In D&T this term, Year 3 will be designing and making catapults! To build their structure, they used Lego as a way of experimenting with various ideas in their groups.
I hope you have all had a lovely Christmas break, and feel as ready as I am for the new year!
We have an exciting term ahead of us! In Topic, we will be focusing on The Romans, where we will imagine life as a Roman soldier, learn about the tales of Boudicca, Augustus Caesar and Julius Caesar, and how the Roman’s have impacted Britain today. In line with this subject, we will be learn about the desctruction of Pompeii, as we explore Christina Balitt’s ‘Escape from Pompeii’ book in Guided Reading. In English, we will learn and understand how to write a biography; focusing on the biographies based on Boudicca and Julius Caesar. This term, Year 3 have the fantastic opportunity to carry out a range of Science experiments, focused on Magnets and forces, which will be taught by Mrs Allen.
This term, Year 3 will not be continuing Forest school, and instead, will have Mrs Allen to teach them Science on a Wednesday afternoon.
Any questions, or you wish to simply talk to me about your child’s learning, please feel free to approach me before, or after school 😊
I hope you you all had a lovely Summer holiday and feel ready and refreshed for the new school year! This term, year 3 will be spending the first term focusing on the Stone Age era, which includes going on our first exciting trip to Creswell Crags, where we will spend the day imagining life as cavemen. In English, alongside our focus on our class text ‘Stig of the Dump’ we will be writing instructional texts and narratives. In Maths, we will be recapping number and calculation strategies and place value.
PE will be every Wednesday, so please make sure your child brings their PE kits to keep in the cloakroom until half term.
Forest school will be with Mr Kirtley every Friday, so please make sure your child has sensible clothing for outdoors, a waterproof coat and appropriate footwear.
Homework books due every Friday, for new homework to be given out.
Reading books will be changed every Thursday.
If you have any questions about your child’s learning, or simply want to chat, please feel free to come and talk to me before of after school.
Miss Bass 😊