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Dunstone Primary School

Dunstone Primary School

Year 4 - Sycamore

Welcome to Sycamore Class!  Our teacher is Miss Harmsworth.

June 2018 - As part of our Biography English unit, we have interviewed Mrs Patrick. This week we will start to write Mrs Patrick's biography based on the facts we found out today.


June 2018 - In science we have been looking at complete and incomplete electrical circuits!


June 2018 - Today we used our new geography skills to find the different parts of the River Dart we will be visiting next week on our school trip.


June 2018 - We have been loving learning about fractions. The children are getting extremely good at having discussions about their learning.


June 2018 - Today we shared our stories we had written with the children in Year 2.  It was a great session.


May 2018 - As part of the Royal Wedding celebrations we had great fun in the photo booth!


May 2018 - We have been busy explaining the water cycle. 


May 2018 - Here is a photo of all the things we got up to when South West Water visited us.


May 2018 - We have been discussing communities in RE today. 


May 2018 - We had South West Water visit us on. He is an explanation of what we got up to. All children also got a lovely goodie bag too! 


March 2018 - We have had a very busy last day sewing up our juggling balls. The children have worked extremely hard making their own and helping others too.


March 2018 - Busy musicians at work...In music this morning, we have been composing. The children used glockenspiels to decide what they wanted their melodies to sound like.


March 2018 - We made EGGonauts and did an EGGperiment to see whether it would survive. It went EGGcellently.


March 2018 - As part of Science Week we spent some time in the ICT Suite researching the planets in our solar system. 


March 2018 - We have been talking about what our names mean and why we were given them while studying Islam naming ceremonies in RE. 


March 2018 - creating our own magic pencil stories as part of world book day.



Feb 2018 - Having lots of fun at Dunstone the day the snow came!


Feb 2018 - Today we tested our paper planes and discussed air resistance and how to make something aerodynamic. Here we are testing them in the hall.


Feb 2018 - We had a variety of 'beasts' that we felt we needed to overcome as a class. Here are some of our anxious / nervous beasts and our top tips on how to defeat them.
Feb 2018 - We built our 'emotional intelligence' today with a fun video about how our emotions can be very powerful!


Feb 2018 - In our music lesson we worked in groups to plan our compositions based on Anglo-Saxon gods.


Feb 2018 - Today in Art we made a maquette which is a model that will be made in the future. Can you spot your child? Can you find MissHarmsworth?


Jan 2018 - We had a great Saxon day. Well done to Sycamore for being such fantastic listeners.


Jan 2018 - In Sycamore we have been learning about Islam and how muslims pray. We designed our own prayer mats.


Jan 2018 - Want to know how the Saxons first came to 'Angle-land'? This is how (with a bit of artistic license... spot the computer!) The children completed comic strips to show their learning today


Dec 2017 - Today we joined the rest of the school to decorate the Christmas tree with our amazing homemade decorations!


Dec 2017 - Plymouth High School for girls visited us to do a PE session with the class.


Nov 2017 - This afternoon we have been learning about endangered animals and the affects that humans can have on the environment. 
Nov 2017 - In science we have been classifying different types of vertebrates. 


Oct 2017 - We have been doing lots of work on kites as part of a Global Arts Day. 
Oct 2017 - we also designed and made kites from clay!


15th September 2017 - meet Sycamore's School Councillors


14th September 2017 - using maths resources to show place value.


18th September 2017 - Freeze frames in English.