We open the class doors at 8:35am for registration at 8:45am.
Welcome back to the Summer Term!
This term we are beginning with a Geography topic about maps and map skills. Then we are going to look at the countries and counties of the UK. After this we will discover more about the continent of Europe, locating the countries, their flags and capital cities. Finally we will create a travel guide about Italy, learning about mountains, rivers, oceans and islands. We will also learn about historic cities, the Italian economy, the economy and trade, food, culture, fashion and design.
To find out more, please see the knowledge organisers in Curriculum Overviews.
Class 7 will do Forest School every Friday morning for this half term with Mrs Steed and Mrs Frounks. Please come wearing your kit and bring your school uniform in your bag. Wellies can be kept in school on the rack. Class 8 will be doing Science at this time on a Friday for this half term with Mrs Cooper. After half term the classes will switch over.
We are looking forward to our visit to the Roman Baths, Bath on Thursday 28th April 8:15am - 4:15pm
Subject Specialist Teachers
Mrs Frounks will take both classes for PE.
Class 8 on Tuesday morning and Class 7 on Thursday morning.
Please keep your full PE Kit in school on your peg at all times.
On Wednesday afternoon Mrs Beattie will teach French and our new music tutor will teach Music alternately with both classes:
We are looking forward to a busy and exciting half term.
All the Year 3 Teaching Team
Just a reminder that these useful websites (passwords in Reading Record) will still be active:
Please feel free to contact us by email. We will be available do respond during school working hours.
Our email addresses for next year are:
With Best Wishes,
Mrs Gregory, Mrs Cooper and Mrs Steed
Spellings will be tested on a Monday and new spellings will be sent home on the same day. Please ensure that your child remembers to bring in their folder.
Times tables will be tested on a Tuesday and new times tables will be sent home on a Friday. (Please return the sheet by the following Friday).
If you have any questions, please ask!
At the beginning of term pupils will complete a Star test, where they have to read various questions and choose the correct answer. This allows us to to see where the children are with their reading and comprehension skills.
The assessment will give us an update of the zone of proximal development of each pupil's reading skills . For example; 1.6 - 2.6. You may find that the children bring home books that might seem a little easy for them but we have to start the children at the lowest end of the zone. Once your child has read their book and feels ready to answer questions about it's content, they will be able to take a quiz in school which will then assess their reading and understanding of what they have read. If the children score 90% or more, they will move to the next level. The children will get a chance to quiz every day so you will find that the children move up levels quite quickly.
If you have any queries about this then please don't hesitate to contact us.