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Another busy week was had last week in Base 4. We had a lovely start to the week as we watched Key Stage 1's final dress rehearsal of their Nativity. It was a lovely chance to see little brothers, sisters, cousins and friends performing.

We had a big writing week as we experienced what the bombardment and attacks would have been like in the trenches. Having turned our classroom into a battlefield through upturned tables, "barbed wire" chairs and our imaginations, we wrote some fantastic pieces from soldiers' perspectives:

"A drizzle turned to pouring rain. I'm already soaked all over. Day after day, rain drenched all of us. It's hard to take my mind off this horrific wasteland so for a minute, I focus on my breathing. Why did I take a second to think? Why didn't I ignore the poster and keep walking" — Belle

In RE, we have been finishing our animations. It was great to see a lot of hard work come off as we watched through some of our creations on the board.

We've also been putting together our learning journey books. It's been fascinating to recap just how much we have learnt about World War 1 over the last term and we're looking forward to sharing everything we've learnt in our books at the end of term.

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Miss Phillips: Fri 22 Mar 3:11pm

Base 4 have come back fighting for the attendance award, winning this week with 99.2%! Well done! This week yellow house team are our winners! Keep up the hard work! Well done to all of the children who have received an award this week for fabulous learning and behaviour. This week we have some super readers and each week one super reader from each year group will receive an award for their...

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R Charlesworth: Fri 15 Mar 4:29pm

What a wet and windy week this week has been! While the weather has been raging we have been busy bees! In English we have been developing our description, adding speech and using cohesion to help our reader. In maths we have been recapping area and developing our reasoning skills, we have been learning how to tackle a range of problems using a few simple tricks! We have also been busy on our...

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Mr Lindop: Fri 15 Mar 3:36pm

May the force be with you! Base 4 have had a great week exploring forces in our science week. We've been learning about the pull of gravity and its effects on objects with different mass. We measured the mass and weight of different objects that appeared the same size and then saw how deep a crater they made in sand.Then we learnt about water resistance and used our knowledge to design...