Water, water, everywhere
How could we survive without water?
Will you ever see the water you drink again?
Why is the River Tyne so important to Newcastle?
What happens to the food we eat?
Just some of the exciting questions Y4 will be hoping to answer this term!
Inspired by Hokusai's waterfalls, Y4 have written haiku in the style of the Japanese poet Basho
a clear waterfall, into the calming ripples, fall green pine needles - Basho
A dark waterfall, plummet prickly pine needles, into cool ripples - Abbie
Under the cascade, the rocks are stopping water, flowing to and fro - Aiden
A bright waterfall, a lovely rainbow appeared, then I was happy - Cameron
In a gentle breeze, two men were washing their horse, there was rain falling - Dalton
Beside the gloomy stream, the rain came down from the sky, then a rainbow came - Daniel
A huge waterfall, a shining rainbow appeared, a soothing river - Declan
Sparkly waterfall, into the peaceful ripples, falling Autumn leaves - ErinC
Ebony night sky, into a soothing river, waterfall plunging - Harry
Two men washed their horse, the beautiful waterfall, the water dragon - Harvey
Shining waterfall, sparkling in golden sunlight, cool refreshing pool - Isaac
A cool waterfall, into lovely calm ripples, mysterious pool - Jasleen
A cool waterfall, quickly gushes towards me, rushing down the stream - Leah
Lovely waterfall, gushing over stones and rocks, into the dark pool - Lexi
A cool waterfall, gushing over rocks and grass, wonderful rainbow - Lincoln
The blue waterfall, plummeted calmly on rocks, not a single sound - Livinia
The blue waterfall, plummeted calmly, not making a sound - Luke
Beyond the clear stream, into colourful ripples, glorious rainbows - Melody
Beside the river, hearing the water rushing, relaxing and calm - Nieve
A dark waterfall, into a raging cascade, plummet tree branches - Oli
Two men washed their horse, the beautiful waterfall, cleaning and calming - Stephen
Martin Garix Came to Newburn
Pupils in year 4 have been inspired by Martin Garix to make some music using the LMMS software. (Free to download if you want a go at home.) Here is a selection of the work.
If your child has enjoyed this introduction to badminton, why not join a club to improve even further? Walbottle Nomads Badminton Junior Club meets September to April during term time, every Wednesday 6.30 to 7.30pm in Walbottle Campus Sports Hall coached by Phil Hall cost £2 per session.
Newburn Judo Club Junior Boys and Girls KS2 sessions are held at 5.00 to 6.30 pm Mondays and Thursdays at Newburn Activity Centre. First session free but £2.60 per session thereafter.