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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 17-12-18

There is no English/Maths homework this week. Instead, we would like to set the Christmas Challenge – to have as much fun as possible! We have attached some ideas for inspiration. The children may choose to do none, some or all of the ideas suggested (or even some of their own ideas).  Some of the …

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

Y3/4 Topic Homework and Knowledge Organisers Autumn 2

Paintings, Pictures and Photographs Homework Grid – 2018 Knowledge Organiser – Painting Pictures & Photographs 2018 Autumn 2nd English Knowledge Organiser 2018 Autumn 2nd Maths Knowledge Organiser 2018

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Latest class news – Click the title for more.

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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