Home learning for Tuesday 5th January.
Daily work will now be set on See Saw (Starting Wednesday 6th January). Several daily lessons will be set and the children are expected to complete the activities and upload their responses. This work will be reviewed by the class teacher every afternoon.
How to use the Seesaw app for students http://bit.ly/35dQz8J
How to use Seesaw in browsers for students http://bit.ly/38dU0xR
MERRY CHRISTMAS from Class 3H! We hope you all have a lovely Christmas!
Here’s a little Christmas song from us to get you in the festive spirit. Enjoy!
For the first 5 weeks of the Spring Term (starting on Tuesday 5th Jan), class 3H will be having Forest School Sessions. PLEASE NOTE, if you have not returned the permission slip for Forest School your child WILL NOT be taking part in the sessions.
January and February are typically very cold and wet months. Your child will be outside in all weathers and should therefore wrap up warmly for the session. Children should wear several warm layers and bring in a separate waterproof coat, which will get dirty. They should wear several pairs of socks to keep their feet warm - trainers are often warmer than wellies and so we recommend the children wear an old pair of trainers which they can get dirty.
All children should come to school dressed in their forest school clothes. They should bring a change of clothes, spare socks and shoes to change into after their session, incase their clothes get muddy & wet.
This half term our topic is THE STONE AGE TO IRON AGE, focussing on the Bronze & Iron Ages. We will be looking at life in these times and how they changed.
This half term we will be looking at the church, Reconciliation and Lent.
In English we will be developing our reading, writing, spellings and grammar skills through a range of fiction and non-fiction writing opportunities - The focus this half term will be on historical fiction - linked to the Stone Age and The Croods video - the children will be writing a descriptive setting, thinking about the descriptive language they can incorporate in their writing. We will be writing a diary, in character, linked to our Growth Mindset week and will also be writing a biography on the life of Nelson Mandela. Key speaking and listening skills will be extended through role plays and drama.
Guided Reading sessions and reading across the curriculum will enable children to develop a love of reading. Please help your child by listening to them read for 10-20mins every night! Reading Records should be signed regularly and they will be collected every Wednesday for a member of staff to sign. Children can only change their reading books on a Wednesday, due to the current situation. If they forget to bring in their book to change, they will have to wait until the following Wednesday. All returned books will be placed in a box and left for a week, before being returned to the library.
In Maths we will consolidate children's understanding of multiplication & division, looking at mental and written methods. We will also look at money. Children will be challenged to apply the skills learnt to gain a deeper understanding of the application of mathematical concepts in the real world.
Keep learning your times tables - You should know your 2s, 5s and 10s from Year 2!
- Year 3 will focus on 3s, 4s and 8s.
Homework - Log on to TT Rockstars to practice those timestables and weekly activities will be set on My Maths, based on the topics being covered in class. All children are expected to complete the weekly activities set on My Maths and this will be followed up in class.
In Science we will be learning about Light and shadows. How we are able to see and how light can reflect off different surfaces.
In Topic we will be looking at life during the Bronze and Iron Ages and investigating Bronze and Iron Age settlements remaining today. We will also be continuing our art work on Stone Age Cave Paintings, thinking about adding a third dimension to our drawings and how to draw with texture.
SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME 2021
Swimming Kit - GIRLS - one piece swimming costumes (no bikinis).
- Girls must wear a swimming hat if their hair covers their eyes or airways.
BOYS - a pair of traditional swimming trunks (no bermudas or long shorts are allowed).
All children require a towel.
Goggles are not permitted unless it is for medical reasons and a letter from a doctor or
an optician stating this will be required.
Children have logins for Reading Eggs and Spelling Shed and should be going onto these websites regularly to practice their reading and spelling.