Autumn 1 – wellbeing
class topic- mindfulness
Our topic this term is Well-being with a focus on Mindfulness. Mindfulness is an awareness of ourselves whilst focusing on the moment. Well-being is about being happy and healthy. Within the topic, we will be encouraging the children to practise their yoga and their breathing to increase their well-being.
Within Literacy, we shall be looking at a text called Grandpa Chatterji by Jamila Gavin in which the main character practises yoga. We’ll be using the text to work on our sentence construction and vocabulary choice.
We shall study physical and human aspects of India before comparing it with the UK and enjoy an India day with cooking and Bhangra dancing.
Indoor PE will be on a Monday afternoon. Y4s will have outdoor PE on a Thursday afternoon whilst Y3s are swimming (parent volunteers are needed for the walk).
In science, We have been learning about the human body.
Autumn 2 -communication
class topic – winter
Our topic this term is Communication with a focus on Winter. Will be performing poetry to develop our speaking skills. In music, we are learning to play the hand bells to aid our performances. This will have a winter theme. We will also be learning about online communication and keeping ourselves safe in the online world.
Our indoor PE session is now on Tuesdays. Year 3 will continue their swimming lesson on Thursdays.
In year 3 and4, we know how important it is to learn our times tables. We have been practising using Times tables Rockstars!