Welcome to Year 3
Year 3 is an exciting and challenging year full of learning and fun. Class 3 is full of energy and they are extremely inquisitive. They love to ask questions and to be competitive with each other.
Year 3 Staff
Our class teacher is Miss Ballentine.
You can find our more about our learning by visiting the Curriculum section of our website.
Year 3 will have PE on Wednesday and Thursday.
On Wednesday we have P.E. with Mr Storey and will be developing our football skills.
On Thursday we have wheelchair basketball led by a professional coach.
We should be reading as regularly as we can throughout the week (at least 3 times) and recording it in our reading records.
We also have a specific set of words to practise spelling each week and must make sure we understand what they mean and can use them in a sentence.
We also have a weekly times tables/ mental arithmetic test. This term, we will be given specific times tables to practise.
Children can access their spelling lists on their e-schools page.
Science – Rocks
We will be learning about the 3 types of rock, how soil is made and how fossils are formed.
History – The Stone Age
We will be learning about life in the Stone Age and what cave paintings tell us.
Geography – Volcanoes and Earthquakes
We will be learning about the key parts of a volcano and explain how it is formed.
Art – Durham Mining Art
Using pastels, we will be creating pieces of art linked with Durham mining.
Computing – Word Processing
In our Computing sessions we will be practising changing case, using a secure password and using advanced select.
Music – Theory and Listening
Year 3 will be introduced to crotchets, paired crotchets and minims on a treble clef stave.
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