Welcome to Heron's class page!
Mr Chotalia- Class Teacher
Mr Edwards- Support Teacher
Mrs Khan-Support staff
'Why we remember'
I hope everyone has had a great weekend. Pupils will now be able to access their Class Notebook page where their homework will be posted. For convenience, I will also upload homework to this page, available to download until pupils are more comfortable with the Class Notebook. There is some information below on how to log on, including a video.
This week we continue with the 4 times table. Thank you for signing and noting when pupils have read in partnership books.
This is the class page and it will be updated weekly with key information and weekly learning. If you have any questions or queries please leave a message in the partnership diary or at the office and I will get back to you as soon as possible. A reminder that PE will take place on Monday and Thursday. Please can pupils have their kit available in school from Monday's and it can be taken home on Friday's.
This term our topic will focus on World War One and exploring 'why we remember?' Please see the curriculum map below for a look at our learning this term. There is also a summary of this weeks learning below. I am looking forward to working in Year 3 and 4, thank you in advance for your support.
Our value this term is...
Learning- Week beginning 18th October 2021
Collective worship- Pupils will take part in daily collective worships, led by heads of schools. This term our value is thankfulness. Pupils will also take part in whole school singing practice and celebration assemblies each week.
This week we will continue our focus on our class book Stubby. This book narrates the story of Stubby- a dog who served for 18 months in World War One. This week children will re-write Stubby with a twist. The pupils will work towards an independent write at the end of the week.
Both Year 3 and 4 will continue their learning in Maths with a focus on place value and addition and subtraction. Lessons will include a mix independent, paired and group work. Building reasoning and problem solving skills while developing their ability to explain their understanding of Math. Weekly lessons will also include elements of outdoor activities and hands on learning with concrete materials.
Year 3- Subtracting 10s from a 3-digit number, Adding and Subtracting 3-Digit and a 2-digit numbers, End of unit test.
Year 4- Adding and subtracting 1s, 10s, 100s and 1000s, Adding two 4-digit numbers.
This week we will be continue to improve our inferencing skills as well as building on vocabulary through our class book 'Stubby'. We will work through 60 second reads, comprehensions and tasks set on Reading Eggs.
Art- In this unit in Art we will, experiment with form, texture, shape and colour to create a realistic poppy. The children will experiment with different tools and mark making techniques as they shape, join and create a poppy.
This term in PE we will focus on football and REAL PE. In football, we will learn about the rules and how to play. We will develop ball control, passing, dribbling, shooting and start to develop an understanding of attacking and defending. In REAL PE we will develop agility, balance and coordination through different games and activities, aimed at building different skills.
This term the question we will focus on is 'Does taking bread and wine show that someone is a Christian'. This topic will explore Christianity and the ritual communion and other ways of belonging to the church.
Spellings- Week 6
Pupils have been progressing well with the spellings. These can be practiced in homework books and tests will be done in the back of homework books on Friday mornings. Please can pupils make sure they have homework books in school on Friday.
Most prefixes are added to the beginning of root words without any changes in spelling. Like un–, the prefixes dis– and mis– have negative meanings. sub– means ‘under’. re– means ‘again’ or ‘back’.
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). Pupils will be tested on five of the words from this weeks list in a dictation that will take place on Friday morning.
Thank you for all the completed homework that has been given in person and on OneNote.
Maths homework- 3 due Friday 22nd October, live on ClassNotbook and available to download below. Instructions about how to access the Class Notebook are below.
The last few years have been very tough for the pupils and their learning. While we will be working hard with pupils at school, it is important that they are taking part in activities outside of school to support their leaning. 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)
- 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
Homework will be posted into your student folder which can be found in your Class Notebook, available through OneNote.
- Sign into www.office.com
- Office log in details have been stuck in the back of homework books.
- Please enter details accurately, including the correct upper- or lower-case letters.
- Please DO NOT change passwords- They can be tricky to reset, if changed and forgotten.
- Select the top left tab- App launcher (dotted square)
- Click OneNote- purple icon with an 'n'
- Then on the tabs in the middle of the screen click 'Class Notebooks'.
- Click on your Class Notebook- Bisham-Herons-2021-2022-Notebook
- Next click on the folder with your name on.
- Your work will be posted in your homework folder.
For further help on how to log on please see the video below.
Math Homework 3- Due 22/10/21
Year 3 & 4 Curriculum Map- AUTUMN
Parents Information Evening
Stars of the Week:
Harvey- Helping others around school.
Ashleigh- Amazing Ashleigh, keep up the great work!
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!