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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3

Home Learning 
 

Hello Year 3!
We hope that you and your family are well and safe.
We are constantly updating the year 3 page and the website for you so please keep checking!

Hopefully see you all soon! From the year 3 team smiley

BBC Bitesize are doing online lessons which we would like you to have a go at. Above is the timetable for year 3. This timetable will change every week so please check our page for the updated version! Just click on the link below to access the lessons.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zmyxxyc/year-3-lessons/1

You can now access the spelling section of Oxford Owl which has some fantastic resources. Work through the year 3 modules at your own pace. Log on using:

Username: FCPSYear3

Password: school1

 

You can also practise your cursive handwriting online using the following log in details:
Letterjoin
https://www.letterjoin.co.uk/log-in.html

Username: gt1020 

Password: home 

Home Learning Grid - Week beginning 1st June
From now on, year 3 will be uploading a different learning grid every week with a range of tasks for you to participate in. This week, our learning grid is all about Rainforests as this is our next topic in Geography. Enjoy! 
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Rainforests 101 | National Geographic

Our last topic in geography this year is the 'Rainforests'. What do you know already?

READING CHALLENGE!

Other Home Learning

Spellings

Spellings 1
Spellings 2

Stig of the dump Part one

We began reading Stig of the Dump in our English group. Below, you can watch the film to find out what happens in the story! Enjoy :)

FCPS Challenge

Pix Programming Challenge

Pix are offering a free competition based around programming, which is open to all children from 6-11. It uses block-based programming, which is what we teach across all year groups and there are computer equipment prizes on offer! You complete this challenge through a program, which only works on a laptop or device running Windows, although there is a version available for iOS. Click here for more information.

 

  • Step 1 - Download and install the app, which works on all versions of Windows https://pixblocks.com/en/download-windows/
  • Step 2 - Register and sign up, which is really easy and there is a video here that talks you through it on here.
  • Step 3 - Enter the school PIN 791DBD to join our school group.
  • Step 4 - Complete the challenges whenever you like, before the deadline which is June 7th.

Exciting News! David Attenborough will be teaching lots of the Geography lessons on the BBC Bitesize website. Make sure you check out the year 3 timetable to find out when you will see him. 
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize



Below are some links you can visit to help with your geography learning.
KS2 BBC Bitesize- Online resources and quizzes.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zbkw2hv

National Geographic- Information and games for children
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Ordnance Survey- Online learning linked to geography topics and map work. There are games and quizzes to participate in.
https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/
Seterra- Free world geography, online quizzes
https://online.seterra.com/en/vgp/3007
3D Geography- Online learning and free downloadable worksheets linked to topics.
https://www.3dgeography.co.uk/geography-topic
World Geography Games- Games linked to continents
https://world-geography-games.com/

Home Learning - Geography - Seven Continents Song

A song to help kids learn the 7 continents in order from largest to smallest. Subscribe! ➜ https://www.youtube.com/c/hopscotchsongs?sub_confirmation=1 NEW RE...

Home Learning - Geography - Five Oceans Song

A song to help kids learn the 5 oceans in order from largest to smallest. Subscribe! ➜ https://www.youtube.com/c/hopscotchsongs?sub_confirmation=1 NEW REWARD...

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Stone Age Home Learning Project

Stone Age Home Learning Project 1

Science Home Learning Project

Home Learning - Science

Home Learning - Science investigations

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Milk Art Science Inverstigation

By using items found in your kitchen your children can create art with milk. Just need a bowl, a little milk, dish soap, food coloring (different colors), an...

Shaving Cream Marbling

Scientist Joe's Holiday Experiment: Marbled Wrapping Paper

Year 3, 

 

Please get involved in the virtual sports competition and represent Fordbridge. Read the document below and follow the link to sign up! 

 

I look forward to seeing your scores. 

 

Come on Team Fordbridge! 

 

Mr Wale

P.E - North Solihull Virtual Sports Competition

Below are some useful links.
 

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

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/mental-maths
https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-3

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

https://www.themathsfactor.com/
 https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/
 

 

https://stories.audible.com/discovery - lots of free audiobooks to listen to.
https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zv48q6f
https://uk.ixl.com/ela/year-3
https://www.oxfordreadingbuddy.com/uk

Join Mr Orchard each day reading Harry Potter!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQPM6E-cDh4fbDwSIWGQI

https://www.talk4writing.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Y3-Unit.pdf

 

 


Keep Active

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

 Fun action songs and dance https://youtu.be/NtsoBRcV-qE
 

https://solihullmusicservice.com/keys-stage-2-resources/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/primary-music-ks1--ks2-index/z6762sg

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/bring-the-noise/half-term-music-activities/zmmpxyc/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zwxhfg8

https://www.musictheory.net/lessons

https://listeningadventures.carnegiehall.org/

https://cornerstoneconfessions.com/2012/08/the-ultimate-list-of-online-music.html

Armonico Consort

Online singing workshops where children can learn new songs. Every Wednesday from 22nd April @ 2pm.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7u5bLTPWXA&feature=youtu.be
https://www.youtube.com/user/ArmonicoConsort
Out of the Ark
Out of the Ark are doing weekly songs with activities attached. https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home/

Chrome Music Lab

Chrome Music Lab is a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments. https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/

Classics for Kids

Weekly introduction to a new classical music composer with quizzes and activities. https://www.classicsforkids.com/
Music Quizzes https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/music/
Music Lessons with Myleen Klass

Curriculum based lessons learning songs and notation with Myleen Klass. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ/featured

 

Thank you to our Key workers printables. 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/search

Summer Mindfulness colouring sheets.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/search

Warm up drawing exercises.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t2-a-130-duplication-warm-up-drawing-exercises

How to draw jungle animals.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-52275-step-by-step-drawing-jungle-animals-activity-sheets

How to draw a face.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t2-a-004-how-to-draw-a-face

Learn how to draw some of your favorite characters with step by step videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fj12BZE5FKw

 

 


PSHE

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

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


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

 

Activities for the Garden

Make a butterfly feeder

https://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+make+a+butterfly+feeder&oq=how+to+make+a+butterfly&aqs=chrome.1.69i57j0l7.11145j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8#kpvalbx=_B_GiXonOO6HO1fAPvLKC2AI32

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/kids-nature-activities-self-isolation/

https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/blog/garden-ideas-garden-games

  

NHS Project

NHS Project 1

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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