Year 3/4 Kites 2020 - 2021

Year 3/4 Kites

A particular warm welcome to all our year 3 children and parents, who have just joined us from the infants. We are really looking forward to getting to know you and working alongside your children.

Years 3 and 4 are important transition years in your child’s school journey. They are years where we see children grow before our eyes. They are years where children develop fundimental skills to move through their school journey. It will be an exciting and memorable year where the children will grow, become more independent and learn to self regulate learning. Throughout the year you will be invited into school to look closely at how your child is developing and settling in.

During the first term we will be concentrating on getting to know each other, encouraging independence, making new friends and learning the school routines.

Please follow our school twitter page @AbingdonPrimary to see updates of exciting things going on in our class. This is where you will find photos and videos of the lovely things your children are doing at school!




Teaching Assistants

Mrs Kerrigan                        Miss Burke                Mrs Cawldwell                Miss Ambrocci                Mrs Wood  

Important Notes for parents

PE with the sports coaches will take place every Thursday afternoon and with a class teacher on a Friday afternoon. Please can you ensure they have their PE kit on when entering school every Thursday and Friday morning. PE kit must be a white t-shirt, black shorts and pumps/trainers.



Year 3/4 Statutory Spellings

Below is a list of all spellings that all year 3/4 children should know how to read and write by the end of year 4. Please practice these where possible. All will be sent throughout the year as weekly spelling practice and repeated to store them to memory.

Useful websites


BBC Bitesize

Especially good at explaining concepts of all curriculum for all ages.


Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.


Creative computer programming

Timestable Rockstars 

Especially good improving timestables.


Learn languages with out school wide provider.

Mystery Science

Free science lessons

Hour of code

Especially good computing for all ages

Crest Awards

Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards

Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Nature Detectives

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

Oxford Owl for Home

Lots of free resources for Primary age

Geography Games

Geography gaming!

DK Find Out

Activities and quizzes

Toy Theater

Educational online games


Especially good improving number related learning from a basic level.



In year 3/4 we opperate a whole class reward system, where as a whole we strive to earn an exciting reward. In our class we collect pom poms to fill a jar. Once full we enjoy a whole class reward together, such as:

  • Baking
  • Movie and popcorn
  • Free fun time

Contact/Class Dojo

At Abingdon Primary we use Class Dojo which is embedded within every year group. We use Class Dojo to engage parents by sharing photos and videos of exciting moments in the classroom. It is also an effective way for teachers and parents to communicate.



Important dates to remember:

Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May

Half term Friday 28th May

Children come back Monday 14th June

INSET day  Wednesday 28th July

Break up for Summer Tuesday 27th July

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Get In Touch

Abingdon Primary School

Abingdon Road, South Reddish
Stockport SK5 7ET

Joanne Murray

0161 480 4531

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