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Bisham CofE Academy

Ashley Hill MAT

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Ashley Hill

Multi Academy Trust

Herons

Welcome to Heron's class page!

Mr Chotalia- Class Teacher 

 

 

Summer term

 

'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.  

 

Mr Chotalia 

 

 

Our value this term is...

Service 

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. 

 

Writing 

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.      

 

Maths

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.  

 

RE 

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.  

 

PE 

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. 

 

early

earth

circle

complete

consider

continue

decide

describe

different

difficult

disappear

 

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). 

Homework

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. 

Due- 27.05.22

 

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: 

Summer- Math Homework 1- Due 13/05/22

OneNote Class Notebook Tutorial

A quick explanation on how to log onto your child's class notebook

Parents Information Evening

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Stars of the Week: 

Ashleigh- For editing and improving writing effectively.

Congratulations! 

 

 

Dojo winner..

Ruby- Great focus, on task and always offering help to others, keep it up Ruby.  

Well done!

 

Book Review 

We would love to hear your reviews of any books you have read. Use the template below to write your own book review. With your permission, I can post completed reviews on this class page!

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