Welcome to Year 3/4
Year 3 - Owls Mrs Jarvis and Mrs Peskett
Year 3/4 - Eagles Mrs Wells
Year 4 - Peacocks Mr Foster (Mrs Davis on maternity leave)
We have a wonderful team of teaching assistants working with us:
Mrs Nash, Mrs Collett, Mrs Smith and Mrs McGarry
Welcome to Term 2 - Romans
Welcome to our school year together. We are excited to be learning together and have lots of exciting topics and work planned.
Our first topic is Romans and we have an exciting visit to the Corinium Museum.
Literacy - In our literacy lessons, we will be basing our learning around the Romans. We will be learning Newspaper reports and chronological reports before moving on the myths. The last few weeks we will be centering our learning around Christmas.
Maths - In our maths workshops sessions and our maths lessons we are learning about place value, number and shape. We will continue to practise our times tables weekly and learn mental math strategies.
Science - In our science lessons we will be exploring light. Through experimenting, we will continue to work on our investigative skills - identifying a question, making a prediction and observing what happens.
PSHE - In PSHE we will be talking about social stories and incorporating role play and drama into the lessons.
History - In history we will be learning about Romans and their invasion of Britain. We will explore what the Romans did for us and how they lived.
Music - We will be singing and playing musical instruments around the theme of Romans
Art - We will be exploring textiles and using different art materials as we create mosaics, jewellery and candles
French - In French we are learning vocabulary based on families. We will continue to explore the differences and similarities between French and British culture.
RE - In R.E. we will explore Hanukkah and The Nativity.
Computing - In ICT we will learn about the different programmes we can use.
PE - In P.E., all classes will complete outdoor and indoor sessions each week. Indoor PE will be dance and outdoor will be tag rugby.
Please ensure that your child has a PE kit in school every Monday as classes will have PE on different days. The PE kit can be returned home on a Friday. This should include appropriate clothing for both indoor and outdoor.
All children can bring their own class water bottle into school to ensure they drink enough water to stay hydrated and focused for learning.
Homework will be sent home on a Wednesday ready for the following Monday return. Each week children will have spellings and times tables to learn and a mymaths activity to complete online. There is also a topic homework with fun and creative things to do which is voluntary.
Children will complete weekly spelling assessments in a spellings books which will remain in school.
We will complete a BIG WRITE on a Friday each week which will be based on our literacy learning. Big Talk homework will be given weekly so you can support your child's writing ideas with them prior to the session.
We love reading!
Reading is part of our daily routine and is an important part of our children's development. We would love our children to read at least 4 times a week. This can be a reading book, shared reading, bedtime stories or even road signs and shopping lists!
Children's reading books and fantastic new reading records will go home with them each night so their home reading can be recorded. Please encourage your child to read a range of texts regularly at home. Please take time to familarise yourself with the new reading records.
'Drop in' sessions are ever Friday from 08.45 - 09.00. Please come in and see your child's progress in their books.
Dates for your diary:
23rd November - Bedtime reading
23rd November - Year 3/4 Basketball festival
30th November - Choir to Big Sing
14th December - Christmas fayre
15th December - Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day
15th December - Christmas lunch
19th December - End of term 1.30