Welcome to Year 3!

In Year 3 there are 2 classes and our teachers are Mrs Priston (CP) and Miss Sharp (MS). Our Teaching Assistants are Mrs Holmes, Miss Burns and Mrs Blake.

We are very excited to be starting the summer term in our new classrooms! Do feel free to pop in with your child to have a look around!

Our topic this half term is:

 

?? Quiz time!!  What was the nationality of the first men on the moon?

Click here to view the Year 3 Newsletter for this half term. Click here for the Curriculum map.

 

If you do any topic related work at home, please bring it in to show everyone! 

PE

This term, Class CP has PE on Mondays and Thursdays and Class MS has PE on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please ensure that full PE kits, including pumps or trainers, are in school for those days. PE kits will be sent home each half term to be washed.

Reading

In Year 3, you are encouraged to change your own reading book when you have finished it. Teaching Assistants are available to support with this to begin with, if necessary. Home-School Link books are collected in each morning, even if you haven't read, in case there are any messages. If you read 4 or more times each week, you earn a reward playtime on a Monday afternoon. Please make sure an adult signs the diary for it to count!

Spellings and times tables will be given out each Monday and tested the following week. In case you misplace your spellings, click below to view them online!

Star Spellers

The spellings for this half term do not follow phonic or spelling patterns. They are all common exception (tricky) words. For this reason, there are no mystery words. Instead, all five words are provided for your child to practise.

Week 1 - to be tested on 23/4/18

Week 2 - to be tested on 30/4/18

Week 3 - to be tested on 8/5/18 (Bank Holiday Monday is 7/3/18)

Week 4 - to be tested on 14/5/18

Week 5 - to be tested on 21/5/18

For a useful website for practising spellings,  click on the link below. Look for the spelling pattern in your group of words. You may even spot some of the mystery words which could appear in your test!!

http://spellingframe.co.uk/

Every Friday, a topic related homework task will be given. This is due by the following Friday morning at the latest! For each piece of homework completed to a good standard and handed in on time, you will earn a sticker on the reward chart. There will be a special homework reward at the end of each half term so get into good habits early. Parents are allowed to help you with homework tasks! You could even visit the library or look something up online.

 

If you are having any problems completing your homework, speak to one of the Year 3 staff team for support or guidance. Click here to view the homework overview.

 

 


 

Our learning journey so far...

Autumn Term 1st half:

Autumn Term 2nd half:

Spring Term 1st half:

Spring Term 2nd Half

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