C of E Junior School

Lockton Ave, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7EQ

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Mr Wainwright’s Class Blog

Learning with the Lorax

Our Year 3/4’s have been reading ‘The Lorax’ in their English Lessons’ this term. The book centers around 2 main characters; The Lorax and the Once-ler. The Once-ler tries to cut all of the trees down whilst the Lorax tries to stop him. One of the main points of the story is just how important […]

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Perfect Pentecost

This week the children have been learning about Pentecost. The children have been taking part in lots of different activities including the one pictured above where we learnt that the Holy Spirit visited the disciples 50 days after Easter. We learnt this was the birth of the Christian Church. Mr Wainwright’s Class

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Her Majesties Jigsaw

To tie in with ‘Womens History Month’ the children have been learning about famous women from History. One of the women we have focused on is our very own current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. The children were each given a part of her face to draw and the pictures were then combined to make on […]

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Earlier this week we took part in activities to help the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. We made bird food together in the pod. We used apples, cheerios, and raisins to make small feeders for birds. We then made bird cake which includes butter and bird seed, we mixed it with our hands and it […]

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When Would You Go?

In Year 3/4, we have been reading ‘The Time Travelling Cat and the Egyptian Goddess’ by Julia Jarman. We are really enjoying this book! We were wondering, if you could travel through time, when you would go and where? Please leave comments below to say when and where you would time travel to (as well […]

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What will happen next?

In Year 3 and 4, we are currently reading ‘The Ice Palace’ by Robert Swindells. We have been studying his use of descriptive language, as well as being engrossed in the plot! We have followed ‘Ivan’ on his journey to free his little brother, who has been taken by the wicked ‘Starjick’. After persevering through […]

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Pesky Pete (the punctuation pilfering pirate) visits!

To launch our grammar lesson today, we had a visit from Pesky Pete, the punctuation pilfering pirate! He came into our classroom and stole many of the capital letters and full stops from our displays. Our job was then to make sure they were correctly put back! Comment below to let us know if you […]

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Harvest at St Lawrence’s

Our school were joined today by Corfield C of E Infant School, for our annual Harvest service, at St Lawrence’s Church in the centre of Heanor. The service was led by our Vicar, who reminded us of the songs we had learnt with her. It was lovely that we could all join in these together […]

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Learning how networks operate

Today, we became ‘computers’ on one of 5 imaginary networks in our classroom. Also in each group, someone was allocated the role of ‘switch’ They were kept VERY busy passing packets of data between the networks! Once individual computers received their messages, they tried to put them together – sometimes, mis-delivered packets of data gave […]

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Putting digits in their places

We have been looking at how digits become numbers this week. We have thought about numbers with 4 digits and how those digits can have different values depending on if we place them in the units, tens, hundreds or thousands places.

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Mr Wainwright's Class Blog

Hello! Welcome to our class blog and Year 3/4!

Here you will find news and information about Mr Wainwright’s class and our learning. We hope that you find it useful.

Out topic for the second part of our Spring Term  is ‘World War 2’. We will also be learning about ‘Sound’ in science.

Our PE sessions are both on a Monday afternoon, although it is recommended to have your PE kit in school all the time.

Remember to read regularly and practice your rapid recall of times table facts, in order to succeed at our challenges!

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