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Thank you so much for all the kind words, cards and gifts from the Year 3 team. We have had a great year! We wish you all a great holiday. All the best in Year 4.
Over the holidays we would like you to practise your times tables up to 12×12. We look forward to seeing your strategies and speed in September.
Please also bring along a picture or postcard of somewhere you visited or something you did during the summer. We look forward to getting to know you all in September!
From year 4.
In English we have been writing in the present perfect tense.
As part of our Computing curriculum, we have been looking at Quentin Blake style illustrations after reading the ‘Magic Finger’ together and producing our own illustration using digital art. Here are some examples.
The children were set challenges to develop their skills, in collaborating to achieve a goal. They had lots of fun and they worked well together.
We had an informative and enjoyable time on our trip at Celtic Harmony Camp. Hopefully the children have told you all about it!
This week in English we wrote a recount of our trip to Celtic Harmony Camp.
Book day was a great success. As a class we looked at the book ‘The Lost Happy Endings’. They produced their own collage in response to the story. They also spent time reading their own books that they brought into school for the day.
In Maths we have been finding unknown wholes from known tenths and finding unknown tenths from known wholes.
We hope you all enjoyed the performance of Dick Whittington. Well done to all the children who worked hard to learn their lines and songs.
In English we have been writing an alternative ending to, ‘The Little Red Riding Hood’. In maths we have been learning how to write tenths as a decimal.
Trip to Celtic Harmony on Monday
It is due to be very hot!
The children will need:
Suntan cream applied before school.
Sun hats to wear
Trainers would be the most suitable footwear
A packed lunch with plenty of drinks (water with a screw top so that they can have regular sips if required) No fizzy drinks or chocolate please. Please send as little packaging as possible so there is as little to carry as possible.
This week in English the children have been fascinated by some alternative versions of traditional tales, which included finding out the story of the three little pigs from the wolf’s point of view. They wrote their own postcards from the witch’s point of view in Hansel and Gretel and wrote the story of Jack and the Beanstalk from the giant’s point of view.
In maths they have been using column addition and subtraction, involving money, to calculate and problem solve.
Thank you to all the parents who came to open evening on Monday. We hope you enjoyed looking through your children’s work. I’m sure you’ll agree they have been very busy this year!
Year 3 Performance
We look forward to seeing you all at the performance of Dick Whittington and his cat, on Wednesday morning.
This week in English we have been retelling traditional tales and finding the features. We used drama to explore this, which they all enjoyed.
In Maths we have been using the column method for addition and subtraction.
The children have been working hard at learning song lyrics and lines for the play. They have been bringing home words to learn, which is their homework until the play is over. Thank you to everyone who has brought in a costume, if you have any queries don’t hesitate to ask.
This week in maths we have been continuing to learn about time. We have been telling the time using an analogue and digital clock and finding out about am and pm.
In English we have been writing our biographies using the notes that we wrote last week.
For homework the children are bringing home words for the play. You should all have a costume letter now but if there are any problems do come and speak to us.