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Year 3/4

This summer term, our topic is 'Into the Woods'. We've already had a great time in the local woodlands and gathered materials for our class interest display and art work. We have made bark rubbings from lots of different trees and compared the patterns. We have made our own environmental art pictures in the style of Andy Goldsworthy too. We are going to be researching trees from different countries and making creative presentations to our peers. Our stories this term are all going to be about wolves. Leonard and Ben H have already found out why wolves howl- we like the fact that they just howl because they're happy!

Look out for more work from Year 3/4 wolf pack soon.

Our new Topic is 'In to the Woods'.

Africa Day

Summer Term 5

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, our new summer term topic is the Circus!

We've already had great fun with the circus skills equipment and gathered data for our data handling maths project. I'm sure it's going to be an action-packed fun topic!

Please find below our Class topic web for your information. 

Circus skills performance

Freeland Chicks are hatched!

Native American Indian Topic work

An exciting Year 3/4 visit to an Oxford University telescope facility.

Visit recount by Ben Hills

Year 3/4 explore the British value 'Individual Liberty'.

After reading a Native American Indian story called 'The Rainbow Crow', we were inspired to make 3D sculptures of birds for our 'British Values' Art Exhibition.

Welcome to Year 3/4!

Happy New Year everyone- 2017!

I hope you all had an enjoyable Christmas holiday break. For your information, I have attached the new topic web- The Americas. The children have begun this new topic with great enthusiasm and I am really looking forward to teaching them.

Now that we have finished our autumn term swimming lessons, we'll be keeping fit by exploring dance (linked to our topic work) with Miss Walton from Bartholomew School. As PE will be on Monday and Wednesday this term, please can you ensure that all indoor and outdoor kit is in school on Monday. If you have purchased new kit, please can you clearly name all garments. 

Exploring magnetic forces in science

Special Visitors

A very big thank you to Jayden's grandparents who came in on Friday 11th November to talk to the Class about being a WW2 evacuee, and wartime rationing. The children listened with respect and were very keen to ask questions previously prepared. Max said, 'We listened to the sound of the doodlebug bomb on Granddad's iPad- it helped us try to imagine what it might have been like in the London Blitz.'

 

Christmas Play rehearsals

I hope you all received my letter with details of your child's costume for the Christmas play this year 'Children of the World'. Costumes need to be in school on Wednesday 30th November in a clearly labelled bag please. It would be really helpful if you could encourage and support your child to learn their lines as soon as possible.  We are really excited about our play this year and look forward to the performances on the 6th and 7th of December!

 

 

Gas Mask Display

Welcome to our class information page. Well done to all the children for coming into class with speed and efficiency - they are all sat down, organised and working within 4 minutes!

 

Our topic of WW2 Britain is progressing well and the children have just published their first text about gas masks - wonderful work! We are now exploring diary writing in English and addition and subtraction in mathematics. 

 

Our class reading book has been The Lion and the Unicorn by Shirley Hughes and we are now enjoying other picture books linked to our topic theme.

 

I look forward to seeing parents at our ‘meet the teacher evening’ and will be happy to answer any further questions you may have about life in Class 3.

 

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