Kenning Poems

This week we have been learning about kenning poems. Kennings were first used in Anglo-Saxon and Norse poetry. In a kenning, an object is described in a two-word phrase, such as 'whale-road' for 'sea'. 

Here are some of our kenning poems. Can you guess what they are about? 

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Anglo-Saxon shields D&T

This week we have been creating Anglo-Saxon shields. The children thought carefully about their designs and then selected the materials to create them.

Well done Year 4 they all look amazing! 


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1st December year 4

The theme of the week this week has been "Parshat Vayishlach - Being caring". As part of this we have been looking at how to care for one another. In Year 4 we have been drawing pictures to demonstrate the ways we care for one another.  caring