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Pompeii Diary Entries

Fox Class have been working really hard this week on writing their very own diary entry, with a twist.  The children had to put themselves in the shoes of a citizen of Pompeii in 79AD when Mount Versuvius erupted.  The children showed great empathy for the people of the city and this is reflected in their diary entries.  We are all so proud of their hard work.  Well done, Foxes!

More Forest School adventures.

February Forest School Fun!

January Forest School Adventures!

Sewing with Foxes

This week, we have been learning some new skills - sewing!  We have found out that this is really tricky but we are persevering and hope to produce some amazing work :-) 


I hope that you have had a relaxing Christmas and are  ready for the exciting learning this term.  This term will go off with a 

The children will be learning about volcanoes, mountains, electricity and much more; we can't wait to showcase some of our learning with you.


Have a look at our knowledge organisers to help with your learning:

Welcome to Fox Class!


We hope that you have had an amazing Summer Holiday and are refreshed and ready for the fun-packed year ahead – we know that we are smiley


I am very excited to be teaching Year 4, this year, and can't wait for the fun and exciting learning that will take place in Fox Class.  I am looking forward to seeing how far you have all come since Hedgehog Class and getting to know those of you who have started at Barnham since Year 1.  We have lots of amazing learning planned and can't wait to share this with you all!


If you have any concerns, worries or questions (however, big or small) then please come and speak with me as soon as you can.


Keep checking out our class page to see all of learning and to keep up-to-date on information.


Marie Bird


Maths on the Farm

Today we had the chance to put all of our learning into practice.  Our knowledge of measuring, perimeter and area came in handy when we were measuring the shapes in the field which had been cultivated by Euston for us.  We used lots of skills during our work today, including: team work, problem solving, speaking and listening, shape knowledge, drawing skills, measuring skills, perimeter and area knowledge, and much more.  We even remembered what we had learnt during Countryside Week in the summer about radius and diameter!  We can't wait to crunch some numbers in class to round off our learning in Maths smiley



Today, we had our first story cafe.  We got a menu to choose what to write about, we had a voucher to spend at the cafe and we even had flowers on our tables.  The relaxing music played in the background while we wrote our stories.


Open the Book

Fox Class were asked to support Open the Book last week...


Saul and his army were chasing David.  Saul fell asleep outside the cave where David was hiding and David spares his life.  Davis respects that God's plan to make him king will happen in God's time.


Woodwork - Week 3

Hot, hot, hot!  We worked on putting together the base frame this week.  The children used a hot glue gun to stick their wood together.  Some of us learnt that careful measuring is crucial in woodwork. frown


Woodwork - Week 2

The children all enjoyed having the chance to saw their dowels.  It was hard work but they were all pleased with their work.


Woodwork - Week 1

The children were all excited about our new project in Design Technology - making a Roman catapult!  Week one of the project included measuring the dowel accurately ready for sawing next week.




Fox Class loved their first guitar lesson!  We all learnt what the different parts of the guitar were called, the strings and their letter names and we even got to play our first song.  We can't wait for next week!


Fox Team



Key Information:


PE - Tuesday and Wednesday  

Please make sure PE kits are in school on these days.


Guitars - Wednesday

Children MUST remember to bring their guitar (issued by Suffolk Music Services) into school on Wednesday morning ready for their music lesson.


Forest Schools - Friday

Children must bring in their Forest School outdoor clothing and footwear ready for the afternoon.  Please note, children must come into school in the morning in their school uniform.