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WELCOME TO Year 3

                                                                         

 Lions     Tigers

Teachers: Miss Diver 

Teaching Assistant: Ms Piddington   

Teachers: Ms Jones (M-W),  Mrs Mackie (Th/F)

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Robbins

 

 

 


Summer 2    
Welcome back!                  

We hope you have all had a good half term holiday. We are very much looking forward to the term ahead!

 

Key Information

 

 

We will post all relevant information for Year 3 pupils on this page. 

P.E DaysTuesday - Outdoor Adventurous Activities (oudoor) and

                    Friday - Sports Day Skills (outdoor). 

                    Children wear P.E kit to school on these days

Mile run - three times a week on the days the children are not doing P.E. Wear or bring in trainers on

                 these days.

Library day - Friday (children can take out 2 books - one to remain in school and one for home)

Spot/home reading books - children can change these as soon as they have completed the book.  Please try and listen to your child read at least 3 times a week as this will have a huge impact on the progress they make. Discussing the book will also help them to develop their understanding of the text they are reading.

Spellings - a hard copy is given to the children on Wednesdays. Spelling tests take place the following Tuesday. Any support you can provide in helping your child learn their spellings is greatly appreciated. We will also update their spellings on this page.

Spellings - 29.06.22

 

 

Mrs Piddington/

Mrs Robbins

 

Ms Jones/Miss Diver

Group B

Ms Jones/Miss Diver 

Group C

 Focus - 'ch' sound

 

 Focus - homophones

Focus - homophones

cat

here - hear

here - hear

dog

knot - not

knot - not

rock mail - male

mail - male

cats

main - mane

main - mane

dogs

 meat - meet

meat - meet

rocks

 

medal - meddle

catch

 

missed - mist

match

 

where - wear

matches

 

 

catches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English 

 

 

                                      

Our text driver this half term is 'The Boy Who Grew Dragons' by Andy Shepherd.
The main character Tomas discovers a strange old tree at the bottom of his Grandad's garden but he doesn't think much of it. He takes the funny fruit from the tree back into the house and gets the shock and delight of his life when a tiny dragon hatches!

The children will be writing a balanced argument, a diary entry and a shape poem.

Maths and TTRs

 

 

For this half term, we will be continuing with 'Time' (telling time to the nearest minute and converting between analogue and digital) before moving onto 'Geometry - Properties of shape'. 

After these two topics, we will move onto measuring Mass (kg/g) and Capacity (l/ml) and again, the children will learn how to convert these measurements.

In addition to their learning at school, we ask that you encourage your child to spend time each week on 'TT Rockstars' to ensure they improve their knowledge of the times tables and the speed in which they are able to recall them. 'Topmarks' is another free program which also helps in the learning of the times tables and many children enjoy using this program.

For the full National Curriculum for Year 3 please click here.

Foundation Subjects

 

 

In the foundation subjects this half term, we will be covering the following:-

Science    -     Animals including Humans 

The children will be learning to:-     

  • Identify that animals, including humans, need the right types and amount of nutrition,  and that they cannot make their own food; they get nutrition from what they eat.
  • Identify that humans and some other animals have skeletons and muscles for support, protection and movement.

                   

Computing -  Using Excel

History  -   Roman Legacy

P.E               -   Circuits (outdoors) and Cricket taught by Hampshire Cricket (outdoor)

R.E              -    Caring for each other (Raksha Bandhan)

Art              - 

DT                -  Designing and making a pneumatic toy 

Spanish       -   Continuing with daily pleasantries as well as learning the names of the                                                 different parts of the body and being able to describe oneself.

PSHE          -    Heartsmart - No Way Through Isn't True focuses on perseverance and overcoming

                         difficult situations

 

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