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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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Important Reminders:

It is Parents' Evening on Tuesday 17th October 2017.

Please return the letter and see your child's teacher to secure your appointment. 

Hathersage:

Both year 3 classes had a fantastic time in Hathersage last week! The children learnt new skills, conquered their fears and had lots of FUN!! 

 

Literacy:

We are in the process of writing our 'hot writes' for our News Recounts. We are writing a news article about The Three Little Pigs... but not all is as it seems. Could it be that the Big Bad Wolf is innocent after all? 

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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?
  • - Can you come up with a creative headline? 

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.

 

                           

Numeracy:

This week we are moving on to addition and subtraction. We will be developing our mental strategies in this area and also learning some new written methods.

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Numeracy Skills:

- Can you add/subtract using mental strategies?

  • - Can you add/subtract 1s, 10s and 100s from a 3-digit number?
  • - Can you add using the expanded column method?



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 times 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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Thank you for visiting!
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