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Welcome to the

Squirrel Class Page

 

The Class Teachers are Mr Wells and Mrs Reid

and Mrs Yeates and Mrs Williams also work in our class.

 

Just like squirrels our class are inquisitive, determined and hardworking.

On this page you will find notices, photos and superstar work that we think should be celebrated with you at home!

Useful Information

 

- PE kit is needed in school on

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

- Weekly spellings will be given out

on Mondays and tested the following Monday.

- At home, try to practise your times tables and their corresponding division facts to help you remember them.  Use Matheletics and Times Tables Rock Stars to help you

- Accelerated Reader books need to be in school everyday. Read as much as possible so you can get 100% in your next quiz. 

Homework

On MondayEnglish homework is given out.  This needs to be handed in on Thursday.

On Thursday, Maths homework is given out. This needs to be in on Monday.  Look at the Year 4 Information page if you're not sure what your homework is or click on the link below...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our topic this half term is called

The Polar Express

 

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In maths, we are looking at...

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 We will be looking at the links between the two and strategies for solving both mentally and with jottings.

Later, we will be looking fractions.

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Then solving problems involving measure.

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In English our first piece of writing is an explanation text.  We will be using Wallace and Gromit's Inventions to help us. 

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Then, we will be writing about our own bedroom or classroom tidy inventions.

Next, we will be writing poems linked to trains.

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  Finally, we'll finish the term with

The Polar Express

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We will be writing our own version of the story.

 

 

 

 

In Science we will be looking at

Electricity

We will investigate the how electricity works, how to use it safely and what affects its flow.  This will involve us doing lots of experiments.

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In guided reading we will be reading...

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Read the blurb...

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What predictions can you make about the book?

The author was Edith Nesbit...

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She wrote many other children's classics.  What other Children's classics do you know?

This year we look forward to seeing growth mindsets in action. At times our learning may be tricky but by being positive and working hard, we will all be successful. We look forward to celebrating all your successes with you.

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