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Year 4 Blog

Introduction

Welcome to Lydgate Junior School.

We aim to ensure that all children receive a high quality, enjoyable and exciting education.

We feel that our school is a true reflection of the community we serve. Lydgate children are well motivated and come from a range of social and cultural backgrounds. Within the school community we appreciate the richness of experience that the children bring to school. This enhances the learning experiences of everyone and it also gives all pupils the opportunity to develop respect and tolerance for each other by working and playing together. We want your child's time at Lydgate to be memorable for the right reasons - that is, a happy, fulfilling and successful period of his/her childhood.

Yours sincerely,
Stuart Jones

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Welcome to Year 3!

The Y3 Team includes Mrs Dutton & Mrs de Brouwer (3D/deB), Miss Cunningham (3EC), Mrs Webb & Mrs Watkinson (3W/W) and Miss Roberts & Mrs Noble (3AR). We have three Teaching Assistants who work with small groups and help across the four classes: Mrs Dale, Ms Kania and Mr Swain. Mrs Proctor, one of the School Governors, also helps out in all four classes.

We will use this blog to keep you up-to-date with all the exciting things that we do in Year 3, share some of the things that the children learn and show you some of their fantastic work. We hope you enjoy reading it!

The Y3 team.

 

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Welcome to the Y4 blog. We know that the question that children are mostly asked as they leave school is 'What did you do today?' The response is often 'nothing'! Well, here is where you can find what 'nothing' looks like. In our weekly blogs we will share with you what your children have been getting up to and all of the wonderful work that they have been doing. The Y4 team consists of the following teachers: Mrs Shaw and Mrs Drury in Y4S/D, Mrs Smith and Mrs Smith (this is not a typo!) in Y4S/S, Miss Norris in Y4HN and Miss Wall in Y4AW. The children are supported by our teaching assistants too, including Mrs Biggs, Mr Jenkinson and Mrs Tandy. We also have help from Miss Lee, Mrs Cooper, Mrs Flynn and Mrs Wolff. Some of the children are lucky enough to spend time in The Hub too with Mrs Tandy. What a team!

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Welcome to the Year 5 Blog page.

The Year 5 teaching team includes our class teachers, Mrs Parker (5AP), Mrs Rougvie and Mrs Jones (5RJ), Miss Reasbeck and Mrs Ridsdale (5RR) and Mrs Holden (5SH). . Many children are supported by Mrs Hill and Mrs Allen (the Year 5Teaching Assistants) who work with children across the 4 classes. Our Year 5 teaching team aims to create a stimulating learning environment that is safe, happy, exciting and challenging, where each pupil is encouraged to achieve their full potential.

As a parent or carer, you play a massively important role in your child's development and we'd love to work closely with you. Please feel free to make an appointment to see us if you want to discuss your child's attitude to learning, their progress, attainment or anything else that might be on your mind. We'd also love to hear from you if you have any skills that we could use to make our Year 5 curriculum even more exciting. Are you an avid reader, a talented sportsman, a budding artist, a mad scientist or a natural mathematician? Would you be willing to listen to children read on a regular basis? If so, please contact your child’s class teacher. Similarly, if you have a good idea, a resource, a 'contact' or any other way of supporting our learning in year 5, please let us know.

We are working very hard to ensure your child has a successful year 5, please help us with this by ensuring your child completes and returns any homework they are given each week. If there are any issues regarding homework or your child finds a particular piece of homework challenging, then please do not hesitate to come and speak to us. In order to help improve your child’s reading skills, increase their vocabulary and develop their comprehension skills, we also ask that you listen to your child read and ask them questions to ensure they have understood what they have read.

We look forward to keeping you up to date on the exciting things that we do in year 5 through our year group blog.


The Year 5 Team

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We are the children in Y6 at Lydgate Junior School. There are 120 of us and our teachers are: Mrs Purdom, Mrs Phillips, Mrs Loosley and Mrs Wymer. Our Monday and Thursday morning teachers are Mrs Farrell, Miss Lee and Mr Jones.We are also very lucky to be helped by Mrs Ainsworth, Mrs Cooper, Mr Jenkinson, Mrs Biggs and Mrs Dawes. We use this space to share all of the great things that are happening in our classrooms. Join us each week on our learning journey....

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    15 Nov 2018

    Imogen and the Ice Dragon

    Y4S/D were very excited to share the story of 'Imogen and the Ice Dragon', this week. The story was written by the grandparent of one of our class. It was a great adventure story with beautiful illustrations. We even recognised some of the characters in the book!

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    15 Nov 2018

    School Council Elections

    We wanted to say a HUGE well done to all the children who put themselves forward to run a campaign for school council. As you will see from the class photos below, a large number of children put themselves forward. Amazing campaigns (including posters, badges, leaflets, Power Points -to name a few) have really impressed us all and we don't know how the children managed to elect winners as the candidates were so strong. All of the Year 4 children really enjoyed voting in the hall, using real voting booths and ballot boxes! It is great to hear the 'pupil voice' from so many of the children over the last few weeks. Well done to everyone!

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    15 Nov 2018

    Stars and Swimmers of the Week

    A big well done to all of our 'Stars of the Week' who have been impressing their teachers with hard work, great attitudes and super work.

    Also, a big well done to all of our recent 'Swimmers of the Week'. Keep up the hard work!

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    25 Oct 2018

    Roman Day

    This week, we were visited by two Roman soldiers. We had half a day learning about what life was like for a soldier in the Roman army and what made them so successful. Taking part in some battle formations was one of the highlights of the day!

     The other half of the day was spent with a retired soldier, who told us all about everyday life in Roman Britain. Interestingly, we found out how Roman and Celtic culture merged and how they were not as different as it is perhaps thought.  

    Our learning about the Romans really came alive  and we would like to thank Roman Tours for a fantastic day!



     

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    17 Oct 2018

    Stars and Swimmers of the Week

    We are really proud of our recent 'Stars of the Week' and 'Swimmers of the Week'. They have been recognised for all of their hard work, respectful attitudes and perseverance. Keep up the great work!


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