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Week beginning 4th October

This week, we move away from the Bronze Age and begin to look at the final part of the period, the Iron Age. In English, we are continuing with our whole class narratives and write our action scenes and endings. In Maths, we begin our journey with addition and learning our formal method, column method. In Art, we will be creating our very own beakers out of clay! PE still continues on Wednesday and Friday, with ballet and football. We will also be performing in the Harvest Festival on Friday which we are very excited about! 

Our spellings this week: 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 7th October

The suffix -ness

Kindness

Loom

Illness

Hillforts

Darkness

Settlement

Greatness

Sword

happiness

Shield

 

Spellings – to be tested on Thurs 7th October

High frequency words

House

Said

Into

People

Little

One

Look

Some

Made

Make

 

Week beginning 27th September

This week, we continue with our exploration of the Bronze Age! We look closely at what Bronze Age life was like and how this was different from the Stone Age. We have a strong focus on Science this week too as we look at plants and how water transports through them. In English, we are starting our 2 week narrative block where we will be writing an exciting story based on 'Early Man'. In Maths, Year 3 will be focusing on placing numbers on a number line and counting in 50's whereas Year 4 will focus on rounding. We will also be continuing with our project in Art as we design our Stone Age inspired pottery. 

Spellings to be tested Thurs 30th  Sep 

Adding the suffix -ment and topic words 

argument 

beaker  

merriment  

tunic 

payment 

arrowhead 

enjoyment 

mammoth 

treatment  

hunting 

 

Spellings to be tested Thurs 30th  Sep 

High Frequency Words 

come 

my 

some 

ask 

they 

pull 

was 

full 

by 

here 

Week beginning 20th September 

Our English this week will be based on the film 'Early man'. We will be writing a film review using coordinating conjunctions as our rainbow grammar focus. 

 

Year 3 and Year 4 maths will be slightly different this week. Year 3s are focusing on comparing numbers and objects. Year 4 are focusing on comparing numbers, ordering numbers and using a number line. 

 

In our topic learning this week, we will be learning about the Bronze age, will be research bronze age art and learning what plants need to grow. 

 

Spellings to be tested Thurs 23rd Sep

Adding the suffix -est and topic words

hottest

gatherer

fattest

monument

saddest

flint

heaviest

prehistoric

happiest

lifestyle

 

Week beginning 13th September

This week we have an exciting trip off to Creswell Crags to find out more about life in the Stone Age, we'll even be exploring a cave! After our trip, we'll be working on writing a recount about our exciting trip .In Maths, we'll be continuing our work on our number knowledge. 

 

 

Spellings to be tested Thurs 16th Sep

Adding the suffix -ed and topic words

jumped

Creswell

folded

hyena

climbed

gorge

cried

hunter

tried

museum

 

Week beginning 2nd September

As we welcome you all back to school for this next, exciting academic year, we will be working on some PSHE activities and thinking about our goals for the year ahead. You can find our first spellings of the year below:

Spellings to be tested Thurs 9th Sep

Adding the suffix -ing.

sticking

stone

hurting

bronze

turning

iron

jumping

cave

lifting

bone

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