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Term 4

English - In Writing, children will read The Barnabus Project and write instructional text, descriptions, and  persuasive brochures. After, they will read The Thames and Tide club and write persuasive letters, diary entries and weather reports. Both writing projects will include advertisements, dialogue and letters of advice. In Reading, they will read Mr Penguin and the lost treasures and A Necklace of Raindrops. There will be opportunities for children to practice retrieval, summarising, comparing, predicting and sequencing throughout


Maths - Place Value - This term we will be looking  at multiplication and division. Year 3 will focus multiplying and dividing a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number. Year 4 will focus on multiplying and dividing a 2/3-digit number by a 1-digit number.


Geography - Misty Mountains, Winding Rivers -  This project continues to teach children about the characteristics and features of rivers and mountain ranges around the world. They will look at how contour lines are used to show the topography of an area. They will have the opportunity to learn about the stages of the water cycle. They will study mountain ranges in the United Kingdom and around the world. They will also learn about habitats and how human and natural influences can have an impact on the environment.


Science - Grouping and classifying - This project teaches children about grouping living things, known as classification. They study the animal and plant kingdoms and use and create classification keys to identify living things.


Art - Functional and fancy fabrics - This project teaches children about home furnishings and the significant designer William Morris. They learn techniques for decorating fabric, including block printing, hemming and embroidery and use them to design and make a fabric sample.


RE - Why are festivals important to religious communities?

RSHE/Jigsaw - Zones of Regulation

French - Going shopping

Computing - Branching databases

Music (Charanga) - Feelings through music

PE - Invasion Games (football) and Dance


We have been looking at functional fabrics. We designed our own, inspired by the work of Willian Morris. We had a go at sewing a hem, embellishing our work and printing a design, before creating our final piece.


We looked at different animal furs and had a go at drawing some examples. We then picked our favourite and carved it into a stamp, which we then used to create our own animal fur prints.

Georgraphy-we made our own contour maps!