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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3!

It’s lovely to have all of our children back!

The children have made a great start to life in the juniors.

Our Class Blog:

A fantastic way to keep in touch with you teachers and class friends!

https://mrsormandy.edublogs.org/

Year 3 Team

Class teachers: Mrs Ormandy / Miss McGuiness

Support Staff: Mrs Judge

Autumn Curriculum

Maths

  • Place Value
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division

English:

Core Texts:

  • Ug
  • Autumn Poetry
  • Pugs of the Frozen North

Science:

  • Rocks and Soils
  • Light

Come and See Topics: Homes,  Promises, Visitors

Other Faith Weeks:
Wk Beg:   8th November – Hinduism
13th December – Judaism

History: The Stone-age

Art & Design: Stone-age cave paintings inspired by the cave paintings at ‘Las Caux’ France. The children will create their own cave paintings and will experiment painting using sticks and mud just like the cave men.  They will draw pictures of figures and animals from the period and will experiment with some printing techniques.

Geography:  Extreme Earth

(Volcanoes,  Earthquakes,  Tsunamis)

Design &Technology: Textiles (2D to 3D design)

P.E Day:  Monday: LFC Coach – Games                                                                            

Children are required to come into school wearing their PE kit.  They can wear trainers and are asked to bring in pumps in a bag that can be kept in school for indoor lessons.  Please put your child’s name inside each pump.

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Spellings: The children will be given spellings every Monday to practise and they will be tested on a Friday.

Times tables: We encourage children to practise times tables and use TTRS (Times Table Rockstars).   The focus will be on 3, 4, 6 & 8 times tables in Yr3.

Homework: Now the children are in the juniors, they will be set English and Maths homework online on a site called Mirodo.  They will be given a unique username and password to access the site.  We will be able to monitor their progress online when they submit their work.

Reading Books: We encourage you to please read at home as much as possible with your child.  Their books will be changed as and when returned but we do recommend they change their books weekly unless their book is a longer text.

Curriculum Overviews

Mathematics Overview of Learning

Times table expectations

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