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Welcome to Year 3

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There are lots of people who will be helping you to grow and learn along your learning journey. Ms Rochester- Bergami (3M) and Ms McKenzie (3S) will be helped by Ms Barnes and Mrs Hussain. We want all the children to try their best and work together to make the learning fun for everyone!

Things to know

PE day: P.E is taught twice a week

3S - Wednesday and Friday 

3M - Tuesday and Wednesday

Our key question is: How did pirates navigate?

Please ensure that your child's P.E kit is labelled with their name, and stays in school to avoid missing out on P.E activities. The children will take their P.E kits home on the last week of term. 

Reading Records: Any time your child has been read with by an adult, there will be a comment in their reading record. Please can you ensure that your child brings in their reading record each day. Children's enthusiasm for reading a range of books, in school and at home is improving, as they are reading more frequently with friends and parents. We would like to encourage you to continue daily reading with your child.  

Our core book that we shall focus on in English is: Pirate Diary: The Journal of Jake Carpenter by Richard Platt. The key words for this book are: pirate, flog, mutiny, helm, ship, treasure, travel, deck and crew.

Anti- Bullying Day

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On Wednesday 13th June, we looked at anti- bullying. As we are a Rights Respecting school, we thought about and discussed how we would help someone who was being bullied.

The children came up with a question that they considered to be most important and centered their work around that. 

At the end of the day, the children made mini advice cards, for children to use if they are being bullied or if they know of someone who is being bullied. 

Golden Hinde

For out topic this half term we have been looking at PIRATES!!!! 

To introduce it and get a real taste of pirate life we all went on a trip to see the Golden Hinde ship in Central London.

We now know our starboard from our larboard, and how to load a cannon.

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British Library

Congratulations to the Year 3 children who read up to 30 books for the Reading Challenge. It was great to see chidlren who read for pleasure and shows how important eading is in our school.

Our overall winner is Ella Scott in Class 3S who has currently read over 45 books. WOW!!! 

We went on a day trip to the British Library where we had the oppourtunity to go on a treasure hunt of rare books from all over the world as well as make and sew our own books. 

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Curriculum

This half term we will be focusing on the European country: Romania. The children will have he opportuntity to live like a Romanian, where they will dress up like them and eat some traditional delicacies. 

We look forward to seeing their fantastic ideas.

Reading records: We would like to encourage all parents to continue to share a brief daily comment after your child has read.

The children will be working really hard on handwritng and presentation. Please reinforce this message at home, whenerver possible.  

In Maths, we will be learning about scaling and correspondence involving multiplication and division. 

In Science they will continue to study plants.

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