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 Welcome to Year 3!                         

 

                                           

    Year 3 Staffing

 

Miss Force (Rex Class ) and Mrs Crossley  (Slinky Class) 

Mrs Gibson (Rex Class) and Mrs Wright (Slinky Class) PPA Cover teacher    

Mrs Azad - Teaching Assistant (Rex)

Miss Philips  - SEND Teaching Assistant  ( Rex)

Mrs Clay - SEND Teaching Assistant (Rex)

Mrs Shah - Teaching Assistant (Slinky) 

Miss Lea - Teaching Assistant (Slinky) 

Curriculum  - scroll down to see newsletters and medium term planning

Autumn B - Is North America Really So Great?

In English

We will be reading The Iron Man by Ted Hughes and writing our own Narratives.

We will also be looking at a range of classic poetry.

 

In Maths

We will continue working on addition and subtraction for the first few weeks of Autumn B, we will then move onto multiplication and division. 

 

In Science 

We will be learning all about forces and magnets, push and pulls!

 

In Geography

We will be exploring North America, using maps to develop our geographic knowledge and exploring both physical and human features in North America. 

 

In RE 

We will be discussing and learning about what God means to different people

 

In PSHE

We will be exploring friendship, developing our friendships and understanding what makes a good friend. 

 

In Art

We will learn about the artist Wassily Kandinsky and his works, creating pieces inspired by his work. 

 

In ICT

We will be developing our programming skills on Scratch. 

 

In Music

We will listen and appraise a range of music and develop our skills in Glockenspiel. 

 

In PE

We will develop our skills in football and yoga

 

In MFL

We will be learning a range of animals in Spanish.

Autumn A- Would you rather live in the Stone Age or the Iron Age?

 

In English

We will be learning how to write our own diary, reading The Stone Age boy by Satoshi Kitamura. 

 

In Maths

We will be developing our knowledge on place value and addition and subtraction, following the White Rose scheme.

In Science

We will be focusing on rocks and fossils! 

In History

We will be learning about life in the Stone Age, Broze Age and Iron Age

In RE

We will explore 'Seeing is believing' looking at different religions and what they believe. 

In PSHE 

We will learn how to stay safe online and combat cyber bullying. 

In DT 

We will make our own Stone Age Soup

In ICT 

We will learn all about how networks are created. 

In Music

We will focus on the unit 'Let Your Spirit Fly' covering 5 songs and learning all about them!

In PE –

We will learn skills in Netball and Gymnastics ! 

MFL

We will learn new Spanish vocabulary, learning numbers, colours and how to say our name!

 

Forest Schools

Your child will be taking part in Forest Schools and you may be asked to send in a change of clothes - these will get dirty, only send old clothes as they may get spoiled.

Homework

Spelling lists are given out weekly and will be tested.

Children are expected to access Times Tables Rockstars and Spelling Shed on a daily basis.

 

          

https://www.spellingshed.com/en-gb/

Please encourage your children to access Spelling Shed. All weekly spellings are taken from spelling shed and class teachers are able to set challenges specific to the child, monitor progress and identify areas in need of more support. It is a fantastic and enjoyable resource to support children in their spelling and the children love it! If you need help with Spelling Shed, please contact the class teacher.

https://ttrockstars.com

TT Rockstars is a great resource to support children in learning their times tables in a fun way. The children love it! Class teachers are able to set times tables specific to the child/year group, create battles against year groups, teachers and friends, monitor each individuals progress and identify areas in need of more support. If you need help with TT Rockstars, please contact the class teacher.

 

Here are a few useful videos, very popular with year 3, that will help the children with various aspects of English & Grammar! 

 Nouns - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldeqKZvBpNs

Verbs - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caxLA9HWQ5M

Adjectives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9bXWY1nioE

Adverbs - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfenLGAYDeg

Inverted commas - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHyHMfjh1us

Commas (lists)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWVHbN26z9A

 

Here are a few useful videos, very popular with year 3, that will help the children with various aspects of Maths! 

Counting to 100 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TgLtF3PMOc 

Counting in 3's https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWxPKnLtnus 

Three times tables song - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XzfQUXqiYY&list=PL0rj3aQ8waozFka1iluh0bVRPQndvz62O&index=11&t=0s

Counting in 5's - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amxVL9KUmq8 

Greater than, less than, equal to - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6Efzu2sl