Year 3 & 4

Welcome to Ash, Sycamore & Beech Class! 

We’re really excited to have the children back in school with us! Our classes are taught by Mrs Silverthorn (Ash), Mrs Oakley and Miss Lockyer (Sycamore) and Mrs Bright and Mrs Eggleshaw (Beech).  We’re lucky enough to have the Teaching Assistants Mrs Morris and Mrs Ross supporting year 3/4. We also have Zak from Bristol Sports coming in to coach the children.  We’re extremely keen to get started on our new curriculum! 


Ash – Mrs Silverthorn

Sycamore - Mrs Oakley & Miss Lockyer

Beech - Mrs Bright & Mrs Eggleshaw




Terms 1 & 2 Global theme: Identity and Diversity 

'How can we help people belong?'

During terms 1 & 2, we will learn about the journey of a river and begin to understand who we are and where we have come from. This will lead us to look at Bristol and understand who calls Bristol their home with a historical focus on the Windrush Generation and the Slave Trade.  Finally, it will lead us to discover what the river brought and left in Bristol. Amongst all of this, we will look at our diverse culture and how we can help people belong.  

We will be looking at several core texts in Literacy to better understand the journey of a river and the Windrush generation. The core texts include Henry's Freedom Box, Journey, and the Village that vanished. 

Our final product will be a carnival celebration to help us understand how we can celebrate diversity and help people to belong. 

You can also use class dojo to keep up to date with the learning taking place in your child’s classroom



Terms 3&4 What can we learn about fairness from different communities?

What can we learn about fairness from different communities?

As Historians children will focus on understanding Stone Age communities. Children will know the timeline linked to the three phases of the Stone Age era and how society changed over this time. Children will use what they have understood about tribal communities to explore native American tribes.

As Geographers children will focus on mapping using the compass points to locate UK/America/ Canada and Alaska. Children will explore the physical geography of Alaska and Canada.

Our end of Unit Product will be to promote donations to the foodbank

Our focused texts: