The children have finished their first full week back of the new year, and are already fully engaged in their new topic. The children have continued learning about the story of Blue John, and the features of a diary. They have been learning about the present perfect tense and practicing using the skills they have learnt so far.
In Maths Year 4 have been looking at methods for multiplication using mental skills. We have also looked at factors of numbers using our times table facts. Year 3 have been looking at formal methods for multiplying two digit numbers by a one digit number.
In topic we have begun learning about the structure of the Earth and the different layers. We have also been researching famous volcanoes from around the world. In Science we looked at different types of rock and studied these different rock types under the microscopes. This term in PE we are learning badminton and are currently learning to serve and rally.