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Year 3 & 4

Welcome to year 3/4! It has been a lovely welcome back to school after the holiday. We hope you all had a restful break and are ready to start the new school year.


This term we are starting with a topic about The Stone Age. This cross-curricular topic will incorporate English, Art, Maths, Geography and History.

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Swimming is every Tuesday. Please make sure you have close fitting trunks, and a hat and goggles. You may bring fruit or cereal snack to eat after.


PE and Music

PE and Music are every Wednesday. Please make sure you have a white t-shirt, navy or black shorts, a black or navy tracksuit (or joggers and jumper/hoody) and preferably trainers not pumps.

Children are invited to attend extra music practice in the hall with Mrs Hardcastle from 8.30am.



Children have been given a homework book which, together with their reading book and blue reading record, should be brought to school every day and taken home every afternoon.

Topic homework should be done weekly from the homework grid and is due every Monday.

Spellings - Please check you have received a pack to support home learning of spellings.

Maths - Maths homework will be set regularly to support the learning taking place in class. Times tables practise should be also done along side this.

School Library - Library sessions will be incorporated into your child's guided reading session. They may take school library books home to read and brought back to change in their group's library slot during the week.


Tuck shop

Tuck shop is every Thursday, open at morning break. 40p will buy biscuit & juice. You may bring fruit any day to eat at break.


Every Day

Please bring your reading and Home/School book and make sure your child’s jumper has their name in and that they have a named water bottle in school. It is really important that the children drink plenty and this avoids long queues at the water fountain!


Class Photographs


Year 3 and 4 have been learning about Piet Mondrian in topic today. We found it tricky to not go outside the lines with our paintbrush.


We have been learning to paint Monet. We have used the same colours as him and then tried to copy his painting.


We have started our new French have learnt the months of the year in French using a song.


We have been learning about primary and secondary colours to make a colour wheel. We then explored what happened if you kept adding either black or white to a colour.

Stone Age camp

Year 3 and 4 have been making their own Stone Age camps in Art and DT. We really enjoyed making them.

We used charcoal, paint and pastels to create our cave paintings.We used charcoal, paint and pastels to create our cave paintings.Cave Paintings - Autumn Term 2017

Year 3 and 4 have been learning about Stone Age Cave Paintings. Today we had a go at making our own.

Learning French - Autumn Term 2017

Year 3/4 have been learning the parts of the body in French. We made puppets so that we could sing along to 'Jean Petit'.

Musical Instruments - Autumn Term 2017

Today year 3 got their own musical instruments. Everyone was excited to set up and get playing!

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The Stone Age - September 2017

Year 3 and 4 have been planning their Stone Age settlements. We have made sure that we have everything we would need to survive in the Stone Age.

Class Photographs - Academic Year 2016/2017

Video: Gladiator Training Day - Autumn Term 2016

We had a fantastic day experiencing gladiator training with our editor (leader) Marcus Attilius one of the most famed Roman Gladiators! We learnt that there were many different types of gladiators that fought for the entertainment ofeveryone, from emperors to the poor. They even fought animals.