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Y3 parents leaflet – Red Kites 2018-19

Routines in Red Kites Adults in Red Kites
PE Indoor — Tuesday Mrs Wright
PE Outdoor — Friday Mrs Holland
Spellings — Monday Mrs Papworth
Times tables — Wednesday  Mrs Dolan
Mrs Sadgrove

 

This Week’s Homework – Click the title for more.

LKS2 Homework 11-2-19

Maths Homework This week’s maths homework is the maths skills test. Please find attached a blank sheet and accompanying answer sheet. Stage 3 Check 10 Stage 3 Check 10 Answers Stage 4 Check 10 Stage 4 Check 10 Answers English Homework This week’s English homework is a reading comprehension. The children should read the text …

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This Half-Term’s Topic Homework and Knowledge Organisers – Click the title for more.

LKS2 Knowledge Organisers and Homework Grid Spring 1st 2019

Chocolate Homework grid Spring 1st 2019 Science Knowledge Organiser Spring 1st Topic Knowledge Organiser Chocolate Spring 1st Maths Knowledge Organiser Spring 1st 2019 English Knowledge Organiser Spring 1st

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Latest class news – Click the title for more.

Y3/4 Chocolate Exit Point

Today all of the children in years 3 & 4 had a visit from the ‘Minister for Chocolate!’ We learnt about where chocolate comes from, its history and had some tastes, touches and smells of some of the more unusual ingredients. After learning all about what goes into the different types of chocolate, we are …

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Y3/4 Muddy Puddles and Topic for next half term.

Our next Muddy Puddle Day will be held on Monday 4th March. Our topic homework grid will be published during the first week back as normal. One of the tasks which we thought you might like to complete over half term is to bring in some pictures and information about a place you have been …

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LKS2 Reminder – Reading Diaries, Spelling Books and Times Tables

A quick reminder for all of LKS2… Red Kites – On Mondays, please bring in your Reading Diary and your Spelling Book. On Wednesdays, please bring in your Spelling Book (for writing times tables scores in). Woodpeckers – On Mondays, please bring in your Reading Diary. On Wednesdays, please bring in your Spelling Book. Wrens – On …

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Y3/4 Muddy Puddle Day

Today all of years 3 and 4 took part in a mental health themed Muddy Puddle day. Across six different activities, we looked at different ways to engage with nature, concentration and focus games, group performance poetry, problem solving, meditation and even a spot of muddy yoga! All of the children had a great time …

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Wrens, Woodpeckers and Red Kites learn live with the BBC!

Yesterday afternoon, the classes in LKS2 took time out of their afternoon to take part in a Live Lesson from the BBC, investigating living things and their habitats, the impact of seasonal changes on our wildlife, and the interdependence between all living things. The lesson came live from the Cairngorms and from a TV studio …

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Red Kites take a step back in time!

Today Red Kites have been taking a step back in time as they explored timelines and chronology. The children learnt the meaning of the initials BC and AD and then set about creating their own timeline practically in small groups. We focused on the history of chocolate; where the children had to sequence the events …

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Y3/4 Muddy Puddles

Dear Parents, The Year 3 & 4 classes will be holding our muddy puddle day for this half term on Thursday 7th February. Please can all children come dressed in old clothes suitable for being outside whatever the weather. Waterproof coats are essential, hats and gloves recommended and (from previous experience!) waterproof trousers are a …

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Welcome to the Wonderful World of Chocolate! – Red Kites Entry Point

This week, Red Kites have been tasting chocolate as the entry point to our topic. All of the children took on the chocolate challenge – using their senses to explore the smell, taste, texture and sound of chocolate. The children had to use their senses to explore the different flavours and determine the differences between …

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Y3/4 Exit point

This afternoon all of the year 3/4 classes held fabulous art galleries in our classrooms to celebrate out topic this half term – Paintings, Pictures and Photographs. We were visited first of all by the two Reception classes and then we opened the doors to parents for the real test of our art skills.

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Y3/4 Exit point – reminder

Just a quick reminder about our exit point this afternoon. We would like to invite parents to our ‘Art Gallery.’ Lower Key Stage Two  classrooms will be turned into art galleries for the afternoon and parents are welcome to come and look at the wonderful work we have created. The event will be held at …

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LKS2 Art Gallery

In Years 3 and 4 we are very much looking forward to our exit point next week and to inviting our parents in to see the wonderful art work we have been creating! Please can we kindly remind all Year 3 and 4 children to bring in an A4 picture frame by Monday 17th December. …

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Red Kites get Creative!

As part of our topic work, the children in Red Kites were each given a ‘jigsaw piece’ – a piece taken from a famous painting/picture. The children studied their picture closely, focusing on the patterns, colours  and images that they could see. The children then used a range of media to recreate their jigsaw piece. …

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Themed Week in Red Kites

This week is a themed week. The focus is the 100 year centenary of World War 1 and of Remembrance Day. As part of this, the children have been learning about the Poppy, the reason why we wear it and where it originates from. We also learnt about Remembrance Day and listened to the last …

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LKS2 Muddy Puddle Day – Tuesday 20th November

Tuesday 20th November is Muddy Puddle Day for LKS2. We will be outside for the morning come rain or shine so please send your child in appropriate warm clothing (non-uniform). Please ensure that your child has a waterproof coat in school and that they are wearing wellies (as we will be on the grass).  Thank …

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Tropical world – Years 3 & 4

All three classes had a fantastic trip to Tropical World last Friday. All of the children behaved impeccably and several members of the public commented on their lovely manners. Whilst we were out and about, we took the opportunity to do some more outdoor “muddy puddle” learning in Roundhay Park too so as not to …

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What a wonderful end to our Rainforest topic!

To conclude our Rainforest topic, the children took part in a topic morning. They showcased their creative topic homework entries, accessed Oddizzi to complete Rainforest quizzes and even made Rainforest smoothies! We used foods that are grown in the Rainforest to create our Rainforest smoothies. They were made using mango frozen yogurt, pineapple, lime juice, …

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Y3&4 Tropical World

Just a quick reminder for our trip tomorrow that children should be in school uniform but will be outside for part of the day so will need a coat and comfortable shoes. Also, don’t forget your packed lunch!

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English work in Red Kites

This week, Red Kites have started a new English unit on Haikus. As our stimulus for the unit, we are using work by Studio Ghibli. This morning, the children have looked at different animation images  and have identified possible characters and what they think is happening/what the characters are doing.  The children worked well in …

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Year 3/4 Muddy Puddle Day

This morning all of the children in years 3 & 4 took part in the first ‘Muddy Puddle Day’ of this academic year. We took part in loads of activities including rainforest trails, team building activities, maths activities and ephemeral art. We developed skills of team work and learnt a lot of interesting facts. Here …

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Up, up and away!

This week, the children in Red Kites have been learning about the different layers of the rainforest. They used Oddizzi on the ipads to research the animals found in each layer. We discussed how different animals are adapted to their environment and to the layer that they live in. Here we are in action!

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