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Yr 3 - Fantastic Firs

Welcome to Fantastic Firs!

Our topic for Summer 1 is called Heroes and Legends!

Our class book is The Story of Robin Hood.

In Science, we will be learning all about plants and how they grow.

In Design Technology, we will be planning and sewing our own Robin Hood hats and also cooking some medieval food!

 

Please take a look at the Newsletter below to see what else we will be learning about this half-term!

Summer 1 newsletter

Having fun with lego this afternoon!

World Book Day!

Stone Age Stewed Fruit

Spring 2

Yabba Dabba Doo!

 

This half term we are continuing with our topic about prehistoric Britain by moving on to the Bronze and Iron Age.

 

 

Literacy

In literacy we will be learning how to write a set of instructions. We will be using the book 'How to wash a woolly mammoth' to help us.

 

Maths

In maths this half term we will be continuing to learn about multiplication and division and also moving on to learning about shape.

 

Important dates:

Class assembly- Wednesday 28th April @ 9.10

 

Spring 1

Yabba Dabba Doo!

Our topic this half term is called Yabba Dabba Doo and it is all about prehistoric Britain. Our class book is The Stone Age Boy by Satoshi Kitamura.

In Science we will be learning all about light, including shadows and reflections.

In Art we will be creating our own Stone Age cave art and in Design Technology we will be planning and making a Stone Age meal.

 

Literacy

In Literacy this half-term we will be learning to write stories with historical settings. We will be focussing on using adverbials of time and place in our writing.

Please remember to continue to read with your child at home and record this in their diary. If your child reads 3 times a week, they will receive a star on their teddy bear and continue to work towards their Red Ted 1 or 2 award. It is very important that they have their diary in school every day. They will be checked for reading on Fridays.

 

Maths

This half term we will be learning about multiplication and division. Please remember to continue to support your child with the superhero challenge and help them to learn their times tables at home. They should be able to tell you which ones they need to practise. If they are unsure please come and speak to me.

 

 

 

Parent Workshop- Making Fossils!

Autumn 2

Jurassic Adventure

Image result for dinosaurs

 

Our topic this half term is called JURASSIC ADVENTURE and it is all about dinosaurs! Our class book is Gigantosaurus by Jonny Duddle.

In Science we be learning about rocks and soils and this will include looking at some real fossils! In Art we will be printing dinosaur eggs and sketching fossils. We will also be inviting parents into school for a workshop on making fossils!

 

Literacy

In Literacy this half term we will be learning to write non-chronological reports. We looking at lots of examples of this type of text in our topic books to help us write them.

Please remember to read with your child at home and record this in their diary. If your child reads 3 times a week, they will receive a star on their teddy bear and begin working towards their Red Ted 1 award. It is very important that they have their diary in school every day. They will be checked for reading on Fridays.

 

 

 

Maths

This half term we will be continuing to learn about addition and subtraction and also move onto learning about different measures.

Please remember to continue to support your child with learning their

times tables at home. They are very excited to collect their discs for their superhero keyrings!

 

Important dates

 

Parent Workshop- November 29th at 2.15

KS2 Christmas Performance- Tuesday 19th December at 2.00

Christmas Craft Day- Wednesday 20th December

 

 

Autumn 1

Welcome to Year 3!

Our topic this half term is called... MAGICAL MAYHEM

and it is all about the circus! We will be reading a book called Leon and the Place Between, which is all about a magical adventure that begins in a circus.

In Science we will be learning all about forces and magnets. In Design Technology we will then be creating our own magic tricks using magnets. In Art we will be creating some magical world scenes in the style of the artist Hundertwasser.

Literacy

In Literacy this half term we will be learning to write stories set in Imaginary Worlds. This will be based on Leon and the Place Between. We will be reading and exploring the text and then using this to write our own exciting stories. Please remember to read with your child at home and record this in their diary. If your child reads 3 times a week, they will receive a star on their teddybear and begin working towards their Red Ted 1 award. It is very important that they have their diary in school every day. They will be checked for reading on Fridays.

 

Maths

This half term we will be learning about place value and addition and subtraction. This year we will continue to be maths superheroes by learning lots of our times tables. Please help and encourage your child with learning their times tables at home. They will soon be bringing home

information to show which times tables they are working on.

 

We are GOLDEN and we SPARKLE!

Reminders

· PE is on Thursday afternoons

· Swimming is on Tuesday afternoons

· Homework is set on Fridays and due in the following Wednesday

If you have any questions, please see me after school or arrange an appointment via email:
fantasticfirs@outlook.com

Reminders

  • PE is on Thursday afternoons
  • Swimming is on Tuesday afternoons
  • Homework is set on Wednesdays and due in the following Wednesday

 

Remember...

 

We are GOLDEN and we SPARKLE!

If you have any questions, please see me after school or arrange an appointment via email:
fantasticfirs@outlook.com

 

Spring 1 newsletter

Autumn 1 Newsletter

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