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 4 Y34 by stmarys on Scribd



 Weeks Commencing 12th March

We will be focusing our learning this week on the Easter story, leading up to an RE Day on Thursday based on the key question: 'Why do Christians call the day Jesus died 'Good Friday'?

Literacy Milestones for Term 3 & 4

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.

Draft and write narratives, creating settings, character and plot


Draft and write non-narrative material, using headings and subheadings to organise texts


Understand the vocabulary: clause and subordinate clause

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.

Expand noun phrases further with adjectives and prepositional phrases


Draft and write in narratives, creating settings, character and plot with consideration for the audience and purpose


Understand the vocabulary: determiner


Week Commencing 12th March

Beech and Sycamore: Data handling

Ash: Shape



Children will focus on: 

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. 

The children will then be focusing on using Textease to create and analyse different types of database.



Term 4 - Light and Sound

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

Religious Education

Gospel - What kind of world did Jesus want?


Good to be Me




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

Greatwood 2018

Link to the powerpoint presentation about Greatwood 2018



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