Welcome to Year 3!
Happy New Year! We hope you had a peaceful Christmas - thank you for the lovely cards and gifts we received at the end of last term.
Please see the topic overview for details about the areas that we will be covering across the curriculum. In addition to our daily English lessons, reading, spellings, handwriting and PaG (punctuation and grammar) will be taught separately. Maths will involve the children working on a range of mathematical skills. The learning of times tables is an important part of this development – any support you can offer at home with this would be greatly appreciated.
Staff in Year 3
Class Teacher: Mrs M. Emery and Mr A. Tomlinson
Teaching Assistant: Mrs H. Twigg and Mrs S. Mason
PPA cover: Mrs D. Taylor
Maths and English Targets
The Year 3 children have maths and English targets which they are working on. These are in the front of their reading diaries. Please ask your child their current targets as they should know them.
English and maths homework will be given on a Friday to be uploaded to Class Dojo by the following Wednesday at the latest please. Spelling homework will be given on a Tuesday and children must learn the spellings for the following Monday. In addition, there may also be homework linked to our topic, but this will not be on a weekly basis. TTRockstars, Prodigy and Spelling Shed are all available for the children to use at home - they have their usernames and passwords on their bookmarks.
Reading books will be changed as and when required if your child is a free reader. Those children who are reading books from the reading scheme will have their books changed twice a week on a Monday and Friday.
We have a dedicated reading area in class. The reading area has a wide selection of magazines, fiction and non-fiction books.
At the beginning of the school day, before registration (8.45 – 8.55), the children will have different maths, reading and writing activities to complete throughout the year.
At the end of each school day (3.15 pm) the children will be dismissed from the main door at the front of school.
Our timetabled PE slot is Wednesday this half term - PE kit should include a white T-shirt, black/blue shorts/sports trousers and suitable trainers. Please remove earrings before coming to school.
The children must also bring in their own water bottle and hand sanitiser from home, but please make sure that they are labelled.
Please feel free to message either of using Dojo messages if there are any problems or alternatively to make an appointment to discuss things with us further.
Thank you for visiting our class page
Mrs M. Emery and Mr A. Tomlinson