Welcome to the Gecko Class Page!
Geckos are really good at climbing and in Gecko class we are aiming high!
This half term we will be studying the lives of the Romans and learning about how they have affected modern day life.
Alongside this, we will also be creating Roman Bullas in DT. In PSHE we will be looking at the skills necessary to make us ‘Year 4 Ready’ to support our transition into Year 4.
Keep an eye out for information on our swimming sessions. Every class will be swimming for 4 sessions a week over a period of 3 weeks. Please ensure your child has the right kit with them every day and that it is taken home to be dried in between sessions.
Our first Maths unit this term will be adding and subtracting 3 digit numbers. Please support your child by talking about partitioning numbers into hundreds, tens and units and practicing adding hundreds, tens and units quickly in their head.
This half term we will be writing information texts to start, and then will be focusing on newspaper reports.
In our weekly ‘Exciting Writing’ sessions, we are continuing to identify the features needed for different genres and are choosing our own targets for writing.
In Guided Reading this term, we will be reading ‘The Iron Man’ by Ted Hughes.
There are two lots of homework every week - Maths and English.
Maths is set on a Monday, due in on Thursday.
English is set on a Thursday, due in on Monday.
Spellings are set on a Monday for a test the following Monday.
We really appreciate the support you can give your child to help them with their homework, spellings and to hear them read regularly.
Our PE sessions are on a Monday and a Thursday. Please ensure your child has their PE kit in school on these days. You may also want to include trousers and a long sleeved top for your child's outdoor session as we move into the colder months.
Please remember to send a water bottle into school for your child to use during lesson times as it is important to help us learn.