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?
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.
We will continue working on addition and subtraction for the first few weeks of Autumn B, we will then move onto multiplication and division.
We will be learning all about forces and magnets, push and pulls!
We will be exploring North America, using maps to develop our geographic knowledge and exploring both physical and human features in North America.
We will be discussing and learning about what God means to different people
We will be exploring friendship, developing our friendships and understanding what makes a good friend.
We will learn about the artist Wassily Kandinsky and his works, creating pieces inspired by his work.
We will be developing our programming skills on Scratch.
We will listen and appraise a range of music and develop our skills in Glockenspiel.
We will develop our skills in football and yoga
We will be learning a range of animals in Spanish.
Autumn A- Would you rather live in the Stone Age or the Iron Age?
We will be learning how to write our own diary, reading The Stone Age boy by Satoshi Kitamura.
We will be developing our knowledge on place value and addition and subtraction, following the White Rose scheme.
We will be focusing on rocks and fossils!
We will be learning about life in the Stone Age, Broze Age and Iron Age
We will explore 'Seeing is believing' looking at different religions and what they believe.
We will learn how to stay safe online and combat cyber bullying.
We will make our own Stone Age Soup
We will learn all about how networks are created.
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 !
We will learn new Spanish vocabulary, learning numbers, colours and how to say our name!
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.
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.
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.
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!
Adjectives - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9bXWY1nioE
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
Greater than, less than, equal to - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6Efzu2sl