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Puriton Primary School

Puriton Primary School


Diamond Class

 IMPORTANT NEWS:  Unfortunately the Grand Firework Display and Lantern Parade on St Matthews Field has been cancelled due to the weather forecast for this evening. 


Welcome to Year 4!  Our teacher is Mr Lawrence and our class Teaching Assistant is Mrs Hembery.

2019 -20 

Our Autumn theme is 'Countdown to Carnival'. We will be learning about the history of the Carnival and how the creation of the Carnival came about. 

Spring terms routines


Autumn Week 6

This week in Diamond class we have began looking at non-chronological reports. We have also begun to look at addition and subtraction methods, starting with concrete resources and moving towards the column methods. 

We also visited the Bridgwater Carnival Centre and Carnival Sheds, where we learnt a lot about the history of the carnival and the traditions which take place. We also had a chance to look at the carnival floats being made. The children got to have a go at sanding decorations, spray painting parts and even wiring lights for the float. 

The children had a fantastic time and has prepared them for their writing next week. 

Autumn Week 5 

This week we have looked at rounding to the nearest 1000 as well as counting in 25s. In English we have been developing our editing skills and have also completed an independent write. 

We also began looking at electricity in science. We have explored what items around the school and our homes use electricity to power it. 

Autumn Week 4

This week we have been comparing numbers (greater than and less than) as well as ordering number from the smallest to the largest. We have also explored conjunctions and how we can use these to improve and add detail to our writing. 

This week we have also looked at Laws and why we have them, what is their purpose and how do they affect us and the society we live in. 

Autumn Week 3 

We have researched information about Guy Fawkes and we began to write a biography on him. We have been exploring different words through our Word of the day. In Maths we have been using number lines to estimate where the numbers would be. 

We have also began learning about Hinduism in RE and looking at our Golden Rules: Ready, Respectful, Safe in more depth. 

Autumn Week 2 

This week we have been learning to round to the nearest 10 and 100. We have also started to look in depth at our topic 'Coundown to Carnival' and explore who Guy Fawkes was and how he was involved. 

We also began to look at biographies and are preparing to write our own. 

Autumn Week 1 

We have been busy settling into year 4 and getting to know each other.  and finding out about what our topic this term will be. We talked about what we were looking forward to this term, and came up with some targets that we wanted to achieve while in year 4. 

We also began to find out what our topic this term would be.