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Year 3/Year 4 - Miss Dunn

Autumn 1 - Scrumdiddlyumptious

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In Year 3/4 we have been exploring the tasty world of food, developing our knowledge of food groups, food origins, healthy eating and physical changes during cooking. We have done various science experiments showing what happens to sugary sweets in different temperatures of water and which foods get mouldy the quickest and why.  Our focus text was Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, which inspired some beautiful, imaginative writing.  As a little treat, we received a delivery from Creams Café which saw us devouring waffles, pancakes and cookie dough!

Autumn 2 - Gods and Mortals

This half term has once again been filled with plenty of fun and learning.

We've thoroughly enjoyed learning about the Ancient Greeks, hearing Greek myths and legends and using these to focus our writing on. As usual, we've also had additional fun activities such as the Climbing Wall, lessons in Yoga and Relaxation, and baking delicious treats.

Although a little different to normal, we had fun performing our Nativity, enjoyed a laugh at the pantomime, and had a great time making Christmas crafts and partying on our Christmas Fun Day.

Spring 1 - Misty Mountain Sierra
Spring 2 - Tribal Tales
It has been lovely to have our class family back again and to see the children with their friends. This half term we have enjoyed learning about tribes and their traditions. We have shown off our artistic talents by creating some cave drawings and using symbols from the Aboriginals to tell stories. Each week we have loved having a different focus. During bread week we turned into bakers and baked some tasty bread, chocolate week saw us testing different chocolate bars, we had aeroplane races in Amelia Earhart week, Spring week highlighted some budding artists we have in our class and throughout Easter week, we have enjoyed learning the Easter story through our Literacy.
Summer 1 - Potions

Everyone Different, Everyone Loved

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