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Welcome to Year 3

 

Year 3 Teacher: The Superb Mr. Stacey

Year 3 Teaching assistant: The Cool Mr. Cowie and the Amazing Mrs. Martin

 

What we have been doing this half term:

  • We have been reading The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum in Literacy
  • Learning about the continents Antarctica and Australasia in Geography
  • Learning how to tell the time, add 3 digit numbers and recognise nets of shapes in Maths
  • Learning about Bar/Bat Mitzvahs in R.E.
  • Recognising pets in French
  • Some of our Year 3 girls played in the GC Cup football semi-final against Walsall Wood

 

     

 

Next half term we will be:

  • Learning about Greek myths and legends
  • Reading The Secret Seven by Enid Blyton in Literacy
  • Learning column methods for operations in Maths
  • Learning more about our local environment in Geography
  • Holding football trials for next year's football teams.

 

Our Topics This Year:
– Autumn 1: Castles
– Autumn 2: Stone Age
– Spring 1: Local History
– Spring 2: Local History
– Summer 1: Mountains
– Summer 2: Map Skills

 

Our Science This Year:
– Autumn 1: Amazing Bodies
– Autumn 2: Rocks and soil
– Spring 1: Changing world

– Spring 2:  Forces
– Summer 1:  Light and Shadows
– Summer 2: Plants

 

Swimming and PE:

This term we will be learning athletics and rounders in PE. Please ensure your child comes with suitable clothes for this: Black jogging bottoms/black shorts, trainers, socks, a black/grey jumper/hoodie and a white t-shirt. We will be outside whatever the weather!

 

PE will be on a Monday morning and swimming will be every Wednesday this term.

 

For ease, we have suggested that all swimming kits/PE kits are brought into school on a Monday and returned home on a Friday.

* If your child wears earrings, please ensure they come with something they can store these in to prevent losing them during PE/Swimming.

* If your child has long hair, please ensure they bring a hair bobble that day.

 

Homework:

Homework will be given out on a Thursday and will be collected in on a Tuesday every week.  If you/your child have any questions about the homework, please do not hesitate to speak to Mr. Stacey.

 

Homework must be in on a Tuesday morning or children will have to stay in on a Tuesday lunchtime to complete homework.

 

 

 

Other useful websites:

For maths: http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/

For literacy: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/

For grammar: http://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/punctuation

Science: http://www.softschools.com/quizzes/science/

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