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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 24-6-19

As the year 4 children are in Boggle Hole this week and won’t be receiving homework, we have decided that as a phase there will be no homework for this week. If you would however like to complete some homework, please feel free to use this time to complete your topic homework entries. Be creative!

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

LKS2 Topic Homework and Knowledge Organisers

Book Topic and Local History Study Homework Grid Topic Knowledge Organiser – Book topic and Local History Study Summer 2nd Maths Knowledge Organiser Summer 2nd English Knowledge Organiser LKS2 Science Knowledge Organiser

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Latest class news – Click the title for more.

LKS2 Muddy Puddles

LKS2 have their last Muddy Puddle day of this academic year on Wednesday 10th July. Obviously with it being summer, we are hoping for some sunshine. However, with the glorious British weather we can never be sure! We will be going outside come rain or shine so please can we ask that all children come …

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Themed Week – To Infinity and Beyond!

This week is a themed week in school based around the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects. The focus is ‘To Infinity and Beyond!’ As part of this, the children will be finding out about the wonders of the Solar System. This morning, Red Kites did just that! The children researched the planets in groups …

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Red Kites Practical Maths

As part of our work on shape, the children took part in a carousel of activities linked to our work on turns and angles. The children found  right angles in the local environment, identified right angles in shapes, completed right angle investigations and worked with their teachers to deepen their understanding. Here are some pictures …

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Red Kites celebrate their topic homework!

This morning, Red Kites celebrated the wonderful array of topic homework completed last half term. The children had created a variety of different homeworks including posters, models and replica artefacts. Some found out about their family history and some even visited archaeological sites! We all learnt something new and took away some ideas for what …

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LKS2 Discover the Early Years of Man – Stone Age to Iron Age!

This week we were joined by the Tempus Fugit Theatre Company who came in to deliver our exit point. An archaeologist led us through a journey in time from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. We sang songs, looked at replica artefacts and even got to dress up in clothes that would have been …

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Malham heron spotting!

A real life heron spotted near Janet’s Foss on our walk to Goredale Scar!

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Morning from Malham!

We all had a good night’s sleep and are well fed and ready for our second walk of the trip. All of the children are ready and raring to go. Goredale Scar, here we come!

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We’re here!

Further updates will be via the school Facebook page, Thanks!

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Top Secret Visit from the Moon!

On Thursday last week, we had a top secret visit – so top secret we’re only now allowed to tell you – from the Moon and a meteorite! Colleagues from Bradford Grammar School had been entrusted by NASA to look after a sample of moon rock and a piece of meteorite from the Campo del …

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LKS2 Muddy Puddle Day

Our topic for this half term is ‘Scavengers and Settlers.’ Today’s Muddy Puddle/Entry Point event saw LKS2 turning into Early humans from the Stone age period. The children scavenged for food, learnt how to light their own fire (using role play), communicated in ways which would have been used at the time and built their …

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LKS2 Muddy Puddles Day 29.4.19

Just a reminder that tomorrow 29.4.19 is Year 3 and 4s Muddy Puddle day. We will be outside for the majority of the day and will be accessing the grassy banks. We will also be outside come rain or shine so please make sure that your child is dressed for all weathers. Wellies are ideal, …

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LKS2 Muddy Puddles Day 29.4.19

LKS2’s Muddy Puddle Day will be held on Monday 29th April. The children will be out all day, completing activities linked to our current topic of ‘Scavengers and Settlers.’ We will be outside whatever the weather so we kindly ask that the children come adequately dressed. A waterproof coat is essential alongside wellies. If the …

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Y3/4 Exit Point – Gateways to the World

For our Exit Point for ‘Gateways to the World,’ years 3 & 4 picked a country and advertised it to our visitors. We all tried to make our destinations sound fantastic so that they would want to go there. At the end all of the adults voted for their favourite and the winners (In a …

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Where in the World?

As part of our topic ‘Gateways to the World,’ Red Kites took part in a Geography day. They compared and contrasted countries from around the world and used a range of resources including atlases and globes to complete an alphabet quiz. The children had to work in pairs to name a country in the Northern …

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Judo for Red Kites

Red Kites tried out some basic judo skills on Tuesday.  The smiles on their faces tell you that it was fun!

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LKS2 – Invite to our Gateways Exit Point

We would like to invite parents/carers from Red Kites, Woodpeckers and Wrens to our ‘Gateways to the World’ topic Exit Point on Friday 29th March at 2:15pm. The LKS2 classes will be setting up exciting transport-related activities for you to take part in. We would love to see you then so, if you are able, …

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World Book Day Buddies

Red Kites and Doves buddied up today for World Book Day and we saw some lovely partnerships blossoming. The children worked together on Book Bingo, wordsearches, character selfies and did some shared reading.  It was lovely to see the older children supporting the younger ones and the pleasure that they all seemed to get from …

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LKS2 Muddy Puddles Day!

This week, saw LKS2’s half termly Muddy Puddle Day. Unfortunately the warm weather had disappeared but this didn’t dampen our spirits. Throughout the morning, the children took part in a range of practical activities from team building, to science activities, maths games and relay races! The morning concluded with the sun shining and all of …

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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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