Why are Tusk Fish so important?

6 Nov 2017

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Did you see the first episode of Blue Planet 2?

If not, you missed the amazing story of the Tusk Fish.  This small creature swims across its reef to find a clam and carries it back again to a particular stone that the fish uses to break open the shell.  Undaunted by the difficulty of the task,…

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Super Science in 4K

6 Nov 2017

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The children in 4K started their exciting new Science topic: States of Matter!

In their first lesson, the children explored solids, liquids and gases and looked at water in all three of these states.

The children also enjoyed using drama to demonstrate what particles looked like in a solid,…

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4K investigate fractions

9 Jun 2017

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This week have been investigating the question: What is a fraction?

Over the course of the week, we have explored fractions of shape, objects (e.g. unifix cubes) and number.  Furthermore, we extended our learning by investigating equivalent fractions and have learned how to identify them using…

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4K are learning to play the violin!

25 Apr 2017

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This half-term, the children of 4K are learning to play the violin.

These are photos from our second lesson (Tuesday 25th April). 

We are fortunate enough to have two members of the class who have been playing since Year 3.  Mr Jepson, our violin teacher, taught our novice violinists (the…

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4K Design and Technology week

20 Mar 2017

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The children of 4K were tasked with designing a prototype torch for an explorer.  They had learnt all about electrical circuits and switches in the last half-term.  This was the children's opportunity to apply their new knowledge and understanding. 

The motto of the week was: "Be prepared…

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