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Welcome to the

Squirrels Class Page

 

The Class Teachers are Mr Wells 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 is called

Fantastic Creatures

 

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During this topic we will be looking at how living things survive in different habitats.  Then, we will look in more detail at rainforests.  We will also look at climate change.  We will find out what causes it, the effects it has and how we can help with the prevention of climate change.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

Then we will look at solving problems involving measure.

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We will also look at fractions.

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English

We will return to story writing first this half term and be looking at the Just So stories by Rudyard Kipling and writing out own versions.   

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After that, we shall look at discussion texts and consider the advantages and disadvantages of zoos.

In Science we will be looking at

Living Things and Their Habitats

We will look at ways of grouping living things and investigate ways of identifying living things using branching keys.

We will use our school habitat to identify different living things and construct food chains and webs.

Finally, we will look at changes to habitats and adaptions.

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In guided reading we will be reading...

 

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What predictions can you make about the book from its cover?

 

 

 

 

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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A dragon visits Cupernham

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