Spring Term 1
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Welcome back Year 3, I hope you had a wonderful break!
Here you will find all of the key information about what the children are getting up to this term. The door for Year 3 will be opened at 8:45am and will close at 8.55am for registration. Please ensure children arrive on time to ensure that they can settle into the school day successfully.
The novel we will be reading this term is The Wild Robot by Peter Brown – a heart-warming and action-packed illustrated novel exploring what happens when nature and technology collide.
Reading continues to be an important part of the day. Please ensure that your child reads at home daily and that this is recorded in their reading record. Your child’s reading book and reading record need to be sent into school daily to enable us to read at school, change books and monitor your child’s reading progress. A mixture of reading to an adult as well as reading independently is encouraged in order for children to develop their fluency and comprehension. Our library day is Wednesday.
As writers, we will be delving into Shakespeare’s story ‘Romeo and Juliet’.
Our work on this story will conclude with a performance to parents on Wednesday 7th February, at Weymouth Pavilion, as part of the ‘Shakespeare by the Sea Festival’! We are very excited to share our understanding and love for Shakespeare’s infamous story…we look forward to seeing you there!
Then in Maths, we will be continuing to learn about multiplication and division before moving on to learning about length and perimeter.
We will be starting the term with our new Geography project, ‘Rocks, Relics and Rumbles’ where we will be learning about the features and characteristics of Earth’s layers, including a detailed exploration of volcanic, tectonics and seismic activity.
Our other projects this term include an Art and Design project called Ammonite, a Science project called Forces and Magnets and a Design and Technology project called Making it Move.
Our focus in PE this term is football. Our PE lessons will be on a Friday afternoon, so please ensure your child comes to school dressed in their PE kit every Friday.
Remember to check the Home Learning section every Friday to practise your spellings and times tables for your child’s tests the following week.
If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to email me at:
Thank you for your continued support,
Miss Hutton 🙂