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Week Ending 29/11/19

This week we have been using our ruler skills to develop our knowledge of length. We used different parts of our body to draw around and recorded the measurements. We have been converting between mm, cm and m to solve problems and order different measurements.

This half for our D+T project the children will need a shoe box and some news paper, if you have any that you can donate we would really appreciate it. 

Maths Topic – length

English Topic – Instructions

Week Ending 22/11/19

In English we have been studying instructions. We have followed different instructions and had to decide if they were good or if they needed improving. After that the children had to explain how they could be improved and why that would be helpful to the reader.

This half for our D+T project the children will need a shoe box and some news paper, if you have any that you can donate we would really appreciate it. 

Maths Topic – Time

English Topic – Instructions

Week Ending 15/11/19

In maths this week we have been working hard on the topic of money. Today, we priced up different items in the classroom and made a shopping list we then had to use the money to create the correct amount to buy our list. 

This half for our D+T project the children will need a shoe box and some news paper, if you have any that you can donate we would really appreciate it. 

Maths Topic – Money

English Topic – Recounts

Week Ending 8/11/19

This week we were lucky enough to work with the charity ‘Small acts of kindness, we helped packed bags for the elderly so that they would receive a small drinks bag including hot chocolate, coffee and tea. We were incredibly speedy workers and manage to pack the most bags in the school!

This half for our D+T project the children will need a shoe box and some news paper, if you have any that you can donate we would really appreciate it.

Week Ending 25/10/19

In maths we have been using the games that we made for our homework to help to consolidate the number work that we have been learning about so far this half term. There were lots of different interesting games and it was good to see the pride that they had taken in producing their games.

Next term for our D+T project the children will need a shoe box and some news paper, if you have any that you can donate we would really appreciate it. 

Enjoy the half term

Week Ending 18/10/19

We have been working hard on our art this half term and have used our skills to create our own Stone Age cave paintings. Our pictures include details of a hunting scene, we also create our own class version of the Cueva de las Manos (The Cave of Hands).

Current English Topic – Poetry

Current Maths Topic –  Written multiplication

Week Ending 11/10/19

This week in English we have been studying different types of potery, we have mainly been focusing on ‘The Sound Collector’ by Roger McGough. We have acted out the poem and used his style to create our own poems.

 Current English Topic – Poetry

Current Maths Topic –  Mental addition and subtraction

Week Ending 4/10/19

This week Year 3 have been learning about the food that people from the Stone Age ate. We hunted high and low around the school field for examples of different foods that had been hidden. We will then be turning them into an appetising menu, anyone for mammoth’s brain on toast?

Current English Topic – Fables

Current Maths Topic –  Written subtraction

Week Ending 27/9/19

This week Year 3 have enjoyed acting out fables, this has been preparation for writing our own fables next week.  A highlight of the week was taking part in the Virtual Reality workshop which focused the stone age. Thank you to all parents who attended meet the teacher today; I look forward to seeing you again at Parent Consultation evening.

Current English Topic – Fables

Current Maths Topic –  Multiplication

Week Ending 20/9/19

In science we have started to look at our topic of rock and soils. We started by classifying and sorting different objects based on their characteristics, the children were really enthused by all the different categories they could find and did a great job sorting them. 

Week Ending 13/9/19

It has been a busy start to the year and we have settled well back in to school life. This week in maths we have been studying place value. We have been applying our knowledge to play maths games which involve dice. Ask your children to explain the game they played and maybe you could play it at home.

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