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18 12, 2018

Iron Age!

By | December 18th, 2018|Year 3/4 2018-19|

This week Year 3 and 4 have been finishing off their prehistory topic by learning about the Iron Age. We had the opportunity to get into costume and pretend to be an Iron Age soldier!

19 10, 2018

Owls and the Blackbirds do Buddy Reading with Year 1

By | October 19th, 2018|Year 3/4 2018-19|

Before the Owls headed off for Swimming, we did Buddy Reading with the Year 1. This was a wonderful opportunity to read aloud with expression and discuss what we are reading at the moment. It was also a chance for the Year 1s to have a go at reading too! Have a look at some […]

16 10, 2018

Mock trial for the Moon Man

By | October 16th, 2018|Year 3/4 2018-19|

In Literacy, we have been reading the Moon Man and today we discussed the evidence (or lack of evidence) for the Moon Man being sent to prison. We therefore had a trial, complete with a Jury and a Judge to decide whether he was guilty or innocent!


12 10, 2018

Year 3/4 Literacy Performances

By | October 12th, 2018|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 3/4 2018-19|

This morning, the three Year 3/4 Literacy classes performed their Talk for Writing actions for the other classes. Talk for Writing has been really useful to try and remember key phrases and useful vocabulary and this has proved beneficial when we came to write our setting descriptions this week. Have a look at the videos!

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15 06, 2018

Year 3/4 Book Look

By | June 15th, 2018|Miscellaneous, Year 3/4 2017-18|

Thank you to all the carers who came along to the Year 3/4 Book look on Monday afternoon. The children have been working hard and it is such a wonderful opportunity for them to show you what they have achieved over the past months.


17 05, 2018

Blackbirds and Owls trip to St Paul’s Cathedral

By | May 17th, 2018|Year 3/4 2017-18|

While the Skylarks were enjoying the peaceful surroundings of leafy Wimbledon, the Blackbirds and Owls made their way into Central London to visit St Paul’s Cathedral. After enjoying an interesting tour of the crypt (seeing Sir Christopher Wren’s tomb) and the main church, we had the opportunity to climb the 257 steps up to the […]

17 05, 2018

Skylarks trip to the Buddhist Temple

By | May 17th, 2018|Year 3/4 2017-18|

This week, it was the turn of the Skylarks to visit the Buddhist temple in Wimbledon. Much fun was had in lovely surroundings!

10 05, 2018

Blackbirds trip to Morden Mosque

By | May 10th, 2018|Year 3/4 2017-18|

Today was Blackbirds’ turn to visit the mosque in Morden. After a fun trip on the Northern line and a lovely packed lunch, they had a guided tour of one of the largest mosques in Western Europe. Check out some of the photos!


10 05, 2018

Owls trip to the Buddhist Temple

By | May 10th, 2018|Year 3/4 2017-18|

Today, the Owls had the opportunity to visit the Buddhapadipa Temple in Wimbledon. After a smooth journey involving a train and the 93 bus, we arrived in glorious sunshine. The journey had made us all hungry so we enjoyed a nice packed lunch by the duck pond. We then enjoyed an interesting talk inside the […]