Beech Class – Year 3/4

Beech Class – Year 3/4 at St Julian's Church School

Welcome to Beech Class! We are Year 3 and 4 children.

Welcome back to our final term!

What a busy year we have had so far and we have the busiest term to go! This term is filled to the brim with lots fun, including sports day, our whole school production and move-up day.

In English this term we will be exploring the text The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan. We will retell the story and then create our own fantasy text. We will also continue to read our class novel: The Accidental Prime Minister, which we are really enjoying (thank you Miss Walker for introducing it to us).

In Maths we will be rounding off the academic year by recapping the formal written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. We will also revisit collecting and recording data as well as exploring problem solving and reasoning exercises.

In History we will learn about the Ancient Egyptians which the Year 4 children already know a bit about. Our focus will be slightly different this time around, so everyone will learn something new! In Science we are exploring plants, including identifying the parts of a plant, recognising the functions of those parts and understanding the life cycle of a plant. In French we will continue to practise phrases related to getting to know someone. We have already learnt a variety of greetings and how to say my name is...

We will be spending lots of time learning the songs for our whole school production as Beech class will be leading the singing! Information about costumes will be going out in the near future.

 

Homework

Please ensure your child is:

  1. Reading for 20 minutes every day
  2. Completing at least 10 minutes of times table practise every day
  3. Practising their spellings every day (find the weekly spellings on the right hand side of this page)

Spellings and Times tables 

Our weekly Spelling test and Maths club will now both happen on Friday mornings.

Reading Books Online:

For more help with accessing Get Epic (an online library for children) please click the link below:

How to log on to Get Epic

 

 

Contact Information

Miss Mills will be contactable on Class Dojo on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Mrs Wells will be contactable on Class Dojo on Thursday and Friday.

If there is an urgent matter, please call the School Office directly.

 

Class Teachers:

Miss Mills – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Mrs Wells – Thursday and Friday

Mrs Lake and Mrs Cann – Teaching Assistants

 

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