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Year 3/4

Welcome to Year 3/4. We are Tiger Lily Class!

Miss D Taylor and Mrs W Rhodes

Our Learning Journey begins here...

Summer 2

We made it to the final half term together. This half term our topic is 'Why was coal mining important to Streethouse?'. This half term we have PE on Mondays and Thursdays, please bring PE kit for both of these days.

Here are our Favourite Five books for this half term:

Summer 1

Welcome back! We finally made it to a summer term together! This half term our class topic is 'What are natural disasters and how do they affect people?'. This half term we also have forest schools on a Thursday morning. 

Here are our Favourite Five books for this half term:

Week 7 - We made it to the final week of half term! It's been a long haul but we did it, and we have done some fabulous learning in the past 7 weeks looking at natural disasters. We carried out the eruption experiment on the volcanoes we made ourselves. The children absolutely loved it. We have also had our final sessions of forest schools for this year. Mr Rayner has been fabulous and we simulated some of the natural disasters in the forest. I hope you all have a lovely week off and get plenty of rest. See you in a week! 

Golden book winners are Lilly and Alex! Hand writer of the week is Jake! 

 

Week 6 - We have had the best week ever! The Year 4's had an amazing time on Wednesday afternoon when we went to Ackworth School for the Tim Henman tennis event. They were amazing representatives of our school and made me so proud. We even made in onto Look North. The Year 3's also behaved impeccably back at school with Mrs Rhodes... superb! We have finally fished our paper mache volcanoes which have been a long messy job. Lots of resilience was needed! 

Golden book winners this week are the whole class and Lydia who we will miss in our class as she moves to her new school. Hand writer of the week is Maisie. 

 

Week 5 - Another gorgeous week for Tiger Lily class! We have made our own volcanoes and learnt all about the structures of them. We have also mastered co-ordinates in forest schools and played our own life size game of battle ships. We even built our own grids! 

Our golden book winners are Alex and Bradley. Our hand writer of the week is Lily Ella. 

 

Week 4 - This week has been short but sweet for Tiger Lily class. We have been getting some practice in on the new tablets this week and have made Powerpoints all about natural disasters! We are going to present the presentations to the rest of the class next week. Friday was very exciting as it was number day. We enjoyed playing bingo against the rest of school and even had a TT rockstars tournament against Mr Finch's class! 

Our golden book children this week are Olivia and Declan. Our hand writer of the week is Alex!

 

Week 3 - Wow we have had such a busy week. Our maths challenge this week was time! We are all practising so hard to become superb time tellers. We also enjoyed learning all about the water cycle, Miss Taylor even drew an amazing diagram of it on the board! Please can I ask all YEAR 4 children to bring back their slips for the tennis trip ASAP so we can look at booking transport. Also please remember appropriate kit and footwear for forest schools on Thursdays. Thank you!

Our golden book children this week are Jake and Lily Ella! Our handwriting super star is Zak!

 

Week 2 - We have had another fabulous week in Tiger Lily class. We have been so creative and made up our own poems all about natural disasters. We have also started reading our new class novel ‘King of the Cloud Forest’ by Michael Morpurgo. We have been looking at addition when it comes to really big numbers in Maths and all of the children are superb at it. Well done Tiger Lily class for another lovely week. Please remember PE is Monday and forest schools is on Thursdays. Have a great weekend!

Our golden book winners are Tyla and Sky. Our hand writer of the week is Eva-Lee!

 

Week 1 - what a great first week back. We have loved getting to use our new playground equipment and the new playground markings are so much fun! We have enjoyed being back at forest schools, we created our own maps! We have also started our Natural Disasters topic and are looking at the novel ‘Escape to Pompeii’. Please can I remind parents to send children with PE kit on Mondays and forest schools attire on Thursdays. Thank you!

Our golden book winners are Filip and Lydia. Our hand writer of the week is Declan.

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Spring 2

We hope you've all had a lovely half term! We are looking forward to all children being back in school soon. This half term our class topic is 'What was it like to live through the Plague?'. 

Here are our Favourite Five books for this half term:

Happy easter from Tiger Lily Class!

Week 5 - We have really enjoyed the last week of half term. Miss Taylor has driven us insane singing the spring chicken song all day every day! We have spent a lot of time looking at the Easter story this week and why it is so important to Christians. We have done some lovely Easter art work too. Happy half term to everybody. I hope you have a lovely relaxed two weeks off and I can’t wait to see you all bright eyed and bushy tailed when we come back. Happy half term! 

This week our golden book children are Rosie and Layton. Our hand writer of the week is Lydia! 

 

Week 4 - We have worked our socks off this week! Miss Taylor is so proud of every single one of us. It has been assessment week and we have all taken it in our stride and shown Miss Taylor what we can do. We had our second Samba lesson this week and it is sounding fantastic already! We have also put pencil to paper and practised some sketching this week. We drew a plague doctor and some rats to go with our work on the plague. What a lovely week we have had, well done to all of the children! Remember that next week is Easter egg decorating competition. Look at the class story on dojo for further information. 

This week our golden book children are Zak and Lily Ella. Our hand writer of the week is Layton!

 

Week 3 - It is so lovely to finally have all of the children back in class! We have had a fun filled week especially when we all dressed up for World Book Day. We loved the pantomime of Robin Hood and we also had a great music lesson with Mrs Garside learning some Samba! We have been completing our big write task to write a newspaper report based on the plague and I have been flabbergasted with the writing the children have done. I am very proud! Please can I remind all children to bring their PE kit on Mondays and to please return any reading books. 

This week our golden book children are Lilly and Maisie. Our hand writer of the week is Taylor!

Week 2 - This week we have delved even further into our topic 'The Great Plague', we have been taking a look at newspaper reports and their features. Next week we will be having a go at writing our own. The children have wowed me this week when we have been looking at decimal numbers! It's almost time for us all to be together again as a class and we are all so excited. I am looking forward to seeing all of the children who have been learning at home. Please remember that children need PE kits on Monday. Please could ALL children also bring any reading books they may have at home as well as their homework books. Thank you! 

This week our golden book children are Rosie and Kaitlin. Our hand writer of the week is Sky! 

Week 1 - What a lovely week back. We are so happy to have Mrs Rhodes back with us! This week we have started our topic all about the Great Plague. The children have looked at how the plague began. We have been reading a diary from a girl who lived in the plague and even had a go at writing our own. We had a lovely online music lesson with Miss Garside and it was great to see some of the children who are at home! It’s been a great week for us and we are looking forward to March 8th when we can all be together again.  

This week our golden book children are Filip and Pedro. Our hand writer of the week is Lilly!

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Spring 1

Welcome back! I hope you have all had a lovely Christmas and are looking forward to coming back to school. This half term our class topic is Ancient Egypt!

 

Week 5Wow, what a strange yet wonderful half term it has been. We have finished our Ancient Egypt topic and made our own Egyptian death masks. They look absolutely amazing and took a lot of hard work and elbow grease. We had a fantastic day at forest schools this we, we conducted an experiment where we made water filters and saw which groups would make the dirty water the clearest, it was so interesting and we really enjoyed. I would like to that all of the children for working so hard this half term and being so resilient even when times have been tricky. I can’t wait for the day when we are ALL back in the same classroom together. Have a lovely half term and enjoy some well deserved rest.

 

 

Week 4In Tiger Lily Class we have had another smashing week. We even had a snow day! Can you guess who made the biggest snowman? All of the children are doing a super job and I can’t believe how amazing some of the work I’m receiving is! Please can children who are in school bring a newspaper and a kitchen roll tube by Monday for our DT project. Thank you!

 

This week our golden book winners are Lily Ella and Declan. Our handwriting superstar is Bradley!

Week 3We have had another lovely week in Tiger Lily class. We have carried on with our class novel 'The Egyptian Cinderella' and looking at how body language can tell others how we are feeling. We have come to the end of looking at fractions in Maths. Our favourite part of the week this week was forest schools where we made our own map of our school on the playground with sticks! 

This week our golden book winners are Sky and Bradley.

 

Week 2We have had a lovely week in Tiger Lily class again. The children who are home learning are really getting into the rhythm of things now and are submitting some amazing work! We have started to look at our class novel 'The Egyptian Cinderella' and perfecting our skills when it comes to fractions. Thanks to all the children in our class who have been superb all week again. 

Our golden book winners this week are Filip and Jake. Well done!

 

Week 1Wow! What a whirlwind of a week it has been. I would just like to personally thank all the children and their families of Tiger Lily Class for getting on board with the new way of learning. We have started our Ancient Egypt topic and written some amazing biographies. We have also mastered negative numbers in Maths. Just a reminder for those in school that PE is Monday and Forest Schools will resume on Thursdays. Please make sure children are appropriately equipped for these as the weather is very cold and wet at the moment. Thanks, Miss Taylor. 

Well done to our golden book winners Zak and Layton!

 

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Autumn 2

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Week 6 - What a lovely week we've had in Tiger Lily class, we are getting so close to Christmas! We have been practising '12 days of Christmas' and getting into the Christmas spirit. We have enjoyed writing a letter to Albert who lost his dog and have been looking at shape in Maths! 

Our stars of the week are Layton and Pedro!

 

Week 5 - The Christmas trimmings are up and Elfie the naughty elf is back!! He is causing all sorts of mischief. We have been looking at our Christmas story 'The Polar Express'. We have also had more new arrivals in our class... the fish have reproduced AGAIN! 

Well done to our stars of the week Jade and Charlie!

 

Week 4 - The Christmas spirit is starting to creep into Tiger Lily class. I am beginning to hear children humming Christmas tunes while they are doing their work! We are all wondering if the naughty elf will visit us again this year... We are also looking forward to the sponsored Reindeer Run on the 9th December. A big shout out to Alex this week who got 100/100 on his times table challenge!

Well done to our stars of the week Jake and Tyla!

 

Week 3 -  This week we have spent lots of time looking out our class novel 'The Great Kapok Tree' by Lynne Cherry. We have written our own versions of the story and even made our own story books! We have also looked at our new online learning platform EdShed where children can practise their maths and spellings. The children have their own personal log ins that have been sent home. Congratulations to Filip and Bradley who have reached 100/100 on the TT challenge! Just a quick note to say we are NOT doing Forest Schools this half term so children need to come to school in full uniform every day. Please send your child with a warm coat every day as the weather starts to get colder. 

Well done to our stars of the week Maisie-Leigh and Lilly C!

 

Week 2 - It has been lovely to be back learning in the classroom. We are finding our new rainforest topic very interesting! We have learnt all about orangutans and palm oil. Ask your children why palm oil is causing the Orangutans to become extinct. We have also had two new arrivals. Our class fish has had two babies. (Fish babies are called fry). This week has been lovely and Miss Taylor is so proud of us as always.

This week our stars of the week are Zak and Rosie!

 

Week 1 -   Wow, what a strange week it has been for Tiger Lily class! This week we have been doing all of our learning from home. The children have adapted to this change exceptionally and I am so proud of all of them. The children have taken responsibility for their own learning and taken everything in their stride. A huge well done to Tiger Lily class and I can't wait to see you all back in the classroom on Monday! Please bring any home learning you have completed and your homework books. 

This week our stars of the week are Charlie and Oliva-Rose!

Autumn 1

Welcome back to school - take a look at our classroom!

I hope you are all as excited as I am to get back to school! I have been working hard over the summer to make sure that the classroom is ready for your return. I have lots of great things planned for us to do together this year. Here are some important days for you to remember:

On Monday afternoon we will have our PE lesson, please bring your full PE kit.

On Thursdays we have forest schools ALL morning, so make sure you are wearing appropriate clothing and shoes. We will be going out whatever the weather!

At the moment swimming isn't taking place, more information is to come about this!

Please make sure your children bring their school water bottles if they brought these home over the summer. As well as this please bring book bags!

Thanks for your continued support, 

Miss Taylor. 

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Week 7 - We have come to the end of our Stone Age Topic, we are excited for next half term to learn all about rainforests! We have had a lovely week and even got to carve pumpkins and have a spooky Halloween party. All children have been sent home with homework books and reading books for over half term.  

This week our stars of the week are Taylor and Billy!

 

Week 6 - we are getting to the end of our Stone Age topic and have loved every minute of it. We’ve had a great week full of hard work and lots of fun! All children now have reading books, please send your children with these every day in book bags if possible. 

This week our stars of the week are Kaitlin and Eva-Lee!

 

Week 5 - Wow, what an amazing week we've had in Tiger Lily class! There has been lots of fantastic learning going on. In Literacy we have been thinking about Stone Age Boy and what we would like to ask him, then we used our drama skills whilst pretending to be him on the hot seat! In maths we have been looking at money and adding and subtracting it. We had an amazing time in forest schools building debris shelters for Otzi the Stone Age man.  

This week our stars of the week are Lydia and Layton!

 

Week 4 - We have had a lovely week in Tiger Lily class. We have been so busy doing lots of learning. We have been looking at money and adding it together in maths. We have been comparing the Stone Age to the present day and have looked at Otzi the Stone Age mummy. In forest schools we even learnt how to safely make fire! We are enjoying our class novel ‘The Wild Way Home’ and can’t wait to find out who the boy in the river is next week!

 This week our stars of the week are Maisie-Leigh and Kenzie!

 

Week 3 - We have carried on with our Stone Age topic this week. We made our own Stone Age books and learnt a Stone Age song.  

This week our stars of the week are Eugene, Filip and Bradley!

Week 2 - This week in Tiger Lily Class we have been doing lots of writing based on our class book Stone Age boy. We had an amazing time at forest schools learning all about different types of trees. Please could parents remember to send your children with coats on a Thursday as we are outdoors all morning at forest schools. Thanks, Miss Taylor. 

 This week our stars of the week are Alfie and Olivia-Rose!

Week 1 - We have been looking at the Stone Age. We have really enjoyed our first week together in Tiger Lily class, we have done lots of fun stuff including Forest Schools! We have looked at our class book ‘Stone Age Boy’ and are looking forward to finding out more about the Stone Age as part of our Topic. Next week PE is on Monday and Forest Schools is on Thursday. Please can adults send any reading books children still have at school. 

This week our stars of the week are Alex and Maisie. Take a look at Maisie's amazing bike that she created in forest schools!