Andoversford Primary School

Andoversford Primary School

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Andoversford Primary School, Gloucester Road, Andoversford, Gloucestershire, GL54 4HR

01242 820407

Beech Class

Welcome to Beech Class!

Beech Class are Year 3 and 4.
We are taught by Miss Packer.
Mrs Luckett also helps in our classroom throughout the week.
During the Summer Term, our topic is... 

For more information about what life is like in Beech Class, what we will be learning and access to useful documents such as Homework Grid, please see the information below. 

If there is anything that is unclear or you would like to clarify, please do get in contact. I'm more than happy to help!

Summer Term Documents 23-24

 Summer Term Knowledge Organiser.pdfDownload
 Summer Term Things to Remember.pdfDownload
 Summer Term Timetable.pdfDownload
 Summer Term Topic Homework Menu.pdfDownload
 Summer Term Welcome Letter.pdfDownload
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Spring Term 2024

Thursday 21st March 2024

Art: Painting an Antarctic scene

Tuesday 19th March 2024

Samba Concert for Parents

Thursday 7th March 2024

World Book Day: Story in a jar!

Wednesday 28th February 2024

DT: Cooking and Nutrition

 Over the last two weeks, Beech Class have been cooking! 

We have made a number of recipes, including baking and decorating our own biscuits and cupcakes, chocolate and orange flapjacks and rocky road!

We have looked at different skills with each recipe focusing on something new.

Beech Class have asked if I can put each of the recipes on our webpage, so they can try some of these at home! 

Monday 19th February 2024

DT: Planning and designing our own Easter biscuits

This week, we are completing our DT unit all about cooking and nutrition.

As we are learning about the polar climates, we are baking goods that are full of sugar, as explorers would have needed this to give them energy.

Today, we planned and designed our own Easter themed biscuits, ready to bake tomorrow!

Monday 5th February 2024

Year 3 Maths: Weighing items in kg and g

Friday 26th January 2024

Trip to the Edward Wilson Museum! 

Thursday 18th January 2024

Geography: Climate Zones 

This week, we have been learning all about different climate zones.

We used maps and atlases to help us identify the different climate zones around the world!

Friday 12th January 2024

Art Week!

Beech Class have been studying the work created by Banksy this week.

We have been inspired by his use of stencils and we have created our own pieces, using paint, rollers and stencils that we replicas of his work! 
Our work will be displayed in our school Art Gallery on Monday!

Autumn Term

Wednesday 20th December 2023

Beech Class Christmas Performance 

Thursday 7th December 2023

Geography: Rivers

Beech Class have been learning all about how rivers are formed. 

We also looked at naming different parts of a river.

Beech Class worked SO hard creating these beautiful pieces of work!

Tuesday 6th December 2023

Swimming Letter for Spring Term 2024

Actions to take:

  • Complete the form (link on letter) to inform us of your child's swimming ability 


  • Read and discuss the 'Swimming Rules' (included in letter) with your child


  • Email to confirm your child has understood the rules

Thursday 30th November 2023

English: Water Poems

In English, we read the book 'Once upon a raindrop'. We were inspired by the illustrations in the book and how the text made us feel.

We created our own acrostic poems all about water!

Monday 27th November 2023

Letter to Parents:

Gloucester Rugby Tournament on Thursday 14th December 2023

Tuesday 21st November 2023

PE: Parachute!

We have been looking at teamwork in our PE session this half term. 

As a treat, we were able to play some games using the parachute, where we had to work as a team. 

Monday 6th November 2023

History: Pyramids!

In History, we looked at the different pyramids that were built during Ancient Egyptian times.

There were 4 main types of pyramid. I wonder if Beech Class can remember their names?
We used clay to help us recreate each pyramid and learn more about it’s shape!

Thursday 26th October 2023

Draw with Rob!

Friday 20th October 2023

History: Mummifying a tomato instructions!

Look below at the beautiful instructions written by Beech Class!

Tuesday 17th October 2023

History: Mummifying a tomato!

 Beech Class got very messy today!

We have been learning all about mummification in our History sessions.

Today, we had a go at mummifying a tomato! 

Friday 13th October 2023

Harvest Assembly: Harvest Time Poem

Wednesday 11th October 2023

English: Mummification Instructions

 Beech Class have been learning all about mummification in Egyptian times!

We used the following video to help explain the steps!

Ancient Egypt: The Mummification Process KS2 - YouTube 

Tuesday 26th September 2023

Y4 Multiplication Check Meeting

Thank you to those families who could join us this afternoon to discuss the Y4 MTC. 

Below is the information shared at the meeting, along with the parent handout. 

Please catch me at the end of the day if there are any questions about any of the information below!

Monday 25th September 2023

Fluency Facts: 4x table!

 Link to the song we have been learning to help us recall our 4x table facts! 

(Click the link above to take you to the video)

Monday 18th September 2023

History: Ancient Egypt Timelines

We have been looking at different events that happened during the Ancient Egyptian times. 

We ordered the events first, before presenting our work beautifully in our History books.

Can you spot your work, Beech Class?

Friday 14th September 2023

Book Club: Library visit

We love visiting the library in Beech Class. 

We can go every Friday and choose a Reading for Pleasure book!

Thursday 13th September 2023

Fluency Facts: 2s, 5s and 10x table!

This week, we have been practicing our 2s, 5s and 10x tables!

In school, we listened to a variety of songs to help us learn each table!

I wonder if you can remember the words to sing at home?

2x table: 

5x table: 

10x table: 

(Click the link above to take you to the video)

Wednesday 13th September 2023

Welcome Meeting Information

Wednesday 6th September 2023

History: Scarab Beetles

Today, we started looking at our topic in more detail and used clay to make our own scarab beetles.

Did you know in Egyptian times these were put into tombs as a sign of good luck?

Some highlight's from last year's learning:

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