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To my SUPER, spectacular, surprising SEA OTTERS!


I have had the most wonderful time with you all in Year 4. You started off quite shy and anxious about the year ahead but soon settled and began to blossom.


You may not have realised it at the time but growing your brains a little bit more every day as a Sea Otter means you are now better mathematicians, better writers, better readers, better artists, better sportspeople and better thinkers. You are BETTER at EVERYTHING!


You have all matured this year too which will put you in a good position to start your new journey as a Stingray in September and I am sure that your new Teacher will realise quickly what a friendly, warm, caring and helpful bunch you are – always willing to help get the lessons ready and fully equipped; always ready to learn; always ready to support a friend who may be finding the tasks tricky and always contributing with sensible, inquisitive questions during discussions about the topics ahead.


I am pleased to let you know that your Iron Men have kept me company during the past few months here at School – when I look at them they bring a smile to my face as they remind me what hardworking Otters you have been and what wonderful help you have had at home from your families, who guided and helped you to create them. They will be in your new classroom in September for you to collect but I may borrow a few to put on display around the School.


I am looking forward to a rest over the Summer Holidays and will continue to stay safe at home, working in my garden. I have achieved my goal from the beginning of lockdown where I set out to grow my own vegetables – I have a good crop of tomatoes, potatoes, onions and courgettes that I pick and cook with regularly. What goals have you achieved? What talents have you discovered during Lockdown?


Finally, I would like to say  for all of your hard work with your Home Learning during the Lockdown. I was so proud of each and every one of you to see the photographs; receive the emails and look at the time spent using Mathletics and the new Reading Eggspress online learning portals. By doing this you will again be ready to start back in Year 5 because you continued to exercise your mind and body during the time spent at home.


I look forward to seeing you all back in September, be sure to wave and say hello!

See you soon,

Love from Mrs Broad xx 


Hello Sea Otters,


I have thoroughly enjoyed teaching you all. Even if only for a few short months. You have been a pleasure to teach. We had lots of fun as a class but we worked even harder, seeing you all improve puts a smile on my face. I hope you have enjoyed your time at home with your families and staying safe, I know I have been very busy entertaining my little boy.
It will be lovely to see you in September as Year 5!


Enjoy your Summer Holidays, have fun, make memories and stay safe.

Mrs Fifield x

Monday 20th July: IT'S PARTY TIME!


At Singlewell, we usually celebrate the end of the school year with a class party. Unfortunately, we are unable to do this together as a class this year, however it doesn’t mean you can’t have a celebratory party of your own with family.


You have all continued to work incredibly hard, trying your best in this tricky time and we want you to know how proud we are of you all


Below you will find a selection of ideas to help get your party started. We would love to see any photos you take so do email them over to your teacher!


A Sea Otter birthday and more hard work!

Please use the link below to complete the parent survey to assist us with the children's return to school in September.


A welcome message from your new teacher in September...

Sea Otters working together virtually on their home learning, an excellent idea!

Sea Otters continung to work hard...

Bringing objects to life, meet... Sid the Satsuma!

Bringing objects to life, meet Liam the Laptop!

"I created Patch Planet, it is a special Planet for the NHS to go and have a rest!"

What a fab bug hotel!

Sea Otters enjoying more science experiments...

Dear Sea Otters,

I hope you have been enjoying the home learning tasks that have been set. Mrs Fifield and I have really enjoyed looking at the photographs that your adults have sent to me. The Science experiments seem to be going well and if you haven’t had the right equipment, you have managed to find alternatives.


I have also been checking regularly on Reading Eggspress and am amazed at the time and dedication some of you are spending on there: completing the assignments I have set, designing funky avatars to look like you; one even had its own PPE mask and earning bronze, silver and even gold trophies!


I have been very busy at School, keeping the Key Worker children and staff happy and safe. They too have worked really hard during their time here and are making the best of a very unusual situation.


I hope you all have a really wonderful half term with your families – let’s hope that this beautiful weather lasts and you will be able to have fun in the garden or public spaces that are now open.


I will be spending time at home in my garden and am hoping that Mr Broad will light the BBQ every evening and I know that Mrs Fifield and her family will be getting out Henry’s paddling pool to let him play in.

In case you don’t know how to fill your time next week – here are a few suggestions:

Water fights, building dens in outside spaces; baking cookies or cupcakes; designing pizza faces before cooking and eating them; email a class mate using an adult’s email; play board games and complete a large jigsaw puzzle or plan the family’s meals for a whole day.


Whatever you do, stay safe and positive. We can’t wait to see how much you have all grown up.

Love from Mrs Broad and Mrs Fifield

Sea Otters seem to be particularly enjoying investigations...

Please refer to the 'News' section of our website and then 'Letters' to complete our online survey as soon as possible. It has also been sent to you via the Smartschool app.

Hard work and VE day celebrations!

Lots of celebrations... and hard work at home for Sea Otters!

More excellent home learning, well done Sea Otters!

Sea Otters enjoying their home learning!

"We had a science day at home!"

More Sea Otter home learning...

'I’ve been doing lots of things at home, including Reading Express and Mathletics. I’ve had fun creating my 'things I want to do jar' and my cousins have also done one too after seeing mine. I enjoyed learning about Queen Victoria, and was able to speak to her ...see the photo of Francesca!'

'I'm loving the other work that has been set too!'

23rd April 2020

Hi Sea Otters,

I hope you are all well and have been keeping busy, safe at home with your families.

I have missed seeing your eager faces at School and seeing how hard you work every day. I have planned the home learning activities for you so that you can continue to keep busy and find out new and interesting skills and facts – well done to those of you that have already given some of them a go and sent in examples of how the tasks turned out, to show me.

I have also seen that some of you have logged in to our new Reading program – Reading Eggspress and started collecting your eggs. If any of you are having trouble logging in then just email and I will try to support you from home.


I have been busy weeding and planting in my garden when I haven’t been at school, I am going to try to grow my own vegetables for the first time this year – wish me luck!


Mrs Fifield has been keeping her little boy entertained with lots of fun dinosaur activities.

I will be listening out for the loudest Sea Otter claps on Thursday evening for the NHS staff, so make sure you all show your appreciation and give it your best effort!


Speak to you all soon, stay safe Otters

Mrs Broad

Sea Otters busy making, baking, building dens and supporting our NHS!

Year 4 Otters Programme of Study 2019-20