Year 3/4 Owls 2021 - 2022

Year 3/4 Owls

Welcome to Year 3/4 Owl’s class page!

Teachers

Mrs Whitehead teaches Owls from Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesday mornings. Then, Miss Chong takes over for the rest of the week!

Teaching Assistants

Our teaching assistant is Mrs Murphy who is full time in class. 

 

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!

Important Messages

PE

This term we will be having PE on a Thursday and a Friday. Please can the children come to school in their kit in on those days. PE kit is white t-shirt and black shorts/leggings/tracksuit bottoms.

Creative Curriculum

At Abingdon we follow a creative curriculum. This is split into 2 cycles. Cycle A and Cycle B. Due to 3/4 Owls being a mixed age class, coverage of the entire year 3 and 4 curriculum is met over a 2 year period through completion of the 2 cycles. 

Below is an overview of the coverage in Cycle A

/uploads/527/files/Lower Key Stage 2 long term plan 2021-22.pdf

Below is an overview of the coverage in Cycle B

/uploads/527/files/Lower Key Stage 2 long term plan 2020-21.pdf

Currently we are following Cycle A.

Autumn Topic 

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 EUREKA

A focus on Ancient Greeks through inventions and ideas. A study of how the Ancient Greeks lived and what civilisation was like then. Links with the Olympics and also Ancient Greek artwork and pottery and the stories of the Greek Gods.

 

 

Spring Topic

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GLOBETROTTERS

A comparison between a European Country (Spain) and our local area (Stockport). We study the city of Barcelona in depth in this topic. It also involves a study of geographical features as well as culture, food, sport and art looking at and using the work of Picasso and Dali. 

 

Summer Topic

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 TOMB RAIDERS

A focus on Ancient Egypt and Egyptians, the geographical features of Egypt including a study of rivers and the use of the River Nile. We had a fantastic visit from Mr Egypt who kickstarted our new topic! 

 

 

 

Timestables

The children are expected to learn their times tables. We will help them do this in school but they are also expected to practise at home. They can use Times Table Rock Stars at home and in school to help them. Times tables are especially important for those children in Year 4 who will be completing the Multiplication Tables Check after May half term. .

Spellings

In school we will be teaching the children strategies to help them with spellings.

These are the spellings that the children are expected to read and write by the end of Year 4

Year 3&4 spellings

The children will also be sent home a list of spellings to learn each week. Spelling test is on Monday.

Useful Websites

Here are some useful websites that you can use with your child to support their learning and have fun together!

Useful Websites

Modern Foreign Languages

This year we have a new programme to help us learn Spanish called Languagenut.  It has lots of fun games and activities to play. So hopefully we'll be fluent by the end of the year!

Rewards

We have many ways to reward the children in Owls:-

  • Recognition Board
  • Postcards home
  • Certificates in assembly
  • Collecting pompoms for a class reward such as extra playtime, mindful colouring, free choice, games.

Contact

If you want to contact us, you can do so via dojo or email

caroline.whitehead@abingdon.stockport.sch.uk

molly.chong@abingdon.stockport.sch.uk

 

Class Dojo


 We use Class Dojos to engage parents by sharing photos and videos of exciting moments in the classroom.  Please sign up to class dojo if you haven’t yet as it is a really effective way for teachers and parents to communicate.

Important dates to remember:

Spring 1: Children return Thursday 6th January  

Half term Monday 14th - Friday 18th February

INSET DAY  Monday 21st February  

Spring 2: Children return Tuesday 22nd February

Easter break Monday 4th April - Monday 18th April

Summer 1: Children return Tuesday 19th April

Bank Holiday  Monday 2nd May 

Whit half term Monday 30th May - Friday 10th June

Summer 2: Children return Monday 13th June

Break up for Summer Tuesday 26th July

 

 

Newsletters - see link at the bottom of the page

Summer Home work - See link at the bottom of the page

Multiplication Test letter - See link at the bottom of the page

 

 

 

 

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Abingdon Road, South Reddish
Stockport SK5 7ET

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0161 480 4531

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