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Week beginning 18.10.21

Literacy: We will be focusing on writing character descriptions.

Numeracy: We will be learning to use the column method to subtract this week and using this method to solve subtraction word problems.

Science:  We will be learning about soil and its different components.

ICT: We will be continuing with our work on coding and this week we will learn how to use a 'repeat' command.


P.E: Tuesdays and Fridays


We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support, and the children for all their hard work, this half term and wish you all a great holiday.


Mrs Tamlin, Mrs Costar and Mrs Fennelly

Week Beginning 06.09.21

Welcome to Mulberry Class!  We hope you had a fantastic break and we are looking forward to getting to know you all over the coming weeks. 


The first two weeks of term will have an Olympic theme.  We will be doing a range of different activities including learning about the history of the Olympics, comparing England and Japan, researching Olympic sports and creating some art based on the Olympic rings.  Keep an eye on this page for photos of our exciting activities.


Important dates:

Tuesday 14th September - Dance workshop

Thursday 16th September - Olympic sports morning.

Children will need to come to school in their P.E kits on both these days.


Below you will find information regarding the structure of the week, including information on reading books, P.E. and staff.  There are also links to resources should you wish to further support your children's learning at home.  


If you require any further information or have any questions, please do not hesitate to speak to either of us at the end of the school day.  Alternatively, you can email us at and we will get back to you ASAP.


Kind regards,


Mrs Tamlin and Mrs Costar


Reading at home

Children are expected to read to an adult at home for at least 10 minutes daily.

School Reading Books can be changed Monday - Thursday. Children in Mulberry Class are expected to put their book and diary in the book change box on these days.  Please indicate in the reading diary when you have read with your child.   


Please see attached list of words below. These are the spellings that children are expected to learn to spell by the end of Year 3/4.

Times Tables

In Year 3 children are expected to know the following:

2, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 10 x tables.


Here are some suggested websites to help you practise:


This term our topic is 'Meet the Flinstones'.

Suggested websites if you would like to complete some additional research with your child:

Topics for the year


For your information, these are the topics that will be covered this year:


History and Geography

Autumn 1 (first two weeks): Olympics

Autumn 1 and 2: Meet the Flinstones - children will learn about the Stone, Iron and Bronze Ages.

Spring 1 and 2: Extreme survival - children will learn how animals are adapted to different climates.

Summer 1 and 2: Tomb raiders - children will learn all about the Ancient Egyptians.



Autumn 1: Rocks and soils.

Autumn 2: Animals including humans.

Spring 1: Plants.

Spring 2: Light.

Summer 1 and 2: Forces and magnets.



Autumn 1: Coding

Autumn 2: Simulations

Spring 1: Typing: children will learn to touch type.

Spring 2: Email: children will learn to send, respond to and add attachments to emails.

Summer 1: Spreadsheets & Graphing: children will learn to present data in a spreadsheet and graphs.

Summer 2: Databases - children will create and use databases.



Children will learn about Christianity and Hinduism.

Class routine

Monday and Tuesday - Mrs Tamlin (Tuesday afternoons - Mrs Elliott)

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - Mrs Costar (Thursday morning, 1st session - Mrs Elliott)

Teaching Assistant - Mrs Fennelly (Monday - Thursday)

P.E. - Tuesday and Friday

Reading books changed - Monday to Thursday

Times tables - 3, 4 and 8 x tables


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