Please ensure that ALL your children’s clothing is named, including trousers, skirts and shirts. When the children get changed for PE it is hard for them to find the right white shirt if it is not named.
Please also ensure that the children have a named water bottle in school every day.
This week we have continued our writing based on our History topic Stone Age to Iron Age, with the children writing reports using all the features of a non fiction text.
The children have now created their own clay model of Stone Henge, which they created in our Art lessons.
We are busy practising our Christmas songs and look forward to singing to you at our Christmas concert.
Next week we will begin our end of term assessments which will end prior to the Christmas pantomime.
Please can you ensure that your child has returned their permission slip by Monday 4th December.
Please make sure they have sensible shoes and a warm coat.
Over the last two weeks the children have been working extremely hard writing their short stories linked to our class novel, Pebble in my Pocket.
They have demonstrated super learning using exciting adjectives, verbs and adverbs.
The children really enjoyed the workshops with Paul Nolan. T
hey were able to experience life in the Bronze Age by helping to build Foamhenge which enabled them to understand how difficult it would have been to build stone circles during this period in history.
Next week the children will start their reports on life in the Stone Age through to the Iron Age and in Art they will be using clay to create stone circles.
This term we are linking our learning to the big idea ‘Yesterday, today and tomorrow’ by learning about the Stone Age through to the Iron Age.
In Literacy we have been reading ‘Pebble in my Pocket’ and discovering how rocks are formed.
This links in with our science this term Rocks and Soils.
On Monday, to provide more engaging activities within this topic we have also invited in Paul Nolan (Author) to run an educational workshop.
We are also extremely lucky as we have an experienced coach in teaching golf skills for the whole of this term.
Over the past two weeks, in Literacy we have been continuing our learning journey about fables.
The children have now successfully written their own version of a fable.
In Numeracy they have learnt several methods of addition and are now learning different ways to subtract.
The children have thoroughly enjoyed our practical art activities where they have focused on tints and shade.
Thank you so much for coming in to see us at open afternoon, the children love to share their learning with you.
Next term we are extremely lucky as we have invited the author Paul Nolan to come in and run workshops.
We have been all been working extremely hard on writing a play script based on our class book ‘Gregory Cool’.
In Science we have been identifying the different parts of a plant, they have looked at a variety of plants and have been developing their understanding on the function of the roots, stem and leaves.
All the children have now completed their Star reader quiz and should now be bringing home their Accelerated reader book every night.
Well done to all the children who are completing their AR quizzes.
In music the children have started to learn the recorder.
A quick reminder that the children need their indoor and outdoor PE kits in school on their allocated PE days.
Next week in literacy the children will be looking at persuasive language and creating a persuasive poster/leaflet on Tobago.
Welcome to Year 3.
The children have settled in extremely well and are adjusting to Key Stage 2 routines.
PE days for Chaffinch and Curlew are Wednesday and Friday and Thursday and Friday for Woodpeckers.
We are looking forward to lots of exciting learning experiences and hope that all of the children have enjoyed this week as much as we have.
Please remember Learning Logs homework will be set and handed in on a Friday.
Many thanks, we look forward to working with you.