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Welcome to Year 3!

Class 1 are taught by Miss Holly Tillcock.

Class 2 are taught by Miss Jade Millar.

Class 3 are taught by Mr Jamie Andrews. 

The children are supported in their learning by our dedicated team of support staff: Mrs Penny Bridgeman, Mrs Emma Hayes and Mrs Donna Muller (HLTA). 

 

Please see below links to the Homework pages; if you have any questions, then do not hesitate to speak with your child's class teacher.

 

Maths homework will be handed out on a Monday and due in on a Friday. The children will go through this in class with their teacher. All maths homework links to the work children have been doing in class. 
 

English homework will also be handed out on a Monday and due in on a Friday. The children will also go through this in class with their teacher. The English homework will be focusing on Reading comprehension to continue to broaden and stretch the children's reading skills such as select and retrieve.

PE days in Year 3 for the first half of the Summer term will usually be Tuesday and Friday. We ask that the children have their PE kit in school for the whole week due to last minute timetable changes. 

 

Keep referring back to this page for regular updates about the children's learning. 

Year 3 Newsletters

Health and well-being! The children have been working on their enterprise project where they will be buying, decorating and then selling biscuits to hopefully make a profit. The children have been tasked with doing market research to find out costs of ingredients.

GIST Road Safety! The children were visited from GIST road safety team to discuss with the children about how to stay safe around HGV’s (lorries) when out and about.

GIST Road Safety! The children were visited from GIST road safety team to discuss with the children about how to stay safe around HGV’s (lorries) when out and about.  1

Treehouse Theatre! The children worked with Ben from a treehouse Theatre to put together a play in a day about the Roman invasion of Britain which links in with our current History topic.

Roman artefact box!

Maths! The children have been thinking about measuring the perimeter of different play equip,net that could go on our playground.

The children visited Fishbourne Roman Palace and discovered what the palace was like, the different mosaics and took part in a Roman workshop to find out what life was like as a slave.

English and Reading

This half term the children will be exploring the text 'The Royal Rabbits of London' by Santa and Simon Sebag Montefiore and the journey of Shylo Tawny-Tail. We will be posting updates about the children's writing and reading in the forthcoming lessons. 

Creative Curriculum

This term the children will become historians where they will go back to Roman Britain to explore what life was like during this era of history. The children will explore the Roman's impact on Britain and how they have influenced our lives today. We will be going on our school trip to Fishbourne Roman Palace towards the end of Summer 1 and have a Roman Theatre Workshop in Summer 2. 

British Values in Year 3

British Values in Year 3 1

In Design and Technology the children have been exploring different pop-up mechanisms. They have had a go at making them and created a final piece of an interactive book for younger readers.

Times Tables

“Pupils should be able to recite their times tables up to 12 x 12 by the age of nine.” - OFSTED, 2014. 

As a school we see the importance that times tables knowledge brings to a child's life and how it makes a noticeable impact on their maths. The children have spent all of autumn term building on their 2's, 5's and 10's including the corresponding division facts. This term the children will continue to expand their times tables knowledge by learning the 3's, 4's and 8' including the division. Children should log onto their times tables rock stars account to continue to build on their knowledge and earn points in the process. 

 

Follow the below link to the Times Tables Rock Stars website: 

 

https://play.ttrockstars.com/

 

Computing

The children have started to think about block coding by using the program ‘Scratch’. Here are some of their algorithms. 

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Science including Longitudinal Study

At the start of the year, the children set up a longitudinal study where they are investigating which plants grow at different times of the year in order to make our school grounds colourful. The children have been considering the right conditions plants need to grow. 

 

In our science topic this term, the children are learning about light. They have been able to build on their knowledge of the Explorer Dome visit where they explored different light simulations. 

Music

The children have been learning to play the recorder in their music lessons. They have been working on learning simple notes and building on this to perform a tune. 

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