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Welcome back to your last half term in Year 3! 

Our topic this half term will be The Romans.  We will look at The Roman Army and the impact they had on Britain especially on architecture and what life was like in Roman times. We may even become Romans for the day. 

          

In English  our class book is ‘The Twits by Roald Dahl. We will have lots of different writing opportunities such as; play scripts, leaflets, diary entries, newspaper reports and creating alternative endings to the story. We will continue to learn our Year 3 spelling words as it is really important we know these before the end of the year.

                                                              

In maths, we will be working on recognising and finding non-unit fractions then we will apply our addition and subtraction skills. After, we will focus on 3D shapes, angles, perpendicular and parallel lines. Following shape, we will return to time focusing on telling the time to the nearest minute.

 

We will be using the Beebots and Probots in ICT to learn how to programme and debug. In RE we will learn about different creation stories.

 

Our PE day is Thursday. Please make sure that your child has their P.E. kit and suitable shoes in school at all times and that earrings are removed.

 

Homework will continue to be set on Friday and due in the following week. Please read and practice spellings as much as you can.

 

Thank you!

 

Miss Jones

 

Welcome back!

I hope you had a lovely Easter and didn't eat too many eggs.

 

This half term our topic is going to be based around myths. In English we will be reading "Tell me a dragon" by Jackie Morris. This will give us lots of opportunities for non-fiction writing and to continue with our descriptive writing. In Maths we will be recapping place value and then use this to help us with addition and subtraction. We will be focusing on adding and subtracting amounts of money. Followed by some work on multiplying and dividing larger numbers.

 

In Science we are going to be learning about living things, food chains and habitats. Keep your eyes out on your way to and from school and see if you can find any animals. We will be continuing with Geography, where we will be learning about volcanoes. Art and DT will link to English as we will be creating our own dragons!

 

PE days will be on Monday and Friday. Please make sure PE kits are in for both lessons and are suitable for indoor and outdoor lessons.

 

Homework will still be set on Friday and due in the following week. Remember there are rewards for bringing in completed homework and reading logs.

 

Miss Jones

FUNDRAISING UPDATE.

 

Thank you for all coming in wearing your pyjamas and bringing in a donation on Friday. We were all super comfy in our PJs. So far we have raised £17.00.

 

 

Another big thank you to a local company 'Barry's Reefing and Rigging' for kindly making a donation towards our trip. We really appreciate it! 

 

 

This week we are holding a cake sale at playtime. Cakes will range from 10p - 50p.

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Welcome back to Spring 2.

 

I hope you have enjoyed your break!

 

In Year 3 our topic will be chocolate. Our main text will be 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' by Roald Dahl.

This will give us the opportunity to explore using vivid language in our writing. We will be describing events, characters and settings. Writing letters and news reports. There will also be the opportunity to interview a worker from a sweet factory. This will all link in when we write a story from an Oompa Loompa's point of view.

 

In Maths we are looking at angles with a focus on right angles, obtuse angles and acute angles. Then we will look at measurement (length, capacity and weight) and time. Please encourage children to tell the time at home as this will really help them. For the rest of the term we will return to addition and subtraction.

 

In the wider curriculum we will follow the theme of chocolate. In Geography we will be learning about the cocoa bean, where it comes from and how chocolate is made.

 

I'm sure we're going to have a lot of fun with this topic.

 

Miss Jones

 

 

Welcome back and Happy New Year!

 

I hope you had a great Christmas. We can't wait to hear all about it.

 

Last term we did so much super work. I will be putting some examples on the website soon.

We have an exciting term ahead and lots of new learning to get started on.

 

English - Our book focus will be on Leon and the place between.

Maths - Place value, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division (3's, 4's and then 8's), fractions.

Science - Electricity

Geography - Locational knowledge

PSHE - Going for goals

DT - Circuits for moving objects

PE - Dance

 

Homework will be set on a Friday and is due in the following Friday. This is in addition to weekly spellings and home reading. Reading logs will be checked daily so please make sure you have your reading log and book in school everyday. You may even win a prize for bringing it in regularly.

There will be a homework club on Thursday lunchtimes for you to compete your homework then if you wish to.

 

PE days are Monday and Tuesday.

Please make sure you have the correct PE kit for indoor and outdoor PE.

Earrings must be removed.

 

As a school we will be working on our values of teamwork, aspiration, determination, welcoming and respect. Lets see how many values stickers you can earn!

 

Miss Jones and Mrs Blackman

 

Welcome back!

 

I hope you have had a lovely half term. I had a great time on my adventures and came across another member of Pedro’s family and a creature from the Stone Age… can you guess what it was?

 

This half term our main focus will be on the Stone Age, Iron Age and Bronze Age. In English our text will be Stone Age Boy. This will give us opportunities to develop our writing and create our own story.

We also have our trip to Butser Ancient Farm where we will go back in history, make jewellery, do some wattling, and become archaeologists!

 

In Maths we will start with multiplication and division – our aim is to know our 3 and 4 times tables. This will then link to fractions, measurement and geometry later in the term.

 

Our PE days are Mondays and Thursdays. Please make sure you have your PE kit for both days.

 

There will be homework set every week. Like last term it will be set on Friday and due in the following Friday. It is vital that children complete their homework at home and return it on time.

 

In addition to this please continue to read at home with your child and record when they have read in their reading log. Lets see how many stamps, certificates, bookmarks and free books China class can earn this term.

 

As always if you have any questions feel free to come and talk to me.

 

Miss Jones

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Welcome to Year 3.  I hope you have had a good summer and are refreshed and ready to learn.

 

This year your teachers will be Miss Jones and Mrs Blackman.

 

We will begin the term by finding out about China. We will also be looking at animals from China especially pandas.

 

In English we will be reading Zoo by Anthony Browne. This will provide us with lots of fantastic writing opportunities.

 

In Maths we will be looking at place value and start to explore 3 digit numbers up to 1000.

 

PE will be on a Thursday. Please can you bring in a suitable P.E kit for both inside and outside and make sure it is in school at all times.

 

Please read with your child as much as you can. It is very important that children practice their reading at home. Children can earn certificates, bookmarks and books for the number of reading logs completed. 

 

Homework will be set on a Friday and is due back the following Friday. Please make sure your child completes their homework and hands it in on time. 

 

I will be on the playground at the beginning and the end of the day if you have any questions.

 

Miss Jones

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