Escape from Pompeii 

This term we will be learning about the Romans, using the story of 'Escape from Pompeii' as a stimulus. 

In our History lessons, we will be learning about the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain. We will be looking at the Roman army and what it was like to be a Roman soldier.   

In Geography, we will be learning about volcanoes and the structure of the Earth. 

In Art, we will be exploring different techniques and art media through our Roman topic. 

In French lessons, we will be learning how to say numbers up to 20, colours and different classroom objects. 

Apricot Class - Year 3

You are all superstars. Well done! 

In Science, our topic is Rocks. We will be comparing and grouping together different kinds of rocks based on their appearance and properties. 

Well done to our class Superstar and Headteacher Superstar this week:

Reminders 

Our PE day is on a Tuesday.

Please ensure that children come into school already dressed in their PE kit. 

 

Our school day: 

Everyday we start at 9am.

Monday to Thursday school finishes at 3pm.

On a Friday, we finish at 1:10pm.

English and Maths 

In English, we will be using the book 'Escape from Pompeii' to support our writing of adventure stories in historical settings.

We will be writing non-chronological reports about volcanoes. 

We will be developing our reading comprehension skills and our spelling, punctuation and grammar skills.

 In Maths,  we will be reviewing learning from Year 2 and expanding our knowledge and understanding in the following topics: 

  • Place value
  • Addition and subtraction. 
  • Multiplication and division. 

Our learning behaviours are: Make Good Choices, Learn Together, Stay Focused, Be Proud, Show Respect, Never Give Up.

Homework

18/09/2020

 

Reading- read at home at least 3 times a week. Children can receive Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards for 50, 100 and 200 reads. 

This week please complete the times table sessions on Times Table Rock Stars. Logins can be found in your reading diaries. 

Spellings this week: (Spelling tests will be on a Friday)

walks 

runs

likes

liked   

running 

searching 

planning

they 

could 

should 

would 

beautiful 

 

11/09/2020

Reading- read at home at least 3 times a week. Children can receive Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards for 50, 100 and 200 reads. 

This week please complete the times table sessions on the Times Table Rock Stars website. Logins can be found in your reading diaries. 

For ttrockstars log-in page click here

 

 

 

For mathletics log-in page click here.

For Bug Club log-in page click here.

For ttrockstars log-in page click here

Spellings - Spelling tests will be on a Friday. 

Statutory Spelling List

For spelling words, which can also be found in the front of your reading diary, you can download them here:

100 High Frequency Words,  200 next High Frequency Words, Year 1/2 Statutory Word List, Year 3/4 Statuary Word List