Most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of Interest Based Advertising. We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing. If you would like to find out more information, please visit aboutads.info/choices or youronlinechoices.com.
Mobile Advertising: You can opt out of having your mobile advertising identifiers used for certain types of Interest Based Advertising, by accessing the settings on your Apple or Android mobile device and following the most recent published instructions. We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.
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