Our page will be updated with all the exciting things we have going on and any important messages.
The staff in year 3 are:
Teaching Assistant Mrs Allen
Teaching Assistant Miss Luckman
Teaching Assistant Miss Hutton
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to speak to us we will be happy to help.
Please could you inform the office staff if anyone different will be collecting your child/children from school or after school clubs.
After school clubs will finish at 4:15
Fordbridge are now using our Dojo system to help you stay informed on how well your child is doing in school,
a quick way for you to communicate with your child’s teacher and a new, exciting style of homework!
Dojo will be used for the following:
Children will be able to access home learning daily.
In year3 homework will be set on Fridays
and needs to be completed by the following Wednesday.
to keep you informed on what we are learning in class.
Star of the Week
pupil will receive a celebration message through their portfolio
Parents Dojo Guide Step-by-step video
How to get set up in four easy steps:
How to access homework:
Academic Year 2020-21
Autumn Term 2020
Starts Tuesday 1st September
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
Monday 15th February 2021 to
Friday 19th February 2021
School reopens Monday 22nd February 2021
Ends Friday 1st April 2021
Summer Term 2021
Starts Monday 19th April 2021
May Day Bank Holiday
3rd May 2021
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.
By Roald Dahl.
Where the Wild Things Are
By Maurice Sendak.
Stone Age Boy
by Satoshi kitamra.
How to Train Your Dragon
Practice your times tables
HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY
Our new theme this term is
Year 3 had great fun being archaeologists.
They unearthed some interesting items including flint, bones, jewellery and animal skin.
As part of our Hub activity Yr3 had to dissect Organic remains(Poo)
to work out which time period it was from and what their diet was like.
The Archaeologists discovered berries, seeds and fish bones.
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
which surface needed the most pull force to move a toy car.
This week we investigated how many paper clips
we could attach to different magnets.
Our Spring term Science Theme is
Rocks and Soils
First day of our spring term
and the children are all ready and eager
to investigate and look at different rocks.
Yr3 have been investigating soil
using different cereals to represent each of the different layers.
Continuing with our soil theme
Yr3 had great fun making their own mini compost bins.
Our theme this term is
Using different resources yr3 children had great fun investigating light
and how shadows are created.
Our theme for the Summer Term is
Over the next half term, we will be looking at the religion of Christianity
focusing on the questions
What is the true meaning of Christmas and what does Christmas mean to us?
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 EVERY DAY IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF LEARNING
All books and diaries need to be in on Wednesday.
Children will be able to earn a dojo point for every day they read
they will also be able to change their book on this day.
Children must remember to read for at least 10minutes each day.
An adult must comment and sign the diaries to say they have read.
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.
OUR ART, DT AND IT GALLERY.
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!
During our art day
yr3 produced some brilliant art work
in the style of Julian Opie
Brilliant work Yr3 well done!
Our second art day
Yr3 practiced their techniques before moving on to produce some
fantastic Egyptian masks in the style of Gustav klimt.
Well done everyone!
PLEASE ENSURE YOUR CHILD HAS A SUITABLE WATER BOTTLE CONTAINING WATER IN SCHOOL EVERY DAY.
PE WILL BE ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS.
BECAUSE OF THE COVID SITUATION COULD YOU
PLEASE MAKE SURE CHILDREN COME INTO SCHOOL IN THEIR P.E KIT,
AS THE COLDER WEATHER IS NOW APPROACHING
PLEASE CAN WE REMEMBER SUITABLE CLOTHING!
COATS,SCARFS,GLOVES AND SUITABLE SHOES.