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This term, during our topic lessons, we have had fun researching and looking at bubbles and balloons. We made bubble wands by twisting pipe cleaners into different shapes and discovered that bubbles are always round in shape. We also poured bubble mixture in a bowl and used a straw to fill the bowl with bubbles and placed it in the freezer. When we removed it we could see that the bubbles had shrunk but still remained in the icy water.

Also this term we filled three balloons, one with air, one with water and the last with water which we placed in the freezer. The children were then able to feel the weight and texture of the three different balloons. These were then thrown onto the floor to observe what happened. 

We had a great assembly sharing all our work from our Road Trip USA topic. It all finished with us sharing our class videos where we had created an advertisement for a holiday to Florida. This linked in with work we had been doing in English writing persuasive holiday brochures before getting the green screen treatment to create our big screen advertisements. 

For those of you who couldn't make the assembly see our video using the link below. We hope you enjoy!


Welcome to Florida CG

Welcome to 4CGs class page.

Year 4 had a brilliant start to the school year when we introduced our topic of Road Trip USA and came together for a memorable “WOW” day. The children thoroughly enjoyed dressing up and sampling lots of delicious American style treats at our Thanksgiving Day party. We are looking forward to learning lots more about America over the coming weeks.

The children were excited to start reading and received their new reading records. We are looking forward to earning lots of points for reading 10 minutes every day. In English we are reading An Indian in the Cupboard and the children are enjoying the story so far and working on ‘sentence stacking’. In maths we are working on number and place value and the children have made an excellent start.

Keep checking into our page to find out about the different topics we will be learning about this year. I look forward to meeting you all at the first parents evening in October.

Main Contact

The name, postal address and telephone number of the school, and the name of a person to whom enquiries should be addressed is:

Miss Gemma Oakenfull,
Higham Ferrers Junior School,
Saffron Road,
Higham Ferrers,
Rushden, Northants.
NN10 8ED

Tel: 01933 312748
Fax: 01933 418703

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