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

Summer term

Our topic question this term is

Ancient Egyptian!

RE

  • Learn about Easter and Pentecost and what it means to be a Christian in today’s world linking this into everyday living.

 

english

  • Write narratives, plays, and dialogues that contain historical characters developing them using descriptions, stage directions, and dialogue
  • Write letters
  • Non-chronological reports
  • Explore and write traditional poems, that use rhyming couplets, sentences with more than one clause and prepositions to express time and place
  • Read and listen to a wide range of styles of text, both fiction and non-fiction
  • 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 artwork.

History

  • Learn about the civilization of Ancient Egypt:
  • Looking at their beliefs, rulers, and lifestyles.
  • Look at what the Egyptians did for us

Geography

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

Design and Technology

  • Design and produce a sarcophagus from Ancient Egypt

Art

  • Design and produce a sarcophagus from Ancient Egypt

mathematics

  • Use and apply the four basic skills of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • 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 2-digit number
  • Solve problems including missing numbers involving multiplication and division and finding solutions using the inverse operations and apply our reasoning skills
  • Learn how to measure the perimeter of simple 2D shapes
  • Learn how to identify horizontal, vertical, perpendicular and parallel lines in relation to other lines
  • Estimate and measure angels and apply our knowledge into problem solving
  • Look at ways of collecting and recording data
  • Complete a variety of word problems allowing children to apply their knowledge
  • Complete a variety of problem solving activities
  • To tell the time using an analogue clock
  • To use fractions to find and amount

 

science

  • Plants
  • Describe the function of different plants and trees
  • Explore the needs of plants for survival
  • Explore and describe how water is transported within plants
  • Describe the plant life cycle, especially the importance of flowers

Physical education

  • Play tennis and cricket.
  • Learn and develop athletic skills in preparation for our sports day
  •  If your child has pierced ears, it would be much appreciated if you could remove their earrings on each morning of P.E.  Please note that staff are not able to remove them or cover them, so this will result in your child not taking part in our P.E. lesson and an alternative task will be provided for the child, this is due to health and safety reasons.  Long hair must be tied back.

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

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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