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Year 3/4 Maple

Welcome to the Year 3/4 Maple Page  

Welcome back everyone! This half term we will be starting quite a few new topics across the curriculum.

Please check this page regularly for futher updates. If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to speak to us or send a message via Class Dojo.

Thank you
Mr Toomey


Key information

Reading books and records should be brought to school daily.

Please ensure your child reads regulary throughout the week and an adult signs their reading record. We will be looking to award our best readers with Star Slips and Dojos.

PE days - Wednesday and Friday - PE kits required 

Please ensure your child has a water bottle in school.

Please ensure that all uniform is clearly labelled with your child's name.

Remember to access Class Dojo. 


This half term we will be reading 'One Plastic Bag' by Miranda Paul and writing a persuasive letter about changes we could make to help the environment. We will also be learning the poem 'The Sound Collector' by Roger McGough and creating our own version.


This half term in Maths we will be focusing on multiplication and division. This includes learning facts for the 6,9,11 and 12 times tables.

We will be continuously practicing our times tables. Please encourage your child to go onto Timestable Rockstars as much as possible at home.



This half term our focus will be rocks. The children will:

  • Compare and group different types of rocks
  • Observe how rocks change over time
  • Test what happens when rocks are put into water
  • Describe how fossils are formed

Wider Curriculum

  • In Geography our topic this half term is Canada. We will be investigating Niagara Falls and understanding the key characteristics of mountains.
  • In our R.E topic this half term we are learning about Hinduism. We will be identifying some ways that Hindus worship and make links between beliefs about God and how Hindus live.
  • In Design and Technology we are learning how to make a jack in the box using pneumatics.
  • In PSHCE our topic is based around our character and what makes us unique