Year 3

Teachers : Mrs Edwards (3E) / Miss Furlong (3F)
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Lay

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 Mrs Edwards (3E) or Miss Furlong (3F) to discuss your child’s learning.

VIRTUAL SCHOOL

Our virtual school remains open so you can view learning from last year – you can see all of the previous lessons for all of the year groups. The materials found on the virtual school pages may be used by any child for additional learning if pupils are keen to extend their learning at home, or as extra support. If pupils are unable to attend school due to prolonged illness or isolation, please arrange to talk to us and we will direct you to relevant virtual learning.. CLICK HERE TO VISIT

our topic is: HOLA!

During this topic we will be exploring the country Spain. We will be using maps to locate it and also the surrounding countries. We will learn to understand the differences between Birmingham and Barcelona by looking at the geographical features. We will also be creating our own Spanish omelette and evaluating the recipe. Another exciting part of this topic is an introduction to the Spanish language.

english

In English, the children will be writing a variety of different texts that are all linked to different fiction and non-fiction books relating to Spain. We will also be using film to inspire our writing.

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.

pe: Class 3E

3E 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 for use throughout the day, especially during PE.

pe: class 3F

3F will be doing PE on Wednesday and Friday. 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 for use throughout the day, especially during PE.

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

Children are expected to read at least three times a week and also learn their keyword spellings. They should also complete challenges on ‘Times Table Rock Stars’ at home too. There will be prizes relating to this from the reading fairy and the mathemagician, so please remember to record any learning in their diaries.

Supporting your child at home

*Listen to them read regularly
*Go on Times Table Rock Stars
*Download educational apps
*Check and learn key words
*Ask them to teach you some Spanish
*Talk about what they have learnt about Spain  

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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