Week 7

On Monday, we had a tour of the church. The children learnt about the signs and symbols in the church. The children shared their wonderful knowledge of stories in the Bible. The children were extremely respectful while walking around the church.

In Maths, we have been ordering 3 digit numbers. The children played a game to develop their thinking of where different digits go in order to make it a largest number or a smaller number.

In English, the children made a story board to plan their own playscript based on the story The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon. Then they wrote a playscript and edited it. The children applied their learning on adverbs and stage directions.

This week was One World Week. We have been learning about COP26 and what we can to do to protect our world. The children wrote a letter to a Boris Johnson to tell him their thoughts on how we can work together to protect our world. The children grew cress seeds to encourage people to grow their own food. We made posters to encourage people to make good choices in their lives to help protect our world.

On Friday, we had a harvest assembly where we added a lea with our promises to help to protect our world. Today we said goodbye to Anna, we will miss her and look forward to hearing from her. We wish you luck in your new home and school. Thank you for the cakes Anna!

Have a wonderful holiday.

Home Learning

Spellings – nicer, nicest, later, writer, playful, hopeful, careful, hopeless, careless, kindness, sadness, happiness

Whole School Home Learning. here

Year 3 were fantastic today at their class assembly! They read their lines clearly, acted well and their singing was beautiful.

In Maths, we have been adding and subtracting 1, 10 and 100 to and from a 3-digit number. We have been using equipment and drawing pictures to regroup when we cross a hundred.

We have continued our learning on play scripts. The children have been reading poems and rewriting them as play scripts. Next week the children will plan and write a play script from a story.

In Geography, the children looked at climate graphs and explained what information the graphs were giving them.

In PE, we focused on the bounce catch and thought of sports we would use it in. The children played a game using the skill that they had learnt.

In Science, we have been looking at skeletons and the functions of a skeleton. The children were excellent at explaining what we would be like without a skeleton.

In Religion, we have been learning about the trinity. We made triangles and wrote God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit on each side.

In Art, we used our observational drawing skills to draw a plant.

Today we said goodbye to Mr Reid. We will miss him lots and wish him well in his new job.

Home Learning

Spellings – tale, tail, prey, pray, weight, wait, which, witch, waste, waist, son, sun

Read Theory – Complete two read theory activities.

Mathletics activities.

Science – Make a picture of a skeleton. How creative can you be? I have given the children black paper. Can they make a skeleton using white paper cut up, pictures of bones or other types of materials?

Have a lovely weekend.
Mrs Carey

Week 6

Another busy week of learning in Year 3. In English we started reading and identifying features of playscripts. The children compared a play script with a story of Alice and Wonderland. We have been looking a verbs and adverbs and acting out words so I partner could guess.

In Maths we have been adding 10 and 100 and explaining what happens to each of the digits. The children have been using Dienes equipment to demonstrate when we need to regroup. We have also been practising recalling the 2- and 5-times tables and their related division facts.

In PE, we continued ball skills. The children were learning how to control the ball with their feet.

 

In Religion, we were learning about metaphors used to describe God. We made a book of metaphors for God. We also thought about metaphors for our friends and for St Vincent.

In Computing, the children learn to login to their read theory accounts and complete an activity. In Art, we are focusing on drawing skills, we looked at and drew different textures.

 

Next week – Year 3 assembly on Friday 15th October at 9.15am.

 

Home Learning – Please complete by Wednesday

Read theory- Complete 2 activities. Username and password are in their reading records.

Mathletics – activity.

Hit the button – 5 and 2 times table and division facts.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Spellings– Homophones. Find the definition for each word.

Choose two words and write the word and definition in colourful writing to add to our spelling wall.

maid, made, great, grate, plain, plane, break, brake, sail, sale, main, mane

 

Have a lovely weekend.

 

Mrs Carey

 

Week 5

This week the children have written a speech to persuade a king to share his food and performed the speech to the class. Then the children planned and wrote their own fables. I was impressed with their adjectives, conjunctions and prepositions that they used in their writing. They were very proud to write them neatly and display them in the classroom.

In Maths, the children have continued regrouping numbers in a variety of ways and explaining the similarities and difference between numbers. Next week they will ne applying these skills when adding and subtracting. Each day, we are practising to recall the two and five times tables.

In Computing, we have been programming sprites using a program called Scratch.

In Religion, we learnt about St Vincent, the children drew wonderful portraits of St Vincent and thought about how they live out St Vincent values in their lives.

In PE the children have been learning and practising the chest pass and they can find space to receive the ball from their team members.

On Friday, we picked the apples and pears form the trees and used them to make apple and pear crumble.

Have a lovely weekend.

Home Learning

Spellings – ei sound. Please learn the definition of each word.

reins, vein, veil, reign, neigh, weigh, eight, sleigh, freight, weight, eighteen, eighty

Login to letter join and practise writing your spellings.

Study ladder and Mathletics activities

Have a wonderful weekend.

Mrs Carey

Week 4

This morning we had our first whole school mass. Year 3 sang and responded beautifully.

In Maths, we have been representing 3 digit numbers using equipment, drawing pictures and written representations.

In English, we have continued learning about fables. The children have been acting out the fable War and Peas and writing what thoughts the characters might have. Then the children wrote a news report to tell people about the big fight and performed it to the class.

In Geography, we have been looking at maps and describing the climates in different countries.

In PE, the children have been developing their running and jumping skills.

Home Learning

Please complete by Wednesday

In Science the children have been learning about the nutrients that humans need to keep them healthy.

Please draw a healthy meal with the correct amount of nutrients using the picture attached on the sheet given.

Spellings – doesn’t, can’t, won’t, don’t, isn’t, I’ve, I’d, I’ll, she’ll, it’s, he’s, there’s

Studyladder activities.

We would still like some more plants for our class garden please.

Next Friday is school photo day. Children to wear school uniform, not their PE kit.

Have a lovely weekend.

Mrs Carey

 

Week 3

Another fun, busy week in Year 3! In Maths, we have continued using equipment and pictures to make numbers to 100. We have been using mathematical vocabulary to compare numbers and have been investigating different ways of making 3-digit numbers.

In English, we read War and Peas by Michael Foreman. We imagined we met the mean king and retold our experience meeting him. We designed our own imaginary world of food and wrote some excellent descriptions.

In Religion, we have been thinking about how we learn about God.

In Science, we learnt about how plants make their own food and how animals get their food.

We had fun learning the letter A and B then we played Hot Cross Buns on the recorder. In Geography, we compared the weather in July in different countries. In Computing we were introduced to programming blocks and identify the objects in the Scratch project (sprites and backdrops)

Thank you for coming to the Meet the Teacher Meeting, if you were unable to attend all the information is on the Year 3 class page.

Thank you for sending in plants for our class garden. If you have not, please could you send a plant in next week.

Home Learning

Spellings

prefix un and dis

unhappy, unlike, undo, unusual, untie, undress

disagree, disappear, dishonest, disobey, dislike, disallow

Mathletics – please complete the activities.

Reading – Read a fable – write the moral of the fable in colourful joined up writing to add to our display.

Have a lovely weekend

Mrs Carey

Week 2

We have had a busy week in Year 3! In Maths, we have been using equipment to make different numbers in different ways to show the value of each digit. Then the children explained the similarities and difference between two numbers.

In English, we have been reading different fables and identifying their morals. Then we compared different versions of the same fable. Can you find some fables at home to read?

On Wednesday, we had a wonderful day celebrating Mary’s birthday. We made cards, decorated our Peace Garden, sang songs, ate lollies and cake, and then danced. The children were presented with the question “How do we see Mary in art? They looked at different pictures of Mary and discussed what they told us about her.

In History, we wrote and presented weather reports. In Computing we started using a program called Scratch and we had our first recorder lesson!

Our focus in PE this term is Invasion Games. We played games to develop the skill of dodging. The children loved playing football at lunchtime on Wednesday with a football coach.

Home Learning

Next week the children will design their own imaginary world to support their writing. In preparation, please cut out images from food magazines or food labels. They need lots of different types of food/drink pictures that they would like to be in their world.

Spellings – This term’s spellings are on the spelling tab on our class page. Please practise spellings and think about how you would use each word in a sentence.

I look forward to seeing you at Meeting the Teacher Meeting on Tuesday 14th September at 2.30pm.

Have a lovely weekend.

Mrs Carey

 

Welcome Back!

It was lovely to see the children this morning. They settled into the class and their new key stage well.

We started the day with an Act of Worship where the children shared their feelings about the year ahead.

In the afternoon, we had great excitement using the KS2 playground equipment.

PE Days are Tuesdays and Fridays so children must wear their PE kits on those day.

Have a lovely weekend.

Mrs Carey

Summer 2 Week 5

Sports Day 2021!

Year 3 used all of their sporting talents on Wednesday, when competing in our whole school Sports Day. We have some very talented shot putters, long jumpers , footballers and sprinters in our class. I was also very impressed with their dodging and balancing skills, when zooming through the obstacle course.! Well done Year 3!

We had great fun cheering on our houses and everyone enjoyed a well deserved ice-lolly at the end. Congratulations to St. Vincent House, the overall winners of Sports Day 2021!

Summer Fun Day!

We also loved the Summer Fun Day this week – it was so much fun!

Home Learning:

  • Sign up for the Hertfordshire Libraries Summer Reading Challenge!

https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/

  • Read to an adult and log this in your reading record.

Have a lovely weekend and lets hope that England do bring it home!

Miss Pringle

 

Summer 2 Week 4

This week the children have worked hard to finish their Egyptian stories based on the novel The Egyptian Cinderella. I have been so impressed with their use noun phrases and description. It has also been wonderful to see how they have used their historical knowledge in their stories. In History, the children have also investigated where, why and how pyramids were made. During Art they created their own Egyptian necklaces.

In cricket the class have focused on their battling skills – trying hard to strike into space.

During Maths the children have been using arrays and grouping to divide and multiply.

In RSE we have explored what community means and how our family, friends, school and Church community help us feel loved and closer to God.

Have a lovely weekend,

Miss Pringle

Home learning

Spelling – https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/85/8-The-l-sound-spelt-%E2%80%93el-at-the-end-of-words

camel
tunnel
squirrel
travel
towel
trowel
tinsel
Read theory – please spend 20 minutes on the comprehension quizzes and log this in your reading records.
French  – please spend 20 minutes on Duolingo http://www.duolingo.com passwords can be found on google classroom.