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Puffins - Year 3 and 4

Welcome to Puffin Class!
 
We are a mixed year 3 and 4 class taught by Mrs. Palfrey. Our class teaching assistant is Mrs. Harris.
 
This term in science our topic is animals including humans. We will be labelling and explaining the function of the various parts of the digestive system. We will be looking at the function of different teeth in biting and chewing and explain the different diets of carnivores, herbivores and omnivores. 
 
In history our topic is riotous royals. We will be learning about William the Conqueror and The Battle of Hastings. We will understand why Henry VIII wanted an heir and why Queen Anne was important in creating the country of Great Britain. We will also learn what the British Empire meant to Victorian Britain. 
 

Homework will be set on a Friday and will include weekly spellings and a learning task to be completed in the homework book. Spellings and K.I.R.F.S (Year 3 counting in 3s and Year 4 counting in 7s) will need to be learnt weekly.    

Additionally, children need to be reading frequently (ideally daily) and consolidating their mathematical skills on Times Table Rock Stars and Mathletics each week. 

We have PE lessons on Thursdays and Fridays. Mr. Jones (our PE specialist) taking us on Thursdays.