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Welcome to Year 3

Welcome back! It is lovely to see you all looking so smart in your full uniforms. Remember, your Always badge is part of your uniform and should be worn every day. 

 

We are looking forward to all the exciting learning we will be doing in the coming weeks. Have a look at our overview below to find out what we will be doing. 

 

Important Information

 

P.E.

We will have a P.E. lesson every Monday and Thursday. We recommend that you keep your P.E. kit in your locker for the full half term. Please remember your P.E. kit is part of your school uniform and should consist of a white t-shirt, black shorts and black pumps. 

 

Reading Books

Reading books will be changed every Tuesday and Friday. You should be reading at home at least three times every week.

 

Homework

Weekly homework consisting of spellings and times tables will be sent home every Monday. Spellings and times tables will be tested every Friday. 

Autumn 2 - Rock and Roll

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Autumn 2 - Homework

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Autumn 2 - Newletter

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WOW - Rock and Roll

Year 3 were introduced to their new topic, Rock and Roll, by taking part in a variety of activities based around rocks and fossils. They hunted for fossils, created their own fossils and even made a rock sandwich!

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Autumn 1 - Poles Apart

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Autumn 1 - Homework

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Autumn 1 - Newsletter

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Orienteering

In their P.E. lessons Year 3 have been learning about orienteering. They learned how to read maps and then used them to navigate around the school and the playground. 

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Marvellous Maths!

We have been solving problems using addition and subtraction. We used place value grids, counters and base ten apparatus to help us solve the problems. 

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Super Science!

We have been learning about forces. We planned an experiment and investigated how far a vehicle would travel on different surfaces.

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Amazing Homework Projects

As part of their topic, Poles Apart, Year 3 have been learning all about magnets. Take a look at some of the amazing homework projects that the children have created using magnets.

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Voting Day!

Year 3 have been voting for their school councillors. The candidates gave speeches in class before we cast our votes in the hall.

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Computing

We have been using our new Chromebooks to learn about what a strong password is and how to create one. We used a website to check how strong our passwords are.

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WOW - Poles Apart

 

To introduce their new topic, Poles Apart, the children in Year 3 had a wonderful time experimenting with magnets. They played games, learned tricks and are looking forward to learning more about magnets in the coming weeks. 

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What an exciting 2016/17 we have had! 

 

Take a look at some of our fantastic learning from the past year.

 

During Year 3, we have had an amazing time learning about how the past has influenced the future in relation to our ‘Groovy Greeks’ topic. We excelled in our very own ‘Boundary Olympic Games’ where we were split into four nations and competed to win the title. The winners were ‘USA’ with Finley as their captain. Cheering each other on, we showed how we are ‘Always’ children who show many of the schools’ characteristics.

 

From ‘Forces’ to ‘Light’ to ‘Animals including humans’ we have learnt a variety of scientific topics where we learnt how to use an investigative mind to help set up experiments to aid our subject knowledge. In Maths, we have shown that we are resilient in learning new things and how to be perseverant when faced with challenging tasks. During our Reading Into Writing journeys we have written a range of genres and particularly enjoyed our journey of writing following a story that Dan Worsley had written especially for us. We enjoyed listening to him telling a story and how to recreate our own version of it. We spent the morning retelling our stories to Dan, where we wore his waistcoat and acted in his role as an author.

 

We have all thoroughly enjoyed Year 3 and we can’t wait to see what challenges await us Year 4.

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