Years 3 and 4

Welcome to Year 3 and 4

Teachers: Mrs S. Tillbrook and Mrs C. King Teaching Assistant: Mrs J. Garrard

Welcome to Year 3/4.  We are delighted to be working with you and your child this year!

Our Aims:

In Year 3/4 we ensure that all our pupils receive a quality first education, developing skills and knowledge through our broad and balanced curriculum.  Subjects are taught discretely but where possible links are made between the units taught to enrich the children’s knowledge and understanding. 

Our Curriculum:

The curriculum is delivered as a two year rolling programme and over the time that your child is in this class they be taught everything outlined in the long them overviews below;

Curriculum Overview Cycle A (2020-2021)

Curriculum Overview Cycle B (2021-2022)

We are currently working through Cycle B. This half term, the timetable is as follows;

September 2021 Timetable

Useful Information:

Swimming: Wednesday PM (Swimming kit required)

PE/Forest School: Thursday PM (Come to school in either PE kit or prepared for Forest School)

Spellings: Spelling rule taught and spelling lists distributed on Friday to be tested on the following Friday

Homework: Daily reading (record in reading journals), times tables (Tackling Tables) and spellings practise and activities set on Sumdog (see class teacher for log in details)

If you have any queries or concerns, contact the school office or email Mrs Tillbrook ( or Mrs King ( and we will endeavour to answer/resolve them for you as quickly as possible.



Quick Sticks Hockey

Posted on October 9th, 2021

Quicksticks Hockey Festival and Tournament

On what turned out to be a lovely sunny day, 11 children from years 3/4 took part in a hockey day at Lynnsport.

In the morning session a team of 5 entered the festival where they played pool matches against Holy Cross, Dersingham and Walpole Cross Keys, learning skills and working as a team, no scores were taken. At the same time, the team of 6 played in a cup competition against Fairstead, Clenchwarton, Downham Prep Dynamos and Devils and Gayton, where they won 3, drew 1 and lost 1.

The afternoon session consisted of all schools playing in new pools, once these were completed they all came together for the results of the cup competition and the raffle, a new idea which proved very popular with the children. The cup was won by Downham Prep with Sandringham finishing in second place, which was a super result and pleasant surprise for everyone, given the standard of play from the other teams. Little trophies were awarded to one person from each team who had excelled, improved, gained confidence or stood out as a team player, Neve and Lacey were awarded these. The raffle proved to be another surprise as Elsa’s name was pulled out first and she won a new hockey stick.

It was a tentative start but as the day wore on it was clear that all the children were enjoying the experience, learning new skills, giving their best with their ever growing confidence and producing great performances.

Well Done Everyone!

Neve, Jaime, Lenny, Dylan, Foster, Elsa, Isaac D, Amelia, Isaac R, Pip and Lacey



Gardening club news

Posted on October 4th, 2021

We are fortunate enough to have one of very talented governors  Jayne Windsor running a Gardening club.


Here is their latest news:-


The Gardening Club continues to be enthusiastically attended. The children are wonderful. They are so interested and keen to get stuck in to whatever we are doing.

So far we have made an amazing bug hotel and a sunken pond to attract wildlife to the garden. We have sown sweet peas for flowers next year and planted some daffodil bulbs.  We have also done lots of weeding.


Welcome back Years 3 and 4!!

Posted on September 21st, 2021

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Welcome back to Year 3 and 4!

I hope that you are feeling refreshed after your summer break and that you are ready for another fun and learning packed year.

This year we also welcome Mrs Tillbrook who will be teaching the class Monday-Wednesday.  After a move up to Norfolk from Plymouth, I know that she is extremely excited to get started and get to know all of you.

Take a look at the Autumn newsletter and curriculum map, these will provide further information about this half term.

As always, if you have anything that you need to discuss, do get in touch.

Mrs King

Autumn 2021 newsletter.docx

Curriculum Overview Autumn A 2021

Wonderful Tennis News

Posted on September 19th, 2021

The children recently attended the Tennis tournament which had been delayed from the summer term. Read the full report below. Well done everyone ! Thank you to Miss Leftley for organising and accompanying.

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Welcome back everyone

Posted on September 8th, 2021

Dear Parents and carers and all our wonderful children, staff and governors.

A huge welcome back, it is wonderful to see everyone back together, especially seeing you all playing on the field and on the playground. Below is our first general newsletter and you will also be receiving individual newsletters from your classes, with timetables and planning overviews . If you have any questions please speak to me or your class teacher at drop off or pick up, or feel free to call the school  office.



Kind regards


Mrs Gardener

Summer Term A 2021

Posted on April 11th, 2021

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Welcome back everybody!

I hope that you have had a restful and relaxing Easter break. To find out about what we will be learning about, take a look at the timetable, curriculum overview and newsletter.

I am looking forward to seeing you all.

With Kind Regards,

Mrs King

Class Timetable Summer A 2021

Curriculum Overview Summer A 2021

Summer 2021 Newsletter

In the news for return to school

Posted on March 11th, 2021

A lovely article in the news, regarding return to school, with two of our pupils quoted. Well done Emily and Bella,






Mrs Gardener


Art in the Heart Gallery

Posted on March 1st, 2021

Well done everyone that has sent in a contribution to the Art in the Heart Gallery, the work is wonderful, have a look and see if you can spot yours.


Thank you to Mrs Cressingham for arranging the project.

Here is the link.

Mrs Gardener


Virtual Games – sporting success!

Posted on December 29th, 2020

Even though we have not been able to compete against other schools at sporting events this term, the children have been busy competing in the local area Virtual games. See detailed report and photos below. Thank you to Miss Leftley for all the organising.










General Covid letter

Posted on November 8th, 2020

Dear Parents

You may be aware we have had a confirmed case in our year 3 and 4 class. The rest of the school remains open.Please read the letter below for further advice.

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If you have any questions please call the school office.


Mrs Gardener

Contact Details

Headteacher: Jane Gardener

Secretary: Trish Birrell

Sandringham and West Newton Primary School
School Road, West Newton, Norfolk, PE31 6AXUnited Kingdom01485 540506

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