Welcome To Year 3
The Year 3 team this year is:
Asteroid: Mrs Batts/Mr Jenkins
Comet: Mrs Holborow
Support Staff: Mrs Curtis & Miss Taffe
Please send children in with the following:
Please don’t send children to school with the following:
Addition & subtraction
Multiplication and division
We will start the term looking at the text Tin Forest - linked to our topic work. We will explore characters, settings and hidden meanings within the book before writing a persuasive letter. Following the Tin Forest, we will read the Iron Man by Ted Hughes and write a newspaper article based on the main character.
The grammatical focus we will be revising and learning:
Topic - Mighty Metals
Linked to our English work, we will begin the topic by exploring different forces including push, pull, gravity and friction. We will identify the force needed for different playground apparatus to work. From this, we will plan and design our own dream playground and write a letter convincing the council to build it in the local area. We will get creative using different materials to make carts and wind chimes. To end the topic, we will design and make the perfect friend for the Iron Man.
Art & Design
This term we will be using lots of materials to design and make carts and windchimes.
Please ensure children wear their PE kits on PE days, as stated below.They should have suitable clothes for both indoor and outdoor PE lessons.
Asteroid: Wednesday & Thursday
Comet: Monday & Wednesday
Children will be expected to complete the following pieces of homework weekly:
The pupil awarded Star of the Week is given the honour of taking the class sketch book home to complete a drawing/painting/collage of their choice. For the time being, the Star of the Week will be given some sketch paper to take home and this can then be added into the class sketch book.
Year 3 had great fun on Friday 11th September dressing up as villains for our English and Topic work. We were very impressed with the effort that went into the costumes and face paints!