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Potato Planting with McCain!

We have been in learning about Islam in RE this term. Addison used to live in Oman, and brought in some related objects and facts to share with the class!

Author Visit - Gareth P Jones

Today we were extremely lucky to have Gareth P Jones visit us! We took part in a workshop where we created our own class story using our friends as characters and props that Gareth had brought in. We have so much inspiration now for our own stories and we can’t wait to get writing!

Fiction Express! We have loved reading the first chapter of the new books that have been released. We are very excited to see which chapter is written by the author next!

We had a lovely time making recycled instruments with our Reading Buddies! There are more pictures of us on the MPPS Facebook page :)

We began to use the School library today to take out non-fiction books! The helpful y6 librarians circulated the books for us.

Today we Hot-seated Claudius! Some of us tried to persuade him to invade Britain whilst the others tried to persuade him not to.

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Here was Claudius' response!

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Our New Look Classroom

We had an exciting visitor to our Christmas Party today!

Stepping Out! All of the children passed and showed great road safety skills!

Stepping Out Practice Walk with Road Safety Ray!

Congratulations to Poppy and Michelle from Castle who represented MPPS in a gymnastics competition today and did brilliantly! So proud of them!

We have Learnt a new poem this half term. The Mock Turtle’s Song by Lewis Carroll

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The Fire Service came into Castle Class today to teach us about fire safety!

Year 4 Skip2BFit Champion!

We have been practising column addition and subtraction this week!

Harvest Festival! Thank you for the generous donations!

We have been learning a new poem in English this week - we learnt our own actions to it!

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Jean Michel Basquiat EASY Art Project - How to Step by Step directions for kids #basquiat #animals

In Assembly, Mrs Benge introduced a new artist - Jean Michael Basquiat. If you would like to have a go at creating some Basquiat inspired art work at home, you can use the You-Tube video below as inspiration!

We are learning about prehistoric art. Today we experimented with spices and found natural materials to make paint and exploring the colours and effects that can be created.

Today we have been learning and performing the poem 'An Emerald is as green as grass' by Christina Rossetti - we were amazing!

We did our first buddy reading with Abbey and Darwin class today :) very proud of castle class being so good with the little ones.

We have been writing non-chronological reports about the Stone Age!

Our cave “paintings”!

Today we made our own “Stone Age cave paintings”! Come back later in the week for the finished products!

Darwin Value Activity - Changeability!

For this terms Darwin Value Activity we considered how change can be good. We set ourselves a goal that we hope we can achieve over this school year. 

One of today's activities was to find things in the forest school that make us go 'Wow!' To help us to appreciate our Wonderful World!

Our new Castle Class!

Welcome to Castle Class! We are really excited about out year together. Don't forget you can contact us via our class email: