Meet the Year 3 Team
Our teacher is Miss Stainthorpe
Our teaching assistants is Miss Lyne
New routines to remember
8.30am Family Bubble arrival via the EYFS gate
9.00am Year 3 Bubble arrival via the EYFS gate
2.50pm Family Bubble leaving via the EYFS gate
3.20pm Year 3 Bubble leaving school via the EYFS gate
PE kit is a white T-shirt with blue shorts or jogging bottoms and a blue sweatshirt or hooded top. Often our PE lessons take part outside, so please make sure that you have suitable clothing. PE lessons take place on a Monday and Wednesday and, at the moment, children come into school wearing their PE kits.
Reminder about school uniform: Plain stud earrings are allowed but please avoid wearing earrings on Wednesdays as they must be taken out for PE.
Homework is set each Friday via Google Classroom and is due to be handed in the following Friday. There will be English and Maths homework, focusing on things we have been learning that week in class. Along with the set homework tasks and reading, all children are expected to be practising timetables through TT Rockstars and spellings.
At St Bede’s, we link across subjects, using a cross-curricular approach.
In English, during this Spring term, we will be reading ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ by C.S Lewis and ‘Alice in Wonderland’ by Lewis Carrol. We will be using these books to inspire our writing.
- write a range of descriptive paragraphs regarding the characters
- write descriptive pieces regarding the setting
- use their inference and deduction skills to write about character’s reactions regarding certain events in the book
- write letters and newspapers
- use persuasive writing skills
- read and write poetry
- create play scripts
During the Spring term, we will explore the following topics within Maths;
- Place Value
- Addition and Subtraction
- Multiplication and Division
- Area and Perimeter
- Position and direction
Our Spring topics for Science are ‘Rocks’ and ‘Forces’.
In our Rocks topic, children will discover the different types of rocks and how they are formed. Children will compare and group rocks based their properties. They will learn how fossils are formed and learn about the contribution of Mary Anning to the field of paleontology. Children will understand how soil is formed.
Our Geography will be driven around the topic of ‘Volcanoes’ this term. The children will explore how a volcano is formed and the different types around the world. We will explore the ways these natural phenomena affect people and the environment, both positively and negatively. We will look at maps and atlases to locate some of the World’s most famous volcanoes. We will look at the famous eruption of Mount Vesuvius and use this study to explore how volcanoes can impact on people’s lives.
Our topics for Spring term are Journeys, Listening and Sharing and Giving All.
During the Spring term, we will develop our sculpting and drawing skills with links to our Geography topic of ‘Volcanoes’.
Click the link to view our Y3 Medium Term Plan detailed in our Spring Term 2021 newsletter.
If there is information not included here, please feel free to contact us.
The Year 3 Team