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Welcome to Year 3/4!


Welcome to Year 3 and 4.  Here you will find all the important information and letters for our year group.


This half term our topic is 'Go with the Flow'. Children are learning about the formation of rivers and researching famous rivers. They will also being doing some water collage and a lot more!


To find out what each class has been learning, click on the class pages below.



Scroll down for photos of what we have been doing and useful links.

Read Around the Solar System

Year 3 and 4 visit to Edlesborough Cricket Club


On Wednesday 12th July, year 3 and 4 children walked to Edlesborough Village Green to meet a coach from Edlesborough Cricket Club. They participated in some skill building activities and then a game to develop throwing, batting and fielding skills. Children were then treated to a biscuit and drink after all their hard work!

Here are some photos from the afternoon:

Minecraft Rivers


In Geography the children have been learning about rivers. They followed the journey of the River Severn, pointing out the key features along the way such as the source, meanders, flood plains and mouth.  In order to show what they have learnt, they were challenged to create a river using the popular app Minecraft, showing the different features.  Haven't they done well!

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Computing Days 8th and 9th June


This week both year 3 and 4 have enjoyed a computing day with Mrs McLean.  They used Scratch to create a computer game, after first learning the skills of programming a sprite to move under user control, using a forever loop and the if command.  Both classes tried their absolute hardest, never giving up if the challenge became too much!  What's more, they all produced some fantastic games, some of which can be seen below.

If you would like to view more, they can be found on the Scratch website which can be accessed here.

Hazard Alley


On the 3rd May, Year 3/4 visited Hazard Alley in Milton Keynes, a personal safety centre.  During a tour in the 'life size' village,  the children encountered a range of 'hazards' giving them the opportunity to develop vital knowledge and strategies on how to stay safe.  They completed scenarios based on fire and home safety, personal and water safety and how to stay safe around railways and building sites.  All children made a 999 call, an experience which some found a little unnerving, and they all learnt how to place someone in the recovery position.  Overall, the children had an enjoyable afternoon, and took away a lot of valuable knowledge about personal safety.  Well done year 3/4


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Flag Football


On Monday 27th March, all children at Edlesborough School  had the opportunity to try out a new sport – Flag Football.


Flag Football is an invasion game suitable for children to play from KS2 upwards offering a non-tackle version of American Football. In Flag Football, instead of tackling you pull the belt attached to the person with the ball. Flag uses and develops a core range of skills from sports such as football, netball, basketball and rugby to provide a fun and inclusive game for boys and girls.

American Football Development (AFD) are the UK’s leading coaching company have been coaching across the South East over the last couple of years. More details can be found on their website (


AFD are going to be offering an after-school club for Year 3/4 pupils in the Summer term. Please see the attached flyer for further details.


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3/3/17 Bedtime Stories


To celebrate the end of National Book Week, Year 3/4 held a bedtime story afternoon, where they dressed in their pyjamas, read their favourite bedtime stories and enjoyed hot chocolate with marshmellows.  They all enjoyed themselves, saying that they liked listening to stories from picture books and sharing their favourites with their friends.

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