Class 3/4 News & Info

English + Maths Websites

Sep 7, 2018

Dear Parents + Guardians As highlighted on the recent Year 3 + 4  Autumn Term Class Newsletter, please find attached, a list of Maths Websites suitable for Key Stage 2, that can be accessed by you and your children in order to consolidate and develop mathematical skills and processes learnt in school. Also below, are the links to several websites…

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BPS – Class 3 + 4 Newsletter (Autumn Term)

Sep 7, 2018

Dear Parents/Guardians   Welcome to Class 3 + 4!   Please find attached, a copy of our Class Newsletter for the forthcoming term.  We will be learning lots of exciting things this term including our amazing new topic: Blue Abyss.   If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to come in and see me.…

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Wakes Week – Wells Dressing

Jul 5, 2018

This week, Tideswell Village has been celebrating its annual Wakes Week!   We have been busy designing and creating our school Wells Dressing, based around the theme of: ‘Bees’, using flower petals.  Wells across Derbyshire are dressed at this time of year to give thanks for the water they provide in our town and village…

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Derby Open Centre Visit – Understanding the Islamic Faith Workshops

Jul 5, 2018

As part of our RE unit on Islam, Derby Open Centre visited school and we took part in some fantastic workshops run by Samantha, the Derby Open Centre Manager, where we learnt about Islamic Wedding Ceremonies and cooked Chana Curry using chickpeas.   As part of the Islamic Wedding Workshop, we got to dress up in…

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Year 4 – Cube Investigation

Jun 14, 2018

In Maths, as part of our unit on 3D Shape, Year 4 have been using their problem solving skills to identify patterns in the number of faces found on sets of cubes.   After we had put the cubes on our desk, we had to observe the number of faces we could see, and reason whether…

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Year 3 + 4 Numeracy Objectives + Multiplication Test Overview – Summer Term (2)

Jun 4, 2018

Please find attached, copies of the Year 3 + 4 Numeracy Objectives + Multiplication Test Overviews for the forthcoming half term.   Kind Regards   Mr Downings   Numeracy – (MTP) Summer Term (2) Numeracy – Multiplication Test Overview (Summer Term (2))

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Year 3 + 4 Creativity Overview – Summer Term (2)

Jun 4, 2018

Please find attached a copy of the Year 3 + 4 Creativity Overview for the forthcoming half term.   Regards   Mr Downings Creativity (Flow) – Parent Document

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Making Stone Age Tools

May 22, 2018

As part of our Tribal Tales topic in Creativity, Year 3 + 4 have been investigating what life was like throughout the Stone Age period.  We have compared the lives of early hunter gatherers with that of later Neolithic farmers and discussed which period in Stone Age history that we would prefer to have lived…

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Year 3 + 4 – Volcano Models Homework Project

May 8, 2018

This half term, we have made volcano models as part of our Tremors Homework Project.  Using actual volcanoes like Mount Etna, as inspiration, we created our own replicas using Paper Mache and Poster Paint. Wearing goggles for safety, some of us then made our models erupt by adding a mixture of bicarbonate soda, vinegar and food…

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