There are two classes in Year 3
Japan: Mr Brown, Mrs Raikes (Weds) Miss Strawbridge (LSA)
Mexico: Miss Mirza, Miss Strawbridge (LSA)
Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Summer 1 – Topic Overview
This term we are linking our Science topic of rocks and soils to our geography topic of Volcanoes and Earthquakes. We will be looking at that parts of volcano and even create our own volcano sculptures in art! We are going to be learning about tectonic plates and understand how these play an active part in volcanoes.
Reading & Writing
In reading and writing we will focusing on Roald Dahl’s famous book ‘The Twits’. We will analyse this particular text in detail and look into his style of writing and begin to apply it within our own writing. We are even going to create our own tricks to play on each other! We will also make links with non-fiction texts by creating a biography about Roald Dahl.
In maths we will continue to work on using number skills, calculation methods.
Our learning theme this term in fractions. We will learn about this through shape, numbers and amounts. We will apply our skills to everyday problem solving, developing our explanation and reasoning skills.
PE this term is Gymnastics and Dance. PE will be every Monday and Friday afternoon. All children are required to take part in PE lessons, so please make sure that your child has their PE kit in school each week. This half term they will need need a change of comfortable clothes and suitable trainers for both PE sessions.
How you can support your child
Listen to your child read regularly – at least 4 times a week
Support your child to practice their 3, 4 and 8 times table
Support your child to complete their Maths Challenge Book
Support your child to complete their Spelling Bee Challenge Book
Make sure that all homework tasks have been completed and handed in on time. Homework is sent out on a Friday due in on Tuesday.
Summer 1 – Homework