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Year 3

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

The staff in year 3 are:

Donaldson

Mrs Watts 

Teaching Assistant Mrs Allen

Wilson

Miss Parker

Teaching Assistant  Miss Luckman

Morpurgo

Miss Trotman

Teaching Assistant Miss Hutton

 

 

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 2020-21

Autumn Term 2020

Starts Tuesday 1st September

 

Half Term

Monday 26th October 2020 to

 Friday 30th October 2020

Inset day Friday 23rd october 2020

Ends Friday 18th December 2020

 

Spring Term 2021

Starts Monday 4th January 2021

 

Half Term

Monday 15th February 2021 to

Friday 19th February 2021

Inset day monday 22nd february 2021

Ends Friday 1st April 2021

 

Summer Term 2021

Starts Monday 19th April 2021

May Day Bank Holiday

3rd May 2021

 

Half Term

Monday 31st May 2021 to

Friday 4th June 2021

Inset Day Monday 7th June 2021

Ends Wednesday 21st July 2021

Inset Day Wednesday 21st July 2021

 

 

 

 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.

 

 

 

     

                https://ttrockstars.com/          

 

 

 

 HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY 

OUR GEOGRAPHY THEME

IS

OUR LOCAL AREA

  

   

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SCIENCE

 

    

   

As part of  our Animals including Humans topic

yr3 had a fascinating afternoon 

investigating Owl Pellets.

 

Our science topic 

Year 3 will be investigating

Forces and Magnets 

 

 

In our first Forces and Magnets lesson

yr3 investigated

which surface needed the most pull force to move a toy car.

 

 

  

 

 

R.E

 

Hinduism

This term we are learning about Hinduism. 

We will be investigating what happens during the festival of Dewali

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Due to the Covid situation reading books will be changed on wednesdays only.

Children can read any books at home or access Oxford Reading Buddies.

These can be recorded in the reading diary in the usual way.

 

 

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.

 

D&T

Here are just a few of the tractors made by

yr 3 on their D&T Day.

 

 

Super work well done!

Yr3 had a fantastic morning learning about levers and linkages.

The children had fun making skeletons and identified the different joints in our body

 

 

Fantastic work well done!

ART
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

WATER BOTTLES

 

 

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

 

 

PE

 

PE WILL BE ON THURSDAY 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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