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Welcome to Year Three!

 

The staff in Year 3 are:

3KI - Mrs Louden & Miss Long

3H - Miss Hastie & Miss Mahmood

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Literacy:

Our new unit in literacy is Animal Poems.  We will be learning how to write entertaining poetry using alliteration, rhyme and word play.



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Literacy skills:

  • Can you use alliteration?
  • Can you use rhyming words?
  • Can you use word play?
  • Can you use adjectives?
  • Can you use powerful verbs?
  • Can you set our your poem in a pattern?
  • Can you perform your poem?

Help Your Child By:

1.  Read, read and read every day for at least 15 minutes.

2.  Ask your child to say what they want to write before writing and then read what they have written after writing.

3.  Discuss any new vocabulary with your child.

 

Websites to Check Out:

BBC Bitesize English

KS2 Literacy

Crickweb Literacy Games

                           

Numeracy:

During this term we are studying statistics.  We will be learning to sort and interpret data presented in a variety of formats.  We will also be consolidating our knowledge of place value, and the four operations.

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Numeracy Skills:

- Can you use mental strategies to add and subtract?
- Can you use formal written methods to solve problems involving the four operations?
- Can you use and apply your understanding of number facts when working with bigger numbers?
- Can you sort and interpret data?

 Help Your Child By:

1.  Practising addition and times table facts.

2.  Ask your child to solve word problems.

3.  Continue watching the videos below.

 

Websites to Check Out:

BBC Bitesize Maths

KS2 Numeracy

Crickweb Numeracy Games

Science:

Our science focus this term will be Scientist Study
We will be looking at the work of Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution. Image result for charles darwin

 

 

 Can you find out anything about Charles Darwin at home?

PE:

We have PE three days a week -  Dance, Gymnastics and Games.  

Please bring a white T-shirt, black shorts and pumps. Please keep your kit in school and wash it every half term!

3KI- Dance- Tuesday, Gymnastics- Thursday and Outdoor games on Friday

3H-Dance-Thursday, Gymnastics-Monday and Outdoor games on Fridays.

 Some children are still forgetting to bring their PE kit. Please ensure this is in school on these days. 

Homework:

Homework is given every Friday and is to be returned on Monday.  Please make sure your child does his/her homework every weekend AND reads his/her book every evening. Spellings are given out every Monday/Tuesday ready for a test each Monday.

Remember you can ask for help from your teachers if you cannot do your homework. 

 Don't forget your Purple Mash account if you want extra work!

 

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A big thank you to everyone who supported our Summer Fayre!  We all had a great time!

School Funds

Thank you to the children who donated school funds this week.  It was lovely to see the children donate their change from the cakes sale to school funds!  

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Don't forget it is the year 6 production next week.  Tickets are still available from Miss Halliwell. 

 

Thank you!  Any questions, please contact your child's teacher :)