Class 2 – Year 3 & Year 4

Class 2 – Year 3 & Year 4

Class 2 currently consists of 10 year 3/4 children. Much of the learning which takes place is linked to a central topic and children are encouraged to develop their skills of enquiry through hands on, practical learning experiences.

Please ensure that your child has their PE kit and reading book in school every day.

The whole class swims on Tuesday mornings during the Autumn & Spring terms.

Homework tasks

Science – Plan and prepare a healthy meal with your family. You could be in charge of the ingredients and of the chopping and stirring.

Science – Keep a food diary for a week as part of our science topic. How healthy are you?

Topic – Research the earthquake drill which children in earthquake zones practice regularly in school. Produce a poster showing the drill and/or teach the rest of the class the drill.

Topic – Find out about a country that is in an earthquake zone. Produce a booklet about that country and any big earthquakes it has experienced.

PE – Get your heart racing by doing at least 10 minutes exercise every day. Try skipping, football, dancing, walking up and down the stairs. You could perhaps take photographs to show the class.

English – Learn one of the following poems of by heart to perform in front of the class on National Poetry day – which is on October 3rd: Daffodils by William Wordsworth; The Eagle by Alfred Lord Tennyson; On the Ning Nang Nong by Spike Milligan and Ducks Ditty by Kenneth Grahame. Please ask Mrs James for a copy of the poem.

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Residential Visits

Class 2 residential provision has seen us use centres across the north-west.  We take part in a variety of activities such as dance, orienteering, archery and environmental studies.  The visits help the children develop their independence and teamwork skills.

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Team challenges included the gutter challenge, the electric bridge and travelling using land skis.

 

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The children designed and made egg rockets,which they then launched into outer space! Back at school, the children have written news reports about the ‘eggciting’ ‘eggstronaut’ adventures!

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