Welcome to Year 3 and the start to our KS2 journey!
On this page you will find information about our class and details about the exciting things we are learning in 3B.
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Attendance and punctuality matter!
Missed minutes = missed learning = missed opportunities!
Good attendance means ..... the best best chance of success so EVERY SCHOOL DAY COUNTS!
Meet the Year 3 Team
Y3 Class Teacher: Mrs Bedford
Y3 Learning Support Assistant: Ms Akram
Y3 Learning Support Assistant: Ms Brookes
Y3 Volunteer (Wednesdays & Thursdays): Mrs Hussain
* On a Tuesday afternoon Mrs Baines will teach RE in Y3 to allow Mrs Bedford to time to complete her duties within school.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to discuss anything regarding your child in school.
Mrs Bedford and all the Y3 team.
Autumn Term Topics
In History and Geography this term, we will be investigating three great ages of prehistoric British history:
* Stone age
* Bronze age
* Iron age
In English this term, we will be reading and working on different Y3 English skills linked to the book 'Stone Age Boy' by Satoshi Kitamura.
In Maths this half term, we will be investigating and learning about:
* Place value
* Addition & Subtraction
Our Science topic this term is rocks and soils. We will be investigating the different types of rocks and soils, how soil is made and how fossils are formed.
This term, our art lessons will be linked with our history topic on the Stone Age. We will be investigating how prehistoric cave paintings were created and exploring some of the chalk, pastel and early painting techniques that were used.
During this term, our design & technology learning will be linked to our Stone Age topic. We will be working on a project that involves designing, building and evaluating making a prehistoric round house.
This term, we will be learning how to say numbers to 20 in French and how to incorporate these numbers in simple French commands.
This term in Religious Education lessons, we will be investigating and discussing bible stories that are shared by Christians, Muslims and Jews.
In Y3 computing lessons this term, our topic is multimedia. We will be learning how to combine data, text, graphics, video and sound using different technology.
In music this half term, we will be working on a topic called 'Let Your Spirit Fly'. This is an R&B song topic which explores various songs by R&B artists such as: Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Kenneth Alfor and Barry White.
Year 3 Educational visits
In Year 3 we aim to provide the children with experience of a rich variety of environments which contribute to making learning enjoyable and that serve to extend and consolidate their learning.
Upcoming Year 3 educational visits include:
21st September 2017 - Y3 Visit to Trinity Church
19th October 2017 - Y3 Stone Age Interactive Experience Day
As part of our Stone Age topic, Y3 will spend the day at Danelaw Musuem in York. During the day the Y3 children will experience first hand what is was like to work on a small Stone Age Community & to experience what hard work it really was!
6th December 2017 - Whole school Pantomime visit
As part of the festive celebrations, the whole school will be visiting The Theatre Royal, Wakefield to watch the pantomime Aladdin - a wondrous tale of genies, magic lamps, wishes and feisty princesses!
We currently have PE twice a week.
Outdoor PE is on a Monday
Indoor PE is on a Tuesday.
Please make sure you have the correct kit.
We set Maths homework once a week on a Thursday which is due the following Monday.
Reading is still an important part of our homework, we aim to change our
reading books once a week so your child need to read to an adult at home on a
Each week your child will have 10 common spellings or words with
common spelling patterns in which they need to learn using the
look, cover, write, check technique we demonstrate in school.
Here are the spellings for Year 3 for this half term: