WELCOME TO CLASS 3C

Class Teacher

Class Teacher

Mrs Cross

Hello, I am Mrs Cross
I am the class teacher of 3C. I enjoy teaching English and I am the
Pupil Premium Leader
in the school.

Class ETA

Class ETA

Mr Mallendar

Hello
My name is Mr Mallender, I am a past pupil of St. Paulinus. In school, I am an ETA in KS2 as well as a
lunchtime supervisor.

Class ETA

Class ETA

Mrs McGee

Hi, my name is Mrs McGee
I am currently working as an ETA in year 3.
I love to read and love to have
fun with the children through books and reading.

Class 3c curriculum

Spring term

Our topic question this term is

“Has Greece always been in the news?”

As part of this topic, we will be studying the country Greece and looking in to reasons why
people go on holiday there We will be looking at location and Greek art work.

RE

  • Jesus was born into a Jewish family and find out about the story of the presentation in the Temple.
  • Jesus attended synagogue as a child and as an adult read the Torah.
    • Called to Change

    • Jesus called people to change and reflect on how Jesus calls us to change.
    • Know that Lent is a time to change Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent.

     

    english

    • Write stories about places we have been
    • Write stories that contain mythical, legendary and historical characters
    • Write adventure stories
    • Write letters
    • Recounts
    • Persuasive writing
    • Write poems that convey an image, (using simile, wordplay, rhyme and metaphor).
    • Read and listen to a wide range of styles of text, including fairy stories, myths and legends including ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ series
    • Read and listen to whole books
    • Engage in meaningful discussions in all areas of the curriculum
    • Listen to and learn a wide range of subject specific vocabulary.

     

    PSHE

    • We will focus on ourselves and why it is good to be me.
    • We will be doing this through drama, reflective time in class, whole class discussions and art work.

    History

    • Learn about the climate of Greece
    • Study the ancient Greeks and what we learnt from them
    • Look at tourists and why they go to Greece
    • Look at what the Greeks did for us

    Geography

    • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital / computer mapping to locate Greece and surrounding countries and describe features studied.

    Design and Technology

    • Design and produce a clay pot from ancient Greece.

    mathematics

    • Recognise the place value of each digit in a 3-digit number
    • Read and write numerals to 100 in numbers and words
    • Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100 and estimate numbers
    • Add and subtract numbers mentally including 3-digit numbers and units, tens and hundreds
    • Solve problems including missing numbers and place value and more complex addition and subtraction
    • Use and recall multiplication and division facts for 3, 4 and 8 times tables
    • Be able to multiply a 2-digit number by a 1-digit number
    • Solve problems including missing numbers involving multiplication and division
    • Learn to measure, compare and add and subtract lengths
    • Learn how to measure the perimeter of simple 2D shapes
    • Learn to draw 2D shapes and make 3D shapes using models and materials
    • Learn how to tell the time using digital and analogue.

     

    science

    Forces and Magnets

    • forces in the context of pushing and pulling.
    • friction, by exploring the movement of a toy car over different surfaces.
    • magnetic materials (children will conduct an investigation into the strength of different types of magnet).

    Light and dark

    • We will look at sources, seeing, reflections and shadows.
    • Explain how light appears to travel in straight lines and how this affects seeing and shadows.

      Physical education

      • Play competitive games such as basketball, and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending.
      • Continuing to develop our agility, balance and co-ordination through a range of sporting activities.
      • Perform dances.

       

      Computing

      • We are vloggers
      • We will make and share a short screencast presentation
      • We are Opinion Pollsters
      • We will write and conduct a survey and present our findings

      Music

      Y3 First Access Recorder

      • Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts.
      • Improvise music using 3 notes.
      • Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds – echo game.
      • Begin to use rhythm and staff notation.

      Art

      • Design and produce a clay pot from ancient Greece.

      Homework

      Homework – This will be given out on a Friday and MUST be completed and returned to school by the following Wednesday. Please, can we emphasis all homework must be attempted or brought to school to complete with a teaching assistant if your child is struggling. A lot of children are not attempting homework. Please, can we emphasise all homework must be attempted or brought to school to complete with a teaching assistant if your child is struggling.

      Reading records will be given to the children for parents to fill out as and when their child reads during the week at home.  At home, they can read their library books, a book of their choice. Reading books and reading records must be brought to school every day so they can read in school daily. Thank you for your support with this.

      Year 3 Assemblies

      Our class assembly will take place on Monday 17th June. 

      Our Class Blog

      What happens in our class? have a look at all the blog post direct from the classroom. 

      Year 3 Palm Sunday

      Year 3 recreate Palm Sunday when Jesus makes his triumphal entry into Jerusalem. It marks the beginning of Holy Week and always falls on the Sunday before Easter Sunday.  

      Our Greek Day

      3C had an amazing day learning about the Ancient Greeks. A lady came in wearing a toga and taught us so much. We got to try on armour which was so heavy, we drew some beautiful greek picture and even translated the Greek alphabet.  

      Handball with 3C

      3C have been having great fun improving their attacking and defending skills playing Hand Ball in their PE sessions. They have been very competitive and have played some very close matches! Children have also been developing their leadership skills by captaining their...

      Mathsframe.co.uk

      There are now more than 200 interactive games and over 300 worksheets and assessments, linked to the new curriculum, available on the website. https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/playgame  

      Orienteering

      The Year 3 children have been orienteering in the school grounds this half term with Mrs Viv Barraclough, the coach from East Pennine Orienteering Club. If you are interested in finding out more about the sport of orienteering for all the family please contact...

      3C Bushcraft

      In bushcraft we went into the secret garden and did some out door learning. We got cold and wet, but we had lots of fun  

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