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Year 3 and Year 4

English

Please continue to read each night with your child. They will also have weekly spellings.

We will be reading the book ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’ by Roald Dahl and ‘The Tunnel, by Anthony Browne. The children will base their work on these books.

 

Maths

We will continue to follow ‘White Rose Maths’ covering the following;

Year 3

Place value

Addition and subtraction

Year 4

Place value

Addition and subtraction

 

Topic

The Stone Age

To look at changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age.

We will compare and contrast how settlements have changed over time.  Research and investigate evidence for settlements on maps and summarise our findings. Later in the term, we will compare the UK and Australia by looking at early settlers in Australia and describing how and why they are different and similar to the UK.

 

Art

We will be researching well known cave paintings and learning how and why they were used as a method of communication.  We will discuss the materials used and practice sketching in the style of a cave painting.  We will use a variety of media including: chalk, pastel and paint.

Science

We will start the term with Light and Shadow and then move on to look at Forces and Magnets.

 

PHSE

We are following the Jigsaw Scheme. Our characters Jino and Jaz are helping us work as a team and be kind to others.

Our topics this term are;

Being me in my world

Celebrating difference

 

PE

We will be working with sports plus on Tuesdays and Fridays. Please ensure they have their correct kit on that day.

Please note that children can’t take part in P.E. in any jewellery.

 

Music

All children in Year 3 and 4 will be continuing to work with Mrs. Baugh on a Monday.