Year 3

Welcome back to Autumn 1 Year 3!

I hope you’ve all had an exciting summer and you are well rested.  We are going to have a busy first term, full of new learning and lots of activities!


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Below is some information which I hope that you will find useful:

PE kits will need to be in school on Mondays and Tuesdays. Kits can be left in school throughout the half term and it will be sent home at the end of every half term.

Homework will be given out on a Wednesday and should be returned to school for the following Monday in order for it to be marked before the next weeks is issued. This book should be handed in weekly.

English We are focusing on two books throughout this half term. Our first book is called ‘This is our house’, we will be focusing on poetry. After this we will be travelling to Alakazam’s circus in the adventure book called ‘Leon and the place between’. We will be writing our own adventure stories.
Maths We are going to be working on place value, this topic includes rounding numbers to the nearest ten, understanding the place value of each digit in three digit numbers and writing numbers as words.
Science We are learning all about how to be healthy and what makes a healthy diet.
Topic We will be learning all about the continent Africa. We will try African drumming and learn about African art and culture.
RE We will be focusing on important bible stories that have taught Christians how to live.
PE Monday – Gymnastics  Tuesday – ball games.
ICT We will be using scratch to programme.
Music We will be learning a new song on the glockenspiels
Spanish We will be learning basic conversation; greetings and questions.


Remember if your child reads 3 times a week they will earn a Proud Cloud sticker so please bring in your reading records.

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