This terms RE topics are Energy, Choices and Special Places. We will also be studying aspects of other World Religions. Please talk to children about the work they are covering in this very important subject.
First Holy Communion
The children in year 3 will have the opportunity to make their First Holy Communion this year. See the parish newsletter for full details.
The children will be covering a range of texts this term to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the English language. The children will be exploring the features of adverts and persuasive writing as part of our Travel Agents context.
The children will be given a number of spellings to learn each week and will be tested every Friday morning. Please work with your children throughout the week to ensure the best possible results.
Your child should bring home their reading book every day and we ask that you spend time reading and talking to your child about their book.
Your help in both these matters is much appreciated.
Every Thursday as part of BIG MATHS your child will undertake a couple of weekly tests. These tests will be sent home for you to look at and see how your child is progressing.
One very easy way you can help your child is by encouraging them to learn their tables.
Please talk to your child about the work they are undertaking in class. This term we will be exploring and investigating using money and estimating and calculating distance in km as part of our Travel Agents context.
This half term our topic is Travel Agents. This context has a geography focus. The children will explore a range of destinations and will investigate the factors required to plan a holiday. We will continue to learn how to use the features of adverts and leaflets to create advertising using a range of ICT and multimedia resources.
This terms topic is Friction. The children will be investigating and measuring different forces. They will be making observations, collecting evidence and using different methods to record their findings.
PE & Games
This year we will have PE on a Monday and Games on a Friday. Please ensure your child comes into school wearing their uniform and have with them an appropriate change of clothing for these lessons.
Your children will receive both Maths and English homework. This is to be completed and returned to class by the following Wednesday. Please support us as a school in helping to ensure your child has the best educational experiences.
If you have any concerns please do contact the school to arrange a meeting with me.