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Year 3

Hello and welcome back from the Easter holidays! We hope that you all had a lovely break and are ready for a new, exciting term!

 

In Year 3 we have Laurel class with Miss Dunbar and Poplar class with Miss Rees. We are helped by  Miss Elboushi, Miss Lewis and Miss Powell.

 

Our painting for this term is The Bayeux tapestry, and our topic will be The Anglo Saxons which will have us learning about what life was like in Saxon times including; why the Anglo Saxons invaded and settled and roles and responsibilities within the community.

At this stage of the year, in English, the children are expected to use a variety of fronted adverbials, prefixes (for example un, dis, mis), suffixes (for example ly, ful, less, tion), direct speech and be able to use a variety of punctuation accurately.

 

Children should now be able to use expanded noun phrases, a wider variety of conjunctions (however, although, because) and be able to identify and spell a range of homophones accurately.

 

Across the year we will be exploring purpose, and the effect that different words have on an audience as well as the features and lay out of different texts. In Maths our times tables focus this year is on the, 3, 4 and 8 times tables. We will be looking at measurement (mass, capacity, length, time), money and proportions.

 

The children should continue to practise their formal methods of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

If you have any questions please find Miss Dunbar or Miss Rees on the playground at the end of the day, or get in touch with the school office to arrange an appointment.

 

We are so excited for our final term with our classes!

More About Year 3...

Church trip to St Michael’s – 3rd May

 

Laurel class Assembly - 18th May

Useful Links

Dates for Your Diary

Here are some of the ways you can help your child at home:

 

• - Reading with your child everyday

•- Ensuring homework is completed

•- Practising weekly spellings

•- Practising times tables (in particular 2,5,10,3,4,8)

•-Practising cursive handwriting and neat presentation

How You Can Help

Bayeux Tapestry