Summer (1) 2019
This half term, the children will be learning to:
- Draw 2-D shapes, and make 3-D shapes using modeling and describe them.
- Recognise that angles are a property of shape and be able to identify right angles.
- Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100; find 10 or 100 more or less than a given number.
- Compare, read, write and order numbers up to 1000.
- Tell and write the time from an analogue clock, using Roman numerals from I to XII to 12-hour and 24-hour clocks.
- Measure, compare, add and subtract: lengths (m / cm /mm); mass (kg / g); volume / capacity (l / ml.
- Count up and down in tenths, recognise that tenths, dividing one-digit numbers or quantities by 10.
- Add and subtract numbers with up to three digits.
- Estimate the answer to a calculation and use inverse operations to check answers.
- Interpret and present data using bar charts, pictograms and tables.
This half term, the children will be learning about:
- Read and compare a range of stories and texts
- Discuss common features and themes within a text.
- Plan and write a story with description of beginning, middle and end.
- Expand ideas through grammar punctuation and structure.
- Understand the purpose of an information text.
- Recognise the structure and language features of a non- fiction text.
- Identify different types of reports such as non-chronological reports, explanations, instructions and persuasive writing.
- Compare and identify the features and structures for each.
- Understand: audience, purpose and typical language features, how they differ for each genre.
- Focus on features of letters, diary entries and scripts
This half term our topic is ‘Darkness to light’
Pupils should be taught to recognise that they need light in order to see things and that dark is the absence of light, notice that light is reflected from surfaces, recognise that light from the sun can be dangerous and that there are ways to protect their eyes, recognise that shadows are formed when the light from a light source is blocked by an opaque object and find patterns in the way that the size of shadows change.
Year three will be studying all aspects of Sikhism 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