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St Theresa's RC Primary School

Welcome to Year 3. Your class teacher is Miss Evans and Mrs Roberts is our teaching assistant. 

Below you will find some important and useful information about Year 3.

Year 3 Key Information

School starts at 8:50am. 

As soon as children come into class our work begins so please make sure they arrive on time then they do not miss out on valuable learning time.

Year 3 have PE on Wednesday afternoon. Please make sure your child has a PE kit in school which consists of a white top, black shorts and black pumps.

Homework

We give out homework every Friday and ask for homework to be returned to school for the following Tuesday. Your child will be given a piece of English and Mathematics homework and spellings to practice each week. 

Reading

It is an expectation that children are listened to when reading at home. Please try and listen to your child read at least three times a week. Your child's reading record will be checked to ensure they are reading at home. Please sign and fill out the comment box in your child's yellow reading record to show they have been reading at home. 

We also have a range of online books children can read - Reading books online (Oxford Owl)

  • login - red9
  • Password - read1

Click the link below to find out about reading at St Theresa's. The document tells you how we teach reading in our school and how you can support at home.

/docs/A_Guide_to_Reading_OCT_21NF_2.pdf

Below is the Year 3/4 common exception words. We expect your child to be able to read and spell each word by the end of Year 4. Please practice reading and writing these words with your child at home.

/docs/t2-e-4298-year-3-and-4-common-exception-words-word-mat-_ver_4.pdf

Year 3 Curriculum  

Please take a look at our Core and Non - Core subject webs to see what your child is learning this Spring term across the curriculum.

/docs/Core_subject_topic_web_autumn_term_1_2022.doc

/docs/Non_core_suject_topic_web_autumn_term_1_2022.doc

English 

 

In English this half term we will be reading the book "Stone Age boy". This links to our History topic "The Stone Age". 

Year 3 will be practicing a range of skills linked to our text, including: writing in paragraphs, using expanded noun phrases, using inverted comma's, subordinating and coordinating conjunctions and writing setting and character descriptions. Year 3 will then be planning and writing their own adventure stories. 

BBC bitesize offer a wide range of activities & games to support with spelling, grammar and punctuation. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zhrrd2p

We have looked at using inverted comma's, comma's after a fronted adverbial and subordinate clauses. The website below offers great, simple definitions of primary grammar terminology that your child may learn this year.

https://www.theschoolrun.com/primary-grammar-glossary-parents

Maths

In Autumn term we will be covering place value and addition and subtraction within 1000. We will be be practicing our formal written methods for both addition and subtraction. Please practice number bonds to 10, 20 and 100 at home to help with your learning. 

https://whiterosemaths.com/resources/schemes-of-learning/primary-sols/

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/

Top Marks Maths website have some fantastic games available – remember that you need to practise your times tables as much as you can and games are a great way to do this.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/times-tables

TT Rockstars

All children have been given a personalised login for Timestable's Rockstar please ensure they practise at least 3 times a week at home. in Year 3 they need to be secure with x2  x5  x10 x3 x4 and x 8.

https://ttrockstars.com/

Science

In Autumn term we will be covering “Animals including humans”, especially focusing on different types of skeletons, muscles and diet/nutrition.  Below are some useful links to help you support your children's learning at home.  Please look at our knowledge mats to find more information about each topic. 

/docs/animals_including_humans_knowledge_mat.pptx

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zcyycdm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zyttyrd

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z9bbkqt

 

This link below is great for Science quizzes to test your subject knowledge.

https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/science/

History 

In Autumn term we are learning about The Stone Age before moving onto the Bronze Age. Please click these links below to find out more about our topic. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z82hsbk

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z82hsbk/articles/z8bkwmn

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7g9bqt

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z82hsbk/articles/z874kqt

https://school-learningzone.co.uk/key_stage_two/ks2_history/british_history_/pre_historic_britain/pre_historic_britain.html

This website here has some great activity ideas that you and your child could do at home together.

Take a look at our knowledge mats for History to see what facts your child will be learning and the key vocabulary we will use over these topics.

/docs/The_Stone_Age_Knowledge_mat.pptx

 Music

Each Tuesday afternoon Year 3 are taught to play the recorder by our Recorder teacher Mr Marshall. In Music this half term children will be creating compositions in response to an animation.