Year 3 2017-2018
WELCOME TO YEAR 3
A big hello from everyone in Year 3 ! My name is Mrs Jackson and I am teaching year 3 this year.
There are 21 wonderful children in our class who are an absolute pleasure to teach. Our fantastic teaching assistant is Miss Entwistle; who is a great help supporting the children.
In Year 3 our topics for the year are:
Autumn 1: Sparks Might Fly
Autumn 2: The Iron Man
Spring 1 and 2: Veni, Vidi, Vici
Summer 1: Mr McGregor’s Garden
Summer 2: The Lakes
The children practise their timestables daily using Timestables Rockstar's. Plus we use other online resources like: Purple Mash, Topmarks and Expresso to learn maths in other fun ways. I would really appreciate if you could encourage your child to log on to Timestables Rockstar's for 5 minutes each day as this will really help with all areas of learning in maths. We have a timetable champion competition in class, which the children are really engaged with and are trying hard to improve their scores each week.
In English we have been completing lots of interesting writing using texts like: The True Story of The Three Little Pigs, The Iron Man and Disney Pixars The Blue Umbrella. We follow The Write Stuff by Jane Consodine for English and the children are working really hard to improve their story writing skills in English.
Homework is sent home each Wednesday to be completed for the following Monday. Homework usually consists of: one piece of maths homework, one piece of English homework, a reading book, spellings and a Learning Log.
Maths and English homework is based on learning in class and is a consolidation task so it is based on what the children can already do; however any queries please get in touch.
Reading books can be changed daily so please listen to your child read regularly as this helps develop their fluency, comprehension skills and reading for pleasure.
Each half term a piece of Leaning Log homework is set. This usually links to our topic and is broken down into weekly tasks.
Please can you ensure your child has a full, labelled P.E. kit in school each week.
Any queries please feel free to contact me, this can either be after school or if it is something which requires a more detailed conversation, please contact the office to arrange an appointment.