The Teachers working in the team are: • • • • Miss L King: Kestrel Class Mrs A Youdan / Mrs S Wallace: Puffin Class Mr D White: Willet Class Miss J Russell The Teaching Assistants working in the team are: • • • • • Miss L Ellett Mrs J Taylor Mrs T Catrell Miss J Cooper Miss A Mastora In the Year 3/4 department there are three classes consisting of a Year 3 class, a Year 3/ 4 class and a Year 4 class. EnglishThere are two Year 3 and two Year 4 ability sets. The English groups will be organised in the following way: Year 3 Literacy Mrs Youdan/ Mrs Wallace Mr White Year 4 Literacy Miss Russell Miss King Maths- Children will remain in their class. Science- Children will remain in their class. Topic: • Skills, knowledge and topic based curriculum • 6 topics per year • Subjects taught: History, Geography, Art, DT, Music, Computing, French, PSHE and PE, to ensure a broad and balanced curriculum. • Themed weeks also take place throughout the year, for example, anti-bullying week, e-safety week and health week. Equipment: Now your child is in the Juniors, to help lesson changes run smoothly, children would benefit from having their own pencil cases, clearly labelled with the equipment they need for their daily lessons. This includes, pencil, ruler, rubber. Entry and Exit points for Year 3 The children will now enter and exit the building from the door previously used by Years 5 and 6 on the playground. This will ensure the children have easy access to the playground where they are dropped off and picked up each day. A teaching assistant will be available to bring them in in the morning and a teacher will go out with them at the end of each day to see that a parent or carer has picked them up. The Timetable Timetables will be sent out individually as they vary slightly from class to class. The school day begins at 8:55, with registration and reading ending at 9:10 for first lesson. There is a break between 11:00 and 11:15, before lessons until lunch at 12:15. Lunch finishes at 13:15 when the children are registered for the afternoon, and lessons then commence until home time at 15:15. 1. The importance of homework 2. Approaches 3. Resources 4. Examples of tasks 5. Use of projects 6. Mini presentations 7. Reading challenges 8. Reading at home 9. Recommended reads. 1. What is the POWER OF READING? 2. Reading Corners 3. Samples of texts 4. Samples of scrap books 5. Class and individual anthologies Children in Years 3 and 4 will receive: 1 hour PE lesson with class teacher. This will cover a range of skills from striking and fielding activities to indoor dance routines. Your children will also receive a Friday afternoon session from Premier Sports - this opportunity will give them the chance to experience wide range of sports. Swimming. PE kits - shorts, T-shirts, pumps and jogging bottoms. Extra Curricular activities in LKS2 include: A variety of sporting opportunities – relevant letters will be sent home Chess club Digital Leaders club We will inform you as other opportunities arise! And finally… - Parents evening in Autumn term - Direct contact if any concerns - School office for general enquiries - Parentmail for relevant letters (email address) Thank you all for coming this evening. We hope that you have found it useful. If anybody has any questions, the team will be around to answer them.