Welcome to Year 3!
Year 3 Team:-
Class 3A– Mrs Davies (Year Leader), TA- Mrs Turner
Class 3B– Miss Foard , TA- Miss Kelly
Class 3C– Miss Gallagher and Miss Shields, TA- Miss Quinn
Topics for the year:
Term 1- Heroes and Villians
Term 2- Tribal Tales
Term 3- Gods and Mortals
Term 4- Predators
Term 5- Mighty Metals
Term 6- Tremors
PE – Please ensure your child has an appropriate PE kit including for outdoors (plain navy blue tracksuit).
Please see below for your child’s PE days:
All children are currently undertaking swimming lesson every Wednesday. Children will need their swimming kit please.
Dinner and swimming money should be paid online.
Parentmail: Please ensure the office have your current email address and mobile phone number for text messages.
Please label your child’s uniform including PE kit and coat.
Username: Your child’s first name followed by the first letter of their surname.
School code: t7jg
Year 3 Weekly Update
This week, the children are beginning Data handling in maths. Remind the children to bring in money for the school’s Healthy Fruit Stall.
Thank you to all the parents in Year 3 for helping your child look radiant on the day of their First Communion.
This week, the children are completing addition and subtraction using money. They are drafting and completing their story about a hero and a dragon in English.
This week, the children are continuing assessments in maths, reading, grammar and spelling.
Permission to walk to St. John’s Church and have your child’s photograph taken by a professional photographer.
Please ensure you sign and return your child’s slips to his/her teacher by Wednesday 3 April.
Next week, there will also be a visit from “Zoo Lab” on Friday 22 March. The children will have the opportunity to learn about predators.
On behalf of the Year 3 team, we would like to wish you all a merry Christmas and a happy and peaceful New Year.
Last week, the children have worked hard this week to complete their assessments.
Last Thursday, the children took part in their first Advent mass at St. Mary’s Church. They read beautifully and were very respectful during mass. Thank you to any parents who could attend.
The children have worked hard this week to complete their Stone-age stories.
Last Thursday, the children took part in exciting, historical workshops on the Stone Age period at Kent Life. They were met by Claude, our tribesman, who was very comical but extremely knowledgeable. The children learnt about stone age weaponary and got a chance to be a cave artist. It was an enjoyable opportunity for history to come alive for them.
Next week, the children will be writing their Stone age adventure narrative. We are continuing with subtraction of HTO’s and multiplication and division. This term,the children will also be reading and writing about Mary, the Mother of Jesus.
Our Maths focus last week was adding one digit, two digit and three digit numbers to hundreds, tens and ones
Year 3 have been designing and making glasses, in science, to protect their eyes from harmful UV rays.
They are also continuing to create their Dalmation sock puppets, to encourage the children to speak in dialogue.
This week, the children will be reading and writing riddles about Superheroes.
Our Maths focus last week was revising adding 1 more, 10 more and 100 more, ordering and comparing numbers (HT1s) and place value. This week, the children will be adding and subtracting one digit numbers to three digit numbers.
Year 3 are exploring light and have been busy investigating how mirrors reflect light.
This week, the children will be writing their own dialogue and editing them for their final Hot Piece.
Polite Reminder: Please remind your child to remove their jewellery before they go swimming.
This week, your child should be coming into school wearing their winter uniform.
Our Maths focus last week was adding 1 more, 10 more and 100 more and finding out 1 less, 10 less and 100 less. The children will be counting in 4’s and 8’s and revising place value this week.
Year 3 are exploring light and have been busy investigating the best material to reflect light in our science sessions.
Our whole School mass was a success and the children read beautifully and it did not rain!
This week, the children will be exploring dialogue in Literature. Year 3 are now starting their “Accelerated Reader” quiz on the I Pads and scoring well.
Polite Reminder: Please remind your child to hand their homework in on Friday. Please sign your child’s Reading Record when they read with you.