Tulips (Y4)

Mr Murray

Welcome to Tulips

Our teacher is Mr. Murray!

Our class philosophy is to work hard, encourage one another and have fun!

Resources:

LKS2 essential reads

https://ttrockstars.com/login

https://play.spellingshed.com/#/login

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fruitshoot/fruitshoot_addition.htm

Important information:

Homework will be given out on a Friday and returned the following Thursday (Maths, Grammar, Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary)

Diaries are to be brought in on a daily basis and signed when your child has read at home. Spellings and times table are expected to be practised regularly over the week.

P.E. is on a Thursday – children are expected to have their kit to participate (P.E. kit will be taken home after use and not left on school premises).

If your child is having a school lunch please ensure that payment is brought in at the beginning of the week.

 

Tulips

Time to remember Mrs Greaves.

The memorial to Mrs Greaves is under construction. Already great progress has been made during the last two days. Once the structure is completed it will then be 'personalised' to make it extra special for Mrs Greaves and to not let us forget what a lovely person and...

The Book Fair is on!

Article 29: You have the right to develop your abilities. As you can see the Book Fair is in full swing. It has been really popular with some great book titles available. It is open Wednesday and Thursday during morning break 10.30 - 10.45 and after school from 3.15 -...

Palm Sunday music making

As part of their learning about Palm Sunday, Tulips, Snowdrops and Bluebells imagined themselves as different members of the crowd on that day. Some people were zealots - wishing to wage war on the Romans; some acted as traders - sick of paying taxes to the Romans!...

LKS2 are Busy Bees in Science

This week, the pupils of Tulips, Snowdrops and Bluebells learned all about bees. The children developed their understanding of pollination and discovered the startling amount of food that would be lost from our plates if bees were to die out. As part of their lesson,...

Egyptian Breakfast in LKS2

To round off our study of Ancient Egypt, Tulips, Snowdrops and Bluebells hosted an Egyptian buffet. Family members attended a morning of food, drinks, games and learning, with our children wearing some fantastic costumes! We'd like to say a big thank you to all adults...

Great Trip to Great North Museum!

This week, the Tulips, Snowdrops and Bluebells spent a day at the Great North Museum in Newcastle. We were treated to a superb workshops which was all about jobs in Ancient Egypt. Everyone got to handle different artifacts and discuss their usage. We also had to...

Bookworms Unite!

There's so much to do at Windy Nook during lunchtimes! Children are flocking along to the library to choose another new book for the week. Everyone is welcome! The only problem is deciding which one to choose! Article 17: You have the right to get information that is...

Let It Snow!

During Golden Time, Windy Nook's children wrapped up and ventured out to have fun in the snow. Snowmen, snowball fights, snow angels - the Nookers did the lot! It was the perfect way to end another week of hard work from our children. However you plan to enjoy the...

Circuit Training

In line with our school's focus to build up stamina within PE, Tulips completed a lesson of circuit training.  The various cardio activities provided the children with a full body workout, which left many of them  with flushed cheeks! Article 24: You have the right to...

Mummy Mummy! I’m all wrapped up

In our Ancient Egyptians topic this week, we looked at the mummification process.  Children learned the various steps taken to mummify a body and then put it to the test themselves.  Working in groups, children followed the procedure for wrapping a body.  Other...

Data Collection

To introduce our statistic work in Tulips, the class worked in groups to gather data on how tall each child is.  This tested the accuracy of their measuring skills.  We discussed how we can best display this data in the form of tables and graphs.  To see how accurate...

Food Chains

As part of our Science topic, Tulips have been looking at food chains.  We played consumer, producer pairs to see which animal or plant would come in each category.  The children showed their understanding of this through food chain diagrams and sorting animals into a...

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