St Mary's C.E. Primary School

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Welcome to Year 3 and 4

In Year 3 and 4 we have three classes:

Ash, Sycamore and Beech

You can click on each of the class names to find out information specific to the class. This page shows what we are learning, year group news and some useful links.

 In class we are learning...

Termly Overview Term 3 Year 34 by stmarys on Scribd



 Weeks Commencing 1st, 8th, 15th January 2018

Children will be focusing on improving their understanding of fiction writing.  The main text being used within this unit is 'How to Train Your Dragon.'

Literacy Milestones for Term 3

Year 3 Year 4


Organise writing into paragraphs as a way of grouping related material, using headings and sub-headings to organise text.

Use the present perfect form of verbs instead of the simple past.

Begin to use inverted commas to punctuate direct speech.

Use inverted commas and other punctuation for direct speech.


Use fronted adverbials followed by a commas.


Understand the difference between the plural and possessive 's' and use apostrophes for plural possession.


 Weeks Commencing 12th and 19th January 2018

Children will be continuing to improve their understanding of fractions and decimals.  Within this unit, children will be focused on:

Mental and written methods of addition and subtraction

Finding totals of amounts and change

Using rounding to estimate and check answers.

Multiplying three numbers together.

Written methods of multiplication and division.

Multiplication and division problems.


Skills-based term

Children will focus on: 

-changing the font

-inserting text boxes

-inserting pictures

-saving work

-copy & paste

-searching skills

Each lesson will also begin with an e-safety themed question that will form a short 5- minute discussion with the children or it will form the focus of the lesson, along with the skills set above. 



Term 3 - Dem Bones

 Please see termly overview for guidance on the objectives being covered.

Religious Education

John Wesley - Please see termly overview.


Going for Goals




Please see the Spellings and homework Year 3/4 tab under 'Our Learning.'



If you would like to follow our school on twitter then use the following link: @stmarysyatepri