Apricot Class - Year 3
Our learning behaviours are: Make Good Choices, Learn Together, Stay Focused, Be Proud, Show Respect, Never Give Up.
Well done to this week's superstars; Mason and Theo
Look what we have been up to!
Look what we have been up to...
We had a great time investigating growth during science week!
Be internet legend day
We had a live assembly with google who taught us how to stay safe online. We made bunting with pictures of the internauts and made kindness cards to promote being kind online.
In Maths, we will be covering the following topics for year 3:
- Properties of shape
- Mass and capacity
- Addition and Subtraction
English topics this term include:
- Persuasive advert
- Diary entries
- Character portraits
- Alternative chapter - Explanation texts
We will also be developing our reading comprehension skills and our spelling, punctuation and grammar skills.
We will build on prior learning about the Romans, which will include;
-The significance of Colchester in Roman history
-Identify the impact that the Roman Empire had on Britain, including Roman roads, buildings and the use of aqueducts
We will learn the compass points and use these to solve clues when locating cities on a map. We will also name and locate the main rivers and seas of the UK.
We will be learning animal vocabulary, practising our speaking, listening, reading and writing.
We will be learning about forces, magnets and light. This will include;
-Comparing how things move on different surfaces
-Observing how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others.
- Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet, and identify some magnetic materials.
-Understand that light is reflected from surfaces.
- Recognise that shadows are formed when the light from a light source is blocked by a solid object.
- Find patterns in the way that the size of shadows change.
During our rocks and soil topic we investigated different soil and make chocolate rocks.
Information for Parents
Everyday we start at 8.45 am. We finish school at 3 pm.
Our PE days are on a Monday and Friday. On these days, you need to come into school in your PE kit.
Below you can find Home Learning, if you need to isolate.
Complete as much as you can, if you are well enough.
Read at least three times each week.
Your number of reads will be added up every week so that we can reward you with a Bronze (50 reads), Silver (100 reads) or Gold (200 reads) badge.
Can you collect them all?
For a list of recommended reads for Year 3 click here
Practice your spelling words each week.
Click here to download this week's list:
Due in on 27.5.22
Here are some spelling word lists you could practice at home:
Click here to log into Bug Club: BugClub Login
USEFUL HOME LEARNING BOOKLET LINKED TO MATHS AND ENGLISH Click here
White Rose Maths Resources: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/
Greater Depth Learning
Follow these links to find resources, activities and games for working at Greater Depth in:
We hope you enjoy our Christmas performance
Here is our song 'Harvest Samba' that we sang for Harvest Festival