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Thomas Harding Junior School

Achievement Through Aspiration

Year 3

WELCOME TO YEAR 3

 

We have two classes in Year 3. In 3T, the children will be taught by Mr Thirlaway and in 3OW, the children will be taught by Mrs Walters (Monday - Wednesday) and Mrs Owens (Thursday - Friday).

 

We will be supported in our learning by our Learning Support Assistant who is: Mrs Connell.

 

Spring Term 2024

 

 INFORMATION ABOUT THE CURRICULUM IN YEAR 3

 

Maths

Our learning will progress this term with a focus on Length, Perimeter, Fractions, Mass and Capacity. 

Twice a week we will complete a Terrific Times Tables quiz to help our quick recall of our times tables. There is also a big focus on reasoning which will take place every lesson to build up our skills.   

 

English

For the second half term we will be working towards writing a non-fiction letter to try to persuade people to recycle. We will be learning about the features of persuasive letters and using grammar skills such as expanded noun phrases and co-ordinating conjunctions. 

 

Reading

Using an exciting range of texts, we will continue to develop our love for reading. At home, children should read for a minimum of 20 minutes each day

 

Geography

We are comparing Egypt and the UK. We will use our map reading skills and learn about physical and human geographical features of the United Kingdom and of Egypt. 

 

Science

We will be developing our scientific knowledge and investigative skills while looking at Forces.

 

Art and D.T.

In the second half of the term we will be completing our D.T. project of making a small bag to keep our house points in. In Art we will be experimenting with printing, looking at printing from another culture, using a print block and evaluating our prints. 

 

 

French

We are developing our French listening, speaking and reading skills as we learn to talk about where we live.

 

PE

We have PE on Mondays and Tuesdays. PE kits should be kept in school everyday and taken home at the end of the half term. PE kit is black shorts, black jogging bottoms and a white t-shirt. For footwear plain black or white trainers. We will be improving our skills in Netball and Dance.

 

Homework

Weekly homework activities are set on: See below for the link to the homework page.

  • Spelling Shed
  • MyMaths
  • Times Tables Rockstars
  • Art of a Sentence

Homework - Thomas Harding Junior School

 

Children should be reading at home for a minimum of 20 minutes each day.

 

Homework bags should be brought in to school everyday. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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