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Week Beg 12th July 2021

Another exciting, jam-packed week planned!! 

Our Maths is focused on recapping the 4 operations and using this knowledge to problem solve. 

Our English is a persuasive advert based on our potions. We will creating our own potion and persuading a customer to  buy it. 

For Topic this week, we have 2 experiments lined up! We will be creating ice-cream using Science! We will be using ice and salt! We will also be making our own potions using vinegar and baking soda as well as decorating the potion bottle. 

 

A reminder that it is SPORTS DAY on TUESDAY 13th JULY! Unfortunately, this is for children only, parents cannot attend onsite. 

 

Our QEA visit is on Friday 16th June! We are excited to conduct some experiments with the science teachers. 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 15th July 

Homophones 

Ball 

fare 

Bawl 

 Which 

Brake 

Witch 

Break 

Flour 

fair 

flower 

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 15th July 

High frequency words 

Please 

Would 

Use 

Work 

Under 

yes 

Two 

Took 

want 

Wanted 

Week Beginning 5th July 2021

We have an exciting week planned with lots of science learning!! 

Our Maths this week will be split into Year 3 and Year 4 topics. Year 3 will be learning how to tell the time up to 1 minute, Year 4 will be focusing on decimals. 

 

In English, we will be using our story plans from last week to write a story about our mythical creature. 

 

In Topic, we will be grouping solids, liquids and gases, investigating the viscosity of certain liquids in our Love to Investigate experiment and investigating Ooze to see if it is a solid or liquid. Lots of experiments this week!! 

 

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 

This week, we are starting our story unit. We will be creating our own mythical creature! Don't forget it's our Rufford trip on Tuesday! We are so excited to be exploring somewhere and even making our own wands! 

 

Maths this week is  focusing on subtracting fractions. We are doing something very exciting in our Topic learning .... designing and creating our own wands with hot glue guns (teachers will man these!) 

 

Here's to a great week everyone! 

Week beginning 21st June

We have another exciting week planned! As we travel further into the Harry Potter universe, we will be creating our very own Chocolate Frogs! Using this amazing experience, we will then be writing our chocolate frog recipe in our Big Write. In Maths, we will continue our work with fractions and look at addition of fractions. Year 4 will be looking at mixed number fractions in particular and applying this to addition. Don't forget to complete your maths home learning this week! PE days still continue to be on Tuesday's and Thursday's. Due to inset on Friday, we have a 4 day week this week. 

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 2021

This week we will be focusing on Music during topic lessons, looking at the music of John Williams. We will be learning about his life and comparing/evaluating his compositions in the Harry Potter films. 

Don't forget that we have our times table check for Year 4 this week on Thursday and Friday. Our Maths learning will be on Fractions this week. We will be focusing on equivalent fractions as we found this tricky the first time round before half term. 

Our English learning is based on Diagon Alley, we will be using our senses, personification and fronted adverbials to create amazing setting descriptions. 

 

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 2021

This week, we will be writing a diary entry based on our day at Hogwarts.

Our  Hogwarts day will include: the sorting hat, writing with quills, tasting butter beer and playing quidditch.

We will be learning how to set up experiments accurately to make invisible ink. Our Maths learning will focus on recall of times tables up to 12 x 12. 

Week beginning Monday 16th November

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

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

touch fort
double Villa
trouble slave
country arena

 

And for Miss Haywood's spelling group:

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 24th Sep

High frequency words

That

This

Their

Time

Them

Very
Then Went
They Were

 

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 Haywood'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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