Spring (1) 2018
This half term, the children will be learning to:
- Add and subtract numbers with up to three digits.
- Estimate the answer to a calculation and use inverse operations to check answers.
- Solve problems, including missing number problems, using number facts, place value, and more complex addition and subtraction.
- Measure; compare, add and subtract: lengths (m / cm / mm); mass (kg / g); volume / capacity (l / ml).
- Add and subtract amounts of money to give change using both £ and p in practical contexts.
- Interpret and present data using bar charts, pictograms and tables
- Solve one-step and two-step word problems.
- Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different
- Count up and down in tenths.
- Recognise and use fractions as numbers.
- Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator within one whole.
This half term, the children will be learning about:
- Read and compare a range of traditional fairy tales, stories and genres and discuss features
- Discuss common features and themes within various texts.
- Plan edit and write a story with descriptions of a beginning, middle and an ending.
- Expand ideas through grammar punctuation and structure.
- Use technical vocabulary to support writing.
- Use diagrams and illustrations to further explain the text.
- Understand: audience, purpose and language features and how they differ for each genre.
- Identify different types of reports such as non-chronological reports, explanations, instructions and persuasive writing.
- Compare and identify the features and structures for each.
This half term our topic is ‘Walk like an Egyptian’
Year 3 will be undertaking different experiments to see what affects different plants and what they need to grow.
Year three will be studying all aspects of Islam including the main beliefs, how and where they worship, special festivals and special symbols.
Could you please read daily with your children, learn weekly spellings and Maths facts daily and complete the spell zoo activity weekly.
The children will be given their new Spellings on a Thursday and they will have their spelling test on the following Thursday.
We may be doing PE outside throughout the year, therefore would you please provide warm jog bottoms, sweat tops and trainers. For indoor PE, your child will need navy shorts, a plain white top and plimsolls. Please could you make sure that everything is labelled with your child’s name. No earrings are allowed to be worn in school.
If you have any concerns relating to your child, please feel free to see the class teacher:
Class 10 – Mr Brown, Class 11 – Miss Gentle, Class 12 – Mr Dickens
or the phase leader – Miss Coard