Class Teacher - Mrs L Staniland
Welcome to the Puffins class.
This term in English and Guided Reading, we will focus on the information text Boudicca and Escape from Pompeii. Our History will investigate the Roman Empire and the impact on Britain. Geography will focus on what makes our earth angry - volcanoes and earth quakes. In Design and Technology, we be continuing our learning on pneumatics. In Art and Design, we will be creating peg dolls relating to our career aspirations. We will be linking our studies 'Healthy Me' in PSHE to our Science work on Animal including Humans.
In Maths, we will be learning multiplying and division, length and perimeter and fractions this term. In Religion and World Views curriculum, we will focus on the Creation and The Fall in Christianity.
PE days this term are every Wednesday and Friday; children will be learning quicksticks hockey and basketball. Please can children arrive at school wearing their PE kit (a black jumper or school jumper, academy PE t-shirt or a plain white t-shirt and black leggings/joggers or shorts). If your child has an after-school sports club, please can they arrive in PE kit that day. A reminder that earrings need to be removed or covered with a plaster on these days please.
Learning at Home: Homework will be continue to be set weekly on MyMaths and spellings will be sent home to learn in preparation for weekly checks. Please encourage your child to practise their multiplication tables regularly using https://urbrainy.com/mtc. We will continue to send home the specific times tables to focus on. Daily reading at home for pleasure will significantly benefit your child; this can be any text by different authors, as well as newspapers and magazines. Please return books when they have been read at home.
Thank you for your continued support with your child’s learning.
Mrs Staniland and the Year 3 and 4 Team