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Class 4 Information

Class 4 is where the journey through Landscove reaches its finale. The class is taught by Mrs Neville and Miss Capaldi. Mr Tanner is in on Monday to lead PE.
 
We are looking forward to an exciting year, including a residential with lots of adventures along the way.
 
In this class, the aim is to fully prepare the children for what lies ahead when they take those first steps away from Landscove onto the next part of their educational journey. It’s always an interesting time watching the children grow and prepare for their futures. We hope that we have planted lots of seeds that will flourish!
 
Please see our Class Meeting document below for information on PE days and homework expectations.
 
Class Four Important Dates
 
May pole dancing: 3rd May
SATs Week: 13th—16th May
Residential: 5th—7th June
Bikeability: 10th—13th June (Y6 ONLY)
Sports Day: 17th June
The MIX Music Festival: 5th July
 
Friday 10th May 2024
Class Four have been learning about Vector Drawings in computing this half term. This week we learned how to layer objects to create nature images.
Monday 29th April 2024
Class Four had a fantastic time in London today! We visited the Houses of Parliament and had a meeting with our local MP, Anthony Magnall, before walking through the city down to the Tower of London. 
Thursday 25th April 2024
Class Four have been experimenting with mirrors and torches to see how light travels. We observed that light rays travel in straight lines and we can change the direction of these rays by using mirrors, which the light reflects off. We made different routes and tried different ways of making our light path stronger.
Thursday 18th April 2024
Class Four took advantage of the sun today and enjoyed book club outside after working hard all day
Thursday 28th March 2024
Class Four have really enjoyed their music lessons this half term. They have been composing their own pieces of film music which they performed today alongside Wallace & Gromit: A Close Shave.
Monday 25th March 2024
Class 4 had a very sporty start to the week competing in a hockey tournament against other schools in the trust. They played with incredible skill and demonstrated excellent team spirit - as always!
Tuesday 19th March 2024
Class Four showcased all of their learning about World War Two in today's assembly. They provided a recount of the visit to R.A.F Harrowbeer, shared descriptive writing about air raids and sang two wartime songs.
Wednesday 13th March 2024
Class 4 had a fabulous time at Occombe Farm today. We learned all about the Farm to Fork process, made our own pizzas with herbs from the garden, and even had a tour of the paddocks, getting to meet and cuddle lots of animals!
Friday 08th March 2024
Class Four had a wonderful (but very cold!) day at Forest School! We did a blindfolded obstacle course, den building, whittling, forest games and made smores around the camp fire!
Friday 29th February 2024
Class Four have enjoyed their Hockey lessons so far this week! They've been learning how to control the ball and use a push pass!
 
Thursday 22nd February
Class Four have started their new topic on Great British Scientist. Today we looked at why many of us thought a typical scientist to be a white male - tracing it back to when they had more educational opportunities. We explored diversity within science, thinking about gender, disabilities and ethnicity. We discussed many amazing scientists and their discoveries! 
Thursday 8th February 2024
After practising and refining their techniques for using pastels, Class four created their own compositions. They arranged the objects carefully to create interesting positive and negative shapes.
Tuesday 30th January 2024
Class Four have been busy making 'Bags of Kindness' ready for our Ethos Group to deliver to the residents of Ashburton House.
Tuesday 23rd January 2024
Class Four had an amazing time at R.A.F. Harrowbeer. They listened intently while archivist, Michael, shared his remarkable knowledge about the history of the airfield. There was plenty to explore around the learning bases: gas masks, rationing, air and sea rescue, air raid shelters, and the museum housing an incredible range of war time memorabilia.
Thursday 18th January 2024
Today in Book Club, Class Four buddied up with Class Two to share our favourite books and to explore some non-fiction and poetry pieces.
Tuesday 16th January 2024
After analysing a variety of work by other artists, Class Four have make careful arrangements of inanimate objects and created their own still life drawings.
Friday 12th January 2024
Class Four have started their new science topic on Earth and Space, they have been wowing me with what they already know so far!

Today we learned about the structure of the solar system and how the planets all orbit the sun. Great job Class Four!
Friday 5th January 2024
Class Four are reading 101 Things To Do to Become a Superhero... or evil genius! This afternoon they designed their outfits and came up with their alter ego names. Worryingly, most of Class Four want to be evil geniuses rather than Superheroes!
Wednesday 13th December 2023
Class Four have had a day full of festivities today! Christmas jumper day (don't we all look fab) along with some Christmas Crafts. Everyone worked incredibly hard at their Christmas cards, sketching designs in their sketchbooks before choosing their final design and adding paint and glitter - Well done Class Four!
Thursday 7th December 2023
Class Four had a fantastic time performing their nativity 'Granny Goes to Bethlehem'.
Thursday 30th November 2023
Class Four have been very busy in DT this term designing and building playgrounds! They came up with their own criteria, saying that a park must fun, safe and accessible before setting to work and building them out of junk.
 
Great job Class Four!
Tuesday 14th November 2023
Class four had a fantastic session with Muslim Champion, Souad, this morning. She explained to us what it is like as a Muslim living in Britain. We were also interested to hear how she upholds the Five Pillars of Islam.
Monday 13th November 2023
Mr Tanner put Class Four through their paces today, we had some very red faces at the end!
We enjoyed a HIIT Workout involving mountain climbers, toe taps, squat jumps, press ups and burpees! Great job Class Four!
Tuesday 7th November 2023
Class Four's finished vases inspired by Art from the Chinese Ming Dynasty
Wednesday 1st November 2023
In Art last week Class Four used the coil technique to make clay vases based on those from the Ming Dynasty. They focused on trying to keep them symmetrical.
These are going to look fab when they are painted and decorated this week!
Monday 16th October 2023
Class Four had an energetic start to the week taking part in the Year 5 and 6 Basketball Tournament
Tuesday 10th October 2023
Class Four were very fortunate to have a music expert, Kip, with us in class this week. They listened to Fingal's Cave by Mendelssohn discussing how it's all about waves crashing around the mouth of a sea cave in the Inner Hebrides. Class Four learnt a piece of the music, joining in with Kip as he played his violin for us, before composing their own piece of Stormy music with Kip as their conductor.
Monday 2nd October 2023
Class Four have been finding out about the importance of expressive brushstrokes in Chinese Art. In this week's lesson, they made some close studies of 'The Four Gentleman.'
Thursday 28th September 2023
On Thursday, Class Four enjoyed a second trip in a week; this time travelling further afield to Lyme Regis. We started by learning about the significance of Mary Anning and visiting her grave. Following a session looking around the museum, an expert scientist and fossil hunter shared his remarkable knowledge about the geology of the Jurassic Coast. This prepared us for the fossil hunting session on the beach. Our day included plenty of 'wow' moments.
Monday 25th September 2023 - Visit to Sparkwell Orchard
We had a fabulous morning observing the chickens, checking out an array of wonderful vegetables and making on our apple juice.
Tuesday 5th September 2023
Following our visit from Anthony Mangnall MP, class four all wrote to him offering our support whilst highlighting some concerns for the Dartmoor National Park (Access) Bill. Here is his response...