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Year 3 2018-19


Welcome to Year 3!


Spring 2 is all about the Romans.  We will be exploring the Roman era, particularly the invasions, what it was like to be a Legionary, Boudicca’s Rebellion and Roman engineering.  We also have an exciting trip to the Yorkshire Museum this half term to look forward to.  Here we will take part in practical workshops linked to this topic. To support this content, in Art we will research and explore Roman Mosaics and then design and create our own using tiles.


As usual we will continue to develop our mathematical understanding.  Our topics for this half term will be statistics, length and perimeter and fractions.  In writing we will continue to improve our narratives, non-narratives and accurate use of spelling, punctuation and grammar.


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

 There is a bank of maths questions in the classroom available for children  to bring home for extra practice.  Please note concepts in the questions available will have been covered in class first.


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 warm clothing 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.  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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Example arithmetic test

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