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Welcome to Year 3/4

Mr McEnroe, Miss Jones, Mrs Nicholson and Mrs Stride.

Our topic this term is

Magic and Mystery

Grahame Baker Smith 1703

 

English

Daily Phonics / Spelling / Grammar sessions.

Comprehension skills sessions.

Our writing will be based around the story of 'Leon and the place between'

We will write using noun phrases, word types and descriptive language to form our own narratives, poems, character descriptions and newspaper reports.

We will plan, write and edit our writing. 

 

Maths

Daily maths lessons with focus on addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, problem solving and mental maths.

Math Symbols Algebra

 

Class maths; Year 3 Shape

Class maths; Year 4 Co-ordinates and Translation

 

History

A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils' chronological knowledge beyond 1066. A significant turning point in British history, for example, leisure and entertainment.

At the movies

The beautiful game

The swinging sixties

Wish you were here

The gogglebox

Technology

 

Geography

To name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics.

United Kingdom political map

Science

Year3; We will be finding out about forces and magnets.

Year 4; We will be finding out about electricity and sound.

Electricity can give us…• Heat• Light• Sound• Motion

 

 

Art/DT

Salvador Dali

To create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit their ideas.

To improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials (for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay)

To emulate great artists, architects and designers in history.

Swans Reflecting Elephants, 1937 by Salvador Dali

RE

To learn about stories, traditions and teachings of another world religion: Sikhism

Christianity and the significance of Lent and Easter.

Easter

PE

This half term years 3 and 4 will take part in weekly dance lessons on Mondays.

Ecstatic Dance Belgium facebook

During the first half term Year 4 will be swimming every Thursday

Year 3 will take part in competitive team games.

 Also circus skills taught during topic.

Circus Skills Page Banner

 

French

We will listen attentively to spoken language and show our understanding by joining in and responding. Simple conversational french. Year 4 children with their Year 3 Buddy.

Music

Singing games with a specialist music teacher Miss Harper linked closely to the topic.

Music 22

 

Computing

We will work on understanding what algorithms are and how to create simple programmes.

In all curriculum areas when using the internet we will use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly.

 

Computing clipart #8

 

Miss Chamberlain is currently on maternity leave therefore Miss Jones has joined our team. 

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