‘I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be’- Ken Venturi
Year 3 / 4 are the first years of Key Stage Two. The children will continue to build upon the learning from the previous years and be challenged individually to continually raise their standards and expectations.
We use a rolling two year programme to cover the topics in each subject. By using differentiation in the classroom we are able to educate, develop and challenge each child within each topic.
In English each child will be challenged to develop their reading and writing skills further. They work towards earning a pen licence to use across the curriculum, once their cursive writing is consistently accurate. We encourage the children to increase their understanding of grammar and then to utilise this correctly and appropriately. They are challenged to do independent reading for both research and for fun.
In Mathematics they continue to develop their understanding and application of skills and strategies. Continuing to build upon prior learning and be challenged by more complex questions.
History will cover, Greeks, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Tudors, encouraging understanding of the past and enjoying the many aspects that these civilisations brought to the world.
Geography will teach your child about the world’s environment, mapping skills, climate and eco systems and recycling.
Science will challenge and enhance each pupil’s understanding of the world, by covering such diverse topics as teeth, circuits, forces (friction, magnets), to materials and plant growth.
ICT will continue to add more expertise and knowledge to each pupil’s repertoire of skills.
In French they will begin to learn and expand their knowledge of the dialect.
In PSHE they will begin to look at the aspects of the world around family, values and behaviours, safety on the road, a healthy lifestyle and the environments importance.
Plus there is RE, Art, DT, PE, a residential trip and much more.
‘Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.’ Og Mandino