Year 3 & 4 Class News

Never Forget

Posted on Friday 10 July 2020 by Miss Hague

We’re nearly at the end of this crazy year.

It’s been a long time but we’re not too sure where we’ve been.

We’ve had good times …

Do you know what?  I’ll let Take That say the rest.


Home Learning Heroes

Posted on Friday 10 July 2020 by Mr Gathercole

Well done everyone – You’ve made it to the penultimate Friday of this school year.

Once again, we have so many Home Learning Heroes. Thank you, as ever, for keeping those pictures and positive messages coming in.

From terrific tickets to delightful diary entries, we’ve got a range of great learning. Here is this week’s selection of superstars:

Square corners

Posted on Thursday 09 July 2020 by Mrs McCormick

Thursday’s puzzles and problems

We’ve had some super efforts from the maths puzzles and problems this week.

Here are some of your results from square corners challenge:

Alfie found a way using 10 counters (below) without making 4 corners of a square…

And another, different way …

Virtual School Sports Day – results

Posted on Wednesday 08 July 2020 by Mrs Latham

Thank you to everyone at home and in school who took part and submitted results. Over 200 schools across West Yorkshire took part and we did really well – netball being our particular strength!

Did you get sporty today?

Posted on Tuesday 07 July 2020 by Mrs Latham

Well, the rain came – just like when we usually have sports day! We hope you managed to complete at least some of the challenges set by the West Yorkshire School Games for the Virtual Sports Day. Don’t forget to submit your results here :

Home Learning Heroes

Posted on Friday 03 July 2020 by Mr Gathercole

Good morning to you all.

We are missing seeing you all in person but the emails have been flooding in. They really help to cheer us up. Thank you so much for the wonderful pictures. Keep them coming in. This week, we have a bumper edition of Home Learning Heroes.

Check out all of the amazing learning and (socially distanced) adventures:

Calling all library books!

Posted on Sunday 28 June 2020 by Mrs McCormick

Library books: If you have any Scholes library books at home, then please can you return them to school, where possible.

There will be a box outside school for this. Thank you!

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A new youth group coming to Scholes…

Posted on Saturday 27 June 2020 by Mrs Latham

 I am the leader of The Tribe Youth Group and we are looking at setting up our fourth group in Scholes. We are planning to open in September.
We were announced as Youth Group of the Year for Leeds in the recent Child Friendly Leeds Awards. Activities we offer include creative, lifeskills, the I am Me project (which is about health and fitness) including physical and mental health. We also offer outings and community service projects.
Please contact 07756-585864 for more information.
Jean, The Tribe Youth Group

Your frightening fact finding questions:

Posted on Friday 19 June 2020 by Mr Gathercole

This week, our Reading lessons have had a strong focus on retrieval.  Yesterday, we asked you to send us a list of the fact finding questions that you’d created based around this text:

18.05.20 Reading – retrieval task (TEST THIS AT HOME)

A virtual high five goes out to those of you who managed to send us some questions. For a bonus high five, we challenge you to have a go at them.


Using evidence from the text, what is the boy wearing?


Tick the correct shape of the pond.




rectangle                                               1 mark


Tick the correctly punctuated sentence from the text.

it was hot and wet under the trees.

It was hot and wet under the trees!

It was hot and wet under the trees.


Tick the two words that complete the sentence.

” I feel itchy just ______ at them,” said _______ .





True/false questions have come from Ashton, Layla, Amelia, Jasmine and Freya.

Statement                                                                              True      False

Emily was wearing dark glasses.

Grady should have left his flip flops at home.

Grady didn’t let Emily admire the pond.

Emily doesn’t like gnats.


Circle the verbs in the sentence below.

I followed her gaze.  The near end of the pond was darkened by long shadows. My sandals slapped over the wet ground.


Give two reasons why the boy wishes he wore jeans instead of shorts.                         1 mark


What does Emily hate and why?                2 marks


Name three sounds that make the swamp noisy.              2 marks.

Daniel and George (they were clearly on the same wave length):

Which two things brushed Grady’s leg?             1 mark


According to the text, what did the boy think was hammering at the slender tree trunks?

Just another Thursday afternoon…

Posted on Thursday 18 June 2020 by Mr Gathercole

Good afternoon, Home Learning Heroes!

We’re really missing seeing all of our friends.

We, the Yellow Bubble Band, were desperate to show you what we’ve been getting up to at school. We hope you like it!


As you can see, we look a little different today. We’re certainly quieter than I remember…