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Year 3 2018-19


Welcome to Year 3!


Summer 1 is all about the Ancient Greeks.  We will be exploring this period of History in topic lessons but also through our writing.  We will create holiday brochures for Ancient Greece, explore and then write our own Greek Myths as well as research the Olympics and it's legacy for the western world today.  We will also focus on Greek Gods and Goddesses within our reading and writing.  In addition to using these exciting stimuli for the content of our writing; improving our spelling, punctuation and grammar will be a focus.


As usual we will continue to develop our mathematical understanding.  Our topics for this half term will be fractions and time.   As usual questions are available for additional home practice.  Concepts in the questions available will have been covered in class.


For more information on what we will cover this half term, please see the medium term plan at the bottom of this page.


If you have any queries please contact me via the email address.


Thank you

Mrs Gibson


Additional Information

PE will be on a Monday and Thursday this half term.  Please ensure school PE kit, trainers and water bottles are in school.  Please note PE is outside this half term and appropriate clothing/ suncream etc is required.


Fruit is not provided in Key Stage 2 so please ensure your child has a snack with them if required for morning break.  We do not have a break in the afternoon.


Children are expected to read regularly throughout the week, 20 minutes a day is suggested.  Although school readers do need to be read, children are welcome to log any of their own book choices which have been read for 20 minutes.  Children can collect rewards for regular reading throughout the year.  Spellings will also be sent home on a Friday and should be practiced for the following Friday.  Learning Log suggestions linked to our topic our suggested in the attachments below.


Spelling Shed and Timetable Rockstar's are to completed 3 times per week instead of formal set homework.

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What beautiful weather for a Maths themed Easter egg hunt!

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Example arithmetic test

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