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Welcome to Year 3

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What do we learn about?

Every day we learn reading, writing and mathematics skills, but we also learn about lots of other things! Here is a very light overview, and you will also recieve more detailed half-termly overviews (CLICK HERE to view them online)..

Autumn term 1

History: Who were the ancient Britons? Stone Age to Iron Age Britain.

Autumn term 2

Science: Can you feel the force? Air Resistance, Water Resistance
Friction, Gears, Pulleys, Leavers and Springs

Spring term 1

Science: How can Usain Bolt move so quickly? Human Body, Nutrition

Spring term 2

ART - the whole school takes part in a new project each year. Take a look at past projects here.

Summer term 1

Geography/Science: What makes the Earth angry? Volcanos and tsunamis. What do rocks tell us about the way the Earth was formed? 

Summer term 2

Science: Light and Sound. Where did that noise come from? How far can you throw your shadow? How can you light up your life? 

Meet the team

Class teacher: Ms. Wallace
Teaching Assistant: Ms K Pitrova

Learning bags and library

Don't forget to bring your learning bag every day! 

Children can borrow books from our class library to share at home.  They can change these books once per week, and this will be recorded in our class reading record.

We also visit the school library on a Thursday and children can change library books to take home. 

Please read with your child as often as you can.

Class assemblies

Each term, parents and carers are welcome to come to the hall and see a class assembly. We call these assemblies '10 minutes of fame!' They are not intended to be polished performances, just a little window into what children have been learning about. 

If you would like to know when your child's class assembly is, please look at the school newsletter which goes out every fortnight.

Certificates

In Year 3, children receive at least one certificate per term for their achievements. 

Homework

From Year 1 upwards, children receive a home-school learning grid every two weeks. There is more information about this here. From Year 2 upwards, there is also online SumDog homework. If your child has difficulty accessing this, there is a drop in every Wednesday before school. You can find an appliction form at the very bottom of this page.

Reading with your child is the most valuable way that you can support their learning - we cannot overemphasise this! 

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