WELCOME TO YEAR 3!
First and foremost, I hope everyone is doing ok at home and you’re all managing to stay active and healthy. I went into school on Friday and it was so quiet and strange without you all there.
It’s officially the Easter holidays, though it is a bit different to normal! I will not be setting the usual timetable for you to do as home learning over the next two weeks, instead I am setting you a project based around our topic for next half term which is ‘Mighty Metals’. Please find the project attached below. Some of you have your Maths and English homework books at home too if you fancy doing a little extra then use these to keep you busy too.
Remember to photograph your projects and email them to Mrs Wright and it will be uploaded onto our webpage. If you are struggling to access any resources or need passwords etc please check this page first for guidance before emailing Mrs Wright and I will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you for the photos/vidoes you have sent in already, they have put a smile on my face.
Sending hugs to my fab 30! 🙂 Have a great Easter and I hope you get lots of Easter eggs! Look after yourselves and your families. I hope to see you all again soon.
Miss A x
http://www.primarycurriculum.me.uk/ – This link will allow you to see the full Year 3 curriculum.
- Times Table Rockstars- practise 2,3,4,5,8 and 10 x and divide facts
- Top Marks – lots of great games to practise maths skills
- Corbett Maths- you can access all videos and work sheets
- Reading books, magazines, newspapers etc- whatever you have at home! Also see http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ for access to lots of free e-books. http://stories.audible.com/start/listen – access to more free e-books.
- BBC Bitesize – lots of great learner guides and video clips for all areas of the curriculum
- PE lessons with Joe Wicks – see his YouTube channel – The Body Coach. The Schools Sports Partnership have created a fun timetable of different activities you could do at home. Home Activity Challenges (1)
- With Easter approaching, you could try making an Easter Garden over the next couple of weeks. You could even make an Easter bonnet or an Easter Card. Create your own Easter Garden
ACCESS TO FREE TEACHING RESOURCES
If you follow this link to a website called Twinkl, you can access a variety of high quality resources to help support your home learning. They are allowing parents access to all resources for free. Use the details below:
www.twinkl.co.uk/offer Enter an email and password and the offer code is CVDTWINKLHELPS
Here is the long term plan, giving a brief overview of the learning which will be covered in Year 3 over the course of the academic year.
This half term our topic will be ‘Tremors.’ Please find below a link to an overview of the learning we are doing across the curriculum this half term.
Below you will find pictures and updates of all of the exciting learning that we have been doing in Year 3.
Times Tables; Each week your child will have a times or divide table to learn. By the end of Year 3 the expectation is that children will know their x2, x3, x4, x5, x8 and x10 tables and the related division facts. The table your child needs to learn each week will be written in their Reading Record along with their other homework.
Homework; Your child will receive a piece of Maths or English homework on alternate weeks in their CGP booklets. This will always be linked to the learning we have been doing in class. The children will write the page that they need to complete in their reading record every Friday and it should be returned to school by the following THURSDAY so that I can mark it. Please support and encourage your child to do their homework as independently as they can, we are really striving for that independence and personal responsibility now we are Juniors. If you are unsure as to what homework your child needs to be doing there is a notice board outside of the classroom which is updated each week. If you are finding something on your child’s homework difficult please come and speak to me and I can show/explain the best way to support your child.
Reading; Now that your child is in Juniors we will not be listening to them read on an individual basis as often. However, please be assured we will be monitoring the progress of their reading very carefully through activities such as group reading during ERIC time, comprehension activities during ERIC time and discrete English lessons dedicated to developing reading skills. The expectation is that your child still reads for 10 minutes EVERY NIGHT at home. Please record this in your child’s reading record. Your child also has their reading map inside their reading record whereby they can collect rewards and prizes for reading with an adult at home. We will be monitoring how often children are reading at home.
PE Days; Please make sure your child’s PE kit remains in school throughout the half term. Our PE days are as follows; Wednesday morning with Mrs Morgan at the Leisure Centre and on a Monday afternoon in school with myself.
Show and Tell; Each week I will choose one child for Show and Tell. They will bring home a note on a Friday night explaining the task and they can bring in something to share with the class on the following Friday.
School Clubs; If your child is interested in attending any of the school clubs on offer then please see the link on the school website or speak to myself. If we have more interest in clubs that we have space for we will keep the notice boards updated with a list of children who have the first slot and then we will rotate the spaces over the next few half terms so everyone will get a chance to participate.
I will be running Film Club for Year 4, 5 and 6 on Thursday after school this half term.
Don’t forget to bring a healthy snack for morning break.
Please keep checking the website for notices and to see photographs of the different things we have been learning!
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