Year 3 2022 - 2023

Mr Bullivant

Ms Mrozek

Ms Hand

Welcome to Year 3!

Adults who work here:

3MH - Ms Mrozek (Mon-Wed) Mrs Hand (Thurs-Friday) and Ms Ng
3B - Mr Bullivant and Mrs Harrison-Taylor 

 

Welcome to our year group page. Here you can find out what is happening in our classrooms each half term.

You can use the information below to discuss with your child what they are learning. 


This half term:


Maths:

Addition and subtraction 

Multiplication and division

Revisiting 2, 5 and 10 x tables and division facts.

Starting to learn our 3 and 4 times tables.


English: 

 

Non-fiction - Instructional texts - How to wash a Woolly Mammoth

Talk for writing unit - Orion and the Dark (Adventure Story) 

 

For an overview of Year 3's Curriculum click here


Geography:

Rivers. We will be looking at the River Mersey and what are the features of a river.


Science:

Light. We will be looking at what is a light source, what materials reflect and shadows.


Art:

Using charcoal to investigate light and dark. We will look at the artists Laura Mackay and Edgar Degas


Computing:

We are Programmers. We will be using Scratch to programme our own animations.


Religious Education:

Who is a Hindu and what do they believe? We will look at what are the bases of the Hindu faith.

PHSE:

Keeping Safe - Road and Fire safety


Music: 

Time - We are looking at 4 and 8 beat notation and beginning to play the recorder.


French:

Introducing French. We will be learning numbers 0-6, greetings, classroom phrases, adjective, vocabulary for spelling skills and vocabulary for sentence building.


P.E:

Games - We are learning all about orienteering. Games is delivered by an external coach.

Dance - We are looking at tempo and how to use our body shape.

Both classes have outdoor games on Wednesday afternoon and dance in the hall on Thursday. 

PE kits

Outdoor Games - trainers, black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt (track suit top and joggers if cold).

Dance and Gymnastics - black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt.

Remember to come into school wearing your PE kit on those days.


Forest Schools:

We will be doing Forest Schools on 25th November 2022. 

Please ensure your child comes on clothes that can get muddy, sensible outdoor shoes, warm clothes if cold and a water-proof coat.


Reading books:

In class we care currently reading-  3MH - Harriet Versus the Galaxy

Oliver and the Seawigs (Reeve and McIntyre Adventures): Amazon.co.uk:  Reeve, Philip, McIntyre, Sarah: 9780192734884: Books  

   

Please read with your child every day and comment in their reading record when you do. Reading books should be in school everyday for independent reading and will be changed on these days: Tuesday and Friday 


Homework: 

This half term's BrainBuilder can be found here

3MH's spellings will be sent out every Friday to learn for a spelling test the following Friday. 

3B's spellings will be sent out on Wednesday to learn for a spelling test the following Tuesday.

Reading Eggs - click here

A video on how to use Reading Eggs/ Eggspress is here

Mathletics - click here

TTRockstars – click here

 

Please email year3@almapark.manchester.sch.uk if you have any questions.

 

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