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13 12, 2018

Year 3 and 4’s Magical Moments

By | December 13th, 2018|Music, Year 3/4 2018-19|

Years 3 & 4 put on an amazing show filled with singing, dancing and musical groups. The concert was based on their autumn topic ‘Loving London’ where they shared historical facts on London linked in with musical interludes.

They performed numbers such as ‘Simply having a wonderful Christmas time’, Winter Wonderland and their own version of […]

10 12, 2018

Y3/4 visit the British Museum

By | December 10th, 2018|Year 3/4 2018-19|


Year 3/4 had a wonderful trip to the British Museum today. We went following a term’s topic on the Stone Age to find out more about Prehistoric Britain.

We got to use iPads as we walked around that gave us tasks and questions to consider and discuss.

Thank you to everyone that came with us!


6 12, 2018

Planning a Scientific Investigation

By | December 6th, 2018|Science, Year 3/4 2018-19|

Our Science topic is Forces. 

On Monday, we were introduced to the word ‘forces’ and made predictions about what it meant. We heard all sorts of responses – from being to do with soldiers, to a type of yoghurt…!

We then learnt that a force was a push or pull to make things move.

We explored forces in the […]

29 11, 2018

The Selfish Giant

By | November 29th, 2018|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 3/4 2018-19|

We had a fantastic trip to the Omnibus Theatre yesterday to see the Selfish Giant. We even got a chance to meet the actors and puppets after the show!



7 11, 2018

Painting Our Stone Age Settlements

By | November 7th, 2018|Year 3/4 2018-19|

Today, we decorated our Stone Age settlements and they look amazing! Take a look…


6 11, 2018


By | November 6th, 2018|Year 3/4 2018-19|


This week, we have begun exploring Rocks in Science. We have learnt the 3 different types of rock: sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic. We have been looking closely at different rocks to see if we can predict how they were formed and group them accordingly.


We are lucky enough to have the Wildlife Garden as the perfect […]

1 11, 2018

Stone Age Settlements

By | November 1st, 2018|Year 3/4 2018-19|

We are engrossed in our new Stone Age topic and it is filtering it’s way through all of our learning!

In Literacy, we have begun reading Ug: Boy Genius of the Stone Age by Raymond Briggs to help us understand speech and we are really enjoying reading a comic strip style book.

In topic, we have begun using our […]

8 10, 2018

Our ‘Mrs Twit’ Experiment

By | October 8th, 2018|Year 3/4 2018-19|

In Guided Reading, we focused on the chapter Mrs Twit. Roald Dahl explains that:

“A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams […]

3 10, 2018

No Pens Wednesday

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

Today was ‘No Pens Wednesday’ – a day dedicated to putting our pens and pencils down and prioritising speaking and listening.

We had a great time participating in all of our normal lessons… but without writing tools!

In Maths, we played addition and subtraction games, multiplication bingo and did hundred square puzzles.

In Literacy, we learnt a setting […]

1 10, 2018

Steve McQueen’s Tate Project

By | October 1st, 2018|Miscellaneous, Year 3/4 2018-19|

Oscar winning film maker, Steve McQueen is in the middle of an exciting new project involving every Year 3 child in London. At Heathbrook, we were lucky enough to be able to take part and today we welcomed the Tate Britain staff to our school to take a photograph of us all.

You can find more […]