Birch Class – Y3/4

A very warm welcome to Birch Class!

Year 3 and Year 4 make up Birch Class, where the children reinforce strong foundations and extend their learning across the lower Key Stage Two Curriculum.

Children build on core subjects Literacy, Numeracy, Science &  R.E. along with a wide variety of topic focuses. Topic provides children the opportunity to learn about the wider world and apply key skills within interesting collaborative projects and gain independent learning experiences.

Within this stimulating learning environment, differentiated learning activities meet the abilities of all children while promoting a love of learning.

Class Teacher: Mrs Ward

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Stickley

Our Topics

This half term, the class will be studying a country in Europe – Italy.

Any other useful information

PE is on Monday and Wednesday afternoon.

Homework is given out on Friday and expected to be handed in on Wednesday at the latest. If anybody struggles with the homework over the weekend, please see Mrs Ward on Monday morning.

USEFUL RESOURCES

Maths

Learning our times tables facts is essential within Key Stage Two and this year, Year 4 will be taking a Multiplication Checker Test. Please help your child learn their multiplication facts fluently through fun timetables games. Visit the site below for some fun starter ideas:

http://www.maths-games.org/times-tables-games.html

BBC Bitesize also has fantastic resources for maths learning:

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/subjects/z826n39

Reading

There are some great online reading games available to help with deductive reasoning:

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/reading