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Year 3 and 4's topic this half term has been chocolate.
They have been reading Charlie & the Chocolate Factory in English, learning where and how cacao is grown as well as about Fair Trade in Geography and in History they have been learning about its arrival in Europe and the Mayan civilization.
In Art the children have been designing their own chocolate bars.
3 Maple said goodbye to a class mate who is leaving us by having a 'french style' breakfast (as he had spend much of his childhood growing up in Belgium). The children brought in baguettes, jam and pastries and some wore stripy tops add to the continental feel!
Children from Year 3 and 4 have been to the Tennis Tournament at Ilkley Tennis Club. They took part in a tennis workshop as well as watching some matches.
Year 3 went on a trip to Ilkley Moor, as you can see they were very lucky with the weather.
4 Rowan went on plane trip to New York recently!
Everyone had a passport and ticket and had to go through security.Whilst on the flight they were served refreshments and read books to pass the time.They had a tour of the city and still mamaged to get back for the end of the school day!
3 Apple went to the Manor House to look at the Ilkley—Coutance Twinning Exhibition to help celebrate the 50th Year of twinning between the 2 towns.
This date co-incided with the 75 anniversary of D Day and the children learnt about the significance of this date. They sang some songs and played games in French and took part in a treasure hunt. It was a beautiful, sunny day and afterwards they went to the park and had a picnic. It was a lovely day!
Year 3 and 4's topics this term is “Footprints from the Past” Stone Age to Iron Age and they recently had a visit from Tempus Fugit Theatre Company.