Category Archives: Elm Team

Elm Team – Year 3 (Mr Bryant)

Elm Tree’s school trip

Hi all! Just a quick update on our Year 3 school trip coming up this Thursday 6th April, to Dinosaur Isle in Sandown. We all come to school and leave school at the normal times. In other words the trip is within school times. Here’s some details from the letter everyone received regarding the trip. Please sign and return your … Continue reading

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‘Turning It Up’ in Year 3!

Hi everyone, Our first term in Elm Tree flew past us and before we knew it, our Christmas Show with Year 4 was upon us. We hope that you enjoyed the performances as much as we did putting them on. Your children were stars! This Spring term has begun with a new topic called Turn It Up! We are looking at sound … Continue reading

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Year 3 and 4 Two Year Topic Cycle

Two Year Planning Cycle 2014-15 pdf

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Spring Term in Beech and Elm

In Beech and Elm we’ve kicked off the Spring Term by zooming back in time to Ancient Egypt. As part of our History of Medicine topic we have explored the mix of magic and medicine, as well as learning all about the ancient tradition of mummification. Next, we’ll be moving forward through history to explore medical advances and practice from … Continue reading

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Water, Water Everywhere!

Welcome back! In Beech and Elm we’ve settled in to our new classes and splashed into the Autumn term with our Water topic.  Through the use of songs, drama, active challenges and art the children have already begun to learn all about the three states of water and the Water Cycle. In the coming weeks we will continue to explore … Continue reading

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Spring Term – Years 3 and 4 – The Tudors

In Beech and Elm we kicked off the spring term by opening a treasure chest full of clues about our exciting new topic: The Tudors. Then our classrooms transformed into Time Machines allowing us to travel back to the 22nd August 1485 to re-enact the Battle of Bosworth, where Richard III lost the crown to Henry Lancaster, becoming the last … Continue reading

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Cut-throat Celts and Rotten Romans

This Summer term in Year 3 and 4 we are going to be exploring life during the Celtic and Roman times.We will be comparing the two different cultures through art, religion, lifestyles and field trips. We are looking forward to living history days which will include role play, rotten Roman recipes, crafts and battles!!! Watch this space for photographs and updates! … Continue reading

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This term’s topic is Growing and Changing!

This term in Yr 3/4 we will also be looking at the human body, how it works and how it changes as we get older. We will be thinking about how we grow as individuals as well, looking at what makes us good citizens and how we can have healthy relationships. After half term, we will be thinking about how … Continue reading

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Oak, Elm and Beech Discover the Tudors

A treasure chest unlocked the secrets of our topic on the Tudors for Year 3 and 4 this term. By dressing up and travelling back in time, the children learnt all about the Battle of Bosworth and the first of the Tudor kings, Henry VII. Through art, drama, music and dance, we are now enjoying learning about Henry VIII and his six unfortunate … Continue reading

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