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Welcome to Rhino Class 2019-2020

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A very warm welcome to Rhino Class.  This year Rhino Class will be taught by Mrs Strickland and supported by Mrs Stableford.  The children have settled well into the routines of Year 4 and they have all risen to the challenge of the expectations set to achieve some fantastic learning.  

Homework

Homework will be set on a Wednesday and expected back in the following Monday.  This means that the children will have the opportunity to attend Homework Club, if they choose to, and have a weekend to complete the homework set.

Swimming and PE

The children will have swimming lessons on a Monday afternoon and, for this half term, they will have PE on a Thursday afternoon.  Please ensure that the children have the correct kit in school.

Ancient Greece

We are very excited to be studying Ancient Greece.  As our learning progresses we are going to be hosting an Olympic Day for the rest of the school.  We will also be celebrating our learning by holding an Ancient Greece Day.

Greek food tasting.

To finish our work on Ancient Greece we were very brave and tried some Greek food.  This included: Olives, Feta cheese, Houmous, Tzatziki, fresh figs, vine tomatoes and Pitta Bread. 

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Greek Salad

We used the ingredients that we had tasted to create a delicious Greek Salad. (Some of use enjoyed it more than others!!!)  We chopped the salad vegetables and used our hands to combine the ingredients.  We then tasted our finished salads.

Greek Day

What a fantastic day we have had today.  The children have been able to share, with their adults, the work that they have done over the last term.  I would like to say a massive thank you to you all for the costumes that you provided for the day.  I am sure that you will agree the children put on an amazing performance this afternoon.

 

Greek Day

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Athens v Sparta

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Family Life

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Olympics

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Soldiers

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Gods

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Soldiers

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Ancient Greece Project Homework.

Take a look at the amazing project homework that the Rhinos have produced. We have a clay amphitheatre, Greek shields and facts about Ancient Greece presented in many different ways, to name but a few.  Thank you to all of you at home who supported the children in producing such fantastic pieces of work.

Leyland Library Visit.

On Thursday 7th November we had our first class visit to Leyland Library.

During our visit, we spent some time looking for books which interested us.  Then we read a few pages to make sure that we liked them. If we had our library card, we were able to scan the books out ourselves. Those of us who own a card but had forgotten it, took our books to the counter and the lady signed them out for us.
Look how proud we are of the books we have chosen.
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As part of our English work, we explored the text using freeze frames. This allowed us to focus on the key parts of the text.

As part of our English work, we explored the text using freeze frames.  This allowed us to focus on the key parts of the text. 1
As part of our English work, we explored the text using freeze frames.  This allowed us to focus on the key parts of the text. 2
As part of our English work, we explored the text using freeze frames.  This allowed us to focus on the key parts of the text. 3
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