Class 3 2020 - 2021

Welcome to Class 3

Teacher:  Mr Taylor

 

Our Learning

 

The Way, The Truth and The Life

Our topic this half term is 'Mary Our Mother.' The children will learn that God called Mary to be the Mother of Jesus and learn how Mary responded to God’s call. They will learn the ‘Hail Mary’ and begin to understand what the words mean. The children will learn about the Annunciation and other key events in her life.

Topic

Our topic for this term is Water, water everywhere. We will have a geographical focus and we will be thinking about places we have visited including coastal regions of the UK.

 

English

Our English lessons are based around the book, 'Winters Child'. This is about a boy who wishes that winter never ends He meets another boy who shares his love of snow and ice. Playing together every day, Tom hardly notices that spring doesn't come - until he realises the terrible effect the delay is having on the countryside and his sick grandma.

 

Maths 

Our Maths focus for this term is addition and subtraction.  Initially we will be working on place value of 3 digit numbers and we will practice developing our skills in fluency, reasoning and problem solving. 

We will be regularly working on our times tables. By the end of Year 3, children should know their 3, 4 and 8 times table, as well as their 2, 5 and 10 multiplication and related division facts. Please encourage your child to practice recalling their facts at home, and regularly use their log in for Times Table Rockstars.

 

 

PE

Our P.E. day is a Monday and children should come to school in their kit. School hoodies and jogging bottoms can be purchased online with school uniform. Long hair should be tied back and earrings are not allowed to be worn during P.E. lessons.

 

Homework

Set weekly

 

Home Learning

Click here for My Maths.

Click here for Times Table Rockstars 

Click here for Cursive handwriting 

We encourage pupils to explore these at home.  All pupils have individual log in details.

 

Reading 

It is important for children to read to adults as much as possible. Try to read with your child for 10 minutes each day. It is beneficial for the children to read a range of genres and to practice comprehension questions about a variety of texts. Children can change their books on a Monday and a Thursday.  Parents can also leave comments via the parents section on the website.   

All books returned to school are quarantined before being reissued to pupils.

 

Communication

I am always happy to discuss any worries, concerns or general queries you may have. Please make an appointment through the school office, should you want to arrange a meeting.

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The Willows, Frodsham

Cheshire WA6 7QP

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