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Key Stage 2 – Years 3 & 4

Lower Key Stage 2 starts in Year 3 and finishes at the end of Year 4. Children in this class continue to learn through the National Curriculum where their continuing development is reflected by more challenging responsibilities, as well as a wider range of enrichment activities including additional educational visits and sporting opportunities such as swimming lessons.

Mrs Marshall

Owls Class Teacher

Mrs Wyncoll

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Smith

Teaching Assistant

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On this page you will find news about our class, an overview of the work we are doing this half-term and links to online learning resources.

Latest News From Owls Class

Perfect Poetry Pair Work

This week, the Owls have been writing free verse poetry based on Kit Wright's 'The Magic Box'. Today, the children worked in pairs to edit and improve their poems. They had to work together to make changes to both poems to make them more effective. The children worked...

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U9 Dodgeball Festival

On Thursday 15th November, six children from the Owls class participated in an U9 Dodgeball Festival held at Inspire Suffolk in Ipswich. The children had a great time, with some excellent catching, dodging and throwing skills. We played 8 very competitive matches,...

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Stratford St Mary School Remembers

On Monday 12th November all the children walked down to the church. Whilst there, we saw the the amazing displays which commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the ending of World War 1; we also saw the nine 'There but not there' soldiers sitting in the pews. The...

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Remembrance Day Medals

This week in school is Remembrance Week. As part of this topic, the Owls class made Remembrance Day medals. The children had to listen to Mrs Marshall very carefully and follow her instructions. To tie in with their Literacy work, the children then wrote instructions...

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Harvest Assembly

On Thursday 18th October we hosted our annual harvest assembly.  The children sang a variety of songs, read poems from William Shakespeare, John McCrae and Emily Bronte as well as telling us about harvest around the world. It was lovely seeing so many of you join us...

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Tense Table Tennis!

On Friday, 8 children from Swans and Owls class travelled to St Jo's College in Ipswich to compete in the U11 Table Tennis Tournament. The children played against Beaumont, Morland, St Pancras, Brittania, St Jo's College and Holbrook Primary. All of the children...

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We Are Working On

Autumn

Science – Forces and Magnets

  • Notice that some forces need contact between two objects.
  • Compare how things move on different surfaces.
  • Notice that magnetic forces can act at a distance and attract some materials and not others.
  • Observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others. .
  • Describe magnets as having two poles and to predict whether two magnets will attract or repel each other, depending on which are facing.

History – Vikings and Anglo-Saxons

  • Develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British and world history, establishing clear narratives within and across the periods they study.
  • Address and sometimes devise historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity and difference and significance by learning about some Anglo-Saxon kings, how they influenced Britain and how they fought against the Vikings.
  • Construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information by learning about the later Viking raids, the actions of King Ethelred II and the introduction of Danegeld.
  • Construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information by learning about and organising information about Viking life.
  • Address historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity and difference and significance by learning about the Anglo-Saxon legal system and how it is similar and different to the modern legal system in Britain.
  • Develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British and world history, establishing clear narratives within and across the periods they study by learning about the last Anglo-Saxon Kings of England and what happened in Britain during their reign.

Art & Design and Technology – Autumn

  • Create sketch books to record observations and use them to review and revisit ideas.
  • Great artists, architects and designers in history in the context of Jackson Pollock, John Constable, Thomas Cole, Henri Matisse,
  • Paul Cezanne and Claude Monet.
  • Print.
  • Make paper leaves.
  • Improve techniques by painting vegetable skins.

P.E – Invasion Games

  • Play competitive games, modified where appropriate and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending.
  • Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance and to move with a ball.
  • Play competitive games, modified where appropriate and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending.
  • Use a range of techniques to pass the ball.
  • Understand the basic principles of defending in invasion games.
  • Understand the basic principles of attacking in invasion games
  • Apply the basic principles of invasion games.

Dance

  • Improvise and create movements with a partner.
  • Create and perform imaginative movements to fit with different stimuli.
  • Develop new actions whilst working in a small group.
  • Show awareness of others when moving.
  • Work with a partner to create and perform a dance to show feelings and emotions.
  • Work in a group to link actions to create a dance montage.

Computing – Drawing & Desktop Publishing

  • A variety of software
  • Order and Group
  • Manipulate Objects
  • Create effective layouts.
  • Combine Text & Images.

French – Getting to Know You

  • Engage in conversations, ask and answer questions.
  • Greet people in different ways and exchange names in French.
  • Listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and responding.
  • Choose appropriate phrases for a situation.
  • Recognise and repeat sounds and words accurately and use songs to support my learning.
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