Year 3/4 – Saplings Class

Class Information

Year 3/4 Class Teachers: Mrs J Abel

Year 3/4 Class Teaching Assistant: Mrs K De’Ath

Welcome to Saplings Class (Years 3 and 4)

Our PE days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please ensure that your child comes to school in their PE kit and has their water bottle.

Lastly, we ensure to follow the national curriculum for the primary curriculum in England for programmes of study and attainment targets for KS2.

We look forward to welcoming you into Saplings Class!

Terms/Topic Information

Curriculum planning here at Sedley’s follows a thematic approach, with topics at the heart of each term of learning. We have a programme mapped out for the year in which we make meaningful links so that learning opportunities are maximised.  Teaching staff have developed the themes for our children to explore, ensuring coverage of the National Curriculum Programmes of Study.  These plans, however, are fluid and are developed, revised and changed according to the needs and interests of the children.

More Infomation about the subjects can be found on our curriculum pages.

TermTopicKnowledge Mat NewsletterHomework
1Marvellous MapsTerm 1 Knowledge MatTerm 1 Newsletter
2Ancient EgyptiansTerm 2 Knowledge MatTerm 2 NewsletterTerm 2 Homework
4Extreme EarthTerm 4 Knowledge OrganiserTerm 4 NewsletterTerm 4 Homework

Classroom Learning

Greek WOW Day

Saplings Class pupils learning about ancient Greece during Greek WOW day, June 2023
Saplings Greek WOW Day facilitator demonstrates how to use sword and shield with two pupils, one standing and holding the sword against the other lying on the floor
Saplings class doing a marching drill in the playground during Greek WOW day, June 2023
Two pupils from Saplings class try on Greek Soldier armours during Greek WOW day.
Greek WOW day facilitator does a demonstration by dragging one pupil by his leg while other Saplings class pupils watch.

On our a Greek WOW day, we spent the day acting out parts of a variety of Greek myths, including parts of the Iliad and Odyssey.  We learned about the Macedonian Phalanx and practiced marching together. It was a fun day of crazy activities.

End of Year Recorder Performance


Home Learning

Each term, pupils will be given the opportunity to enhance their learning through extra research regarding their topic. The downloads below will be updated each term to help pupils expand their knowledge and reinforce their learning from class.

Term Two: A Toy Story
Term One: Marvellous Maps

Useful Parent Resources at Year 3/4

For further useful resources, please visit each curriculum page.