Class 4 - Mrs Murray/ Miss McCartney
Welcome to Class 4!
Welcome to Class 4. We are a Year 3 class - your first year in Key Stage 2!
In our class we have adults who are there to support you with your learning:
Mrs Murray (Mon-Weds) - Class Teachers
Miss McCartney (Weds-Fri)
Mrs Bates - LSA
Our topics this term:
How did the arrival of the Romans change Britain?
Why do some earthquakes cause more damage than others?
Our School Day:
8.40-8.50: Registration / Morning activities
8.50-9.30: Whole Class Guided Reading
9.30-10.30: Maths (on Mondays we have a whole school assembly 10.15-10.30)
10.30-10.45: Break Time
11.45-12.15: Key Skills
We no longer get free fruit in KS2, so please bring a healthy snack for break time if you wish to have one. Please also bring a water bottle, which can be refilled throughout the day.
Our afternoons are filled with our foundation subjects. We have different subject lessons each day. PE days are Tuesday (indoor) and Wednesday (outdoor).
At the end of each day, before we go home, we also have story time, where we will be making our way through our top recommended reads for Year 3.
Please remember P.E. kits on P.E. days and remove earrings prior to P.E. days if you wear them.
Please let us know via the Gateway app before 8am whether you would like to order a school dinner or bring a packed lunch. Don't worry if you forget, we can record dinners during registration.
Please bring your book bag to school each day. We will change reading books once they have been read at home and at school. Re-reading really helps to develop fluency and more detailed recall of the texts. Reading journals will be sent home in the red book bag. These are for recording home reads only -we have another system in school for recording school reads.
Homework will continue to be set on Friday via our Class Dojo page.
Homework will consist of:
- Maths activity linked to the work we have been doing in class
- Reading (book bag book and/or book of choice)
A homework book will be sent home in the first week of school. This is to be kept at home. Answers to the homework will be uploaded onto Class Dojo so children can self-assess their work.
The same text will be used for 3-weeks for the comprehension homework. This is to encourage re-reading and fluency development. Each week however, the question focus will change. E.g. Text 1 - week 1 vocabulary focus, week 2 retrieval focus, week 3 inference focus
Times Tables Rock Stars logins will be stuck into the homework book and reading journal.
Spellings will link to the Year 3 spelling rule that has been taught that week.
Please follow our Class Dojo page for updates of what is happening in our class on a day-to-day basis.
We are forward to a fun year of learning with you all!