Welcome to Elm Class Years 3 & 4
Teachers: Mrs R Saunders and Mrs E Lewis
Teaching Assistants: Mrs E Young, Mrs Z Dycer and Mrs J Jeffery
In Elm Class we have been learning about the artist Andy Warhol. We have looked at various famous paintings of his and used paints, sketching pencils and colouring pens to design and recreate our own take on these. For our final piece, the children chose a celebrity and traced their face. The children then used this tracing to draw onto some foam to create an indent and then drew the picture in more detail, ensuring they were making enough of an indent. We used bright acrylic paints for a background and then the children either used a roller or a paintbrush to paint onto their piece of foam, before printing onto a contrasting colour. The children worked very hard on this piece of art and if you look at our gallery, you will see the finished product. They did a fantastic job creating their own ‘Pop Art!’ Well done Elm Class!
What a fantastic couple of days with our French pen pals. The gallery shows pictures from our trip to Sherborne, along with some of the activities in school. We played some great sport, made friendship bracelets and learned about each other’s schools and ways of life. I hope the children enjoyed it all as much as the staff!
On Wednesday 14th of June, the Year 4 children went on an excellent trip to Studland Beach and Leeson House (see pictures on our gallery). We had such wonderful weather and spent the first half of the day on the beach, learning about rock formations and taking part in a search for various objects around us. We then had our lunch on the beach before going to Leeson House for our orienteering activities. We all had a fantastic time and it was definitely a trip to remember!
Homework and Home Learning
- Letters: push, over, other, found, another, because, (once, again, against, through)
- Words: straight, though, although, thought, through, weight, woman, women
- Sentences: straight, strength, though, although, thought, through, various, weight, woman, women
Times Tables to learn for a speed test every Friday:
Year 3 and Year 4: You may now be tested on any of the times tables, so keep working on them all!
Reading rewards for the Summer Term 2017
We continue to encourage children to read at home and to have their book signed by an adult at least 3 times per week.
The home link books are checked at the end of the week for our records.
For every 4 weeks that your child has reached the home reading target, they can choose a small reward.
Keep up the good work and let us know if you have read a really good book!