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Year 3 / 4 Falcons

Welcome to the Year 3/4 Falcons!


My name is Miss O'Toole and I am delighted to be teaching the Year/4 Falcon's this year alongside Mrs Ward and Mrs Laher.  Mrs Patel will also be helping us in Year 3.  At the bottom of our class page, you will find lots of important information such as our class bulletin, homework grid, curriculum overview and lots of useful websites to support learning.


Important Reminders

* PE - Our PE day is Friday and children must come into school in their full PE kits please.

* School Library - The Falcons are timetabled to visit the school library every Tuesday lunchtime.  Don't forget to pick up a loyalty card for the chance to win a new book from the SMSJ bookshop!

* Homework is given out every Thursday and should be returned on Monday.  All children have a homework book and you can find the homework grid below.  Homework includes: home reading (3 parent signatures required), spellings (test every Monday), TTRockstars and one other piece to be completed.



Meet the teacher

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Autumn 1



Our value this half term is FAIRNESS. Don't forget to complete your values task at home - it could be included on our next newsletter


This half term, Year three will be learning ...




We will begin our new year looking at folk tales and particularly looking at the book 'The Tin Man' by Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson. We look at the characteristics of this genre of text and recreate our own version. Keep a look out to see if your work is shared on the website!



We will begin the term  revisiting place value and moving on to hundreds, tens and ones and answering a varied fluency of questions using our understanding of place value. We will also be looking at addition and subtraction and building on our previous knowledge of these methods. 




The big question is 'What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain today?' We will be exploring this and looking at how Christians show their beliefs in their communities. 



We will be looking at Light and Shadows and looking at what part the sun plays in this. We will also complete practical activities to enhance our learning.




his half term, Year four will be learning ...




In English we will be looking at explanation texts based around how things work then studying The Fire Makers Daughter by Phillip Pullman


This half term we will be covering place value, rounding numbers and addition and subtraction in our Maths lessons:


In Science we will be learning how electricity works, creating circuits and also considering Health and Safety aspects for electricity.


In R.E. we will be developing our knowledge of the Hindu religion by studying 'What it means to be a Hindu in Britain today'.


The Falcon's Class Library

Our School Prayer

Useful Websites















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