Our first week back in Hawkstone Class

Well back to the last half term of the summer. This one is a busy one with sports day, a trip to the local art gallery, year 4 multiplication test and so much more.

Well done to Niamh who is our star of the week. 🌟

Niamh was chosen because of the writing. Niamh was able to describe a cave using key vocabulary and senses. Well done 🌟

In comprehension we have been using dictionaries and thesaurus’s to understand the key vocabulary within a text.

As part of our English unit, the children had to write a set of instructions using adverbs of time and imperative verbs. The aim was to draw out our plan and write the instructions using the grammatical features.


well done to all the children who have taken part in the multiplication test so far. We have another week ahead of the test so good luck to all this week.

Our week in Hawkstone

We have had another busy week.
Our stars of the week are:

Molly for her fantastic subject knowledge in maths.

Grace for her perseverance in pe, even when she found it hard, she never gave up

 

In art this week we made our own stencils and created art with our initials based on typography.

In science we made circuits with buzzers, motors and light bulbs .


During our pe session Kwick cricket, we learnt how to hold a bat properly and hit the ball off a tee.

Another pe session was sports day practice we will be having another session on Thursday.


For our computing session, we have been learning all about turtle academy whete we have been learning algorithms to control our turtle.

To finish science, we made switches to help us  light up a bulb by closing the circuit.

A week in Hawkstone Class

We have been very busy week this week and all children have worked exceptionally hard in all areas of the curriculum.

In maths, we have been learning more about time, we used mini clocks to support our learning when finding time in minutes and seconds and the duration of an event.

Our unit is Geography is coastal areas of the UK. This week we looked at the effects of erosion and discussed whether we would like to live near a coastal area.

This piece of work is presented beautifully and outlines the different effects of erosion.

In Art this week, we planned our own typography art using a single letter. From this, we will be creating a print art piece and then evaluating it.

The children wrote book reviews on books that they read for pleasure. We discussed the plot, characters, whether it was fiction or non-fiction and who they would reccomend the book to.

 

Well done Hawkstone Class

Welll done to Abbi who is our star of the week for her fantastic contribution as a worship leader.


In pe this week, we have been learning how to stop and pivot, landing on a foot and not letting it off the ground.


in Kwick cricket, we have been throwing a ball overall at the wicket, we then used our long barrier to stop the ball.

We have started our new science unit -Electricity. First we needed to understand the difference between battery and mains power, then sort appliances into the correct group. We then discussed electric cars and rechargeable batteries.


In English this week, we have been learning more about the rainforest, one session was to learn more about sloths. We created a fact file all about the life of a lazy sloth.

We began the week with a worship based of the value of Hope. We looked at the bible story Jesus calms the storm. We then discussed the Hope Jesus offered to the disciples through the storm.

Our week in Hawkstone class

Well done to our star of the week Isla. ⭐️

Isla has been working on her handwriting joins and letter size, she has produced a wonderful description of the rainforest.

In art this week we have been exploring typography and created our initials with different resources.

In worship this week, we focused on the values of Joy and  Perseverance, where we looked at the parable of the lost sheep and picture news about never giving up.

In music, we have been using the glockenspiels and understanding the different keys. We then sang the chorus of black bird by the Beatles.

 

Fact of the Day:

Paul McCartney wrote this song is about civil rights for African Americans in support of the Black Power movement.

Our week in Hawkstone class

Our star of the week is Maria, she has settled well into our class and has worked hard to compete all home work set.

This week, we have been working hard in all areas of the curriculum.
In french, we have been taking part in role play asking our partner questions and telling then how we feel.

We had a visit from Booka bookshop who shared new and upcoming authors with us. We have the chance to buy the books- forms were sent out and need to be back in by Friday 26th  April.


In netball this week, we focused of stride stop and how to pivot, we recapped on our passes to help us.


In comprehension,  we have been using a dictionary to help us find definitions for key vocabulary, these words are lined to the different texts we read.

Hawkstone News

Star of the week ⭐️

Molly, she is caring, compassionate and respectful of others. Not only does she want the best for herself but for others around her.


On Thursday we visited Oswestry library to look at the author Micheal Morpurgo, we listened to extracts from his books, read the blurbs and found facts.


In PE, we focused on netball passes, the children looked at chest pass, bounce pass and shoulder pass.

 

Connect club this week focused on the New Testament and the good news from Gospel Mark.

In History we looked at early civilisation number systems and had a go at creating our own.

 

A busy week in Hawkstone

Well done to our values champion Allan for his perseverance in his work. Is half term Allan hasn’t given up when he’s found things hard and his efforts are visible in all areas of school life.

We have had a very creative last week.

we finished our Easter cards where we had to create a card with a lever or linkage. We linked them to Easter and have gave the, to the local nursing home and local church.

In PE,  we have come to the end of our mindfulness unit where th children have learnt different poses, breathing techniques and meditation relaxation techniques.


Thursday was our Easter service at Holt Trinity Church, well done to all the readers and singers and thank you to all parents, grandparents and carers who walked and came to watch the service.


As part of becoming a dementia friendly school, we dropped off our Easter card at the local nursing home.


For our science unit, we are learning all about the digestive system. Today we made a model of how the digestive system works.

 

In Re this week, we have been looking at inspirational leaders. We chose Paul Darlington from Holt Trinity Church as an inspirational leader of the church and our school. We then created top trump cards of ourselves as inspirational leaders. Below are a few of our cards.

Thank you for your continued support over the half term and hope you all have a lovely Easter.