FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE
Welcome to Class 3
Codename: The Nightingales
Class Teacher: Mrs V Curtin, BSc (Hons), PGCE
Classroom Assistant: Mrs S Burgoyne
“Now you are a Junior you will be able to change your reading book when you finish it and then ask Mrs Burgoyne to add it to your homework diary. Every Monday and Friday, Mrs Burgoyne will check your homework diaries to see how well you are doing with your reading.
Where will you get to on our reading chart by the end of the school year? Who will receive a Platinum reading award for reading 100 books?”
In Maths, we will be concentrating on addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
This will include mental strategies, using number lines and formal written methods, and applying to every day problem solving situations.
We will also be learning about time and money, and using the four operations to help solve problems involving them.
We will also be looking at fractions of shape, 2D and 3D shapes, and converting units of measure (kg, g, l, ml, m, cm, mm)
This term, during Fictional writing, we will be looking at Fables and stories in familiar settings.
We will be finding out about information texts, instructions and explanations in non-fiction writing.
Our poetry topics are image poems and poetic form.
Spellings are given out termly, and will need to be learned for a test at the end of the six week term.
Living Things and Their During Science, we will be looking at Rocks and States of Matter.
With Mrs McCaffrey we will be taking PE and we will need our T-shirts, shorts and plimsolls. We will be able to wear tracksuit bottoms in the colder months outside.
We will be looking at E-Safety and creating group Blogs
In RE, Mrs Reynolds will be discussing Judaism, synagogue and rabbi with us and then Christianity Pilgrames, Canterbury Cathedral, and Places of Pilgrimage.
Creative Learning continues to involve Art, Design Technology, Music, Geography and History. We are finding out about Iceland and Hawaii, and the Artist, Bridget Riley. Year 4s will be having Guitars led by a member of KCC music while Year 3s will have music with Mrs Curtin.
Spelling test – Friday 15th December
Revision of Year 2 Spellings
Year 3/4 Spellings
Find out more about the National Curriculum
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