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Y3 Hansby

I am happy to confirm that the Creative Homework Show will take place on Wednesday 5th July 2017. Please see below for a letter and a menu of possible ideas. I am looking forward to seeing all of the projects which are created.

Summer Homework Show 2017

Enjoying our maths lesson in the sun! 10/5/17

Summer 1


Hello everyone and welcome back!

I hope this summer term will be very fun and exciting with a chance to take learning outdoors!


This term our Topic will be ‘Angry Earth’. We will be learning all about volcanoes, earthquakes and other natural disasters. In this topic we will be looking at how volcanoes are formed? How they erupt? How the earth layers are made up? and how natural disasters can affect peoples lives? We will be testing our own experiments involving friction, forces and magnetism in Science.


In English we will be looking at a children’s favourite “The Abominables” by Eva Ibbotson. We will be looking at myths to develop our own stories and create our own mythical creatures. We will also be looking at ways we can help protect the yeti by saving its habitat.


PE is on Tuesday (indoor) and Friday (outdoor). Please ensure PE kits are kept in school throughout the week and that suitable clothing is available to match the weather conditions.


Homework will now be sent out on a Thursday ready for the following Tuesday. This gives a chance for children to ask questions about their homework before the weekend begins. All completed homework will be rewarded.


Presentation event.

There will be a presentation evening set up for parents to come and look through all the photos and discuss the children’s experiences at Sherwood Forest. I will confirm the day through a letter and on the school website once a date is confirmed. Hope to see you there!


I am always happy to talk if you have any questions or queries. I am always available after school, if this is an inconvenience to you then morning appointments can be set up as well.


Many thanks, Mr Rhodes



Creative Homework

Road Safety

Easter Egg Hunt!

Happy New Year and welcome back!

We are very excited about the things we are going to achieve in 2017.


Our topic for this term will be “What did The Romans do for us?” We will be finding out all about The Roman Empire and their leader Julius Caesar. We will be investigating The Roman invasions and how they expanded their empire. In science we will be looking at how Romans used different forces such as gravity to design their weapons.


Key dates for parents

Parents' evening will take place on Wednesday 15th March 2017.                  

World book day will take place on Thursday 2nd March 2017. On this day children can dress up as their favourite book character.

We are very excited for our residential trip to Sherwood Forest which is Monday 20th March 2017. It will be an overnight stay until Tuesday 21st March 2017. 

The creative homework show will take place on Wednesday 5th April 2017. Children will be given a menu of ideas from which they can create. Please find a copy of this menu attached at the top of the page.


General Information

PE will be taking place on a Wednesday and a Friday. Outdoor PE will be on Friday so can you ensure suitable clothing is brought to school to match the weather conditions for that day. Indoor PE kit is short sleeve white t-shirt and black shorts.

Reading books will be changed on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Our class guinea pig ‘Pippin’ has the opportunity to go home with someone on Fridays. If you are interested in taking Pippin home over the weekend please feel free to talk to me in a morning or at the end of the day to arrange a time which is convenient for you.

Home work will be set on a Friday to be handed in on the following Wednesday. Children will receive a weekly spelling list to practise and a piece of English or Maths homework.


Thank you

Mr Rhodes

Y3 Hansby visit Creswell Crags