There are two classes in Year 3
Japan: Mrs Mansbridge (Wed/Thurs/Fri) Mr Brown (Mon/Tues) Miss Strawbridge
Mexico: Miss Mirza, Miss Guinelly
Our topic this term is Stone Age to Iron Age
In topic we will be learning about ancient Britons; The Stone, Bronze and Iron ages – with a focus on timelines. We will be learning about what life was like and how humans from this era lived. We will research the changes between the ages, and discuss which are most significant.
Reading & Writing
In reading and writing we will focusing on the book ‘Stone Age Boy’ – linking this to our topic. We will analyse this text in detail and pick out the different language features used within it and begin to apply them within our own writing. We are going to create pieces of writing in different contexts, such as diary entries.
In maths we will continue to work on using number skills, calculation methods and number facts. We will be learning different methods to solve addition and subtraction problems, both mentally and formal written. 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 Thursday and every 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 2, 5 and 10 times tables, and begin to learn 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 due in on Tuesday.