Church of England VC Junior School

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Mr Wainwright’s Class Blog

Harvest at St Lawrence’s

This afternoon, we went to St Lawrence’s church in order to watch the children of Corfield Infants perform. We loved singing “Rejoice in the Lord always” all together – we also loved another song where we could join in with all the actions! We thought it was a super way to celebrate Harvest together. What […]

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Coffee Morning for MacMillan

We all had a fabulous time in the hall this morning at our MacMillan coffee morning. Each class had a 30 minute slot to join in and meet up with family and friends who generously gave up their time to support our event. We were amazed at the number of cakes and biscuits donated and […]

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Name Those Bones!

We had a great time today in our science lesson, learning all about the function of our skeleton, as well as the names of our bones. We sang the ‘Name those bones’ song, as well as taking a virtual reality trip around a skeleton! Challenge: Can you name some bones by their scientific names below? […]

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This week in Mr Wainwright’s class.

We’ve enjoyed learning about the jobs that bees do in our topic lesson this week. We learnt that they are very important. We also loved winning Galupy again in Collective Worship as we had over 98% attendance! What was your favourite lesson this week? Thanks, from Bethany and Evie.

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Welcome back!

We’ve had a fabulous start to our new school year! We’ve made lots of new friends and have become much more confident knowing our way around school. What has been your favourite thing about your first week back at school? Please leave your comments below!

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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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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 our Spring Term is ‘Technology – Past, Present & Future’. We will also be learning about ‘Rocks’ to start off with in science.

Our PE sessions are on a Tuesday and a Wednesday afternoon, although it is recommended to have your PE kit in school all the time. We will also have swimming lessons later in the year – more to follow around Easter 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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