P4W Wonderful Woodland 4.9.20

Hello everyone!

It has been a busy week of learning in P4W.

We have been developing skills across the curriculum.


You may have heard the drum-roll as our new class novel was unveiled! We will be reading ‘Ottoline and the Yellow Cat’ to develop our skills.

We are exploring the features of mystery stories.

We are finding information about the characters and asking questions.

Discussing a text with a partner and in a group.

Giving our opinion on a text.

Answering questions about a text, using correct sentence structure.

Developing our cursive handwriting.

Idea for home learning – choose a few great words from a book you are reading. Write them using joined up, cursive handwriting.


Adding an ‘ing’ suffix- double the consonant in the root word before adding ‘ing’.

FANTASTIC–  skipping running swimming  hopping  dropping  stopping  rubbing  digging  stepping  getting

SPECTACULAR– wrapping trimming  dragging  plotting  splitting  scrapping  quitting  forgetting  planning


Ideas for home learningfind words using the double consonant rule in the books you are reading.

Make a list of words you find.



Adding and subtracting from 3-digit numbers in multiples of 10 and 100.

Problem solving within 3- digit numbers.

Identifying numbers between two given numbers.

Estimating/ calculating the number half- way between two numbers.

Recalling number facts quickly and accurately.

Recalling doubles quickly and accurately.

Developing our knowledge of the 2 and 10 times tables.

Using strategies to make calculations.

Suggestions for home learning.


Work on developing these skills- doubling, number bonds, 5 and ten times tables.


Health and Wellbeing

We are continuing to develop our classroom identity- this week’s focus -our Wonderful Woodland being a welcoming place to be.

We have been sharing a selection of books which help us develop strategies that help us when we have worries.

Developing our fitness, listening and quick thinking skills.


Social Skills

We are learning how to listen carefully- what this looks like and sounds like.

Identifying the qualities of a great Learning Partner.




Developing our drawing skills.

Developing our design skills.


We intend to use our outdoor time for P.E. on Tuesday and Thursday. 

Trainers can therefore be worn to school on those days.

Many thanks!


Have a lovely weekend!