Snowdrops (Y3/4)

Mr Brown

Welcome to Snowdrops

Welcome to Snowdrops. We are a Year 3/4 class and our teacher is Mr. Brown. We are a hardworking class and always do our best.


Important information:

We will have PE on Mondays and we will take our PE kit home with us each Monday afternoon.
Homework is given out on Fridays and returned the following Thursday. This will consist of maths, grammar and vocabulary.
We take home a new set of spellings every Monday, to learn for our test each Friday. Spellings and times table are expected to be practised regularly over the week.
If your child is having school lunch, please ensure that payment is brought in at the beginning of the week.
Thanks for reading. Remember to check the website each week to see what we’ve been learning!

The Puzzling Snowdrops!

This week, Snowdrops have been working on various aspects of time. As part of this learning, the class really enjoyed trying to solve a Tarsia puzzle. Similar to a jigsaw puzzle, Tarsia requires us to find pieces that 'fit' together. In this time puzzle, the Snowdrops...

Year 3/4 Rugby League

Children from Year 3 and 4 playing tag rugby league at Gateshead Stadium this afternoon.  Both teams played extremely well, only losing one game between the two.  Not only did they show great skills and teamwork but got a chance to do some speed work with a member of...

Welcome Back Gardening Club!

What a glorious day for the first gardening club of summer term! Everyone got stuck in removing the weeds that have grown over the Easter holidays and have started to dig out the flower beds in reception ready for a revamp!  

New non-fiction books!

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. Article 31: You have the right to play and rest. Lots of new non-fiction books have been put in the KS2 library this week. They have been bought using some of our 'rewards' from the book fair we held in...

The Maths Factor

Snowdrops did some excellent work with factors this week. Using cubes to make arrays, the children explored different factor pairs. They then completed their own 'factor rainbows' and tackled reasoning and problem solving activities. Article 31: the Right to a...

Easter Egg Winners!

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Easter egg design competition. Zoe from the Co-op at Beacon Lough came along to judge the entries. The winning entries were: Nursery - Alex B Dragonflies - Gabriella A Ladybirds - Jackie G Robins—Matthew P Owls—Carter P...

Mapping Marvels

Article 12: you have the right to an opinion and to be listened to. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people. Article 28: You have...

House point winners’ reward

Emeralds were the winning house this term. They enjoyed their house point rewards this afternoon. It was great to see so many board games being enjoyed. I wonder who will win next term. Article 31: You have the right to play and rest.  

Perfect Pop Art!

In Snowdrops, we love doing art. This term has been a great treat: we've spent 6 weeks studying Pop Art - a movement which began in the USA in the 1960s. Fun, quirky designs and vivid colours have been explored. Famous Pop Artists have been studied and we have used...

Snowdrops’ Easter homework

Hi Snowdrops! Just a reminder that your Easter homework is to practise times tables (Year 3: 3x, 4x and 8x; Year 4: 6x, 7x and 9x). We will have a times tables quiz in the first week back. You should also use the Spelling Menu activities we do in class to practise the...

Key Stage Two Easter Service 2019

Key Stage Two performed their Easter Service at St Alban's Church for parents and carers this week. Year 5 took the lead, retelling the Easter story. The narrators and readers all did a fantastic job. We also sang and signed a range of songs, led by the ever brilliant...

Do We Get Fitter From More Exercise?

As part of a scientific investigation into the effects of exercise, Snowdrops have been working on their fitness! To test whether our stamina would improve with more exercise, we have done speed bounce. This has involved jumping from side to side and counting how many...

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