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Welcome to Class 3M! 

 

We are the Beijing class! 

 

STAFF:-  Mr McAndrew & Miss Hollingsworth.

 

AUTUMN 2020

 

This term our topic is SETTLERS.  We will be looking at the settlement of Levenshulme.

 

Curriculum Focus

 

Religion

This half term we will be looking at the Domestic church and belonging and Baptism.

 

English

 

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 Fairy Tale stories and play scripts. 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 Thursday for a member of staff to sign.  Children should change their reading books regularly throughout the week, whenever they need to.

 

Maths

 

In Maths we will consolidate children's understanding of place value, addition and subtraction.  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.

 

Science

 

In Science we will be learning about animals, focusing on healthy eating and the skeleton.  

 

Topic

 

In Topic we will be looking at the settlement of Levenshulme.

 

KEY DATES AND INFORMATION

 

SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME 2021

 

Meetings                                                 Masses          

TBC

 

PE

- Indoor PE - children require their indoor PE kit - white t-shirt & blue shorts. (This should be brought into school in the first week and kept in their lockers for the half term - PE kits will be sent home for washing at the end of each half term.)

 

- Swimming - children walk to Arcadia Swimming Baths and need to bring a water proof jacket along with their swimming kit.

 

             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).

                                                  - Boys must wear a swimming hat if their hair covers their eyes or airways.

 

                                       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.

 

HOMEWORK

Children receive 3 pieces of homework each week.

 

MONDAY - Weekly spellings to learn which are tested on Friday.

 

MY MATHS - Online activities linked to classwork.

 

FRIDAY - Learning Logs - An ideas sheet will be handed out at the beginning of each half term.  Learning Logs to be brought in school on a Friday and to be shared with the class.

 

In addition to this children take home reading books and should read these regularly at home.  Parents should sign reading records regularly. 

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

 

Mr McAndrew

 

 

 

 

 

 

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