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Dates for your Diary

Any important dates will be added here, so be sure to keep checking this page!

 

European Languages Day -  26th September

 

Children in Need - Friday 17th November 

Times Tables

Children should try to practice their times tables from 1 all the way through to 12, as often as they can. 

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Spellings

Spelling week beginning 20th  

This week’s spelling pattern is the /ɪ/ sound spelt ‘y’. Can you investigate this spelling pattern? What do you notice about all the words?

For example: gym, myth, pyramid, mystery,

Spelling week 3 Autumn Term 2

These words are the National curriculum statutory words that need to be learnt in year 3 and 4. You need to learn all 20 and then you will be tested on Friday on 15 of them.

bicycle

guard

pressure

breath

guide

probably

breathe

heard(h)

promise

build

heart

quarter

busy/business

height

question

calendar

history

recent

potatoes

caught

imagine

 

Spelling week 2 Autumn Term 2

The spelling pattern this week we are learning are prefixes 'mis-' and 're-'. Can you investigate these prefixes? 

For example:

misunderstand                     retake                            misbehave                reapply

Spelling Autumn term 2 week 1

Can you investigate different homophones? 

What are homophones? 
it is a word that sounds the same but is spelt differently and means something different
'homo' - same  
'phone' - sound
For example: 
witch / which
their / they're / there
where / wear
break / brake

Spelling week 6

Investigate words with the /eɪ/ sound spelt ‘ei’ (vein), ‘eigh’ (eight), ‘aigh’

(straight), or ‘ey’ (they)

Spelling week 4

What are apostrophes? Where are they used? Why? Can you investigate words which use apostrophes for contractions?

e.g. doesn’t           I’ve     can’t        I’m

 

Spelling week 2

Can you investigate different prefixes? What are prefixes?

Can you include the prefixes you have found within a sentence?

e.g.      disappointed        disagree       disobey

unhappy    unusual

The curriculum spelling list for year 3 and 4

The curriculum spelling list for year 3 and 4 1

What we are learning

What can you find out about The UK?

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Important information

PE

PE will take place on Monday and Thursday.  Please make sure your child has the correct PE kit; shorts or jogging bottoms, grey / black, white polo shirt or plain white t-shirt, trainers or pumps. 

 

Reading

Children are required to read everyday at home, whether it be from a book / magazine / newpaper if entirely up to yourself and the child. It is preferably to read with an adult and have their reading book changed at least once a week.

 

Library

A visit to the school library will be on Thursday.  Children will be able to choose books to take home to read and change them on the following Thursday afternoon.

 

Spelling

Spelling will be given on Monday.  This will involve children researching words with similar spelling patterns.  A test will be conducted on Friday. Ten basic words with the spelling pattern will be chosen.

 

Thank you for your support

 

Miss Meredith

Helpful links to support Maths and English

 

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/maths/maths.htm 

 

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/english.htm

 

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/

 

http://www.theschoolrun.com/what-your-child-learns-year-3-maths-english-and-science 

Reading

What is your favourite book? 

Why is it your favourite book? 

Bring your favourite book into school and tell our class all about it. 

  • E P Collier Primary School and Nursery, Ross Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8DZ, Telephone 0118 937 5470
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