Welcome to Class L

We are children in Year 3 and Year 4. Our teacher is Ms Phillips.

This Term's Learning

Our exiting topic for the first term is ‘The Land of the Dinosaur’.  

As part of our learning for this topic we shall be:

  • Looking at the continents and how they have changed
  • Creating a timeline of dinosaurs
  • Classifying dinosaurs
  • Writing an information text on a dinosaur
  • Creating pictures of dinosaurs
  • Looking at why the dinosaurs became extinct
  • Making a moving dinosaur in D & T
  • As well as busting some dinosaur myths!

In writing we will be looking at rhyming poetry, using Roald Dahl’s ‘Dirty Beasts’ as inspiration. We will be writing instructions and information on a dinosaur. We will also be writing some dinosaur descriptions. We are going to read the ‘Magic Treehouse 1: Valley of the Dinosaurs’ by Mary Pope Osborne in our reading sessions as well as looking at dinosaur information books.

Maths: place value, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions.

English: Rhyming poetry, instructions, character descriptions, information texts.

Art: linked to topic, including; painting, junk model making

DT: Making moving models of Dinosaurs (pneumatices)

Music: linked to topic

RE:  Incarnation

Science: Animals including humans (nutrition, bones and muscles)

PE: Games / swimming

ICT: E-Safety & Word processing

Topic: The Land of the Dinosaur



Children that wear earrings should be able to remove these themselves, or not wear these on PE days. (It is advisable to have ears pierced at the beginning of the summer holiday).

We do PE twice a week, usually on Mondays and Thursdays, therefore, PE kit should be kept in school all week to give school flexibility when timetable changes are needed.


  • Spellings will come home on a Monday to practise and be tested at school on the following Monday.
  • Maths homework will consist of times table practise and will also be set on a Monday and be due in on the following Monday.  
  • Reading books will be in your child’s book bag and we encourage them to read daily. Please ensure their book comes with them every day as we begin each day with reading. 




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