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Year 3/4

Welcome to Year 3 & 4!

Our teacher is Miss Powell and our teaching assistants are Mrs Byrne & Miss Flanagan. Each morning begins with a maths and English lesson. In Year 3 & 4, we are becoming confident and fluent readers and writers as well as learning key mathematical skills such as calculation methods and times tables. In the afternoon we enjoy Religious Education, PE, learning about our topic and much more! This term we will be learning about lots of interesting things including:

 

Religious Education: Energy & Choices. 

 

Maths: Addition & subtraction, multiplication & division, decimals and measures & data. 


English: Anthologies - Poetry for a change, Fiction - fantasy and Non- fiction - explanation texts. 

 

Science: Plants. 
 

History: The history of Little Crosby (local history). 

 

PE: Athletics & Swimming (on Tuesday’s).

 

Computing:  Email, branching databases. 

 

Art: Bodies.

 

Spanish: My body. 

 

Music: Charanga - The Dragon Song. 

 

RSHE: Money and work & physical health and mental wellbeing. 

 

Summer 1 start, breaks and finish times

Start of the day: 8:45- 9:00 am

 

Morning break: 10:30- 10:45 am

 

Lunchtime: 12pm- 1pm

 

End of the day: 3:15 pm

 

 

Useful information:

PE for the Autumn term will take place on Tuesday and Friday Please send children to school in PE kits on these days. 

 

Homework will be issued through Seesaw online every Friday and due in the following Friday. 

 

Spelling tests will take place on a Monday morning.  

 

Times Table practise will take place daily in school and Times Table test will take place every Friday. We very much encourage the children to regularly practise their times tables at home. Being rapid and fluent in times tables is essential for future success in maths. 

 

Your child has been given a school reading book. Please try to read with your child for a short time each night and remember to sign the reading diary. Reading books and reading diaries should be brought into school each day. Your child's reading book will be changed at least once a week

 

Children can bring in a water bottle to keep in class, which must be clearly labelled with your child's name on it. Please note disposable water bottles are not allowed in school. 

 

Children can bring a small individual snack for morning  if you wish e.g an apple, a small packet of crisps etc. 

 

 

Useful websites

In our R.E topic on Pentecost, we used our senses to describe fire and wind πŸ”₯πŸ’¨

Exploring the history of Little Crosby for our new topic on local history

Labelling different parts of a human skeleton

Following instructions in Spanish πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ

Introduction to our new book β€˜Rhythm of the Rain’. We discussed the water cycle πŸ’¦πŸŒˆπŸŒ§πŸŒŽπŸ³πŸ πŸŒ‚

Walk for CAFOD

World Book Day πŸ“š

DT - making moving clapping hands

Well-being week

History - making inferences from sources about life as an Egyptian

Celebrating Chinese New Year 🧧 🐯✨

Reading biographies and creating timelines on animals that have made history

Science- Investigation on friction using different surfaces

Making compost

Christmas disco

Christingles πŸŠπŸ•―

Christmas music

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We loved tie-dying in DT today!

Eco Council

P.E - Line dancing

Geography - How volcanoes are formed experiment

Science - Properties of rocks investigation

Computing - Coding

Science - investigating materials that reflect light

Synagogue Trip

PE - outdoor games