Welcome to the Year 3 Class Page.
We hope your child is going to have a wonderful year this year!
In Year 3, we aim to create a happy, stimulating environment where your child feels valued, safe and motivated to learn. Every year is very important and Year Three is no exception. We have high expectations and a desire to see each child achieve their potential and make exceptional progress. A key aspect in the progress of your child is the relationship between home and school.
Children will have the opportunity to have their books changed twice a week, this allows lots of re-reading for fluency which is vital to aid understanding. Books will only be changed upon return of the previous book. The comments section of the Reading Record needs to filled in by an adult with comments on the child’s understanding of the book as well as the reading itself so please ask your children questions about what they have read. Children need to provide a brief summary of what their book is about. This can be on a separate piece of paper if needed.
Children who are not reading from the scheme also need to provide a summary of their book but we understand that longer novels will take longer to read.
Homework is just as important as the work we do in school and consolidates what we do during the week. It will be given out on a Friday and could be either Maths or English, to be returned by Monday. It is vital that homework is returned on Monday and is completed to the same high standard we expect in school. If it is not handed in by Tuesday, children will need to complete it on Tuesday in their lunchtime.
At the beginning of each week a whole half term’s spellings will be provided as we did last year.
The same list will be given again each week with the current week’s spelling highlighted in yellow and any that the children got wrong from the previous week highlighted in green – these will need re-learning.
Please supply your child with a water bottle so that they can have a drink of water whenever they wish. Please ensure their names are on them. We will send these home half termly for a good clean.
Names in clothes – VITAL
Please ensure that your child’s name is clearly written in all items of clothing, including coats and shoes, hats and gloves etc. This is extremely important.
Please ensure your child has a P.E. kit in school that consists of shorts, a T -shirt and pumps. The main PE activity this year will be swimming each Monday morning as part of the Year 3 curriculum. The children will enjoy further activity but the day may vary so it is important to have a PE kit in school. A separate letter will be sent with swimming arrangements.
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