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St. Stephen's C.E.

(Aided) Primary School

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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3!

 

Hello welcome to the Year 3 page

We hope that your child has a wonderful time in Year 3. The class teacher is Mrs Travis and she is assisted by Mrs Layfield and Miss Emma. Mrs Roscoe  and Mr Smart will also be teaching Year 3 on a Thursday  morning.  

What are we learning this half term?

This half term our topic is  all about the Romans.  We  will be learning about the Celts and the Romans and we will have a Roman Experience Day.  In English, our learning will focus around the Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson. We have lots of fun learning experiences planned and I hope your child has a fantastic half term .

Our curriculum overview for this term

Our Timetable 

 

Class Dojo 

 

In Year 3 we use the Class Dojo as our reward system.  The response from both the children and the parents has been fantastic. I have enjoyed being able to send home pictures and messages about what your child has been doing and celebrating their achievements. If you have yet to join the Class Dojo, please come and talk to me and I will get you connected. 

When are PE sessions?

 

P.E. is on a Tuesday and Thursday.  Please make sure your child does not wear earrings on these days. 

 

 Please ensure you have a full kit in school. 

  • Indoor Kit: Black or navy shorts; white T-shirt; pumps. 
  • Outdoor Kit: Tracksuit or jogging pants, long-sleeved top (any design is fine with myself) and trainers. ​

  • All clothing and footwear should be clearly named.

  • All jewellery must be removed for P.E. Long hair must be tied back.

What will my child have as homework?

 

Homework Books

 

Your child has been given a homework book. This needs to be brought into school each morning and taken home each night. 

In Year 3 we use the Oxford Treetop  reading scheme. It is so important that you listen to your child read each night. Please encourage  and support them to read. Asking your child questions about what they have just read really helps them improve their comprehension skills.

 

Please make sure you record the pages read with your child and sign it. Books are changed regularly and as soon as your child has read a book it can be changed the next day, if they place it on the book changing pile. Mrs Wild rewards keen readers with stickers and awards.

 

Times tables and division facts

It is very important that children learn their multiplication and division facts. These are tested in tests but also orally. Children will be asked the facts in and out of order.

 

Topic Homework

There will be homework as and when required. This homework will be stuck into your child's book with clear instructions what is expected and when it is needed to be handed in.

Our Long Term Overview

 

This is the long term plan of what your child will be learning in Year 3.

  Topic Title Main subjects covered
Half term 1 Romans
History/ Geography/ Science
Half term 2 Healthy Humans Science/ Music/Art
Half term 3 Rock n Roll Science/ History/ Geography/DT
Half term 4 Monsters (Iron Man) Science DT/ Music/
Half term 5 Plants - Flower Power Science/ Art/
Half term 6 Trouble at the Mill Geography/ History/ Art

 

Meet Edwardo

 

My name is Edwardo and I am Year 3's class pet. I like to watch what happens in Year 3 and report it on my weekly blog on the Year 3 class page. I like to report on what has been going on in the classroom including what the children have been learning, the fun activities they have done and other information I think you might find interesting. 

 

Being a fish of limited memory, I rely on the lovely children in Year 3 to write post it notes for me  about what has been going on in Year 3, so I don't forget when I write my blog. 

Edwardo's Blog 

 

Autumn Term 

I am sure we are going to have a jam packed term with so many fun and exciting lessons planned.  Keep looking to see photographs of our learning experiences. 

 

 

 

 

Picture 1

Meet Nemo Image result for nemo

Hello my name is Nemo and I am Edwardo’s friend. I like to go on adventures and report back to him where I have been.  Every child in Year 3 will get to take me home over the course of this year.  I have my own book which the children can stick pictures/ drawings in and write a diary about what I have been doing over the weekend. This will be sent home on a Friday and needs to come back the following Tuesday.

Being a fish out of water, I need to be looked after. Please look after me when I come to your house and make sure I find my way back to Edwardo and Mrs Travis. 

Nemo is enjoying his visits home each weekend. He seems to be having so much fun and it has been lovely looking at the photographs and drawings each Tuesday. 

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