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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3!

This year your child will be taught by...

Teacher - Mrs Garrard

Intervention support - Mrs Halladay and Mrs Siegert

We are looking forward to teaching your children this year!

 

Our topics this year are:

Autumn - recovery curriculum 

Spring - Blue Abyss

Summer - Pharaohs

 

 

Red Nose Day 19th March 2021

Year 3 have shown their creative powers as part of our Red Nose Day activity. They have turned plastic bottles, boxes and paper plates into an amazing underwater display with colourful sea creatures and boats. 

Image to help with maths when you do not have Base ten resources available to you, video is on Class Dojo

Home learning for week commencing 4th January 2021

Spring term 2021

Happy New Year

This term we have lots of exciting learning planned: we will be gaining an understanding of life under the sea with our Blue Abyss topic in which we will be researching sea creatures to write a non-chronological report as well as writing under the sea themes poetry.

We will be learning multiplication and division during our maths lessons as well as recapping addition and subtraction.

In RE we will be learning about creation and identifying what Christians learn from the creations story and in science our topic this term in electricity.

 

Friday 18th December - Today year 3 took part in a Christmas card exchange with the residents of Ritson Lodge. The children and residents opened each others cards while on a zoom call. It was wonderful to see so many happy faces.

Thursday 17th December - Christingle

Reading

 

In class we are currently reading The Ice Monster, written by David Walliams

The children are really showing a great interest in this text. They have used the storyline to create their own adventure story set in Victorian London basing their own characters on Elsie. 

Year 3 are enjoying this story so much that we are using this as a focus for writing a diary entry. The children are writing as though they are a child in Victorian London.

  

Science

 

As part of our science topic, Animals including humans, year 3 have looked at how drinks can effect our tooth enamel. To do this we placed eggs in water, cola, orange juice, apple juice and milk. The shell of an egg is similar to our enamel so will show an accurate result.

 

The children made a prediction of what would happen before we began our observations. Most thought that the water would be the best and cola the most harmful for our teeth. 

 

See below for the before, during and after photos - it was egg-cellent!!

 

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