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KINGFISHERS - Years 3 & 4

Welcome to Kingfishers' Class Page

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The teacher of this class is:

Mr Berry

 

 

Teaching Assistants:

 

Mrs M Howell        Mrs K Howell

Mrs M Howell        &        Mrs K Howell

 

 

 

Autumn Term 2022

 

 

Our topic this term is 'Vicious Vikings'!

 

This topic will look at the history and geography of the Viking invasion of Britain, what impact they had on Britain, and how they fit in to a timeline from Romans and Anglo-Saxons to the Normans.

 

English

 

First half term

Our first unit of work will focus on imaginative story-telling using the book 'Gorilla' by Anthony Browne.

 

               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second half term

After half-term we will be exploring magical description of setting using the book 'Leon & The Place Between' by Grahame Baker-Smith.

 

 

 

Maths

This term the pupils will be working on 'place value' - looking at how numbers are constructed and how different digits carry different values. They will also be looking at column methods for addition and subtraction. 

 

Year 4 Multiplication Check

 

In late June the Year 4s will be doing their 'Multiplication Check'. They are given 6 seconds to answer timestables questions up to 12 x 12.

 

It is therefore really important to try to find time at home for your child to practise their timestables as practising them frequently is the only way to establish fluency in this area.

 

We are of course practicing these in school, but time and resources are limited and so individual practice at home is crucial.  

 

I have linked to some resources at the bottom of this page which can be used to practise times tables fluency at home.

 

For more information about the check, click on this link.

 

 

P.E. - Mondays

During the Autumn term our P.E. day will be Mondays. We will also have swimming lessons each Tuesday afternoon, starting from the 20th September and then throughout the rest of the autumn term.

 

PE Kit / Jewellery

On P.E. days, all children will be coming into school in their PE kit. Please ensure that children are wearing the correct kit i.e.

 

White T-shirt

Navy shorts

White socks

Navy Tracksuit bottoms when it is cold

Navy plain hoody

Trainers not pumps

Long hair must always be tied back

 

 

 

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