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Week Beginning 5 April 2016

School will resume on Tuesday 5 of April.


  • Year 3 will be basing our work around “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory “by Roald Dahl. It would be fantastic if you could support the children out of school by helping them to read the book and/or watch the film to get them all ready for learning in class!
  • Please label all school uniform, snack boxes and water bottle to avoid items getting lost in school. Every child needs to have a water bottle to bring in each day. No glass containers please.
  • In the summer term, please ensure children wear sun hats on hot days to protect them when playing outside.
  • TERM 3 ECA/BISCAP/BISS Lions Swimming: Confirmation letters will be sent out Wednesday 6 April.


In Literacy we will be continuing work on our adventure stories based around ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’. The children will explore the different settings from this book and then invent their own room to suit their character. This will be used as a launch pad to writing their own adventure story inside ‘Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory’.


This week the children will work on consolidating their understanding of addition and subtraction with Great British Pounds. They will also work on giving change, using both £ and p in practical contexts.



The children will be having a first hand experience of the process of chocolate making from ‘bean to bar’ by visiting the Zotter’s Chocolate Factory.  Back at school they will be debating the big questions: Would you like to work on a cacao farm? They will examine the issues of children used to work on cacao farms and look into the issues of Fairtrade.


The children will be learning about the wider world and the interdependence of communities within it, specifically those communities involved the process of making chocolate.


Literacy – setting, imagine, describe, justify, vocabulary, phrases

Maths– pound, pence, change, how much, budget, convert, bronze, silver, gold

Themed Learning – cacao, producer, exporter, importer, cash crop, farmer, harvest, process, manufacture, cacao, cocoa, pod, cocoa beans, harvest, ferment, roasted, shelled, cocoa butter, cocoa powder, fair trade


Dit was het nieuws

Na de vakantie vervolgen we het thema ‘Dit was het nieuws’. De Razende Reporters van SDS zullen sportwedstrijden verslaan, een podcast maken en uiteraard verder werken aan het Dagblad van SDS.

Bi(e)bbezoek en Estafette

Denk aan het meenemen van de bi(e)bboeken op maandag (Year 3, 5 en 6) en dinsdag (Year 4). Estafette doen we op maandag (Year 3, 5 en 6) en donderdag (Year 4).

Iedereen een fantastische vakantie gewenst!


Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Caldwell

The children will be learning to tell each other what they like or do not like, relating it to vocabulary learned from previous topics (e.g. food).  They will then begin to learn vocabulary associated with hobbies.

Homework: There will be no homework set over the holiday period.

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Sutton
After the holidays we will be finishing off our topic about food and snacks. The pupils will be creating and filming a conversation involving ordering food in a restaurant.
Homework: There will be no homework set over the holidays.

Year 3 / 4 French – Mrs. Rae
In French next term, we will be revising ways to describe people as well as learning nationalities.
Homework: There will be no homework set over the holidays.


Year3 Monkey

Topic: Lesson 7 Hobby (1): Sports

Students will be able to express the sport activities they like

Homework: Research

Year3 Panda

Topic: Lesson 10 Time-Text 2

Students will be learning how to tell the time

Homework: Timetable of someone’s weekend routines

Year3 母语班


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