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Category Archives: Year 4

Year 4 at the Laing

As part of our Autumn art topic, we visited the Laing Art Gallery for a printing workshop. We started by looking around one of the galleries for inspiration. We looked for anything that we thought represented autumn in the pictures. We found leaves, plants, trees, fruit as well as abstract images and colours.

After that, we moved up to the workshop. We started by choosing an autumn image to recreate on our tile template. We then had to overlay the template on top of the Styrofoam tiles and impress the outline of our design onto the tile. Once that was complete, we were ready to get messy! We choose an autumnal coloured piece of paper and either red, purple or green ink. We had to roll the ink onto the tile so it was completely covered then turn the tile over and press it onto our paper. We were able to repeat the pattern using different coloured ink. We made some fantastic Autumn pictures.

 

World Mental Health Day

Thousands of people are saying #HelloYellow to support children and young people’s mental health on World Mental Health Day. At St Lawrence’s, we wore ‘yellow’ as part of an awareness raising campaign with www.youngminds.org.uk. and raised money for this charity. In class, we watched a video, had lots of discussion and took part in some… Continue Reading

Choir and Orchestra Performance at St Joseph’s

Our KS2 choir and orchestra had a wonderful time this morning performing for the residents of St Joseph’s. The children have been working very hard since Easter, rehearsing during lunchtimes and after school to produce a tribute concert to ‘Stage and Screen.’ They performed songs from films and musicals such as ,The Greatest Showman, Annie,… Continue Reading

KS2 Sports Day

The sun shone brightly on Thursday when all of our children participated in KS2 Sports day 2019.  We were allocated a team and enjoyed ‘having a go’ at all of the different activities. The afternoon culminated in exciting running races on our running track.  The purple team were the overall winners but all of the… Continue Reading

Choir and Orchestra perform for residents of St Joseph’s Retirement Home.

On Tuesday 2nd April, the choir and orchestra travelled to St Joseph’s retirement home to perform their Spring Concert of Disney pieces to the residents and staff. The children also chatted with the residents and received some lovely compliments for their performances. The staff at St Joseph’s presented each child with a crème egg as… Continue Reading

Choir and Orchestra Spring Disney Concert

On Monday 1st April, Choir and Orchestra performed a concert of Disney pieces. The Choir and Orchestra, comprising of children from Year 3 -Year 6 performed songs from films including, ‘The Little Mermaid, ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Tangled,’ ‘Pete’s Dragon,’ Moana’, and ‘Mary Poppins.’ The Orchestra and Choir performed twice today, for parents and also for… Continue Reading