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This year in Squirrel Class we are a mixture of Year 3 and Year 4 children. In our class we have Miss Martin (me) and Miss Bottle who is our teaching assistant. Here you will find lots of important information about our learning and our homework. Please remember to check in to Class Dojo for information too.


Term 2

Welcome back!

This term our learning is based around our topic of the 'Groovy Greeks'. 

We will be doing lots of research into the History of Ancient Greece as well as exploring lots of different myths. We will research the design work of Greek Vases and have a go at designing and making our own. We will link all of our topic work into our literacy when we re-tell myths and write newspaper articles. In maths this term we will be looking at all things addition and subtraction - using a range of strategies, solving word problems and developing our reasoning skills. 

Term 3

Welcome back to Term 3, and a happy new year to you all!


This term our learning will be based around the continent that is America!

We will begin our term with a topic day learning all about America in the olden days, and how it is now as well as partaking in lots of practical activity.

In maths this term our focus is time, both 12 hour and 24 hour. We will also look at fractions, specifically equivalents, pictorial representations as well as finding fractions of amounts. In literacy we are starting the term by focusing on mystery and adventure stories. First we will deconstruct each to understand what makes a good story, then we will write our own. In science we are investigating living things. We will be looking at animal classification as well as habitat and animals adaptations.

I hope you are all refreshed, ready for another excellent term of learning!   

Term 4

Welcome back to Term 4 of the year - I hope you have all had a lovely rest!

This term our topic is, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. 

We will be using this theme in literacy through creating persausive adverts based around recycling as well as creating adventure stories about a recycling superhero. We will then be looking at information texts. In Maths we will be looking at measuring space and then moving onto all things angles. 

This term also sees the Year 4 children, Myself and Miss Bottle going on the annual residential trip to Windmill Hill for 3 day (5th, 6th, 7th of March).