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Bromet Primary School Excellence, Enjoyment and Achievement for All

Woodpecker - Year 4 and Year 3

Welcome to Woodpecker Class 2021/2022

 

Class Teacher: Miss Hickey 

Teaching Partner: Mrs Richman

PPA Cover: Mrs Michaels (History and Geography), Mrs Bastable (RE)

MFL: Mrs Edwards

 

Our Classroom!

Weekly Timetable

Isolation Work W/C 24th Jan

Weekly News (24/01/22)

 

Update: We've had another fun week in Woodpecker Class! We have come to the end of our whole school book and enjoyed sharing what we had learnt and produced in a whole school virtual assembly. Forest school is a hit! The children are really enjoying outdoor learning. 

 

Maths: Short division and correspondence problems 

English: The Story of Tutankhamun - Non-chronological reports

Art: Pop Art - Drawing

Science: Rocks and Fossils - fossil formation 

Geography: Tectonic Plates

PSHE: Hopes and Dreams

Computing: Online Safety

PE: Gymnastics 

 

Things to remember: PE on Friday, Forest School on Tuesday, Reading records and reading books in school every day, homework on Monday

Isolation Work W/C 17th Jan

Forest School and Science!

Weekly News (17/01/22)

 

Update: We have had another great week of learning! We had our first lesson on gymnastics which was super fun and the children are looking forward to another forest school session on Tuesday.

 

Maths: Multiplication and division  

English: Here We Are - Non-chronologial reports

DT: Food nutrition 

Science: Rocks and Fossils

History: Romans

PSHE: Hopes and Dreams 

PE: Gymnastics

Music: Music appreciation 

 

Things to remember: PE on Friday, Forest School on Tuesday, Reading records and reading books in school every day, homework on Monday 

Gymnastics!

Isolation Work W/C 10th Jan

Weekly News (10/01/22)

 

Update: I was very impressed with how well the children settled back into school. We had two lovely days carrying out lots of PSHE activities. 

 

English: Whole school book 'Here We Are' by Oliver Jeffers. Letter writing, poetry and an explanation text. 

Maths: Multiplication and division 

Art: Pop art

Science: Rocks

History: Romans

PSHE: Healthy Me

Computing: Online safety 

PE: Gymnastics 

 

Things to remember: Homework will now be 3 sheets. Maths, SPAG and comprehension. These will come home on Wednesday in a folder and expected back in school on Monday. PE is now on a Friday. Reading records and books need to come into school with the children every day.

Dream Catchers

Isolation Work W/C 3rd Jan

Welcome Back

I hope you have all had a wonderful Christmas break. I am so looking forward to welcoming you all back to school. Our first two days back at school will all be about reconnecting. Here is an outline of what we will be doing. 

 

Thursday - We will be talking about our feelings, looking at British Values and what they look like at Bromet and talking about our hopes and dreams for the future

 

Friday - We will be learning about money and jobs, looking at the different types of bullying and what bullying means, learning about the 5 ways to well being and taking part in some team building activities!

 

PE is now on a Friday

 

 

Weekly News 20/12/21

 

Update: We made it to the end of term (just)! Thank you for all of your support this term. The children will be doing lots of Christmassy activities for the final two days in school. Have a very merry Christmas and I look forward to seeing all the children back in the new year.

 

Things to remember: Homework and reading books will not be going home until January. The children can bring in a teddy on Monday and a toy on Tuesday.

 

Isolating learning: Lots of reading and make use of Hit the Button and Mathletics.

Isolation Learning 13/12/21

Weekly News 13/12/21

 

Update: I have been one proud teacher at how well the children adapted to online teaching this week. It went very smoothly and they all produced some brilliant work. This week we will be filming our nativity performance which the children are very excited about! We also have the pantomime on Friday in Rickmansworth. 

 

English: Moz the Monster - writing stories

Maths: Christmas activity week and word problems

Music: Christmas

Geography: Clouds

Science: A Christmas investigation

PE: Ball skills

PSHE: Celebrating differences

Art: Christmas crafts!

 

Things to remember: Water bottles (Mon, home Wed and Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Thurs), a simple nativity outfit if you have an acting part.

Weekly News 6/12/21

 

Update: I have been super impressed with how the children have dealt with the class going back into class bubbles. They have been extremely mature and handled the situation very well. They worked hard on their assessments and I am very pleased with them. 

 

English: Moz the Monster! We will be writing job applications, adverts and stories!

Maths: Multiplication and division and word problems

PSHE: What makes me special?

Music: Christmas

History: Romans

Science: Making our own investigation

PE: Fitness

DT:  Evaluating our products

 

Things to remember: Water bottles (Mon, home Wed and Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Thurs), Christmas Lunch forms

Weekly News 29.11.21

 

Update: Christmas rehearsals are well underway. We are having a lot of fun singing and practising for our performance in the church. 

 

Maths: Assessment week. The children will carry out an arithmetic and two reasoning tests.

English: We will be finishing writing and editing our stories. The children will also have a reading test this week.

Music: Christmas

Geography: Rivers

Science: Animals Including Humans

PE: Ball Skills

PSHE: Celebrating Differences

Art: Sculptures 

 

Things to remember: Water bottles (Mon, home Wed and Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Thurs)

 

 

Weekly News 22/11/21

 

Update: We would like to welcome Miss Jones into our class. Miss Jones is a student teacher and will be with us until December 3rd. She will be returning again in January until March. I was really impressed with how the children responded to anti-bullying week. We saw lots of great performances and the children produced some fantastic posters for our display. Christmas is now upon us and the children will be practising the songs for our carol concert over the coming weeks. I have uploaded the lyrics to each song onto our class page so these can be practised at home. 

 

Maths: Multiplication and division 

English: Story writing

Computing: E-Safety

Music: Christmas

History: Romans

PE: Ball skills

Jigsaw: Celebrating differences

DT: Moving Monsters

 

Things to remember: Water bottles (Mon, home Wed and Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Thurs), Egg boxes and decorative bits and pieces (Fri)

Anti-bullying Week

Weekly News 8.11.21

 

Update: We've had a super week learning. Our COP26 day went really well and the children learnt a lot. They made some wonderful posters to raise awareness and had fun creating some paper turtles. We were lucky enough to have a virtual visit from an author on Thursday which the children thoroughly enjoyed. 

 

Maths: Length and perimeter

English: Play script writing

History: Romans

PE: Ball skills

Jigsaw: Celebrating differences

DT: Moving monsters

 

Things to remember: Water bottles (Mon, home Wed and Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Thurs)

 

Weekly News 1/11/21

 

Update: Well that went quickly! I look forward to seeing you all back in school for our second half of the term. I hope you have had a restful half term break. 

 

Maths: Length and perimeter

English: Play scripts

Computing: 

Geography: Climate change day

Science: Skeletons

PE: Ball skills

Jigsaw: Celebrating differences

Art: Impressionism

 

Things to remember: Water bottles (Mon, home Wed and Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Thurs)

Cake Sale!

Weekly News 11/10/21

 

Update: We've had another week of super learning in Woodpecker Class. It was national poetry day on Thursday and the children recited a poem about the digestive system. They performed brilliantly and I was one proud teacher. It was great to see a sea of yellow on Friday as we raised money for Young Minds. 

 

English: We are starting a new book called Tar Beach. The children will be making predictions this week.

Maths: Addition and subtraction 

Computing: Inside of a computer

Music: Let Your Spirit Fly

Geography: Rivers

Science: Nutrients 

PE: Netball

PSHE: Being Me in My World

ART: Christmas Cards

 

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home Wed and Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Thurs)

Weekly News 4/9/21

 

Update: Another great week of learning! The children have really settled in now and I am impressed with their attitude to learning. I am looking forward to seeing those who have joined my choir after school this Monday!

 

Maths: Addition and subtraction

English: Story writing

Computing: Following instructions

Music: Let Your Spirit Fly

History: Barack Obama

Science: Digestive System

PE: Netball - footwork

Jigsaw: Being Me In My World

Art: Impressionism

 

Things to remember: Homework books GEOGRAPHY HOMEWORK (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home Wed and Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Thurs)

 

 

Weekly News 27/9/21

 

Update: We've had a good week and learnt lots of new things! I'm excited to start my choir on Monday and I know I have lots of Woodpeckers joining me! I must say, we have some wonderful singing voices in this class and we have been particularly enjoying learning to sing Let Your Spirit Fly in music lessons. 

 

Maths: Place Value

English: Diary writing, telegram writing, explanation texts

Computing: Journey inside a computer

Music: Let Your Spirit Fly

Geography: Rivers

Science: Digestive System

PE: Netball attacking 

PSHE: Being Me in My World

DT: Pneumatic systems 

 

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home Wed and Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Thurs)

Weekly News 20/9/21

 

Update: We're back into the swing of things now and the children have been working super hard this week. We've all enjoyed gathering together as a school in the hall for our assemblies. 

 

Computing: Making a laptop

Music: Let Your Spirit Fly

Science: Parts of a plant

History: Local History 

Jigsaw: Being Me in My World

PE: Netball

Art: Impressionism

 

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home Wed and Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Thurs)

Weekly News 13/9/21

 

Update: We made it through the first week! Well done to all of you for settling in so well! I have really enjoyed getting to know you all and can't wait for the rest of the year together! 

 

Maths: Place value

English: Instruction writing, learning about inverted commas 

Music: Let Your Spirit Fly

Computing: Inside of a computer

Geography: Rivers

Science: Plants recap

PE: Netball (bounce pass)

PSHE: Being Me in My World

DT: Mechanisms 

 

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home Wed and Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Thurs), Year 3 have scooterbility (16th) 

Team Building!

Welcome to Woodpecker Class!

 

Update: Hello there! I am so excited to welcome you all into Woodpecker Class. We are going to have such a fun year! The classroom is looking great and now all it needs is some children to complete it!

 

For the first couple of days back, we will spend some time getting to know one another and settling back into the school routine. We will talk about our feelings, create our class rules and discuss the importance of a growth mindset! We will start our usual subjects from Wednesday.

 

See you all on Monday! laugh

 

Maths: Place Value 

English: The Legend of Sally Jones will be our book. We will be learning about conjunctions and writing some instructions this week

Science: Plants

Geography: What is Geography the study of?

Art: Self portraits

RE: Recapping skills and sharing knowledge of religions we know about

French: Wednesday with Madame Edwards

PE: Netball (THURSDAY)

Music: Music appreciation

 

Things to remember: Homework will go out on a Wednesday and needs to return to school on Monday. PE is on Thursday so please come to school in your PE kit. Reading books and records will go home on Monday. Please try and read with your child and sign their record at least three times a week. Reading records and books should come into school every day. 

 

 

 

 

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