Year 3/4 – Lime

Our class teachers for the 2017-18 academic year are Mr Bennett and Mrs Hayman.

Our teaching assistant is Miss Warren.

Welcome to Lime Class!

Topic questions:

Why were the Romans so powerful and what did we learn from them?

We will be learning about the Roman empire and its impact on Britain.

Could I climb the highest mountain?

During this topic the children will be learning about human and physical geography, they will be gaining valuable fieldwork skills and finding out where the world’s mountainous areas are.

Who were the early lawmakers?       

This topic is a study of an aspect or theme in British history beyond 1066, we will be focusing on crime and punishment.  In particular, we will be learning about the Magna Carta and its role in early law making.

What can Tandle Hills teach me about being a topographer?

This topic is a locational study of our region. The children will be learning about land use and topography.  We will also be visiting Tandle Hills

Who were the founding fathers of our school and how is their vision still alive today?

During this topic we will be carrying out a study of our local history. We will be finding out about the history of our school and learning all about the founding fathers.

Why do so many people choose to go to the Mediterranean for their holidays?

For our final topic the children will be learning to name and locate counties and cities in UK, we will then be learning to find similarities and differences between our country and Europe. We will also be developing our fieldwork skills and planning a Mediterranean experience!

PE:

Lime Class will have their PE lessons on Fridays.

Kit:

Indoor sessions:

  • Black shorts
  • Red polo shirt
  • Black pumps/plimsolls

Outdoor sessions

  • Black shorts or dark tracksuit bottoms (winter)
  • Red polo shirt
  • Trainers
  • Sweater (winter)

Our Learning Line

Our learning line helps us to measure our own progress and show our learning to others. Our line shows the hero’s journey from the book ‘The Iron Man’, the children helped to design our learning line and use it in all areas of the curriculum. It follows the process of: Plan, Understand, Passion, Act, Evaluate, Embed.

Investors in pupils

Our class target: To always be ready and prepared for learning.

 

More detailed information about class activities will be shared with parents on our weekly class newsletters.  Homework is set out on the newsletter each week.  It will be handed out on a Friday and must be returned to school the following Wednesday.  Homework will include: English, Maths, French, Spelling and a piece of ‘Talk’ homework which will link to our assembly theme.

Mr Bennett, Mrs Hayman and Miss Warren