Beech (Years 3 and 4)

Welcome to Beech

 Let us introduce ourselves:

30 children, Mrs Khan, Mrs Gibson and Mrs Carter 

Autumn 1

English

This first half term we will be reading the book - The Incredible Book Eating Boy. This will form the basis for our science, where we will be looking at the human digestive system.

This book will also be used for English where we will focus  the characters thoughts and feelings, character descriptions and writing narratives in first person based on the story. We will also looking at  the use of inverted commas in direct speech.  We will use spelling shed in school and for homework to learn our weekly spellings. 

 

Maths

In Maths we are looking at place value, addition and subtraction and statistics.   We have a weekly arithmetic test.  Times Tables Rockstars is used to practise our timestables, both at school and home.  Mathletics is used as part of maths lessons and for homework, to consolidate learning we have been doing in class.

 

Science

In science we will be describing the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans.
Identifying  the different types of teeth in humans and their simple functions and  constructing and interpreting a variety of food chains, identifying producers, predators and prey.

The National Curriculum. 

 If you would like to find out more about what objectives your child will be covering please have a look on the national curriculum

Useful websites:

Purplemash

Mathletics

Times Table Rockstar

 

 More photos to follow