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Welcome to Castleton Class!

Please take a look at our class page to find out about all the things we are doing this half term.


Mrs Collis. 

Useful information.



Please bring your reading books (Library trolley and Book Band Book) into school every day.


*** Change of day***   PE today:  Please wear your PE kit to school.  We take our PE outside whenever possible, so please make sure your kit is appropriate for the weather conditions.


*** Change of day***    Library trolley today.


Spelling test today (this will now be through Spelling Shed, in school)


New spelling lists go live every Friday (with spelling test the following Thursday).


Class Letter


Our learning this term:


This half term we are learning about Sheffield with a history and geography focus, and in science we will be learning about states of matter.



States of matter (Science)

  • To compare and group materials together, according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases

  • To observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C)


City of Sheffield  (History & Geography)

  • To be able to identify Sheffield and its major features.

  • To be able to compare the human geographical features of Sheffield with that of Newbold.

  • To investigate how Sheffield has changed over time.

  • To know about a period of history that has strong connections to their locality and understand the issues associated with the period.

  • To know how the lives of wealthy people were different from the lives of poorer people during this time.


In Maths we will be learning:

Y3:   Fractions including:

  • To count up and down in tenths
  • To recognise, find and write fractions.
  • To recognise and use fractions as numbers.
  • To compare and order fractions.


Y4:   Fractions including:

  • To count up and down in hundredths
  • To add and subtract fractions with the same denominator
  • To solve problems involving increasingly harder fractions.


In English:  Using The Iron Man, by Ted Hughes, we will embark on a range of writing including:

  • News reports
  • Letter writing
  • Eye witness account




Class Author this half term is:

Owen Davey


We have voted to read 'Smart about Sharks'.... we can't wait!





For more information about what we are learning, please click on the curriculum link below:

Land Art: Inspired by our prehistory ancestors and contemporary artist Andy Goldsworthy.

Mammoths in the making...

Lighthouse design: investigating 3d shapes

Lighthouse design: making 3d shapes

Lighthouse design: Construction

Lighthouse paintings ready to be 2022 calendars.

All wrapped up...Ancient Egyptian style