Years three & four

Frikadellen with Karrottensalat

As part of our new Geography topic of Europe, year 3 and 4 spent Wednesday afternoon cooking traditional German recipes for meatballs and a carrot salad. We had the opportunity to try each dish in class as well as taking some home to share with our families.    

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Trumpet Concert

A fanfare of “well dones” to the Year 3/4 class today after they gave the whole school and parents a concert of song and brass music. The concert included tunes from a variety of genres – jazz, blues and rock and even “Baby Shark”. The Year 3/4 children gave examples of reading music, understanding and using symbols and musical terms

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Lea Green Residential

On Tuesday 25th June, year 3 and 4 went to Lea Green activity centre for their residential trip.  During a fun packed 31 hours, we enjoyed many outdoor and adventurous activities- such as stream scrambling, the climbing tower, den building and balancing the whole class on a giant seesaw.  The children showed exemplary behaviour throughout, and despite the rain and

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Bread and Fishes

And the bright sun to warm us.. this Summer term Year 3/4 researched, baked and wrote recipes for Egyptian bread and, all of a sudden, the garden is flowing with fish as the Year 1/2 class did more weaving – this time using natural materials gathered from our own garden. Saboob Bread – The year 3/4 class munched their way

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Knex 2018

On Wednesday 28th November, we were delighted to welcome back our Knex experts: Diane, Keith, Peter and Mrs Thomas to help us with a new Knex challenge.  This time, we had to collaborate in pairs to design and build a vehicle that could carry unusual and precious cargo, namely a PE shoe and a rubber!           As

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Lea Green activity day

On Wednesday 14th November, the children in year 3 and 4 enjoyed a visit to Lea Green activity centre.  Our main purpose, was to practise the orienteering skills we had learnt at school but in a bigger and stranger environment!  After a safety and information talk, we were let loose with a map to find the five controls hidden all

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Water fight and French ice-creams!

There are lots of traditions at Turnditch school, and the annual year 3 and 4 water fight is now firmly fixed as one of them.  Here are some action shots!  Later in the day, the children learnt how to ask for their ice-creams in French before enjoying them after their exhausting morning!

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Mount Cook

A selection of action shots taken on our recent residential!

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Well Dressing materials needed

We’ve designed it, smoothed the clay in and pricked the design out, so this week it’s all about filling the well dressing in!  If you are able to bring in anything natural (leaves, flowers, petals) to help us then that would be fantastic, it’s amazing just how much we need to make the design complete.  We especially are looking for

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Well Dressing 2018

It’s the turn of year 3 and 4 to undertake this year’s well dressing, which will be displayed in Wirksworth at the end of May.  We have looked at the history of well dressing and the children will be designing their ideas in class this week. To get some ideas, children could look at this website at home. We

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