Welcome to Year 3/4

Welcome to Year 3/4

Our Curriculum

In English we will start the half term by looking at and performing some shape poems before writing our own. We will then move onto studying the Incredible book eating boy, where we will write character descriptions and retell the story in first person. 

In maths this half term we will be concentrating on multiplication and division, before moving onto length. 

This half term we are looking at rivers in Geography. We will be looking at what a river is, thinking about what they are used, and naming the key parts of a river. We will be thinking about what a dam is and the advantages and disadvantages for this. Finally we will spend some time researching some of the largest rivers in the world. 

 

In RE, we will be studying Hinduism, we will learn about their beliefs, and the Gods they worship. We will learn about worship in the Mandir and at home. We will also learn about some of the festivals they celebrate. 

In Science, we will be looking at electricity, we will spend some time building circuits. We will test insulators and conductors and make a door bell work within a circuit. 

In DT, we will research, design and make our toy using a pneumatic system. 

In computing, we will learn how to send emails to each other. 

In music, we are learning to play notes on glockenspiels.

Class Information

Our PE days are Wednesday and Thursday. Please make sure PE kit is in school on those days.

Homework will be put on class dojo on a Friday and is expected back in by the following Friday.

Spellings will be set on a Friday and tested the following Friday.

Remember to practise spellings on Spelling Shed and times tables on Times Table Rockstars.



Key skills - Spring Term 2021