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Welcome

 

Welcome to the Year 3 class page! 

Miss Joyce is the class teacher, Mrs G-G and Mrs Gregory will be supporting the Orchids class.

Miss Auger is the class teacher and Mrs Farmer will be supporting in the Tulips class. 

 

We cannot wait to get to know you over the year and look forward to sharing lots of fun and exciting experiences and lessons with you!  


     
Miss Auger           Miss Joyce 
 

                 
   Mrs G-G              Mrs Farmer         Mrs Gregory

Class Code

 

Please familiarise yourselves with the class charters

in your classroom that we have agreed and signed!

 

  

Good to be Green

Our 'RICHER' values are very important to everybody in our school community. Everybody should be following these at all times. 

 

R-Respect

I-Independence

C-Caring

H-Helpful

E-Equality

R-Resilience 

 

The children who choose to use their 'RICHER' values and receive less red cards in one half term are invited to attend a Good to be Green Party. Staff will always be looking out for children to receive the 'RICHER' values certificates on a Monday morning in our 'RICHER' Rainbow assembly! 

Timetable

 

Please see our Year 3 timetable below. 
 

PE

 

All Year 3 children will have PE on a Tuesday afternoon. 

 

Please ensure your child has the correct P.E kit on this day and all items are named. 
 

Please note, girls will be getting changed in the tulips classroom and boys will be getting changed in the orchids classroom.

Homework

 

Exciting Learning Opportunities

 

This half term, we will be looking at the topic 'Transport'. We will be exploring the various modes of transport as well as maps and looking at the local area throughout our geography lessons. We will be using our skills and new knowledge to write an exciting narrative in writing after exploring our class book 'Journey' by Aaron Becker! 

 

During project friday, we will be using the chromebooks to design and create a publish a picture. Look out for the pictures over the coming weeks! 

 

 

 

Project Friday!

Hook Lesson!

Year 3 Star Writers! 

We are incredibly proud of our star writers! Well done! 

 

 

17/1/2022- Anna has done some beautiful writing and really thought about her adventurous vocabulary!

French

 

 

Here is an overview of what the children in year3 will be covering this spring term. 

This term, the children will…

  • Participate in the custom celebration of Epiphany.
  • Name the members of a family and describe their own family unit.
  • Identify pronouns and determinants associated with masculine or feminine.
  • Use the negative form to express and write about what family member/pets they do not have.
  • Read a short fictional text about a family and identify relevant vocabulary.
  • Name and identify a wide range of pets.
  • Engage in short Q&A about pets.
  • Use a range of adjectives to describe pets.
  • Identify and state the features of the face.
  • Use sentences in 1st and 3rd person to describe someone’s eyes, hair and other features.
  • Write a short description of someone’s physical appearance.
  • Develop the cultural awareness of the Easter tradition in France.

This term, the children will learn to name, and recognise the members of a family using games, songs and rhymes. They will complete a simple family tree then progress onto writing about their families using the verb ‘have’ in 1st and 3rd person and in the negative form (haven’t). They will practice the use of the pronouns ‘my’, ‘his’ and ‘her’ in masculine and feminine form to talk about their families. They will get involved in the story ‘the great turnip’ and sing various songs (‘ma famille’ and ‘toute la famille se réveille’) to help them memorise the vocabulary. They will also be introduced to a video demonstrating conversations about families and a text that will give them the opportunity to identify the vocabulary and grammatical features associated with the topic. Pets will also be linked to families and the children will use the somewhat familiar vocabulary seen in year2 to make sentences describing their pets. They will build up to their knowledge by adding a list of adjectives they can use in their description.

Subsequently, the other half of the term will be spent on identifying, labelling, and spelling the various parts of the face/hair and making sentences to describe our own and others’ physical appearance. Among other activities, the children will achieve this by playing ‘Simon says’, ‘guess who’ and ‘build a face’, taking part in short Q&A with one another and listening to short conversations.

Online Safety

 

Our 5 SMART rules

Whenever we use computers, iPads, tablets or mobile phones, we will be following our 5 SMART rules…

 

Safe: We are careful and do not give out personal information about yourself or anyone else when chatting or posting online.

 

Meeting: We know that meeting someone you have only been in touch with online can be dangerous, so it’s not a good idea. We only meet someone with your parents’ or carer’s permission and even then, only when they are with us. We always remember that online friends are still strangers even if you have been talking to them for a long time.

 

Accepting: We understand that accepting emails, IM messages, or opening files, pictures or texts from people you don’t know or trust can lead to problems—they may contain viruses or nasty messages!

 

Reliable: When we chat online, we know it is best to only chat to real world friends and family members. Sometimes, people online might lie about who they are. We always check information found on the internet because it might not be true. We use other websites and books to do this.

 

Tell: We always tell a parent, carer, trusted adult or phone Childline if someone or something makes you feel uncomfortable or worried, or if you or someone you know is being bullied online. We know that we can always report to CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command) if we are worried about online abuse or the way that someone is chatting online. https://www.ceop.police.uk/ceop-reporting/ 

Previous Learning

 

 

In Autumn, we looked at the topic 'Meet the Flintstones'. We explored the stone age throughout our history lessons as well as using our new knowledge to write an exciting story in writing! 

 

During project friday, we designed and made a stone age vehicle. Check out our pictures below!

 

 

Project Friday- Design & Make a Stone Age Vehicle

Chalking Cave Paintings

Our exciting stone age workshop!

We had lots of fun exploring soil and making compost bins!

Anti-bullying week! 

 

15/11/2021-19/11/2021

Throughout the week, we have completed different activities and explored what anti-bullying means to us! We have had lots of discussions and took part in a brilliant workshop! We acted out some bullying scenarios and discussed our thoughts and feelings around this as well as look at what kindness means. 

Orchids Anti-Bullying Workshop!

Orchids Anti-bullying Afternoon

Tulips Anti-bullying workshop

Tulips Anti-bullying afternoon

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