Years 3 & 4

At Mulgrave Primary School, we ensure that learning is planned for in a cross curricular way, this ensures that children are able to make links within their learning. Lessons challenge all pupils through a variety of activities, providing opportunities for feedback from adults and peers. Through high expectations of everyone at Mulgrave we aspire to achieve outstanding outcomes.

Summer Term 2

Year 3

This half-term, Year 3 are continuing to look at Classical books, they have decided to use ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ by C.S. Lewis as the core text.  In this exciting story, the children will learn about fantasy fictions and characters.  They will understand why we create instructions and learn how to create their own.  The children will also be writing their own performance poetry.
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This half term the children will be identifying different types of lines, angles and the properties of 2D and 3D shapes.  They will be using this knowledge to order and sort angles and shapes.  They will also learn about Mass and Capacity.  In addition to this the children will learn the vocabulary of the two concepts and the units of measure.
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Art week
This half term we are celebrating Art week for two whole weeks.  The children will be creating a 2D and 3D outcome based on a lion, to link with their English.  They will be learning how to sketch, paint and create 3D models using paper mache.
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If you would like to discuss how you can help your child at home, please see your child's class teacher.


In Year 3 we will be sending weekly spellings home on a Friday and the children will have a spelling test the following Friday. They must practice their spellings every day as they need this to successfully reach the expected level at the end of Year 3.

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Year 4 

Summer Term 2

In English, we will be focusing the non-fiction text ‘The Wonder Garden’.  Where we shall open the gates to explore five of the Earth’s most extraordinary habitats, each filled with incredible creatures and epic scenery.  The children will be using this as inspiration to write performance poetry and also to write a non-chronological report.  We will be comparing urban and rural Woolwich and looking closely at the eco-systems. 
Our fictional text this half term is ‘The Phoenix and the Carpet’, a fantasy novel for children written by E. Nesbit.  It follows the adventures of five children, who find an egg in a carpet, which hatches into a talking Phoenix.  The children will immerse themselves in this text and answer questions during Guided Reading.
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This term Year 4 will be focusing on Measures, looking at volumes, capacity and length.  They will then be looking at telling the time and being able to read timetables.  The children should be able to calculate time intervals, remembering there are 60 minutes in an hour.  Then revising all areas from the year.
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Year 4 will be investigating habitats in the local area.  They will be questioning whether the new developments in Woolwich are affecting the eco-systems.  They will be designing and creating their own Bug Hotels, that we will place in the Forest School.  The children will be exploring the Pond area and looking at some of the local wildlife.  They will also focus on the Parakeet,that has migrated to London.
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Art Week
Mulgrave is having an Art week this half term, with focus on Animals.  The classes will be producing a 2D and 3D outcome using their skills.  Year 4 have chosen to use the Parakeet as their inspiration and will be sketching, shading, painting and modeling.  The outcomes will be displayed around the school.  We look forward to showing all the parents and carers.  We will be working with an artist called Elliie, please see some of her work below.
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