It’s printing time!

 Once our designs had been carved into the polystyrene, we rolled printing ink out and created our repeating patterns in the style of William Morris. We printed using alternative patterns and used two colours to see the effect that it made. We then used our printing blocks and natural resources to create a class tapestry.              

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Art Week

This week we are getting messy with lots of printing! We have learnt about William Morris who is an artist that focuses on printing, using nature as his influence. The children have practised printing with different materials to see the contrast in the effect this has, and designed their own printing block to print later is afternoon. The children have used nature as their influence.  

                 

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RUNES

Here are some snaps of us writing our name in Viking runes and trying to crack codes to reveal names of some Viking gods and goddesses. We had a fun afternoon and even got to watch Vicky the Viking 😃

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Viking artefacts

This afternoon, we used secondary sources of evidence to identify how Vikings’ lives were different to ours. We thought about questions we might like to ask to help us find out more information about the objects and started to think about what they might be used for. 

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Easter Experience!

⛪️ A few snaps from Bryn Baptist Church.

Thinking of our hopes and dreams

Saying a prayer for somebody else


Reflecting on Jesus’s last supper


We created a flower for the Garden of Gethsemane with our fears inside


Having our feet washed


Siân the Vicar leading a reflection on Jesus’s resurrection




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Viking Invasion!

Y4W had lots of fun researching the Viking invasion at Lindisfarne. We used the iPads to teach ourselves how and why the fierce Norsemen raided monasteries. After discussing our findings, we acted out the invasion and did some hot seating in the role of a Viking or a monk. To finish, we had a fun quiz to test our knowledge… THE BOYS WON! 🏆

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Solving the area of rectilinear shapes

Miss Waywell’s maths class really enjoyed counting squares to calculate the area of different rectilinear shapes. The children discovered for themselves that it was much quicker to use their times tables than count every square individually. They used Numicon and the hall tiles first to practically solve before moving onto further challenges like… What if the squares were hidden inside the shape? How would you solve the area? 




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