Teacher: Mrs Day
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Taylor
Wishing you a very warm welcome to Year 3 .
Alongside our maths and literacy learning, we are exploring prehistory,
learning about early human culture across the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age.
Our science investigations are furthering our knowledge about specific parts of plants
and what they need to thrive,
while in French, we are learning number, colour and classroom instructions vocabulary.
In literacy, we will be reading, studying and completing written work linked to
'Stone Age Boy' by Satoshi Kitamura.
Ready, Respectful, Safe
A very warm welcome to Year 3! In Year 3 we have an inspiring and motivating curriculum with themes covering a term or half term throughout the year. Curricular subjects are taught within the theme so that the curriculum is meaningful and relevant to the children.
Our PE days are Wednesday and Friday. Please make sure your child has the correct kit in school, preferably bringing their kit to school on Monday and taking it home on Friday. Children will require indoor and outdoor PE kit, including suitable footwear. Whenever possible, we will be undertaking PE sessions outdoors, so please ensure your child has appropriate kit for cold or inclement weather conditions.
For health and safety reasons children should not be wearing any jewellery to take part in PE or sport, particularly earrings. These should be removed before coming to school on a PE day.
As well as the Year 3 and 4 spelling list, children will continue to follow the RWI spelling scheme. Please see the log book for the rule and words your child needs to practise.
We want to create children who have a lifelong love of reading, so reading and books have a really high profile in our class. The children are encouraged to read a range of books, and particularly those which they are interested in and motivated by. We have a lovely reading area in the classroom, which the children will have access to during the week. With regard to home reading, children are expected to share reading with an adult three times a week, with their reading record being signed by an adult at home. If children make no attempt to do the home reading, it is expected across school that they will stay in during their break time to complete it.
Our homework is sent out on a Friday and should be returned by Thursday. If children make no attempt to do the homework, it is expected across school that they will stay in during their break time to complete it. Each week children will receive maths, English and spelling homework linked to the week's learning.
- Reflex Maths (Times Tables) http://www.reflexmath.com/go
- Times Tables Rockstars (Times Tables) https://ttrockstars.com/home
- ActiveLearn (General Maths) http://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/
- MyMaths http://www.login.mymaths.co.uk/login
Children can practise their times tables skills at home on Reflex and TT Rockstars. By the end of Year 4, children are expected to know all of their times tables and corresponding division facts for up to 12×12.