Welcome to Class 3

Codename: The Woodpeckers

Class Teachers: Mrs A Gooderham; Mrs S Blunt
Classroom Assistant: Mrs K Chalk

“Woodpeckers are wonderful whatever the weather!”

This Term


Addition and subtraction – mental and written strategies.

Add and subtract 1s, 10s, 100s, and 1000s. Add and subtract up to 4 digit numbers.

Estimate answers and check.

Multiplication and division – x & ÷ facts for 3,4,6,8.

Developing fluency with times table recall.

Solving multiplication and division problems.

Yr4 – using formal method for short multiplication.


Non Chronological reports – Identifying the features of non-chronological reports and writing in third person, present tense. Using conjunctions to extend sentences. Writing our own based on our trip to Battle Abbey.

Traditional Poems – Looking at poems written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Writing rhyming couplets and our verse based on a poem we have read. Looking at some war poetry.

Adventure Stories – Recognising the structure of adventure stories. Identifying the key events in a story. Use correct speech punctuation. Writing our own adventure stories.


Comparing how things move on different surfaces and identifying the forces involved. Observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others.

Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet, and identify some magnetic materials .



Sportshall Athletics


Team games


Amend, save, open and print work. Spell check

Identify which program to use, use copy and paste and the thesaurus.

Search for information and use a web browser.


Creation and fall. Understanding some of the main beliefs and practices of Christianity. Christmas!



Learning about the key events that lead to the Battle of Hastings. Creating a timeline showing events around that time. Looking at the Bayeux tapestry and what it shows us about the battle and life in 1066. Identifying how lives changed as a result of Norman rule.

The First World War – Learning about the outbreak of the war, raids over England, rationing and the end of the war. Looking at events to commemorate the centenary. Remembrance day.


Designing our own coat of arms.

Creating our own scene for the Bayeux tapestry.

Creating a piece of poppy art.

Class 3 – Pupil page

This page contains links to websites that we are using during lessons and other information


The National Curriculum

If you’d like to find out more about the National Curriculum, you can visit the official National Curriculum website by clicking here. Alternatively, your child’s classroom teacher will always answer any questions that you have, or you can click on the image to download the Department of Education’s National Curriculum Framework document.