Year 3

Teachers : Miss Thornton (3ET), Mrs Edwards (3ET) / Mr Bennett (3B)
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Parr

If your child is required to isolate or is unable to attend school for an extended period of time, please call the office on 0121 675 3573
and arrange a telephone meeting with Mr Bennett (3B) to discuss your child’s learning.

VIRTUAL SCHOOL

Our virtual school remains live and will be used to provide learning resources to those who are unable to attend school as a result of illness, isolation or any other reason. Furthermore, the materials found on the Virtual School pages may be used by any child for additional learning and who is keen to extend their learning at home. CLICK HERE TO VISIT

our topic is: THE IRON MAN!

During this topic we will be exploring the book ‘The Iron Man’ This poses the question ‘How can we get The Iron Man out of the pit and to safety?’ This will be explored using a ‘STEAM’ approach. We will be investigating scientifically to find out about how different forces work.

english

In English, the children will be writing a variety of different texts that are all linked to ‘The Iron Man’ story in some way. These will range from writing instructions to creating exciting stories.

maths

In year 3 your child will develop their key mathematical skills through the ‘Maths No Problem’ scheme. We will be looking at understanding place value up to 1000 as well as many other exciting new challenges, focussing on addition and subtraction with links to money.

pe: Class 3B

3B will be doing PE on Monday and Wednesday. Please could you ensure that you child has their PE kit with them on these days. It would be extremely useful if children could bring in suitable footwear for both indoor and outdoor activities. During the cold weather, please provide warm clothing for lessons outside. Please purchase a school water bottle for your child as the hot weather is approaching.

pe: class 3T

3T will be doing PE on Tuesday and Wednesday. Please could you ensure that you child has their PE kit with them on these days. It would be extremely useful if children could bring in suitable footwear for both indoor and outdoor activities. During the cold weather, please provide warm clothing for lessons outside. Please purchase a school water bottle for your child as the hot weather is approaching. 

Learning Diaries and Keeping in Touch

Your child will be expected to still record their homework, spellings and reading in their diary. This is a fantastic resource for the children to use, but also key for parent and teacher communication. Please continue to read with your child, at least 3 times per week and record this in their diary with further comments.

homework

We will be continuing with our homework system throughout the autumn term. The homework is based around the current topic ‘Healthy Heroes!’ and there are a number of different activities that the children can choose to do. They can chose activities depending on their interest and what they enjoy doing. Please ensure your child completes one piece of homework from the grid, every week. Children should also complete challenges on ‘Times Table Rock Stars’ at home too, as well as practice their key word spellings.

Supporting your child at home

*Listen to them read regularly
*Go on Times Table Rock Stars
*Download educational apps
*Check and learn key words
*Invent something together! Design and invent something using things around your home.
*Do some research about the different forces…magnetism, friction and gravity!    

Attendance and Punctuality

Good attendance and punctuality is essential to help your child achieve the best they possibly can.
Every week the attendance cup is awarded to the class with the best attendance – hopefully our class can win the cup lots of times this coming term!
We will also be awarded points in the Punctuality League. Let’s see if we can beat last year’s score.   

stamps

Children can achieve reward stamps for trying hard with their work! Every time they collect 50 stamps, they are awarded with a certificate.

uniform and jewellery

Please ensure children wear the correct school uniform, including black shoes and plain socks. Jewellery must not be worn. Please label all items so that they can be easily reacquainted with children if they are mislaid. This includes the inside of coats, shoes, hats, gloves and scarves.

snack

We aim to teach the children about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. With this in mind, our fantastic chef provides a range of healthy snacks. Snack for juniors is charged at £2.00 per week.
To pay for your child's snack, please log in to their Scopay account. Please speak to the office if you do not have your Scopay log in details

school meals

We are committed to providing excellent food that is healthy, tasty, nutritionally balanced and is presented in an attractive way that the children will enjoy.A School Dinner is £2.10 per day and order online.

dates for your diary

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