Year 3

Year 3


Welcome to Year 3


Here you will find newsletters and planning for each term or half term to keep you up to date on what your children are learning about in school, as well as some links to useful websites that you may wish to view at home with your children.


Curriculum Information


Year 3 Curriculum Letter - Summer Term 1 2017

Year 3 Long Term Planning Grid

Year 3 End of Year Expectations


Year 3 Latest News


Zoolab

West Midlands Safari Park

Year 3 - Scrumdiddlyumptious Cake Sale


Useful Links


Mathletics - A fantastic site! Will you take on the World?

Woodlands Maths Zone - Practise your Maths on this great website!

Bembos Zoo - A fun website where the words become what they are!

Healthy Teeth - This site looks really great and displays information in a really interesting way!

History on the Net - This site is extremely useful for researching historical facts.

Show Me - Games, collections, videos, stories, homework help and family days out.

Primary Resources - A teachers favourite for ideas and activities in all areas of the curriculum.

BBC's Great Resource for Kids - A huge amount of information on all subjects.

BBC - Dynamo's Activities - Have fun with History and Science.


Class Update


This term, Year 3 have been very busy. Our topic for the term has been Mighty Metals. We have had great fun and learnt lots about forces., working scientifically to investigate pushes and pulls, friction and gravity. We even investigated magnetism by making magnetic slime!

In English we have enjoyed learning about writing newspaper reports, using our Author of the term Ted Hughes’ book, The Iron Man for inspiration.

We also used the Iron Man and British artist, Anthony Gormley, known for creating the Angel of the North sculpture, to inspire our art, getting creative, with colour wash backgrounds, silhouette art and metal sculpting.

Congratulations to Oscar and Iyla on receiving their pen licences! We are sure that there will be more of these to award over the coming months as Sycamore continue to work hard on their hand writing.

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