Kestrels are enterprising and creative, and they approach all their endeavors with focus, commitment and enthusiasm, so they can soar above the land. As the older members of the year 3/4 team, the Kestrels use all these skills to be positive role models to the whole White Rock team.
Welcome to Y4 Kestrels Class
Kestrels' class teacher is Mr. Aldredge. Their Learning Support Assistants are Miss Soper and Mrs. Lines.
Our theme this term is Discovery. We will be learning about famous discoverers and explorers. Our reading and writing will take us on quests and we will discover new genres, authors and stories. We will take an exciting trip to discover a new skill- watch this space! Our learning will be chosen by us as a class and what we want to discover. We will use our imagination to build new worlds, follow our dreams and discover the world around us. We would like to invite you to our talent show at the end of term, where we will showcase the skills and knowledge that we have discovered!
For more information on our curriculum, see our Summer Term plan.
P.E. Days: Monday and Wednesday
Home Learning will be given out on a Friday and collected in on the following Wednesday.
Team Leader: Mrs. Leanne Foster.
If there are any issues or concerns, please feel free to come in and see the teacher (Mr. Aldredge) or contact the Team Leader.
Year 4 Summer Curriculum Plan
As part of Year 4's Art topic of colour theory; the children have been examining the work of Abstract Expressionist Artists Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. They looked at the way Pollock used 'Action Art' and Rothko used scale to express emotion through composition and colour, creating work around the theme of 'excitement'and other emotions.
Paddleboat Theatre Company - Monday st June 2015.
On Monday, Paddleboat theatre performed their fantastic play 'According to Arthur' for Years 3 and 4. Kestrels were then lucky enough, that afternoon, to have the Company of Paddleboat Theatre conduct a Drama Workshop. This will be happening every Monday afternoon for the whole half term!
Creative Inspiration Day - Thursday 21st May 2015.
Year 4 students from all over the Bay converged on Paignton Community and Sports College to participate in a day of inspiration, aspiration and celebration. They took part in Archery, Futsal, Art-astic, Break Dancing, Big Beat Drumming and Animal encounters. All the children discovered something about themselves that they had never discovered before! Some of our students even won awards for their effort, enthusiasm and skills...