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Welcome to the

Squirrels Class Page

 

The Class Teachers are Mrs Evans and Mrs Reid

and Mrs Yeates also works 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 every

Tuesdays and Wednesday

- Weekly spellings will be given out

on Monday 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 will be...

Italy Uncovered

 

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We will be looking the physical and human features of Italy and comparing the Italian region of Bergamo with Hampshire.

 

 

Maths

We will be looking at the four operations...

 

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 We will be looking at strategies for solving problems mentally, with jottings and developing our formal methods, especially for division.

 

 

Then we will look at solving problems involving measure.

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We will also look at fractions.

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English

In English we will be looking at the book Flotsam.

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Then, we will be finding out about plastic pollution of the world's oceans and writing advisory texts about how this can be stopped. 

 

 

 

In Science we will be looking at

Sound

We will look at how sound is made and how it travels.

We will investigate ways of changing the pitch and volume of sounds.

We will also carry out experiments to find out how sound travels best and the best way to block out sound.

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In guided reading we will be reading the book

The Boy who Swam with Piranhas

By David Almond

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Stanly Pott's uncle Ernie has developed an over-the-top fascination with canning fish in the house, and life at 69 Fish Quay Lane has turned barmy. But there’s darkness in the madness, and when Uncle Ernie’s obsession takes an unexpectedly cruel turn, Stan has no choice but to leave. As he journeys away from the life he’s always known, he mingles with a carnival full of eccentric characters and meets the legendary Pancho Pirelli, the man who swims in a tank full of perilous piranhas. Will Stan be bold enough to dive in the churning waters himself and choose his own destiny?

 

 

 

 

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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