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Hawthorn

Year 3 

 

Mrs Mossom and Mrs Lodge

 

 

 

Spring Term

 

Welcome to our class page. We hope you will find it useful and it will let you know what we are currently learning about in school. 

Class Routines

Our main classroom door for the start and end of the school day is the Hawthorn playground door.

 

Our regular PE days are Tuesday and Wednesday. On these days children should come to school in PE kit.

On a Wednesday morning, Mr O Keefe and Mrs Quarterman will be teaching Hawthorn.

 

 

Current Learning:

This term in history and geography we will be learning about the period in history from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. Look at the Knowledge Organiser below for more information on our learning. 

Our class novel this half term is: Anisha, Accidental Detective.

 

Writing: We will be developing our story writing skills by thinking about the audience and purpose of our writing, and how we can use language choices to interest the reader. We will continue focusing on improving our handwriting and learning to join correctly. 

                

Maths: In maths we will be learning our 3, 4 and 8 times tables and using these skills to multiply digit numbers by a single digit, e.g. 24 x 3. We will learn about length and perimeter before going on to learn about fractions. 

 

Science: We will be learning about humans and animals, looking at their skeletons, muscles and nutrition.

 

PE: Invasion games and fitness.

 

RE: We will be learning about Islam and Christianity.

 

French: How to say hello, goodbye and other greetings. 

 

Computing: The children will be using scratch to learn to program a sequence of sounds and create a representation of a piano. 

 

Art: Exploring how to draw eyes, noses, lips and then use these skills to draw faces. How to create texture using different brush effects. 

STAR WORK!

Homework

Our expectations for homework are as follows:

 

Homework sheet: Children to complete the given homework sheet every week. Children will be given the sheet on a Friday which are expected to be completed by the following Thursday so that they can be marked in class. All homework given will be on topics learnt in class recently. 

Reading: Reading aloud with an adult progressing to more independent reading as often as possible, with a minimum expectation of 4 times a week. This can be given school banded book or free reading at home, record any home reading in reading record. These will be checked weekly by the class teacher. 

Spellings: Children should be able to spell all words on the Statutory Word Lists for Years 3/4 by the end of Year 4 so please learn a few at a time.

Times Tables: Children should know;

  • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10 times table by the end of Year 3

Project: Each term, children are expected to complete a project that is linked to their current topic.

 

See the document below for Homework Guidance for this term.

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