Welcome to Heron's class page!
Mr Chotalia- Class Teacher
'Under the canopy- Rainforests'
I hope everyone had a great weekend. Pupils enjoyed researching names, heritage and ancestry in Histroy and Geography last week.
Homework and spelling has been set below. PE will continue on Monday and Thursday's, please pupils bring in kit on Monday and take it home Friday (if needed).
Please keep an eye on this page for weekly updates on learning and key information.
Our value this term is...
Learning- Week beginning 16th May 2022
Collective worship- Pupils will take part in daily collective worships, led by teachers and Mrs Morale. Pupils will also take part in whole school singing practice and celebration assemblies each week. This term we will explore our value Service.
We start the summer with a new vehicle text- Egyptology. This week we shift our focus onto diary writing. Pupils will explore and analyse the key features of a secret diary entry. We will use the our vehicle text to explore the genre and understand how to write effectively.
Year 3- Fractions- Problem solving fractions of measures.
Time- Months and years, Hours in a day, Estimating time
Year 4- Dividing by 10, Hundredths. Dividing by 10 and 100.
Learning means the world
We have started our first summer theme 'Under the canopy- Rainforest'. Across the term pupils will take part in Art, Computing, D.T., Geography, Music, Science and PSHE. This week, pupils will continue to explore coding on Scratch, building a short animation. We will also start our Science unit focusing on plants.
We will start R.E. by exploring our summer value 'Service'
Key question- 'Do religious people lead better lives?' This unit will focus on the core beliefs of Christianity and Islam. Pupils will explore a range of ways that believers express their core beliefs within their religion.
This term we have Real P.E. and Tennis. Pupils will focus on hand-eye coordination and develop bat and ball skills while learning about the basic rules of Tennis.
Spellings- Week 27
Spelling words will be tested on Friday in a dictation. Pupils with specific words will have them stuck in homework books.
The spelling list for year 3 and 4 can be found below, Year 4 have a few extra words to learn each week (Year 3 words highlighted in yellow).
Summer- Maths 2- Homework- available to download below. Thank you to all who submitted the first homework of the term. We will mark and go through the homework in class this week.
The pupils again made amazing progress in spring. There has been a fantastic effort for home learning, so many pupils have been keen to share the great learning they have been doing at home.
Some of the sites below will help with home learning and logins are stuck in the back of homework books:
- Daily reading- At least 10 minutes a day- Please initial when they have read in partnership books.
- Timetables practice- Times Tables Rock Stars (ttrockstars.com) (Year 4's this is great practice for the timestable test that you will sit at the end of the year).
- Arithmetic practice and math games- Maths Games for KS2: designed by a teacher for teachers - Mathsframe
- Spelling practice- SpellingFrame
- Reading Eggs- Learning to Read for Kids | Learn to Read with Phonics | Free Trial – Reading Egg
Summer- Math Homework 1- Due 13/05/22
High Frequency Words and Common Exception Words
Parents Information Evening
Stars of the Week:
Ashleigh- For editing and improving writing effectively.
Ruby- Great focus, on task and always offering help to others, keep it up Ruby.
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