Buzzing & fluttering around!

Rights Respecting Focus – Article  29 -Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full. It must encourage the child’s respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.

We are focusing on flying minibeast this week, how many can you think of?

We will be making observations about minibeast and learning lots of ‘facts’. We will try and record these facts to make a class book.

Explore more information here.


Mathematics is all about pattern this week!





Phase 1 Musical Patterns –×5/testmode.html


Phase 2 Matching Sounds with Letters


Phase 3 Real Word versus not real word


We will be thinking about the sky this week. Think about this philosophical question.



How exciting! Year 4 have worked so hard!

All the art work for the exhibition is now complete and has been delivered to Cathy in Oxford. It’s now getting the finishing touches before it’s transported back to London for the start of it’s tour in June.

via Exhibition Poster — Miss Botchway’s Blog

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Rights Respecting Focus – Article 29 – Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. It should also help you learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and respect other people.

(We will be thinking about our environment, sustainability and the importance of minibeasts in our environment. )

We will be exploring one of our favourite stories this week. ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’. Watch this lovely animation here!

Try this cosmic adventure as a new way of exploring the story.

How about learning this great song?

This week we will be learning about the life cycle of the butterfly. Watch this information film about the Monach butterfly.

Or find out more information in this video diary.

We will be exploring our outside area to see what minibeasts we can find. I wonder where we might find caterpillars? What minibeast would you like to find? Can you find out anything about your favourite minibeast?

Draw a minibeast with this game.


Play these symmetrical maths games

What’s at the bottom of the garden?

We are going to be exploring our garden this term to discover what minibeasts we can find and what we can discover about them. Where do they live? What do they eat? How do they move? What questions could you try to solve?

Part 1

Part 2


What is the same and what is different about them? Let’s explore and find out more! Can you sort the minibeast here?


Learn this song!

Make your own minibeast using this game.



Phase 1


Phase 2


Tricky words


Philosophy for Children/ PSED


We will be looking at this story to think about the concept of good versus evil!

Let’s think about good and bad characters. Let’s compare them, why do they behave in that way? What words can you use to describe the characters? What behaviour constitutes good behaviour or bad behaviour?

Number Time

Let’s recite our numbers in order

Let’s count objects

What about a counting story!

Some number games