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Welcome to Year 3

 

We are really excited to welcome you back to a new year in school.

Term starts on Tuesday 7th September smiley

 

We will open the class doors at 8:35am for registration at 8:45am.

 

Our topic this term is Prehistory - Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age.

 

We will shortly upload an outline of the curriculum under the curriculum overviews tab.

 

Class 7 will do Forest School every Friday morning for the first 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 the first half term with Mrs Cooper. After half term the classes will switch over.

 

We are hoping to go on some educational visits this term form October onwards.... more information to follow.

 

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 Mrs Newberry will teach Music alternately with both classes:

 

We are looking forward to a busy half term.

Best wishes,

 

All the Year 3 Teaching Team

 

 

Just a reminder that these useful websites (passwords in Reading Record) will still be active:

 

Oxford owl

TT Rockstars

Spelling Shed

My Maths

 

 

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:

 

Class7.333@educ.somerset.gov.uk

 

Class8.333@educ.somerset.gov.uk

 

 

With Best Wishes,

 Mrs Gregory, Mrs Cooper and Mrs Steed smiley

Homework

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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! 

 

Accelerated Reader

 

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.

 

 

 

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