Week 4 (24/11/2014)

It was lovely to see everyone this week at the parent’s evenings. If you did not make it to parent’s evening please come in and book a separate slot with me one day after school. In English this week Year 3 have been learning how to edit and improve their…

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Week 3 (17/11/2014)

In English this week Year 3 have been writing letters to Santa and bullies (as part of anti-bullying week last week). The children’s focus was to use all of the key features of a letter in their writing. We have also learnt more about verbs and nouns (common and proper…

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Week 2 (10/11/2014)

Speaking parts have now gone out to children and we are well on our way with rehearsals and learning our songs. Please encourage your child if they have a speaking part to learn their lines off by heart. In English this week we have continued our performance poetry unit. Children…

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Week 1 (03/11/2014)

I hope everyone had an enjoyable half term and managed to refuel for this term. We have had an exciting week back so far with our Christmas play auditions on Wednesday afternoon. I could see how committed some children had been when learning their lines in preparation for the auditions.…

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Week 8 (20/10/2014)

As you know from the homework, Class Three have been looking at non-fiction information texts. After comparing lots of examples (thank you for being so generous with the homework) each child designed and created their own leaflet about The Stone Age. I have been impressed with the children’s knowledge and…

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Week 7 (13/10/2014)

It was lovely to see lots of faces at the open afternoon. I hope you all enjoyed seeing how hard the children have been working. In English we have finished our story writing topic and are now looking at information texts. We will be comparing a range of leaflets and…

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Week 6 (06/10/2014)

This week Class Three children have written their own stories. They have focused on using description about the setting and the five senses to describe the atmosphere of the setting. Here is a preview of some shared writing the children created as a class earlier on in the week ‘Class…

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Week 5 (29/09/2014)

This week Class Three have been working hard in English. They have continued to create interesting writing linked to stories with familiar settings.  The focus has been on including character’s feelings, using wow words and similes to grab the reader’s attention. Next week they will be planning and writing their…

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Week 4 (22/09/2014)

This week in Year 3 we have been busy looking at Stone Age shelters and structures. We looked at how people used to live in caves, then small tepee like tents, wooden houses and finally stone houses. We even had a go at making our own paper structures. Each group…

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Week 3 (15/09/2014)

This week in Year 3 we have been extremely busy.  In Maths we have started streaming the class to give the children more quality 1:1 time with a teacher. In particular we have been focusing on place value and partitioning to really secure the children’s knowledge before increasing the pace…

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