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Maple

Welcome to the Maple class page. Here you can find information about our learning, homework and admin. 

 

"Welcome to Spring 2! Mathletics homework has been set up for this half term; focusing on measurement, decimals and fractions. The homework grid for this half-term has also been uploaded.

 

Additionally, please go through this website with your child so they are aware of the support they can get if they feel unsafe online:

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/

 

Thank you." - Miss Thorpe

 

Renaissance Reading Portal

 

Spellings

Maple class will be given spellings weekly which they are expected to practise at home.

All spellings will be from the statutory spelling list for year 3 and 4. 

WB 16th Oct:

1. earth

2. learn

3. appear

4. heart

5. heard

6. disappear

7. breathe

8. breath

WB 30th Oct:

1. enough

2. favourite

3. group

4. although

5. though

6. thought

7. through

8. various

WB 6th Nov:

1. library

2. early

3. calendar

4. February

5. grammar

6. guard

7. ordinary

8. popular

WB 13th Nov:

1. answer

2. consider

3. exercise

4. quarter

5. experience

6. remember

7. experiment

WB 20th Nov:

1. busy

2. history

3. century

4. naughty

5. probably

WB 4th Dec:

1. island

2. peculiar

3. possible

4. promise

5. special

6. surprise

7. caught

8. believe

WB 8th Jan;

1. accident

2. accidentally

3. arrive

4. business

5. different

6. difficult

7. occasion

8. occasionally

WB 22nd Jan:

1. famous

2. bicycle

3. complete

4. height

5. medicine

6. question

7. weight

8. strength

WB 29th Jan:

1. address

2. build

3. centre

4. decide

5. extreme

6. fruit

7. often

8. recent

WB 26th Feb:

1. certain

2. eight

3. eighth

4. important

5. knowledge

6. notice

7. purpose

8. straight

WB 4th March:

1.  circle

2.  guide

3.  minute

4.  position

5.  regular

6.  sentence

7.  strange

8.  therefore

WB 11th March:

1. continue

2. imagine

3. material

4. opposite

5. potatoes

6. reign

7. therefore

8. although

 

 

Spellings Year 3 and 4

P.E.
Our P.E. days are Wednesdays and Fridays. Please remember to bring your P.E. kit into school on P.E. days. All P.E. kit must be clearly labelled with the child's name.

No jewellery is to be worn; if pupils have pierced ears they must come to school with earrings removed or are able to independently remove earrings and keep then in a safe container for the duration of the lesson. 

The appropriate P.E. kit must be worn in order for pupils to be able to take-part in P.E. activities in regards to our P.E. risk assessment. 

Please check the current curriculum overview, or ask your child, to identify what Maple are currently learning in P.E. lessons.

Dance: tucked in t-shirts, shorts, leotards, soft rubber soled plimsolls or bare feet, shoulder length hair tied back with soft 'scrunchie'.

Gymnastics: tucked in t-shirts, shorts, leotards, soft rubber soled plimsolls or bare feet, shoulder length hair tied back with soft 'scrunchie'. NB: trainers or only socks are inappropriate for gymnastics activities. 

Game Sports: tucked in t-shirts, shorts or tracksuit bottoms, trainers tied with gripping soles, shoulder length hair tied back with soft 'scrunchie'. Footwear with sharp or jagged studs must not be used or worn. 

 

Year 4 Multiplication Tables Check 

 

The multiplication tables check (MTC) is a statutory for all year 4 pupils in England*. 

The purpose of the MTC is to determine whether pupils can recall their times tables fluently. The results can support the school in identifying where additional support can be put in place.

 

Here are some helpful links for parents to support their child in preparation for the test:

*Government website with information on the MTC:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/multiplication-tables-check

Government website with information for parents on the MTC:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/multiplication-tables-check-information-for-parents

Mock test and information about test questions/ how to revise/ what to expect:

https://talkingtimestables.uk/y4_ks2_mtc_practice_tests_multiplication_tables_check.php

Miss Thorpe highly recommends using this resource as often as you can as well as reciting times tables at home to build confidence. We will be using this resource in class to familiarise pupils with the interface of the test. ~ NB this is a free resource and does not require logging in or paying for a subscription. The link above will take you to the page with the mock test and the information about the test ~

 

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