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  • Heroes Exhibition

    Published 21/05/18, by Lucy Hazlewood

    On Friday, Year 4 was opened up to parents as an exhibition displaying all the extraodinary effort that children have put into their homework this half term. There were some impressive contributions, including: a space station, a wooden steam engine, Bear Gryll's "wee" and an enigma machine.  

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  • Royal Wedding Celebrations

    Published 21/05/18, by Lucy Hazlewood

    Loughton School hosted a wonderful picnic in celebration of the royal wedding on Friday with Years 3, 4 and 5 all joining together to eat their lunches on the field.  We had some fabulous costumes; lots of kings and queens as well as many union jack flags and red, white and blue.  The children have spent some time learning more about the royal family, weddings and traditions and some classes chose to complete some lovely craft activities.  We have even posted a selection of handmade best wishes cards to Buckingham Palace so wait to see if we will receive a royal reply!

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  • Heroes and Heroines Exhibition

    Published 08/05/18, by Lucy Hazlewood

    On Friday 18 May at 2.45 pm Loughton School is holding another Exhibition.  This is an opportunity to see the wonderful creations children have been working on at home all of this half term on their chosen hero or heroine.  The children are extremely excited about showing their work and look forward to inviting you all into school.  Please remember to enter through your child’s classroom door and then sign them out with an adult from their own classroom door before taking them home. 

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  • Summer Reading Challenge

    Published 30/04/18, by Lucy Hazlewood

    Here are the books for the summer reading challenge.  Please don't forget you have until the end of term to complete the challenge.

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  • Summer Term Spelling Bee

    Published 30/04/18, by Lucy Hazlewood

    The Spelling bee is back!  You should all have had your spelling bee words on the first week of the half term but if you have lost them, here they are.

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  • Andrew Lloyd Webber Day

    Published 30/04/18, by Lucy Hazlewood

    Year Four was a humdrum of excitement on Friday 27 April as the children took part in an Andrew Lloyd Webber themed day, which was a part of our theme ‘Heroes and Heroines’.  Many of the children came in dressed as cats or characters from ‘School of Rock’.  Some of the most original costumes included Pharaoh from ‘Joseph and his Amazing Technicoloured Dreamcoat’, Evita from ‘Evita’, the phantom from ‘Phantom of the Opera’ and a few of the trains from ‘Starlight Express’.

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  • Habitats and Adaption

    Published 09/03/18, by Lucy Hazlewood

    Year 4 have been learning about how animals are adapted to live in their habitats and how the change in environment effects them through survival of the fittest.  They created made up creatures which were adapted to the habitat they were given and took part in a bird beak investigation involving sweets.  Each child had a different type of beak to try and eat their sweets and the children found out that some birds survive and reproduce with certain food sources, and others starve and die.  This is survival of the fittest.

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  • Curriculum Evening 27 February 7.00 pm

    Published 22/02/18, by Lucy Hazlewood

    On Tuesday 27 February at 7.00 pm, Loughton School is holding another Curriculum Evening.  This is an opportunity to find out what the children are learning in school and discover how best to support your child at home.  Last year, it was very successful, with many parents saying how much they enjoyed the chance to sit with teachers to find out what some of the expectations of the curriculum mean and how they can help their child to meet them.  Please do come along, everyone is welcome.  You do not need to have any knowledge of the curriculum, bring along any questions you have and hopefully we can answer them.

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  • British Sign Language

    Published 19/02/18, by Lucy Hazlewood

    British Sign Language Club (year 4)
    Tuesday lunchtime 12:45-1:10pm in HB5

    Please come along and try out British Sign Language with Miss Frost. 

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  • Elephants on Parade!

    Published 09/02/18, by Lucy Hazlewood

    Today, Year 4 made elephants and we put them all together in the shared area to make an elephant parade. 

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  • Maths Eyes

    Published 09/02/18, by Lucy Hazlewood

    This half term, the competition is on to see who has the best 'maths eyes'.  While you are out and about, be on the look out for anything mathematical, snap a picture of it and then write a related word problem. 

    You could visit this website for some inspiration. 

    http://www.haveyougotmathseyes.com/shortlisted-entries-2013/

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  • Cooking

    Published 09/02/18, by Lucy Hazlewood

    With taste buds tingling, Year 4 came in on a massive high on Thursday 8 February as cooking day was upon us.  The children cooked an exciting array of Indian food including samosas, vegetable curry, chicken biryani, chapatti, masala chai and rice.  Throughout the day, classes wondered past in hair nets and aprons, which the children enjoyed wearing far more than the staff did!  It was such an exciting day and thank you to anyone who helped towards it.  The children loved it, especially eating all of it in the afternoon.

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