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Week beginning 19th July

Big spell challenge

Thursday 22nd July

High frequency group

Witch

went

With

Whole

Which

Many

Their

Find

The

Would

They’re

Could

There

Should

Children

Beautiful

Clothes

Through

because

Going

 

Big spell challenge

Thursday 22nd July

Myth

temperature

Double

Hesitation

Invisible

Expression

Gym

Division

Dishonest

Musician

Forgetting

Character

reappear

Courageous

misplace

Humorous

Obvious

picture

serious

Creature

 

Week beginning 12th July

 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 15th July

High frequency words

Please

Would

Use

Work

Under

yes

Two

Took

want

Wanted

 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 15th July

Homophones

Ball

fare

Bawl

 Which

Brake

Witch

Break

Flour

fair

flower

Week beginning 5th July

Here we are, July already and the last month of the year! This week, we've some very exciting science lined up as we conduct a series of practical investigations. As well as this, we continue our story writing unit. In Maths, Year 3 and 4 will be studying different content. Year 3 will be working on Time and Year 4 will be working on their knowledge of decimals.

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 8th July

Homophones

Accept

bury

Except

 There

Affect

They’re

Effect

 their

berry

Collage

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 8th July

High frequency words

Soon

than

Still

That’s

Stopped

There’s

Suddenly

Tell

sun

Take

 

Week beginning 28th June

Another exciting week here at Farmilo as we work our magic! This week, it's all about Olivanders as we design and make our own magic wands...in school AND on our trip! You're going to design your own and create it using a range of materials. In English, we're very excited to be starting our 2-week story-writing unit. In Maths, we continue with our work on fractions as we explore subtraction.

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 1st July

Possessive apostrophe with plural words

Girls’

Temperature

Boys’

Thermometer

Babies’

Particles

Children’s

Movement

Men’s

forwards

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 1st July

High frequency words

Many

something

May

Next

Miss

New

More

Never

narrator

Need

 

Week beginning 21st June

Chocolate Frogs are the theme of the week as we make and write the recipes for our own! We'll also continue to look at the music of John Williams. In maths, we will continue to focus on fractions as we explore calculating with them.

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 24thJune

Words with /ei/ sound spelt ei, eigh or ey

vein

Recipe

Weigh

pour

Eight

mould

Obey

Solid

they

liquid

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 24th June

High frequency words

I’ll

lived

Inside

Laughed

Its

Last

Jumped

Know

keep

key

 

Week beginning 14th June

This week, it's all about Diagon Alley! We'll be exploring how JK Rowling describes this iconic setting and also seeing how it is shared in the movie. We'll study the music John Williams uses to accompany the scene and we will find out more about John Williams as well. In Maths, we will be returning to fractions and working on equivalence. Year 4 will be taking part in the times table check this Thursday and Friday.

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 17th June

Words with /s/ sound spelt sc

Science

Diagon

Scene

Alley

Fascinate

Cauldron

Discipline

archway

crescent

broomstick

 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 17th June

High frequency words

Hard

I’ve

Has

How

Hat

Hot

He’s

Horse

head

home

 

Week beginning 7th June

Well everybody here we are, Potions! This is our final topic of the year and one I know we're going to have so much fun with! This week, we've got our 'Day at Hogwarts' on Tues 8th June. We're going to be writing a diary entry of our 'day'. We begin our maths this half-term with a revisit of our times-table knowledge.

 

Spellings – to be tested on Fri 11th June

Words with sh sound spelt ‘ch’

chute

Potion

Machine

Medicine

Brochure

Experiment

Chalet

Appear

Chef

material

 

Spellings – to be tested on Fri 11th June

High frequency words

Going

Great

Gone

Green

Good

Grow

Grandma

Gave

Grandad

Go

 

Week beginning 24th May

As we approach the end of a FANTASTIC half-term, we bring all of our learning together this week as we think about answers to some of the more unusual questions we've had - like why is snot green?! We will continue with our fractions learning as we explore equivalence such as how two quarters and one half are the same (equal) amounts.

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 27th May

Spelling challenge – 15 words from this term

Character

Stomach

Scheme

Favourite

Particular

Expression

Regular

Discussion

Musician

Invention

Decision

Action

confusion

Plaque

purpose

 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 27th May

Spelling challenge – 15 words from this term

High-frequency words

Across

What

Clothes

Where

Friends

Thought

Different

Think

Once

Place

Something

Know

Suddenly

found

great

 

 

Week beginning 17th May

What an exciting week we have in store! This week, it's all about sandwiches...HEALTHY sandwiches! You'll be evaluating existing sandwich recipes before designing, making, testing and evaluating your own! In maths, we continue to work on fractions as we order them on a number line.

 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 20th May

Words with k sound spelt ‘ch’

Character

Recipe

chemist

Ingredient

Echo

Method

Chorus

Sandwich

Scheme

healthy

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 20th May

High frequency words

Thing

afternoon

Than

Morning

Across

Stopped

Inside

Clothes

We’re

Looking

 

Week beginning 11th May

It's a very busy week this week with lots of exciting things happening including our local walk for our Young Leaders Award! In Maths, we will be beginning fractions on Wednesday including finding halves, quarters, fifths and tenths. Our English story writing unit continues as we get ready to write our own stories inspired by Alex Sparrow. We will also be learning about food chains!

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 13th May

Suffix -cian

Musician

Excrement

Electrician

Odour

Politician

Creature

Mathematician

Particular

magician

regular

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 13th May

High frequency words

River

once

Room

Friends

Queen

Different

Eyes

Last

wished

Liked

 

Week beginning 4th May

Do you know what happens once you've started eating your food? Well this is the week to find out! We'll be learning more about the digestive system including recreating a model of it to help us make sense of the process. In English, we're starting our own stories inspired by Alex Sparrow. In Maths, we are working on our knowledge of division.

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 6th May

Suffix -sion

Division

Digestion

invasion

Organs

Confusion

Journey

Decision

Stomach

collision

purpose

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 6th May

High frequency words

Something

laughed

Suddenly

Many

Well

Boat

Let’s

Window

I’ve

Great

Week beginning 26th April

This week it's all about poetry! We'll be using Chocolate Cake by Michael Rosen to inspire our very own poetry about our favourite food and I cannot wait to read them! In Maths this week we will be multiply 2-digit and 3-digit numbers by 1 moving into the formal written method as some important revision and consolidation. Don't forget it's also parents' meetings week.

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 29nd April

Suffix -ssion

admission

Delicious

Permission

Nourishment

Confession

Nutriment

Discussion

Cuisine

Expression

favourite

 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 29th April

High frequency words

Who

Thought

What

Though

Where

Told

When

Found

why

sleep

 

 

Week beginning 19th April

Welcome everybody to the Summer Term! AND a new topic - Burps, Bottoms and Bile! We begin our topic with our teeth and finding out about how and why they need caring for! We'll be writing instructions and carrying out an experiment to discover what would happen if we didn't care for them....yuck! In maths, we are consolidating our knowledge of multiplication.

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 22nd April

Suffix -tion

invention

Plaque

injection

Decay

action

Molars

hesitation

Canines

completion

Incisors

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 22nd April

High frequency words

Think

stop

sat

Garden

Only

No

Lived

Know

much

Place

Week beginning 15th March

Spellings

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 18th March

Rules for when adding ‘ous’

 + 5 topic words

humorous

museum

glamorous

Broadway

vigorous

Skyscraper

courageous

Manhattan

outrageous

Building

 

                 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spellings to be tested Thursday 18th March

High frequency words

Cold

Did

Coming

Didn’t

Couldn’t

Different

Cried

Dog

dark

door

 

Week beginning Monday 14th December

Our week of Christmas parties, virtual Carol service and other festive fun is upon us! Christmas-themed Maths, calendars, cards and decorations to make. Let's have a fantastic week and step into Christmas....!!!

Week beginning Monday 7th December

After all your wonderful learning in Traders and Raiders, this week we are getting in the festive spirit with a focus on the poem 'Twas the night before Christmas. We'll be exploring the poem and crafting our own version of it too. In Maths, we are continuing our learning on multiplication and division. 

Don't forget that we are swimming on Tuesday morning.

 

 

Week beginning Monday 30th November

This week, we bring our Viking learning to a close as we find out about The Battle of Hastings. In English, we are writing newspaper reports about the events which took place in our myths. In Maths, we are continuing our learning on multiplication and division. 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs

3rd December

The prefix ‘re’ + 5 topic words

reappear

raider

redo

invader

refresh

skald

return

territory

redecorate

legend

 

 

 

 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs

3rd December

High Frequency Words

hour

sure

our

eye

move

could

prove

should

improve

would

 

Week beginning Monday 23rd November

It's another exciting week this week as we write our own Thor and Loki stories set at Farmilo! Miss.Chant and I are really looking forward to reading them on Thursday. In Maths, we are continuing our new learning on multiplication this week.

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 26th November

The prefix ‘il-’/ ‘ir’+ 5 topic words

illegal

saga

illegible

kingdom

irregular

trader

irresponsible

runestone

irrelevant

settlement

 

 

 

 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 26th November

High Frequency Words

class

path

grass

break

pass

steak

plant

even

bath

beautiful

 

Week beginning Monday 16th November

Such an exciting start to the week as we have our Virtual Viking Experience from Jorvik museum and that forms the basis for our whole week! This week, we are finding out about Viking Sagas and also Mythology as we learn more about Thor, Loki and Asgard. We are even going to write our very own Thor and Loki story, set at Farmilo! In maths, we will continue our learning about subtraction before moving on to times tables and multiplication. 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 19th November

The prefix ‘in’ and ‘im’
+ 5 topic words

incorrect

Viking  

immature

longhouse

inactive

myth

imperfect

Asgard

impatient

Loki

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 19th November

High Frequency Words

fast

great

last

pretty

past

after

every

clothes

everybody

father

Week beginning Monday 9th November

We had a fantastic first week back everybody, thank you and well done. I especially enjoyed your tremendous Big Writes!

This week, we are finding out all about Viking Raiders including looking at Longships! We will also be celebrating Remembrance Day with some special artwork. We'll be writing letters from life aboard a Viking Longship whilst, in Maths, we continue our work on subtraction.

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs

 

The prefix ‘mis’
+ 5 topic words

miscalculate

Anglo-Saxon

misspell

Britain

misbehave

house

misplace

invasion

misread

longship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs

High Frequency Words

told

floor

sold

climb

gold

child

cold

even

hold

because

Week beginning Monday 12th October

Well goodness me it's the final week of the half-term and what a super one it has been! This week, we're brining our Roman learning together as we create our own mosaics! We'll be continuing our learning about addition in Maths. AND, very excitingly, we have a Love 2 Investigate experiment all about Roman toilet paper on Thursday.......!

 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 15th Sep

Spelling challenge

1. Myth

8. Insecure

2. Gym

9. Incurable

3. Egypt

10. Dislike

4. Double

11. Disagree

5. Trouble

12. Disobey

6. Country

13. Dishonest

7.Invisible

14. Forgetting

 

15. Shopping

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 15th Sep

Spelling challenge HF words

1. Poor

8. our

2. Find

9. house

3. Kind

10. make

4. Have

11. people

5. Come

12. said

6. Here

13. made

7. Once

14. both

 

15. old

Week beginning Monday 5th October

This week, we are fast forwarding to modern day Rome and planning a little trip! We'll be investigating tourism in Rome today as we find out about what we can see and do in the Italian capital. We're going to be writing our very own holiday brochure pages and planning a day out in Rome. In maths, we'll be busy working on our addition knowledge which we will focus on this week and next.

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 8th Oct

The prefix ‘dis’

Disappoint

Mosaic

Disagree

Britannia

Disobey

Lanista

Dishonest

Servus

Dislike

Invictus

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 8th Oct

High Frequency Words

Door

Wild

Poor

Most

Find

Only

Kind

Both

mind

old

 

Week beginning Monday 28th September

We can't wait to read your time-travel stories this week as we write about our journey back in time to a battle at The Colosseum. In topic, we'll be finding out more about life as a Gladiator. Our maths learning will focus on the skill of rounding to 10, 100 and 1,000.

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 1st Oct

The prefix ‘in’

Invisible

Colosseum

Insecure

Aqueduct

Incurable

Chariot

Incorrect

Forum

Inactive

Latin

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 1st Oct

High Frequency words

Today

our

Says

Pull

Once

Full

Your

Love

there

Push

 

Week beginning Monday 21st September

This week it's all about Roman life! How did the Romans live? What were their houses like and how do they differ to ours? We're going to be making a start on an exciting adventure story which we'll be working on the for the next two weeks. In Maths, we are ordering and comparing values both as objects and then as numbers, using our Place Value knowledge.

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 24th Sep

The /U/ spelt ou

young

gladiator

touchfort
doubleVilla
troubleslave
countryarena

 

And for Miss.Chant's spelling group:

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 24th Sep

High frequency words

That

This

Their

Time

Them

Very
ThenWent
TheyWere

Week beginning Monday 14th September

What a fantastic first week back we had! You made a terrific start! This week we are learning about Boudicca and this includes making some clay models of her and writing a biography about her. In maths, we are continuing our work on Place Value as we explore working with numbers to 1,000 on number lines.

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 17th Sep

The /I/ sound spelt y

Empire

myth

Britain

gym

Emperor

Egypt

Italy

pyramid

army

mystery

And for Miss.Chant's spelling group:

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 17th Sep

High frequency words

House

Said

Into

People

Little

One

Look

Some

Made

Make

 

Week beginning Monday 7th September

After a brill couple of days settling in, we have a very busy week ahead as we find out what it would have been like to be a soldier in the Roman Army! We're going to look at the training, the uniform and what day-to-day life would have been like...could YOU have been a Roman soldier? In maths, we're going to be looking at Place Value in numbers up to 1,000. Don't forget our PE days are Tuesday and Friday - remember to come to school in your PE kit as we stay in these all day.

Our spellings for the week are here:

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 10th Sep

Topic vocabulary and practicing rules of when to double consonants

Roman

forgetting

shield

beginning

soldier

shopping

battle

gardening

sword

limiting

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