Welcome to Seacole Class Year 3
Welcome to Year 3! I hope you all had a fantastic summer break and are ready to embark on a new year full of new learning and experiences. Our topic is 'Meet the Flintstones'! We are going to be learning about important events, historical facts and figures, understanding the concept of change over time, and most importantly all about cavemen and the Stone Age.
On Mondays during term 1, we will have swimming lessons from the 11th September. Please ensure that your child brings their swimming kit in ready for Monday. We will also have a PE session on Thursday afternoons. You must make sure that you have all of your PE kit in school, including appropriate footwear.
In maths, we will be focusing on securing our place value knowledge and our times tables facts. It is incredibly important that your child practices their times tables regularly at home. This year, we will be learning the x3, x4 and x8, tables in class, but will recap the x2, x3, x5, 10 regularly. At home, try quick bursts whilst travelling to and from school, interactive times tables games on the web and mini challenges to keep their brains ticking!
In English, we will be having a strong focus on building children's vocabulary and stamina for writing through exploring different stories and texts to inspire us. Handwriting and spelling are also going to be worked on as the step up in expectations from Year 2 to 3 mean that children will have to regularly practise their spellings which will be sent home weekly.
I am looking forward to an exciting year of learning and getting to know you all!
Our topic for term and term 1 and term 2 is 'Meet the Flintstones'. We will be learning lots of interesting things about the Stone Age.
During term 3 and term 4, out topic is 'Extreme Survival'. We will be exploring a range of extreme places and environments and consider how animals and communities adapt to these environments.
Our final topic of the year for terms 5 and 6 will be 'Tomb Raiders'. We will discover what life was like in Ancient Egypt, follow the route of the River Nile and much much more!
Remember to stay SMART and safe online!!