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YEAR 3

 

Welcome to Year 3!

 

Our Class Teacher: Miss Westfield

Our Teaching Assistants: Mrs Hayes and Mrs Roberts

 

 

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Dance is every Monday and PE is every Wednesday. Please ensure your child has their full PE kit on these days.

Reading books are given out every day, please read with your child as frequently as possible and write in their reading record.

Homework is given out on Thursdays and should be completed for the following Tuesday.

This year we are learning our 3, 4 and 8 times tables. Please continue to practise these regularly.

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4x tables.wma

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Autumn Term:

 

Our topic this term is Ancient Egypt.

 

As readers we will read a variety of texts including novels, poetry, plays, instructions and mystery stories. We will learn about authors and poets and how they use language to capture the readers attention.

 

As writers we will learn about past tense, alliteration, expanded noun phrases, imperative verbs and prepositions. This will help us to write our own narratives, instructions, play scripts, poems and letters

 

As actors we will use role play to act like travel agents, exchanging currency and booking holidays.

 

As mathematics we will be able to know the place value in 3 digit numbers, order numbers to 1000, know properties of 3D shapes and solve word problems.

 

As scientists we will learn about nutrition and diet, including skeletons and muscles in humans and animals. We will also experiment with forces and magnets.

 

As historians we will learn about how Ancient Egypt impacted people’s lives, handle artefacts and discover about Tutankhamen.

 

As geographers we will locate Egypt in an atlas and identify its physical and human characteristics. We will know facts about the capital and major cities, and use 4 figure grid references to find places on a map.

 

As artists we will create our own cartouche with hieroglyphics and draw traditional Egyptian patterns.

 

As designers we will plan, create and evaluate our own 3D pyramids, and mummification jars.

 

As dancers we will have the opportunity to learn an Egyptian dance and perform in a class assembly.

 

As musicians we will learn to play the violin. We will play and perform with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

 

As athletes we will develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance through participating in a variety of sporting games.

 

As linguists we will learn basic Spanish such as numbers, greetings and colours.

 

As theologians we will learn about Christianity and Hinduism. We will learn about key aspects of religion, especially the people, stories and traditions that influence beliefs and values of others.