Class 3 2018 - 2019

Miss Smith

Mrs Freeman

Mrs Naden

Dear Parents and Carers, 

Welcome to a fun packed year in Class 3 at St Anne’s Fulshaw.

Here is an overview of our topics for the year:

Autumn 1 - Amazing Animals

Autumn 2 - Castles and Dragons/WW1

Spring 1 - Asia

Spring 2 - Victorians

Summer 1 - Heroes and Villains

Summer 2 - Heroes and Villains

This term will be very exciting and involve lots of hands on learning for the children.

 

Please make a note of the ‘Meet the Teacher Evening’ which is on Wednesday 19th September.  Choose from one of the following sessions: 5:00pm, 5:20pm or 5:40pm. I look forward to talking to you about the themes Class 3 will be covering this year.

 

Literacy:

We will be exploring Little Red Riding Hood, Meerkat mail and Giraffes Can’t Dance, focussing on story sequencing, speech and instructions.

 

Reading:

Please encourage your child to read for 15 minutes a night. Your child has a Reading Diary to record page numbers etc. and this must be signed by a parent /carer on a daily basis and must be handed in to be checked. If you do not have time to read due to clubs etc please write this in the reading diary.

 

Maths:

The children will be covering a range of units from the maths national curriculum. This term we shall be looking at place value, addition and subtraction, multiplication, division and pictograms.

 

Science:

Science will be taught once a week. This term we will be looking at living things and their habitats and animals including humans.

 

Art:

Art takes place once a week, this term we shall be looking at Kandinsky and producing some of our own Kandinsky inspired work.

 

Topic:

Topic will be taught by Mrs Lloyd on a Thursday morning. We will be looking at a range of topics focussing particularly on history and geography.

 

 

 

PE:

PE will be taught on a Monday and a Friday. Children will need the following kit: black shorts; green logo T-shirt; socks and spare socks, black joggers /tracksuit and jumper, black fleece or skins (ideal for winter) pumps or trainers, a carrier bag for wet clothing and bobbles (girls).

We will be starting with outdoor athletics and invasion games.

 

Music

Music will be taught on a Wednesday morning.

 

Homework

Maths, literacy and spelling homework will be given out every Friday and all work should be handed in on or before the following Thursday. Spelling tests will take place on Fridays.

 

Maths: 1 page of mental maths book

Literacy/topic: complete activity/worksheet provided.

Common Exception Words: practise reading and spelling these words, when you have completed the set provided please ask for the next set.

 

 

Computing

Computing will be taught on a Friday afternoon and will cover coding and debugging programmes.

 

Languages

German will be taught by Herr Jones from WHS (Year 3 only).

 

In Class 3 your child will be expected to follow a set of class rules.

Be a good listener to allow ourselves and others to learn.

Use our manners and treat others how we want to be treated.

Work quietly and do not disturb others.

Try new things, take risks and make mistakes.

Believe in ourselves!

 

If you do need to talk to me before, then please arrange an appointment or catch me after school.

 

Many thanks,

 

Miss Cat Smith

csmith@stannesfulshaw.net

 

Useful links:

Literacy:

Learn about contractions with this game

http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/apostrophes_contract/eng/Introduction/activity.htm

Learn about sentences with this fun game

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?e=spelling-grammar03

Are you an adjective detective?

http://flash.topmarks.co.uk/3263

Do you know your common exception words? Choose the 1200 common words, the select first to fourth hundred or higher for an extra challenge.

http://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/literacy/speller/

 

Numeracy:

Have some fun with tens and ones but don't sink your boat!

http://www.ictgames.com/sharkNumbers/sharkNumbers_v5.html

Addition challenge - can you do it?

http://www.primarygames.co.uk/pg2/powerlines/powerlines1.html

Addition pyramid

http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/pyramid.html

Quick fire times tables - are you fast enough?

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Can you order the numbers?

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/coconut-ordering

Can you guess the number?

http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/mentalmaths/guessthenumber.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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St Anne's Fulshaw CE Primary

Nursery Lane,
Wilmslow,
Cheshire.
SK9 5JQ

Main Contact: Mrs Wendy Clark (Admin Officer)

Tel: 01625 523536
Fax: 01625 522837
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