Year 3 Preview Learning Archive

 


23 January 2023

On 21st March, year 3 will be taking part in the music festival ‘The Show Must Go On!’. Letters have been sent home with all detailed included. Children have been given log in details so they can log on to the website and learn the songs. Please can I asked that you encourage your children to practise the songs at home as well as at school. 

Spelling  

The year 3/4 spellings we are focusing on this week are: learnlengthlibrary and material. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term. 

In the back of your child’s homework diary, they have written a list of KS1 spellings that they need to learn. Please ensure that your child practises these at home.  

English  

Over the next few weeks, we will be focusing on warning stories. This week, the children will be planning and writing their own warning stories. The main focus this week is: adverbial phrases, direct speech and subordinating conjunctions.  

Maths 

We are still concentrating on multiplication and division. Last half term, the children started to learn their 3, 4 and 8 times tables. Please can I asked that you continue to practise these timetables with your children to help support their learning in class.  

 

Time tables 

In year 2, your child should have learned their 2, 5 and 10 time tables. In year 3, we will be learning our 3, 4 and 8 times tables. It would be a great help if you could encourage your children to practise these at home.  

Reading 

Keep recording your daily reading in your reading records/school diary and write a comments about the book you are currently reading. It is important that an adult signs your reading record. School diaries will be checked on a Monday and Friday. 

Homework 

Homework this week will be a comprehension about ‘Carrie’s War’. Please complete pages 30-31 

PE 

Children have PE on Monday and Tuesday. Please make sure they have their PE kits for these days. From Monday 9th January, the children will be learning rugby with a new rugby coach. Please can I ask that children have sensible clothing for outside as it is likely that the children will have their PE session on the field.  

We are very much looking forward to another fantastic term with you all. Have a great week.  

Miss Taylor and Miss Hudson 


16 January 2023

Spelling  

The year 3/4 spellings we are focusing on this week are: important, interest, island and knowledgePlease practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term. 

In the back of your child’s homework diary, they have written a list of KS1 spellings that they need to learn. Please ensure that your child practises these at home.  

English  

Over the next few weeks, we will be focusing on warning stories. This week, we will be planning and writing a shared story. The main focus this week will be apostrophes for possession, subordinating conjunctions, adverbial phrases and speech marks.  

Maths 

We are still concentrating on multiplication and division. Last half term, the children started to learn their 3, 4 and 8 times tables. Please can I asked that you continue to practise these timetables with your children to help support their learning in class.  

 

Time tables 

In year 2, your child should have learned their 2, 5 and 10 time tables. In year 3, we will be learning our 3, 4 and 8 times tables. It would be a great help if you could encourage your children to practise these at home.  

Reading 

Keep recording your daily reading in your reading records/school diary and write a comments about the book you are currently reading. It is important that an adult signs your reading record. School diaries will be checked on a Monday and Friday. 

Homework 

Homework this week will be a comprehension about ‘Jellyfish in the UK’. Please complete page 26.  

PE 

Children have PE on Monday and Tuesday. Please make sure they have their PE kits for these days. From Monday 9th January, the children will be learning rugby with a new rugby coach. Please can I ask that children have sensible clothing for outside as it is likely that the children will have their PE session on the field.  

We are very much looking forward to another fantastic term with you all. Have a great week.  

Miss Taylor and Miss Hudson 


09 January 2023

Happy new year to all of you. Welcome to the Spring term. This term, our exciting new topic is ‘Inventors and Inventions’. We are so excited for activities we have planned for you. This half term, we will be focusing on lots of Science and later in the term, we will continue learning history.  

English  

Over the next few weeks, we will be focusing on warning stories. This week, the children will orally rehearse a new story and will start to learn new vocabulary. The grammar focus this week, will be prepositions, adverbial phrases, conjunctions and speech marks.  

Maths 

We are still concentrating on multiplication and division. Last half term, the children started to learn their 3, 4 and 8 times tables. Please can I asked that you continue to practise these timetables with your children to help support their learning in class.  

Y3 – Multiplication and division.pdf 

 

Time tables 

In year 2, your child should have learned their 2, 5 and 10 time tables. In year 3, we will be learning our 3, 4 and 8 times tables. It would be a great help if you could encourage your children to practise these at home.  

Reading 

Keep recording your daily reading in your reading records/school diary and write a comments about the book you are currently reading. It is important that an adult signs your reading record. School diaries will be checked on a Monday and Friday. 

Homework 

Homework this week will be a comprehension about ‘The Secret History of Tom Trueheart’. Please complete page 26 

Spelling  

The year 3/4 spellings we are focusing on this week are: height history imagine increase. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term. 

PE 

Children have PE on Monday and Tuesday. Please make sure they have their PE kits for these days. From Monday 9th January, the children will be learning rugby with a new rugby coach. Please can I ask that children have sensible clothing for outside as it is likely that the children will have their PE session on the field.  

We are very much looking forward to another fantastic term with you all. Have a great week.  

Miss Taylor and Miss Hudson 


04/01/2023

We will be settling in to school and commencing with our Stunning Start to the Topic for this term – Inventors and Inventions with Lego Building Sessions with Bricks McGee


12/19 December 2022

Hello year 3!  

We would just like to say a huge well done to each and every one of you for working incredibly hard this term. It has been an absolute joy getting to know you all. We are very much looking forward to all of our fun topics we have planned in the spring term.  

We hope you have a fantastic Christmas just as you deserve.  

Merry Christmas year 3! 😊  

English  

In English this week, we will be reading the story ‘The Lonely Christmas Tree’. The children will have the chance to write their own Christmas story based on this book. I am very much looking forward to reading all of their stories 

 

Maths 

We have now moved on to a new unit – multiplication and division. This week, we will begin learning the multiples of 3, 4 and 8. The children will then practise multiplying and dividing. For white rose learning packs, please click on the link below. 

 

Time tables 

In year 2, your child should have learned their 2, 5 and 10 time tables. In year 3, we will be learning our 3, 4 and 8 times tables. It would be a great help if you could encourage your children to practise these at home.  

Reading 

Keep recording your daily reading in your reading records/school diary and write a comments about the book you are currently reading. It is important that an adult signs your reading record. School diaries will be checked on a Monday and Friday. 

Homework 

Homework this week will be a comprehension about ‘Poems about Crocodiles’. Please complete page 24.  

Spelling  

The year 3/4 spellings we are focusing on this week are: guard, guide, heard and heart. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term. 

PE 

Children have PE on Monday and Tuesday. Please make sure they have their PE kits for these days.  

Have a great week. 😊 

Miss Taylor and Miss Hudson 


05 December 2022

9781471171543 Night I Met Father ChristmasEnglish  

In class, we are currently reading the novel ‘The Night I Met Father Christmas’. This week, we are going to base our English on this book. The children will explore vocabulary, prepositions and adverbial phrases. At the end of the week, the children will have the opportunity to write their own exciting setting description.  

Maths 

We have now moved on to a new unit – multiplication and division. This week, we will begin learning the multiples of 3, 4 and 8. The children will then practise multiplying and dividing. For white rose learning packs, please click on the link below. 

 

Time tables 

In year 2, your child should have learned their 2, 5 and 10 time tables. In year 3, we will be learning our 3, 4 and 8 times tables. It would be a great help if you could encourage your children to practise these at home.  

Reading 

Keep recording your daily reading in your reading records/school diary and write a comments about the book you are currently reading. It is important that an adult signs your reading record. School diaries will be checked on a Monday and Friday. 

Spelling  

The year 3/4 spellings we are focusing on this week are: forward, fruit, grammar and group. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term. 

PE 

Children have PE on Monday and Tuesday. Please make sure they have their PE kits for these days.  

Have a great week. 😊 

Miss Taylor and Miss Hudson 


28 November 2022

English  

Last week, the children focused on the features of poetry. They created their own alliteration, similes and metaphors. This week, the children will practise using rhyme and will begin to write their own Christmas shape poetry.