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Arithmetic Homework - WC 19.04.21

Year 3 and 4 Statutory Spelling List

Homework Challenges 



Here is part of the conversation between a group of children as they discuss a tall tree nearby:


"I wonder how tall it is?" says Linus.

"I think we could find out," replies Raj.

"It could be difficult as it's very high," says Toby.


I wonder how they each went about finding out the height of the tree?

I wonder how YOU would find out how tall a large tree in your surroundings is?



Imagine that you are working as a news reporter. You receive an urgent phone call asking you to fly over to Brazil to gather information about the Amazon Rainforest. You discover that many people and animals are being affected by something called 'deforestation'. 


Write a report that includes the following:

1. Information about the Amazon Rainforest

2. A definition of deforestation and how this is harming the Amazon Rainforest and its people

3. What can be done to minimise damage. 

Religious Education



Take time to look carefully at the three pictures below. Say which one you like the most and explain why. 






Go for a walk outside with a parent or guardian. Using the flower checklist attached, see how many different species of flower you can find. 


Passport to the World


Create a poster or fact file about Argentina. You may wish to include the following information:


  • A drawing of the flag
  • Capital city
  • Population
  • Staple foods
  • Local customs and traditions 

Sing Up at Home 

If you enjoy singing and would like to learn a new song, follow the below link to visit the Sing Up at Home page. There will be a  new song uploaded with a performance track and backing track each week and pointers and tips of how to sing the song successfully. 

Good luck and happy singing!



If you would like to see some of the adventures Waffle has been going on, please go to our 'Waffle' page on the children section of the website where you will find a special message along with some pictures!

our Big Question for this term is...

Is Tropical Topical?


We are studying the characteristics of tropical plants and biomes linked to the Amazon Rainforest. 

We created dot art portraits in memory of the late Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and his work.

Year 3 starting to create their own animation games using 'Scratch' coding software.

Our reflective surfaces investigation for science

Religious Education 


We are continuing with the Easter Story and the events leading up to Pentecost. 

Hail Mary Prayer


We are learning about the causes of deforestation as we read 'The Vanishing Rainforest' by Richard Platt and Rupert van Wyke.




 Please read to a grown up every day and ask them to sign your book. Talk about what you like and dislike about the books you read, what your opinions are about the characters and events and make predictions about what you think will happen next. 

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Click on the image below to play 'Spooky Spellings'.


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We are applying our understanding of multiplication and division to convert between different metric units.  

We used number lines to count up in multiples of 4

Year 3 enjoying their metric measurements game outside

Click on the image below to play more times tables games!

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A healthy body is a healthy mind!

Keep active at home.

Join in with Joe Wicks 



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We will be learning basic Spanish greetings.

Listen to the songs below to learn some Spanish phrases and vocabulary!


Buena suerta!


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"Days of the Week" in Spanish (sing-along song)

Sing-along to the Days of the Week in Spanish / Los días de la semana!

Learn the Months of the Year in Spanish Song