3RD 2021 - 2022
Welcome to Year 3RD!
Welcome to the class page of 3RD, where you can see all the wonderful things we are learning about in school! In 3RD, kindness, faith and respect are at the heart of all we do. We learn together with Miss Dennis and Miss Finch.
Check back on this page for reminders, news and pictures of some of our hard work.
Please also be aware of the following important days every week:
- Monday - Reading books changed. Please ensure your child reads the books over the week. Please bring folder to school every day and make sure the diary is signed.
- Monday - Spellings sent home and due in for Friday.
- Wednesday - P.E. kit (white t shirt and navy shorts or joggers, no logo and a navy sweatshirt, trainers)
- Friday - P.E. kit (white t shirt and navy shorts or joggers, no logo and a navy sweatshirt, trainers)
- Friday - Maths homework sent home due in for the following Thursday.
Many thanks for all your continued support.
In Autumn 1 we are learning to be Grateful and Generous. This half term we are exploring How Humans Work and are starting learning about the Stone Age to the Iron Age. We are reading the texts Little Red Riding Hood, Jim and the Beanstalk and The Firework Maker's Daughter.
In Autumn 2 we are growing to be Faith-filled and Hopeful. This half term we are exploring forces and magnets and are learning about the UK. We are reading the texts Journey by Aaron Becker, Nadine Dreams of Home by Bernard Ashley and The Boy Who Biked the World by Alastair Humphreys.
In Spring 1, we are growing to be eloquent and truthful. This half term we are exploring pneumatics in moving monsters and are continuing our learning about the Stone Age to the Iron Age. We are reading the text Stone Age Boy by Satoshi Kitamura and looking at the film Marshmallow.
In Spring 2, we are growing to be learned and wise. This half term we are exploring the work of Richard Sweeney and his paper sculptures. We are also learning about earthquakes in geography and light in science. We are reading the texts There's a Rang Tan in my Bedroom by James Sellick and Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall.
In Summer 1, we are growing to be curious and active. This half term we are exploring how to make a garden obelisk. We are also learning about Ancient Egypt in history and plants in science. We are reading the texts Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx by Joe Stanton and a range of non fiction texts about Ancient Egypt to support our writing.
In Summer 2, we are growing to be intentional and prophetic. This half term we are exploring mosaics and the art of Alma Thomas. We are also learning about volcanoes in geography and rocks in science. We are reading the texts The Boy Who Grew Dragons by Andy Shepherd and Wangari's Trees of Peace by Jeanette Winter.
Useful Websites To Help Our Children:
www.ttrockstars.com - Times Tables Rockstars. Same as last year, super for practising your times tables!
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ - A useful tool in teaching and consolidating a variety of topics and areas with many interactive games. Some games are NOT tablet-friendly so make sure you read and check.
https://www.theschoolrun.com/ - Parents can sign up for a number of free resources.
http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/ - Some really useful starting points to help find out more about your topics.
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/ - Another excellent source for topics.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z82hsbk/articles/zpny34j - Stone Age BBC Bitesize
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z82hsbk/articles/z34djxs - BBC Bitesize: How did Hunter-Gatherers live?
https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/the-stone-age - A brilliant place with further links to other areas of our Autumn Topic: From the Stone Age to the Iron Age.
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/ Science resource containing a wide range of topics and information to help with any project work.
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