(Currently 26 pupils)
Mrs Lyons took over as the teacher of our mixed Year 3/4 class in January. On several mornings, Miss Steel shares the teaching of our Year 3 children, whilst Mrs Lyons concentrates on developing Year 4's skills in literacy, maths and science. There is also additional learning support from Mrs Pickering and Mrs Whittle through the week.
SEE BELOW SOME OF THE LEARNING MISS STEEL'S CLASS ARE ENJOYING THIS HALF TERM:
We have really enjoyed learning about angles and the angles within shapes. We have drawn angles on the playground with chalk and have made different angles out of sticks. We have enjoyed our statistics work, collecting data and discussing what different graphs show us.
We have been doing some great spelling and grammar work. We have been looking at a variety of fiction and non-fiction books for our guided reading work and are currently enjoying 'George Speaks' by Dick King Smith.
Our Science topic is 'Magnets and Forces'. We have been investigating different types of magnets and have been testing magnet strength. We will learning about the everyday uses of magnets and we will write a magnet piece of fiction based on 'The day the North Pole went on strike!'
We are really enjoying learning about Roman Gods and Goddesses. We have made our own Top Trumps cards and have designed our own god and goddess.
SEE BELOW SOME OF THE LEARNING MRS LYONS' CLASS ARE ENJOYING THIS HALF TERM:
In Mathematics the children have been learning about geometry and calculating angles. They are currently studying statistics and collecting and interpreting data.
The children have been appreciating and composing various forms of poetry including 'Free Verse', 'Haikus' and Odes and insults. They have been continuing to consolidate their grammar and punctuation as well as developing their overall presentation.
In the Summer Term, the children have been studying electricity and creating electrical circuits whilst also drawing circuit diagrams and identifying faults.
This half term's topic has been South America. The children have been identifying and comparing the various countries of that continent. This will continue into the second half term to include historical elements such as The Incas and the Aztec Civilisations.