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Hello and Welcome to 4MW's Class Page

 

We are a mixed class of Year 3 and 4 children. Our teacher's are Miss Wilkinson and Mrs March. Miss Fines is our fabulous teaching assistant. Miss Wilkinson teaches Monday and Tuesday and alternate Wednesdays. Mrs March alternate Wednesdays and each Thursday and Friday

 

The first few weeks of term have been very busy and we hope you have all settled in to your new classroom. 

We have been talking to the children about what it means to have a 'Growth Mindset' and we have been trying to spot growth mindsets in the class. The whole school has been talking about this and it is an important aspect of Jacksdale Primary School, making sure everybody is supported and encouraged in their learning and making sure everyone understands what they need to do to help themselves. 

 

We have also been settling down very quickly after playtimes with just a minute or two of breathing exercises. The children have been great at this and are keen to explore how it makes them feel. 

 

Keep a watch on this page for photos and more articles coming soon!

We love our Mummies!

 

Our Ancient Egypt topic is going really well! This week we have absolutely just loved making our own clay 

corpses! and then covering them in 'mod-roc' which was mummification process! We included some amulets in our 'embalming' and worked together so well to complete these messy fun tasks! We also made a sarcophagus each for our mummy. All will be displayed at our Ancient Egyptian Museum on Tuesday afternoon from 3.30-4pm. Hope to see you there!

Autumn Newsletter

Football skills!

Mansfield Town Football Club visited us last week for some football training. They will be visiting again soon when they will be running a whole school sponsored penalty shoot-out! We hope to raise some funds for the school by doing this. Sponsor forms have been sent home (we have spares in  the class!)  and the event will take place on Tuesday September 25th. 

Ancient Egypt Day!

 

Our brains must have been bursting with Egyptian facts today as Mr. Egypt himself visited Jacksdale Primary School! As a professional Egyptologist, who actually lives in Egypt, we were very fortunate to have Mr. Egypt with us all day, sharing his knowledge and interest in all things Egyptian. We learnt about the geography, daily life, the social system, clothing, food and drink and that was all before breaktime! After break we cracked a hieroglyph code and completed some Egyptian maths. In the afternoon 'Mummies' were the main focus, including having our own mummification competition! Well done Year 3 and 4 this was great way to introduce our topic in the 2nd full week of term. We look forward to doing lots of cool things to follow-up and extend Mr. Egypt's experience with us. 

Our Day with Mr. Egypt

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Our Day with Mr. Egypt 5 These are amulets, over 4000 years old.
Our Day with Mr. Egypt 6 A cartouche
Our Day with Mr. Egypt 7 Rings! over 4000 years old!
Our Day with Mr. Egypt 8 From inside the bandages of a mummy!
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Our Day with Mr. Egypt 13 Examining artefacts
Our Day with Mr. Egypt 14 Tips on how to make a good mummy!
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