Welcome to Class 10!
Welcome to our Class 10 page.
Have a look to catch up with what we have been doing and learning about in class.
Class 10 are currently working hard on improving their problem solving skills in Maths. We will be answering calculation questions in the context of weight, time and statistics. Why not practise this further using any of the links on our page.
Our Class Reader is the amazing Stitch Head by Guy Bass. We will using this text to discover more about key stories and persuasive writing.
Spellings - Monday and tested on Friday
Outdoor PE - Tuesday afternoon
Indoor PE - Wednesday morning with Mr Devlin
Mathletics homework- set every Monday
Reading records - checked weekly so please have them in school each day along with individual reading books
We read our reading books everyday so please make sure you always have them with you. Thank you!
Today we listened to lots of 70s music and used these as our inspiration to make record sleeves. Our favourite song was stayin' alive which you can watch below. Fantastic learning everyone!
Today we had a fantastic time acting out our own news reports about the 1970s, creating 70s inspired patterns and practising our amazing disco moves. Wonderful work everyone!
We have been so impressed with the amazing river projects we have seen so far - they are amazing! Thank you so much for supporting your children at home. If you haven't completed them, the deadline is this Friday.
This year, we are travelling back to the 1970s to experience the world of disco! Please could you wear a disco inspired costume on Friday 7th July for the MADD parade. We can't wait to boogie!
Today, we used drama, to discuss and develop our own ideas for their traditional tales. The children explored characters and how they could be portrayed. Well done everyone!
So we had another fun-filled, active day today. The children worked with Ms Marshall and Mr Devlin and enjoyed being active and competitive. They also learned about eating 5 fruit and vegetables every day, being snack wise and making sure they exercise for at least 60 minutes. Well done everyone! Find out more about being healthy using the link below.
Today we had a brilliant day- firstly, Guy Bass (the incredible author of Stitch Head) had us in fits of giggles talking about his life as a baby and reading part of his book. and then we attempted to break world records in running and jumping and measured them ourselves. Fantastic work everyone!
Please note: the publishers didn't have enough books available and therefore we will receive the sign copies when they have been printed. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Wow Class 10! You made us so proud today. We loved seeing you persevere and try your hardest. A huge thank you to our parents for your support too, it means the world to us.
We are really looking forward to an exciting and fun packed week of Sport and being healthy!
Here are a few important pieces of information for your diary:
• Monday 12th June- Sports Day
Please remember to bring your PE kits and water bottles into school. The gates will be open from 1:30 for parents.
• Tuesday 13th June - Guy Bass Visit
We will have the pleasure of hosting a talk by Guy Bass the author of Stitch Head
• Wednesday 14th June - PE with Ms Marshall
Rememer to wear tracksuit bottoms and trainers all week
• Friday 16th June - Westerhope Athletic Championships and Closing Ceremony. Which country will reign supreme?
Thank you very much to everyone who came in to see their children's books. They loved showing off their learning to you.
Today, as part of their Juniour Masterchef topic, Year 4 have been finding out all about the Eatwell Plate. If you would like to find out more, visit the Food A Fact of Life web page. It has lots of fascinating facts and interesting games to play! Enjoy!
In our life skills sessions this half term, we have been discovering what rights the children have. Find out more by watching the video below.
Because of the bank holiday, our spellings will be given out on Tuesday and tested on Monday 10th May. Thank you in advance for all your support!
Today we had a very busy day investigating playscripts, solving problems about graphs and finding out names for French vegetables! You can practise these at home using the links below. Enjoy xxx
Today, we had some of our fantastic parents to help us solve 'find the rule' problems. We became detectives and used clues to solve logic problems and to break codes. Fantastic learning everyone!
As it is a four day week this week we have decided not to give the children spellings to learn. The next words to learn will be after Easter. Thank you for your support.
We have had a fantastic first day for Maths Week and are all developing our problem solving skills. We found out which team we will be working for - 'The Purple Problem Solving Ninjas', 'The Green Machine', 'Orange we Wonderful' or the 'Golden Number Ninjas'. We then completed team building activities and he magic egg problem. Tomorrow we will become super sleuths! Check out our photos below, or more are saved in the Maths section - you can find this by clicking on the link below.
And we can't wait for lots of problem solving fun! We would like to invite parents to come and join us on Tuesday and Thursday morning for lots of Maths fun from 9:00-9:30. We hope you can make it!
We just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended our Parents' evenings. It was a pleasure getting to chat about your amazing children and the progress they are making. Thank you for all your support - it means the world to us!
We are really looking forward to seeing all of our lovely parents, tonight and Thursday evening to discuss your amazing children's progress. We can't wait!
Our science Fair homework is due in by Friday. Thank you so much to everyone's who has sent in their project already and we can't wait to see the rest by Friday. Thank you again for all of your support.
We wanted to wish a very 'Happy Mother's Day' to all our amazing Mums. We hope you had a relaxing day and loved your cards.
Can you sing along to our 'parts of speech' rap? Good luck!
Today, Class 10 have knocked our socks off with their fantastic progress! They have become really confident using the bar model method to solve fraction problems and have written very persuasive letters. We are so proud of everyone's progress and how they always try their best. Well done!
Today, the children used persuasive phrases to create their own script for a radio advertisement. They worked really well together and created very enticing adverts. Fantastic learning Class 10!
Today we edited and improved our amazing myths before having the chance to share them with the class. We are really proud of your progress Class 10.
Today we became particles and saw how they moved in solids, liquids and gases. Super science everyone!
This week we will be finding out how to solve money problems. If you would like extra practice, click on the links below.
Today we listened, wrote and even sang in French - you were amazing Year 4! Très Bien!
Today we began finding out lots about solids and liquids. We discovered that solids keep their shape whereas liquids change to the shape of their container. We used salt and found that some solids can be poured but when they are they create a mound instead of lying flat. Fantastic learning everyone!
We are very excited to announce that our new class reader is Stitch Head by Guy Bass! To find out more about the fantastical characters watch the clip below or visit the web page. We would love to hear what you have found out!
We are really looking forward to seeing you all in the morning! We hope you have had a wonderful holiday and are ready for some more fantastic learning. Remember to keep practising your times tables, using Mathletics and begin thinking about your Science Fair projects. Welcome back everyone!
Our next science topic is all about States of Matter. We will be finding out about solids, liquids and gases and how they can change state. Then we will use this knowledge to understand the water cycle. To support this learning, we are challenging the children to complete a project at home about this topic. It can be in the form of a poster, model, information leaflet, PowerPoint or video. We would like their projects back in school by March 31st. There are some pictures below for inspiration. Good luck everyone!
We are so proud of the amazing progress the children have made with their writing this year. Today we were 'wow-ed' by their own legends! They included incredible character description, rich vocabulary and sensational similes. We are so incredibly proud of the children's fantastic attitude to learning!
In Maths, this week we are going to be focusing on finding lines of symmetry. If you would like any extra practice, please complete your mathletics homework and check out these websites. Good luck everyone!
In our Life Skills sessions, we have been discussing risks that the children encounter everyday and how we deal with them. We discussed how the internet is an incredibly useful tool but we need to make safe choices to use it responsibly. We made videos to help the children in Year 3 stay safe online. We also built up our resilience by each giving a compliment to ourselves. We were so proud of thoughtful and incisive responses.
We loved finding out about the features of myths and Legends today. Here is the version of George and the Dragon for you so you can listen again at home. There is also a link to the fantastic website about Perseus and Medusa. Good luck everyone!
Today, we talked about how to divide decimals by 10 and 100. We completed this physically, then using place value grids before completing them mentally. Fantastic learning everyone!
Today each group was given an envelope. In this they discovered a picture which they had to use to find clues about our next guided reading topic. Their thoughts and questions were insightful. We can't wait to find out more about Loki!
We can't wait for our Dragonese Day on Thursday 16th February! We know the children are very excited to be dressed as Vikings and Dragons and we hope as many parents and carers as possible can join in the celebrations. Remember you can use the amazing 'How to train your dragon' website for games and ideas. You could even learn how to speak Dragonese by watching the video below. Good luck!
Over the next two weeks we are going to be reading, investigating, writing and enjoying Myths and Legends. We are so excited! If you would like to read more myths or even create your own- click on the links below. We would LOVE to hear about any additional learning you do at home. Good luck amazing learners!
This week, in our English Lessons, we are going to be delving deeper into an amazing poem called 'The Sound Collector' by Roger McGough. We are going to develop our personal responses and use the structure to write our own poems. Here is the poet showing us how to read this poem!
In our Science, we have been investigating Sound!
We have discovered that:
Can you find out any fascinating facts about sound to tell the class using the website links below?
Year 4 have thoroughly enjoyed reading “How to train your dragon” by Cressida Cowell in English and learning all about the Vikings in our topic lessons this term.
To celebrate our learning we are going to have a fun DRAGONESE day in Year 4 on Thursday 16th February.
The children are invited to come into school that day dressed up as Vikings or dragons (ideas overleaf) and we will have a day packed with fun dragon based activities.
We would like to invite parents to join in the fun by joining us at 2.45pm in the hall where we will perform some of our Viking songs and drama for you. The children will then take their parents back to their classroom where you will be given the chance to have a look at all of the brilliant work the children have done with this topic.
Main reception doors will be open for parents to come into the hall at 2.40pm and parents will then leave through the classroom doors with the children at 3.15 after having a look at all of our amazing learning.
We look forward to seeing you on the 16th and sharing our fun with you!
We are so proud of these learners, who have worked incredibly hard to earn their handwriting pens! Fantastic progress everyone!
Today Class 10 loved their Smart Scoot training! Well done everyone
We are very excited to announce that this year, Year 4 have the opportunity to go away for an overnight trip! We are very excited about it. Please let us know if you would like any more information!
Year 4 Broomley Grange Outdoor Adventure – Thursday 13th July to Friday 14th July
Cost £80 to £90
An opportunity to stay for one night at Broomley Grange Outdoor Centre in Stocksfield and undertake two days of climbing, abseiling, camp craft, map reading etc. Transport, meals, equipment and instruction will be provided.
Today, we came third in the whole school attendance race! This all down to the commitment of our fantastic children and parents so we wanted to say a massive THANK YOU! We already have 6 beads in our special attendance jar so we are getting closer all the time to our special award. Let's see if we can win the giraffe next week!
Today, to practise their times tables, the children took part in our times table board game. We also looked for patterns in the x9 table and ways we could check them. Remember we need to learn these facts so we have them at our finger tips. Fantastic understanding Class 10!
Our Mathletics homework is set every Monday. This is the children's chance to practise their maths learning at home a is a really valuable tool. This week the homework is based on counting in 7s and learning the 7 times table. This knowledge will help them prepare for the times-table-a-thon on Friday. If they want to practise their times tables even further, you can use any of the games linked below. Thank you for all your support in advance.
Yesterday, we became Hiccup and wrote our own diary entries based on their escape from the dragon nursery. We were so impressed with the children's writing that they went to see Mrs Russell! Find out more in the Reading section of our website - great work Class 10!
We have 4 new handwriting heroes in Class 10! These learners have worked so hard to improve their presentation and their joins an we are very proud of their progress! Well done!
This half term we are doing every thing we can to improve attendance in Class 10. The children discussed their ideas anf they had lots of fantastic suggestions. We have decided to use a jar, anytime we have everyone in, or just one person off, we get a special stone. When we have 20, we will earn a class reward. We already have achieved our first special stone. We are so pleased with the enthusiasm the children have shown with helping us to achieve this target!
As our spellings went out today instead of Monday, we will have our spelling test on Monday 16th January instead of Friday. We are sorry for any confusion. Thank you for you support!
We have loved our new class reader, find out more about Cressida Cowell and her amazing books on this website. Can you find out any incredible facts to tell the class!
In our Maths lessons, we have been discovering all about position. Remember you need to write the x co-ordinate first (across) and then the y (up). Practise more by clicking on the link below.
We are very excited about our new class reader 'How to train your dragon' by Cressida Cowell. Find out more by watching the video below.....
We have discovered how adding prefixes changes the meaning of words. Check out this video to find out more:
Wow! We have just finished reading Class 10's versions of the Snow Queen. We have been so impressed with every child's progress from the start of the term. You have been amazing and we couldn't be more proud of you and your fantastic attitude to learning. Well done everyone!!!
The children want to say a huge thank you to the amazing Parents Association for paying for the Panto Company to come and entertain us this morning. We enjoyed every minute!
The PTFA have very kindly organised for the Panto Company to come in and show us their version of Aladdin!
Will the evil Abanazer convince Aladdin to enter The Cave Of A Thousand Dreams and fetch the lamp? Will Princess Jasmine find the boy of her dreams? And will Widow Twankey finally wear something that doesn't look like an explosion in a paint factory?
Wishey Washey and the gang transport the audience to Old Pekin for an adventure that has endured for centuries!
We just wanted to say a huge thank you to all the amazing children in Class 10 for their fantastic singing and poem reading! And to all our amazing parents for coming and showing such incredible support. It means the world to us. What a great concert!
We have been practising lots and are really looking forward to seeing you at our Carol Concert on Thursday at 3:30. We can't wait to see you there.
We wanted to let you know that swimming will be on next week. It will be our last session and will be one where the children get to play water polo, use the floats and enjoy being in the water! If your child has received their swimming badge and you would like to buy it, please can you send £2.75 into school by Friday. They have made so much progress with their swimming and we have loved seeing them grow! Well done Class 10, we are very proud of you!
We have 3 new Handwriting Heroes, who have impressed us so much with their joined handwriting, they now have their own special, handwriting pen. Well done super-learners!
Today, we worked in pairs to create dialogue between Kai and the Snow Queen. The children were challenged to include correct speech punctuation and vocabulary from their reading. They identified the impact different words for said and adverbs had on their writing and loved performing them to the class.
As we have a very busy timetable, filled with Christmas activities, we have decided that there will be no spelling homework until after Christmas. The children have worked very hard to learn their Year 4 spellings and are being to apply their rules in their writing. If you would like to practise any words with your children (for fun!!), the documents below will show you the most frequent words! Enjoy!
We have been working so hard with our times tables, remember we need to know all these facts off by heart to make our other calculations easier. Good luck!