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Learning in Willow Class

About our class


Welcome to Willow class. Mrs McShee is the class teacher and our class TAs are Miss Morris and Miss LaMonica.


Our class ethos is to be kind and respectful to everyone and everything, to always try our best and to try to think independently. 


Homework is given out on Mondays and should be returned the following Monday.


Spellings follow the Twinkl spelling scheme and contain a different spelling rule each week. You can find the current spellings for the term at the bottom of this page. Tests are on Thursdays.


PE is on Wednesday afternoons and is taught by Mr Bufton. 


Values Education - We think about these values alongside our PSHE lessons and our assemblies.

January - Forgiveness

February - Loyalty

March - Respect

This term...


We are lucky enough to be joined by Miss Higgins, a student teacher from The University of Worcester. This is her final school placement and she will be with us every day until Easter.


Forest School For Willow Class begins on the 23rd of February and runs for 4 weeks, until the 15th of March. It will be on Friday mornings during these dates.


Our school trip this term will be to Hereford Cathedral on Thursday 21st of March. We will be involved in two workshops led by the cathedral staff; an Easter experience, and an Anglo Saxon tour and craft workshop. This educational visit enhances the learning from our RE and History topics this term.



In English for the Spring term, we will be studying our class text 'The Girl Who Stole an Elephant' by Nizrana Farook. We be carrying out many activities around the story in order to extend the children's enjoyment and comprehension skills.


We will also be creating poetry to be entered into the Bromyard Poetry Competition. This year's theme for years 3 and 4 is weather. 


We will continue to have a daily focus on key literacy skills such as reading, spelling, handwriting, punctuation and grammar.



Our school follows the scheme from 'Hamilton Trust'.


This term we will be studying addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions, measures and time.


The year 3 pupils will be moving on to learn their 3s, 4s, and 8s times tables. 

The year 4 pupils will be moving on to learn their 6s, 7s, 9s, 11s and 12s times tables.


Topic plans

Please see below for this year's topic plans. We are currently on year A and in the second half of the Spring term.

Topic plans

Expectations in Mathematics for year 3

Expectations in Mathematics for year 4