Squirrel Class

Year 3 and 4

Welcome to Squirrel Class!

We are a mixed class of hard working Year 3 and 4 children who are keen at exploring the world around us, gaining new knowledge and skills. We learn in a variety of ways through independent, fun, collaborative activities and investigations so that we can learn and apply our skills and knowledge across the curriculum to gain a deeper understanding and become responsible, respectful, resilient risk takers.

Throughout our learning, a growth mindset is encouraged and we work hard to provide children with the tools to achieve success in their learning not only within the National Curriculum but also personally, socially and emotionally. The children are also able to utilise the Outdoor Learning area to develop their  knowledge and skills in a practical, experience-led learning environment.

We begin each term with our WOW starter based around our theme for the term. This term our theme is Sense of Place.

We are looking at Tom Percival’s ‘The Invisible’, thinking about how those less fortunate than ourselves are treated. The children will be putting themselves in the shoes of ‘invisible people’ to develop a sense of understanding and empathy towards others who do not have as much as they do.

For Black History Month we will be unravelling the life story of Harriet Tubman, an inspiration black woman who was born as a slave, escaped and managed to free over 70 men, women and children from captivity.

In Squirrel class we are lucky to have the support of Mrs Holgate and we are both looking forward to supporting the children this year.