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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3

 

March 2020 - Home Learning

During your time at home please spend some time looking through the packs which you have received from school. 

In this section of our website we will be providing links for you to use as part of Home Learning.

 

Useful Links
PSHE

https://families.jigsawpshe.com/stuck-at-home/  Password: home (all lower case)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn
 

Maths

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student/6925

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/544/Stone-Age-Stu-Times-Tables

https://www.themathsfactor.com/
Here are some fantastic lessons taught on fractions. There is free parent access to powerpoints and activities that can be downloaded. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/
 

 Reading

https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

Join Mr Orchard each day reading Harry Potter!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQPM6E-cDh4fbDwSIWGQI4Q
 

Literacy

https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html
 

Keep fit

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k
 

 

Other resources:
https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/helping-children-cope-with-stress-print.pdf?sfvrsn=f3a063ff_2

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures

  

Home Learning - Geography - Seven Continents Song

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Home Learning - Geography - Five Oceans Song

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Home Learning - Science

Our page will be updated with all the exciting things we have going on and any important messages.

The staff in year 3 are:

Mrs Watts - Donaldsons. 

Mr Wale - Morpurgos.

Teaching assistant:
Mrs Allen.

 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to speak to us we will be happy to help.

 

Important notice

 

Please could you inform the office staff if anyone different will be collecting your child/children from school or after school clubs.

Thank you. 

 

After school clubs will finish at 4:15

 

Academic Year 2019 - 2020

 

Autumn Term 2019

Starts: Monday 2nd September 2019

Inset Day: Monday 2nd September 2019

Half Term:

Monday 28th October 2019 to Friday 1st November 2019

Inset Day: Monday 4th November 2019

Ends: Friday 20th December 2019

 

Spring Term 2020

Starts: Monday 6th January 2020

Half Term:

  Monday 17th February 2020 to Friday 21st February 2020

Inset Day: Monday 24th February 2020

Ends: Friday 3rd April 2020

 

Summer Term 2020

Starts: Monday 20th April 2020

May Day Bank Holiday - Friday 8th May 2020

Half Term:

Monday 25th May 2020 to Friday 29th May 2020

Ends: Monday 20th July 2020

Inset Day: Monday 20th July 2020

 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR DIARY.

 

 

 

 

19th July End of  School Year.

Monday-2nd September inset day.

 Tuesday 3rd-September Children return to school.

                    Tuesday 19th-November Birmingham Museum Visit.

Monday-9th December Christmas Performance 14:15 & 18:00

Tuesday 10th December Christmas Performance 14:15

Friday 13th  Christmas Jumper Day.

Wednesday 18th December Christmas Dinner.

Thursday 19th December Christmas Parties & Santa Visit.

Friday 20th December Church Visit.

Friday 7th February Number Day.   

 Thursday 11th- June Visit from the Rainforest Man   

 

 

 THE BOOKS WE WILL BE READING ARE.

 

 

The BFG

By Roald Dahl.

 

Where the Wild Things Are

By Maurice Sendak.

 

Stig of the Dump

By Clive King.

 

How to Train Your Dragon

Cressida Cowell.

 

 

 HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY 

 

   

Archaeologist digging for Egyptian Artefacts.

Enjoying our visit to Birmingham Museum

and learning how to mummify a body!

 ​​​​​​

Using our skills to order the process of mummification.

  

 

SCIENCE

 

    

   

Our science topic this term

 is

Animals and Skeletons.

 

  

 

Science investigators investigating skeletal bones.

 

Our new topic is Forces.

                         

    

Investigating the amount of forces needed for different surfaces.

 

This term we will be looking at Rocks and Soils.  

yr3 making compost.

 

 

Yr3 have been learning about fossils.

here are a few samples of the ones they produced.

well done!

 

  

 

 

R.E

In RE this term we will be learning about 

CHRISTIANITY ​​​​​

 

Over the next half term, we will be looking at the religion of Christianity and focusing on the questions...

Could Jesus really heal people?

Were these miracles or is there some other explanation? 

 

 

 

 

 

HOMEWORK

 

 

 

 

CHILDREN CAN EARN DOJOS WHEN HANDING IN COMPLETED HOMEWORK. 

HOMEWORK BOOKS WILL BE GIVEN OUT ON FRIDAYS AND THEY WILL BE COLLECTED IN ON WEDNESDAYS.

 

 

READING!!

 

READING EVERY DAY IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF LEARNING

 

 

CAN ALL CHILDREN REMEMBER TO READ EVERY DAY. 

READING BOOK AND DIARY MUST BE IN SCHOOL EVERY DAY

WITH COMMENT AND SIGNATURE FROM AN ADULT.

 

 

CHILDREN WILL EARN A DOJO EVERY TIME THEY READ.

 

WHEN YOUR CHILD HAS READ 25 BOOKS THEY WILL RECEIVE A BRONZE CERTIFICATE.

 

WHEN YOUR CHILD HAS READ 50 BOOKS THEY WILL RECEIVE A SILVER .CERTIFICATE.

 

WHEN YOUR CHILD HAS READ 100 BOOKS THEY WILL RECEIVE A GOLD CERTIFICATE.

 

AND AT 125 BOOKS YOUR CHILD WILL RECEIVE A DIAMOND CERTIFICATE

PLUS A GIFT FROM SCHOOL.

 

HAPPY READING!

 

 

OUR ART, DT AND IT GALLERY.

 

ART

Just a few of our artists portraits of the BFG

in the style of Julian Opie. 

 

well done yr3!

DT

YR 3 worked hard to produce these effective christmas wreaths.

 

IT

Yr3 had great fun using their new IT skills to design these 3D christmas pictures.

  

 

WATER BOTTLES

 

 

PLEASE ENSURE YOUR CHILD HAS A SUITABLE WATER BOTTLE CONTAINING WATER IN SCHOOL EVERY DAY.

CHILDREN WILL BE ABLE TO REFILL THEIR BOTTLES FROM OUR WATER FOUNTAINS AROUND SCHOOL

 

PE

 

PE WILL BE ON MONDAY AFTERNOONS

PLEASE MAKE SURE SCHOOL PE KIT IS PROVIDED 

(INDOOR AND OUTDOOR)

 

 

COLDER WEATHER!

 

 

 

AS THE COLDER WEATHER IS NOW APPROACHING

PLEASE CAN WE REMEMBER SUITABLE CLOTHING!

COATS,SCARFS,GLOVES AND SUITABLE SHOES.

 

   

4 Times Tables - Have Fun Learning!

3 Times Tables - Learn The Fun Way!

8 Times Tables - Have Fun Learning!

PARENTAL SUPPORT

Time 4 you Uniform and Clothing Scheme

 

In school as part of our PSHE scheme we will be discussing the importance of the PANTS rule with all children

please click on the image below to access the PANTS rule website and child friendly Pantosaurus video.

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