Blue Spruce

blue-spruceOur Year 3 and 4 children make up the Blue Spruce class. For our Year 3 pupils, this is an important time as they move into Key Stage 2. In Blue Spruce, children begin to take more responsibility for their learning and develop a greater sense of independence.


Mrs Grice and Mrs Griffiths

Our focus this term is: Living Things and their Habitats

We will be:                                                                                         

  • Following up on all the field work that we did on our residential trip to Rippledown House

  • Identifying the key features of instructions and writing our own

  • Investigating small mammals in a woodland habitat
  • Creating fact files and writing more detailed reports about animals
  • Painting landscapes using water colours
  • Using and creating branching databases to classify animals and plants
  • Comparing our village of Beckley with the village of Ringwould in Kent using human and physical geographical features

Please could we have:

  • any books on habitats and the seashore


Class teacher: Mrs Grice
Teaching assistant: Mrs Griffiths


  • Please sign your child's reading record  after hearing them read and put it in their book bag every day. Children need to read at least three times a week at home to earn their reading medal on Friday.
  • Weekly spellings will be sent home every Friday. Please practise these with your child at home.
  • Maths lessons and activities are now set on and
  • Please make sure that your child brings a warm coat, hat and gloves as the weather is getting colder.
  • PE is on Tuesday afternoon, please make sure your child has indoor and outdoor PE kit in school on that day,
  • Swimming lessons  Term 5. Please make sure children are on time, have their swimming kit and a snack for when we get back to school (swimming makes the children very hungry!)




The Blue Spruce Gallery

Stone Age to Iron Age