Welcome to Tyndale Class
Welcome back to the new term in Tyndale. This term our topic is the Vikings. Look out for our Viking Knowledge Organiser which is crammed full of useful dates, maps and Viking terminology explained. P.E kits will need to be in on a Wednesday and Swimming Kits on a Friday. English homework is given out on a Monday which will include spellings to learn and work linked to the English being studied that week. Also if Reading Diaries can be brought in on a Monday with at least 3 entries of reading per week. Maths homework will be given out on a Friday, this will be linked to work carried out during the week to reinforce the learning.
Learning Times Tables is a vital part of learning particularly in Year 3 and 4. I have included some links below for different times table Maths challenges. If you have any you use feel free to share and I will include these on the website.
As part of the studies on the Vikings the children were asked to think about the design of the Viking Longships. After studying the design the children went away in groups to reconstruct these famous boats out of balsa wood. The results were amazing.
Yesterday the children from Tyndale Class visited York as part of their study of the Vikings. On arriving in York the children had the chance to walk through the streets of old York. At the Dig each group got the chance to be an archaeologist. They looked for clues and uncovered old relics. After that they moved on to handling old animal bones that had been discovered under the city. During the afternoon the children traveled back in time to old York (Jorvik) and discovered how the inhabitants used to work and live. Throughout the day the children's behaviour was excellent and they asked lots of thought provoking questions to the guides.