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Welcome to Year Three!

 

The staff in Year 3 are:

3M - Mrs Louden & Mrs Selby-Shore

3H - Miss Hastie & Miss Long

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 Well done!

We are so proud of how well all of the children are settling into year 3! Keep it up! 

 

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 Important Reminders:

Both year 3 classes will be visiting Hathersage in October. Please return all permission slips and your contributions, £25, to school ASAP. 

 

Literacy:

Our first unit in literacy is News Recounts.  We will be learning how to write a recount in the style of a newspaper.

Can you retell the events of Little Red Riding Hood in the style of a newspaper?

 

Look below at our fantastic story maps and feature spotting!

 


Literacy skills:

  • Can you punctuate your sentences correctly?
  • Can you use time conjunctions? 
  • Can you write in paragraphs?
  • Can you write in the past tense?
  • Can you use inverted commas?

Help Your Child By:

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

2. Learning our weekly spellings. 

3.  Discuss any new vocabulary with your child.

 

Websites to Check Out:

BBC Bitesize English

KS2 Literacy

Crickweb Literacy Games

                           

Numeracy:

Our first unit this year is Place Value.  We will be learning the value of 3-digit numbers and representing them in different ways. We will be counting in multiples of 1s, 10s, 100s and 50s. 

 

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Check out some of our super work on place value below! Our year 3 children are already displaying fantastic reasoning and problem solving skills! 

 

 

 

Numeracy Skills:

- Can you use objects to represent numbers?
- Can you count in 1s, 10s, 50s and 100s? (Forwards and backwards)
- Can you read and write numbers up to 1000?
- Can you compare and order numbers up to 1000?

 Help Your Child By:

1.  Talking to them about their learning.

2.  Helping them with homework. 

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 forces and magnets.

What can you find out about different forces?
Do you know what a magnet is and what it does?
Can you recognise materials that are magnetic? 

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PE:

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

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

 

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 Homework:

Homework is given out 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 also given out every Friday ready for a test each Thursday.

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

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School Fund

Remember that you can earn Class Dojo points by bringing in school fund. Let's aim for 20p a week :) 

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