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

Autumn term

Our topic question this term is

‘Who first lived in Britain?’
Year 3 Entry Point: Presentation of artefacts related to Ancient Britons to consider their purpose.
Exit Point:  ICT presentation by the children.

RE

  • Learn about the Christian Family.
  • Think about what it means to be part of a Christian family.
  • Know that we can join the Christian family when we are baptized.
  • Know what happens when we are baptized.
  • Know baptism is a sacrament.

 

english

  • Write adventure stories.
  • Describe settings and develop characters.
  • Write newspaper reports.
  • Write instructions and directions.
  • Write non-chronological reports.
  • Use a wider range of conjunctions and sentence structures.
  • Become more accurate in our use of more sophisticated punctuation.
  • Spell most of the Y2 and Y3 common exception words correctly.
  • Read and listen to a wide range of styles of text.
  • Read and listen to whole books.
  • Make predictions based on what we have read.
  • Use the text and inference to answer questions.
  • 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

  • Study the Stone Age to the Iron Age.
  • Recognise the part archaeologists have had in helping us to find out about the past.
  • Use various sources of evidence to answer questions.
  • Investigate and interpret the past.
  • Understand chronology.
  • Communicate historically.
  • Build an overview of world history.

Geography

  • Find out where the best places to build Iron Age settlements were and why.
  • Make maps of surviving UK monuments from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages.
  • Find out about the settlement of Skara Brae.
  • Make a visitor’s guide to Stonehenge.

Design and Technology

  • Design, make and evaluate an iron age roundhouse.
  • Build a prehistoric shelter.
  • Build a biscuit Stonehenge.
  • Make a model woolly mammoth.

mathematics

  • Recognize 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 how to identify horizontal, vertical, perpendicular and parallel lines in relation to other lines.

 

science

  • Be working scientifically to study and investigate animals and humans.
  • Looking at nutrients in the body, transportation of water and nutrients in the body, the muscle and skeleton system of humans and animals.
  • Looking at the digestive system in humans.
  • Looking at teeth.
  • Looking at the human circulatory system.

Physical education

  • Play competitive games, modified where appropriate, such as football, netball, rounders, cricket, hockey, basketball, badminton and tennis, and apply basic principles suitable for attacking.
  • Continuing to develop our agility, balance and co-ordination through a range of sporting activities.

 

Computing

  • Designing and write programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts.
  • Using sequence, selections and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output;  generate appropriate inputs and predicted outputs to test programs.

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

  • Make Stone Age necklaces.
  • Reproduce Stone Age cave art.
  • Mix up natural paints.
  • Use pastels to represent Stonehenge.
  • Produce Celtic designs from the Iron Age.

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 Friday, 5th October at 14:30

Our Class Blog

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

Bradford Science and Media Museum

                     Year 3 pupils thought Bradford Science and Media Museum was out of this world. The trip on Monday (25.06.18) was part of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) week. In the Wonderlab, pupils got the chance to take part in...

Mary day

On Friday 4Th May we celebrated Mary day in school. In 3N we had so much fun and took part in a range of activities. These included a whole class collage of the crucifixion with each table partaking in a section of the picture using different materials, we wrote...

123 Sports Day

On Tuesday 8th May, 2 children from each class in Year 1, 2 and 3 were chosen to take part in a sports afternoon at Batley Sports Centre. The children had the opportunity to complete activities to build skills for sports such as; tennis, curling, volleyball. They then...

Freeze Frame Drama

In R.E we kicked off our new topic with some freeze frame drama. We had to imagine we were there when Jesus rose from the dead and finding his tomb empty. We had to freeze frame different scenes:  Jesus on the cross, Jesus taken from the cross, Jesus placed in the...

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