Class 4

Welcome to our Class 4 page!

London Adventure!

 

What an exciting first week we’ve had in Class 4! Last week, together with Year 5 and 6 at Denton, we took a trip to London. We began our day with a tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. We all enjoyed looking around the theatre and imagining what it might have looked like in Shakespeare’s time. Harley loved all the differently shaped timbers. Next, we took part in a workshop where we explored some of the themes in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. It was really interesting to learn about different acting techniques. ‘I had great fun!’ said Lottie.

 

 

 

After lunch, we spent some time at the Tate Modern. We were lucky enough to visit the Giacometti exhibition as well as some of the other galleries. Ruby loved the Giacometti exhibition, commenting that, ‘it was really interesting and different. I liked how the sculptures didn’t look exactly like people.’

 

 

We also had the opportunity to go to the top floor of the Tate (ten floors up!) and we enjoyed looking at the London skyline and spotting well-known buildings. This was Bella’s favourite part of the trip. ‘You could see the whole of London!’ she said. We spotted The Shard, Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral, Wembley Stadium, the BT Tower and The Gherkin among others.

 

 

Teamwork!

 

We had an exciting time on our latest move-up morning. We worked together on a variety of team challenges. First, we passed a ball around a circle without using our hands. Most of us used our necks but Teddy had the great idea of learning forward to create a platform for the ball with his back. It worked really well! Next, we linked our arms in groups and attempted to achieve a standing position. It was difficult but most groups hit upon a successful strategy. These tasks caused much hilarity! We all feel much more ‘bonded’ as a new class and are looking forward to September.

 

 

‘Trying to stand up was so funny – I almost fell over!’ said Seth. While Matthew B. enthused 'It was awsome!'

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