Welcome to Year 3! Year 3 is a very exciting year in which the children grow their independence as Juniors.

Have a look at our class blog to see what we’ve been up to recently!

Please remember to comment in your child’s reading record at least twice a week to show that they are reading at home.

Year 3 Team

Miss Doades (Class Teacher), Miss Powley (Teaching Assistant), Miss Real (Teaching Assistant)

Timetable

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Bring in book and reading record with updated comments Homework is due Bring in book and reading record with updated comments
Reading folder to be checked and books changed Recorder Reading folder to be checked and books changed
 Wear PE kits all day Wear PE kits all day Spelling test

Homework is given out

Autumn 1 

We kick off the school year by exploring the Stone Age to the Iron Age! We will be learning about different aspects of life from different time periods that span 10,000 years.

In literacy, we will be looking at the ‘The Blue Umbrella’ and ‘The Bear and the Piano’ by David Litchfield. We will plan and write narratives, news reports and a biography.

In October our topic focus will shift to Black History Month.  In the final fortnight before the half-term break, we will be learning about Mary Jackson, NASA’s first African American female engineer, and we will be considering the question ‘What is great about living in a multicultural society?’

In Maths, we will revise what we learnt in KS1 about place value and build on this with 3-digit numbers. We will learn how to represent 3-digit numbers in many different ways, and how to partition, order and compare them. We will also practice our mental and written skills in rounding, addition and subtraction with up to 3-digit numbers.

In Science, we will be focusing on rocks and soils. We will be learning about different types of rocks and comparing their properties. We will also be learning about the formation of fossils and how soil is formed.

In RE, we will be learning all about the key stories in Buddhism. The children will reflect on key beliefs and how we can learn from these values.

In PSHE we will be learning about how to keep ourselves healthy.