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Year 4 Newsletter – September 2017


Volcanic eruptions!

We finally got to erupt our clay volcanoes!  This is all to do with our topic – Extreme Earth.  As we’ve been researching how volcanoes are made and what causes them to erupt, we decided to have a go at making replica clay volcanoes.  Naturally of course, we had to make them erupt.  So we used vinegar, red food dye, a dash of fairy
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Maths Showcase

Thank you to all those that attended the Maths Showcase yesterday, here are some photos of the event. Some of you requested pictures of the schools KS1 multiplication method, it is attached below in a PDF. Year 1 and 2 – Multiplication methods


Forest Fun!

On Wednesday 16th November, Westways had a grand day out in Sherwood Forest. The children learnt all about medieval clothing (they even got to try some on!), marveled at a variety of medieval weaponry, and took a trip to the Major Oak, getting first hand experience of what life was like for Robin Hood. We put our creativity, communication skills and resilience to the test
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Check out our Andy Goldsworthy art works

In Year 4 we have been looking at art created by Andy Goldsworthy. He likes to create art and sculptures from natural materials that he finds outdoors.  So, we decided to have a go ourselves.  We selected leaves, stones, twigs, conkers, flowers and pinecones and anything we thought looked interesting to use from the outdoors.  We then arranged them in a creative way to
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Year 4 Autumn 1 Newsletter


Maths in Key Stage 2


Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by ‘Insafe’ in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones among children and young people across the world. This year, Safer Internet Day will be on Tuesday 9 February 2016, with a theme of ‘Play your part for a better internet!’ As this falls during our half term holiday, we
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Daily Mile – BBC Radio Sheffield

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03bd2d6


Recycled clothes fashion show

Here are some pictures from our recycled clothes show on Open Evening.  The children looked great in their costumes and Mr Bradley was wearing his coolest recycled tennis clothes too!  If any parents have any pictures of their children that we could use around school to encourage us all to make better use of resources, please send them to me at helen-waterman@westways.sheffield.sch.uk Thank you!
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