This term we are looking at Tudors Times.
You could talk about:
When and were the Tudors?
Famous Tudor Monarchs?
The gruesome torture practices?
Our Literacy topics include such varied themes as poetry, fables and instructional writing. We will obviously be looking through some of Shakespeare's plays.
Maths will carry on developing your children's knowledge of tables, fractions, decimals, different methods to solve problems and more in depth mathematical thinking and reasoning.
Our science topics this term will be Henry the VIII's unhealthy lifestyle, the digestion system and what it looks like on a Tudor doctor's table and the crazy Tudor uses of bleeding and slugs as medicine.
French is following on from Year 3 and developing their written French with small phrases and sentences. Ca va?
PSHE is studying 'Being Me' and the moving on to 'Celebrating differences'
In PE we will be swimming and playing Tag Rugby, then Football later in the term.
ICT we will be programming and looking at how to develop our use of Multi-Media platforms.
Year 4 have had a great time sewing, making Tudor cushions. We took inspiration from the activities that the Ladies-in-waiting would have completed in King Henry's Court.
Year 4 had fun dyeing materials like Tudor's we used boiled vegetables to dye them.
We have had a dentist into visit us during the term they came and taught us about keeping our teeth healthy and the importance of looking after our gums. Children were very excited and asked lots of questions.
To finish our Tudor topic, year 4 hosted a banquet. The children cooked their own food and shared disgusting Tudor manners with their parents. There were activities that the children led their parents. It was lots of fun!
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