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Have a look at all the latest Year 4 class posts below to see what's happening at school

Year 4 Science Day with a Royal twist!

11th May 2018

Class 4 considered what would make the perfect cup of tea for the Duchess of Cambridge and decided that two important criteria were making sure the tea was just the right temperature and had brewed long enough so it wasn’t too weak. We agreed that it shouldn’t go cold while the tea was brewing and decided to investigate the following question: Which material will keep the tea hottest over time? We sorted different materials and each group decided on a different set of three materials to test out. To ensure it was a fair test, we only changed the material…

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Dodgeball

17th April 2018

On the last week of the Spring term,  Class 3 and 4  had a challenging and exciting dodge ball competition. In third place was the yellow team, in second place was the red team and in first place was the blue team. The team that won 5 bonus points for excellent behaviour and good sportsmanship was the yellow team. Congratulations to the blue team for winning the competition! By Yasmin, Qays and Zac  

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Year 3 and 4 Intra school skittle ball competition

2nd February 2018

On Wednesday 31st January , Normand Croft held its first intra school completion of the year. All children in years 3 and 4 went head to head in their coloured teams to be crowned the skittle ball champions! A lot of fun was had by all, with a great number of children demonstrating our four sports values: compassion, collaboration, cooperation and communication. The results were as follows: 1st place – Blue – 18 points 2nd place –  Red – 17 points 3rd place – Green – 12 points Congratulations to the blue team! This intra school competition also served as a…

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Well done to the NCCS choir!

14th December 2017

  Miss Homer would like to say a massive well done to all of the members of the NCCS Key Stage 2 choir who put on two fantastic performances yesterday. The children have shown real commitment and determination through their weekly rehearsals this term. Choir will be starting again in the New Year and it would be really great to see some new members joining.  Thank you to Anna and Victoria from the Thomas’s foundation who have helped the choir to be the best they can be this term.

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Bronze School Games Award!

30th November 2017

  We are delighted to announce that we, Normand Croft Community School, have achieved the School Games Mark Award for the 2016/17 academic year. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and the community. We are delighted to have been recognised for our success. Congratulation to all the students who have participated in sports and have given their effort to represent our school. Mrs Parnis

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QUEENS CLUB

15th November 2017

Every Wednesday year 4, 5 and 6 go to Queens club. We  have a lot of fun because we learn how to play squash. We have to wake up early in the morning and go to school so we can go to Queens Club. We have lots of fun and excitement. By Jairus

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Zeraffa Giraffa

14th November 2017

Last week, Class 4 enjoyed starting our new book, Zeraffa Giraffa, the amazing true story of a giraffe taken as a present from the Pasha of Egypt to the King of France in the 1800s. We debated whether the giraffe should have been taken at all. Some people argued that it was wrong because she would miss her natural habitat, while others believed she should go because there would be fewer predators in France. Moreover, she would be well looked after by the King of France. We also used atlases to learn more about Egypt and the River Nile. We investigated…

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Travel Back in Time with C3 and C4

3rd November 2017

  Classes 3 and 4 went back 5000 years to the time of Egyptian pharaohs and mummies. We started the day as archaeologists, looking carefully at artefacts and considering what each one told us about Ancient Egypt. We met the goddess Isis, who told us the story of how her husband Osiris became the God of the Underworld. We also mummified a dead pharaoh (a stuffed crocodile!), decorated Pharaohs’ headdresses to wear, learnt how to draw hieroglyphics in the playground and danced like Egyptians!  

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