Friday, 24th March 2023

This week in Year 4, the children completed their final narratives, based on our class book, ‘Ice Palace’, retelling a particular scene from a different character’s point of view. I am very pleased with their efforts; we have some beautiful descriptions and stories that create an atmosphere.

In Maths, we further consolidated calculating fractions of quantities; representing problems using bar models and solving missing number fraction problems. Next week, we are moving on to adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator beyond 1 whole.

In Science, we welcomed Mrs Ennis, who gave us a talk about how she is using Science in her job, before moving on to our current topic ‘States of Matter’. We carried out some practical investigations to identify melting points and used our data to present it on a graph.

We also participated in a music assembly, accompanied by year 5, where we were introduced to some of the services provided by the Hertfordshire Music Centre, before doing some singing and dancing. Very enjoyable session!


The children also practiced their hymns both in class and in church for the Way of the Cross Service which is on Tuesday 28th March at 7pm at Our Lady and St Vincent’s Church.

Next Monday, we are planning to take the children on a walk and will require them to bring a change of footwear for this (they may get muddy!) and their coat.

Have a lovely weekend,

Ms Varga

Please see your Home Learning below:

Home Learning Due by Tuesday, 28st March 2023
Spelling Words ending in ‘-cian’


Please log onto Read Theory and complete two activities


Please spend 15-20 mins, practicing your mixed tables

Study Ladder

Please log onto Study Ladder and complete the activities in your assigned pod, all related to Fractions.

Way of the Cross Please learn the lyrics to all hymns included in the KS2 Way of the Cross service. A paper copy of the words were sent home last week, however the lyrics are also available on the blog.



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