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St Bernadette's Catholic Primary

With Jesus in our Hearts, we have:

The passion to learn,

The courage to fail,

The strength to love

Year 3/4 - Wilberforce Class

Welcome to Wilberforce Class

Our Teacher is Mrs Turner and our Learning Support Assistant is Mrs O'Shea

 

At the moment, we are learning all about rivers.  This will include identifying some features of a river as well as learning how they grow.  We will also learn about the importance of the water cycle in relation to rivers and their continual flow of water. We are reading ‘A River’ by Marc Martin to support us in our English work and our class novel is The Water Horse by Dick King-Smith

 

 

A normal day in our class

8.40-9.00am

Start of Day Activity

9.00 am

Guided Reading

9.20amMaths
10.20amBreak time
10.35amSpellings
11.00amEnglish
12.05pmLunchtime
1.05pmAfternoon Register

1.10pm-2.00pm

Foundation Subjects - these areas of the curriculum include RE, Science, Geography/History, Art/DT, Computing, French, PE and Music  

3.00pmStory

3.15pm

Home Time

 

Our outdoor PE session is every Tuesday. Please remember to come to school in your PE kit including jogging bottoms.

 

We follow God Matters in Religious Education (the Portsmouth Diocese scheme of learning). The children learn two and a half hours in Year 3 and 4. Our thematic topic learning (history, geography, art, design and technology) generally occurs in the afternoons.

 

Things that help us learn

We use Timetable Rockstars, Mathletics and Oxford Reading Owl to support our home learning. We have established the use of Google Classroom as our online learning platform in Years 3 and 4.  This is also where homework assignments will be posted.

 

Our Curriculum Map

In Year 3 and 4, this year, we will learn about Rivers, Saxons & Vikings, Rainforests and a local history study of Farnborough as well as many more exciting things! Take a look at our Curriculum Maps to see what we are going to learn about throughout our journey this year.

 

Trips

This year we are looking to visit Ufton Court to develop understanding of Vikings along with The Living Rainforest.  We are also exploring the possibility of an overnight stay at Runway’s End for our Year 4 children.  We will of course keep you posted of any further developments.

If you have any questions or there is anything urgent that you think I need to know, please contact the School Office either by phone at 01252 548123 or by email at adminoffice@st-bernadettes.hants.sch.uk

Autumn Topics 2021 - Termly Curriculum Webs

Years 3 and 4 Curriculum Presentation Autumn 2021

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