Year 3

 

Welcome to Year 3
Teacher: Miss Vaz, Key Worker: Ms Clarke

I would like to say a huge well done to all of Year 3 for their hard work last term. Our "PREDATOR" topic was amazing and the children really show-cased everything they had learnt in their INNOVATE CHALLENGE, where they had to create the ultimate predators. The children worked so hard and should be extremely proud of everything they have achieved.

I am excited to announce that our topic this half-term is:
GODS AND MORTALS.

 

A day in the life of a Greek God / Goddess...

Year 3 launched their new topic “Gods and Mortals” this Wednesday with a fantastic ENGAGE day full of fun.

They learnt about traditional Greek clothing and had a go at writing their own names in the Greek alphabet. The children also tasted a variety of Greek dishes including humous, pita bread, dried fruit, yoghurt, olives, meatballs and different cheeses. After the class were given the challenge of creating a Greek temple using resources in the classroom...how tricky this was!

In the afternoon we thought about how the Greeks used to entertain themselves. We joined in with some Greek dancing, javelin throwing in our own mini Olympics and we even made our own laurel wreath crowns. What a brilliant way to start the topic!

Miss Vaz was very impressed with the children’s enthusiasm throughout the day and she thought that the costumes were absolutely fantastic! Well done children and parents.

 

Coming up:

RE: Easter, Pentecost

Cornerstones Topic:  "Gods and Mortals"

English: Character profiles, instructions, myths and legends.

Maths: Fractions, Measurement

Science: Rocks

PE: Fitness / Athletics

ICT: Research and Presentation skills / Programming

 

Class Routines:

Homework is handed out on a Friday and due in on a Wednesday.

Spellings are handed out on Monday and will be tested every Friday.

The children have PE on a Monday and occasionally on Thursday, so please ensure that their PE kit is in school on that day. Also please ensure that earrings are removed.

Reading books will be changed when your child's diary has been signed. Reading with your child at home is essential so please try and read as much as possible, even if it is just for 5 minutes!

Celebration Assembly is every OTHER Friday at 9am.

 

Some of our learning this year:

Curriculum Links:

Statutory Requirements
Spelling
Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

 



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