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Y3/4 Sycamore - Mrs Marshall

Hello Class 3/4VM

 

I hope you have all enjoyed being back at school today. I have enjoyed having you all back in the classroom and it has been lovely to see your happy faces.

 

Just to let you know our PE days are Tuesday's (this is inside but children can wear their shorts under their joggers if they wish so they are not cold the rest of the day!) and Wednesday afternoon (this is outside).

 

I look forward to getting to know you all over the coming year. :-)

 

Mrs Marshall

Congratulations to everyone on acheiveing a silver or gold housepoint certificate this term.

Science Investigation - We carried out an investigation incorporating the snow into our experiment. We wanted to see if the person with the longest arm could throw the furthest.

GLOW Day March 2022- 7 Cliffedale Challenges Completed. We flew a kite, held a minibeast, made a grass trumpet, created cave paintings, built a den, launched an egg with out breaking it and read a book to someone in a different class.

As part of our work on Incarnation, children in Year 3-4 suggested some questions to find out how a Christian's beliefs impact their daily lives. They interviewed Jennie Fytche of the Lightspace organisation who was extremely impressed by the level of questioning.

Learning about Prehistoric Art

Using an atlas to locate towns and cities

Memories of World Book Day

Computing - learning about the GPU and CPU inside a computer and what an algorithm is. We then became an algorithm and completed a set of instructions until told otherwise. Here are our final pieces of work.

Performing a poem with expression and actions

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Performing a poem with expression and actions.

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Performing Poems

Christmas disco for Years 3 and 4. It was so much fun that we even had a couple of extraterrestrial visitors!

Science- using magnets to make games

Design and Technology - designing, practising and making our cushions.

Exploring Magnets

In History we have enjoyed learning about Ancient Egypt. This week we became journalists and reported on the discovery of the Boy king -Tutankhamun

Making our own Wormery

The Egyptian Cinderella - was it a happy ending? The children enjoyed taking on different worries whilst debating in small groups.

Exploring different types of rock

Collaborative work during our first week back

Performing Poetry by John Lyons

Samba Music-learning how to play instruments as a group

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Samba Music lessons

Design and Technology - We designed a game involving a working circuit, we explored and tested the circuit, we created and made the game and the evaluated our ideas.

WOW Work! Some of our class have enjoyed creative writing at home in their spare time and we are so proud of the work they have produced.

GLOW Day -The children loved being outside, hunting for bugs, holding and observing them with magnifying glasses, bug boxes and microscopes. We explored the different type of trees on the school grounds and Mrs. Crossland taught us all about them. Finally, we enjoyed making weather vanes, rain gauges - using plastic bottles and jelly and we made our own anemometer.

Growing, Growing, Growing - During Easter half term Bella and Evie got busy planting! They have done an amazing job watering and taking care of them.

NSPCC Maths Day- we enjoyed a range of Maths games and activities and even completed some Cliffedale Challenges!

Science Day - We have experimented with different types of plastic, created our own Super Robo Bugs using different bugs and learnt about the importance of using a range of sources to check facts.

Design Technology Day - We have created our own bug hotels, made a natural material paintbrush and designed our own mandala patterns.

We had a lot of fun learning about the myth of St George and the Dragon.

We listened carefully to the story and spent some mindfulness time connecting with others and retelling the story!

Year 3 Measuring in Maths and enjoying the sun

Developing our fraction knowledge whilst enjoying the sunshine.

Using our new resources to support our learning. Interactive whiteboards. Problem solving games. Times Table Games

Researching Ecosystems

Sip and See Café - World Book Day

Developing our ball control

Enjoying the Panto in Lockdown Style

Christmas Lunch 2020

Rudy's Run, Walk and Prance - We had great fun today prancing around like a reindeer raising funds for St Barnabas Hospice

Non-Chronological Reports - We have written a report all about Portia Spiders

Happy Christmas from Class 3/4VM

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The children have being learning to sign the Christmas Alphabet song. Well done everyone!

In PSHE we have been learning out Our Community. We created pictures to represent communities we belong to.

Decorating our classroom

Percussion

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Learning about keeping in time.

Geography- This term we have enjoyed learning about Europe and North America.

Music and Art - We have been learning about texture in music and combined it with some art work. We are feeling very proud of our master pieces!

Yoga

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The children have thoroughly enjoyed taking part in Yoga this term. Hopefully they can use this at home to support their well being.

Talk for Writing - We have enjoyed using actions and pictures to help us retell part of the story, the BFG. It has helped us complete some suspense writing.

In Art this week we have been learning about the artist John Nieto and have enjoyed creating our own versions of his work.

We have enjoyed learning some new Yoga moves this week. We are becoming experts at some of them.

Come and see where we learn

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Our Curriculum for this year

Multiplication Tables Check - Parent Information (voice recorded)

Below are some useful documents for you to see what your child in Year 3 or Year 4 is working towards by the end of the year. There are also some ideas for ways in which you can support at home.

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