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Church of England Primary School

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Year 3 - Willow Class

8.6.21 Term 6

 

Everyday items needed:

  • Water bottle

  • Fruit snack for break time

  • Reading book and reading record / card

 

PE days are Wednesday and Thursday. Full school uniform to be worn everyday now as PE kits can be left at school.  

 

Welcome to Year 3 - Willow Class!

 

Who are the staff in Willow Class?

 

The Class 3 Team

 

 Miss Jermy and Mrs Palmer are the Year 3 teachers.

Mrs Eley is our Learning Support Assistant.

 

Miss Windsor, a student teacher will also be with us from April to July.

 

What does the curriculum look like?

 

Please click on the link below for an overview of our curriculum.

 

Term 6 - Gods and Mortals

 

From nothingness came chaos; from chaos came air and water; from air and water came life. Then, rising majestically from the darkness, came Gaia, Mother Earth, a beacon of warmth and light. Discover a fantastical world full of mythical creatures and legendary heroes. Poseidon, Apollo, Artemis and Zeus reign almighty from Mount Olympus, watching mere mortals on dusty Athenian streets. Meet Theseus, the hero, and Helen of Troy, the beautiful face that launched a thousand ships. Explore the terrains of Greece, where in pure blue skies, the Sun scorches waxen wings and melts the fortunes of Icarus and Daedalus. Then decide your own fate when a mysterious box is found and stirs your curious mind.

Accelerated Reader Quiz Link 

 

https://ukhosted55.renlearn.co.uk/2240591/

 

MyOn link

 

https://www.myon.co.uk/login/

 

Homework Expectations 

 

Daily - Reading / Spelling Shed / Timestable Rockstar

Weekly - My Maths

Termly - Home learning project

Term 5 - Blue Abyss

 

Grab your wetsuit. We’re going deep into an underwater world of incredible coral and mysterious sea creatures. Head to your local aquarium and learn about life in the ocean. Can you pick a favourite fish, plant or animal? What do real divers get up to below the surface? Create a fishy story about exploring an amazing underwater world. Time to go a little deeper into our seas. Make a model deep sea submarine that can withstand great pressure and travel to the deepest, darkest places on Earth. Make sure you test it first. What are those bright lights in the distance? It’s a group of bioluminescent sea creatures. Look closely and create a colourful, 3-D art exhibition when you rise to the surface. Flippers on? Snorkel ready? Let’s head into the Blue Abyss.

Term 4 - Road Trip USA!

 

Buckle up, sunglasses on. We’re going on a road trip across the good old US of A. Flying from London Gatwick, and landing at JFK airport New York, it’s time to explore the sights and sounds of the Big Apple. Use your map skills to navigate your way around some of its most famous landmarks and send a postcard home to ask the question ‘Do you wish you were here?’ Learn how to send an email to book a day trip or reserve a room. Make sure you ask the important questions ‘Does your hotel have a pool? Is there 24-hour room service?’ Meet the Iroquois tribe; Native Americans with amazing customs and traditions.

Term 3 - Traders and Raiders

 

Big and strong, powerful and brave, the Saxons wave their battle axes and brandish their swords as they begin to invade Britain’s shores. Sail back to the Dark Ages, where battles were rife and fear reigned. Find out about the lives of the Saxons, including how they lived and where they came from. Meet the bloodthirsty Vikings from Scandinavia – never before had such terror swept the land. Make a Saxon sword or a Viking brooch and decorate it with intricate patterns. Choose to be a Saxon or Viking and trade your crafty goods, but let’s keep it cool. We don’t want a fight breaking out. Are you ready to shine a light on the dangerous and deadly Dark Ages?

Term 2 - Playlist

 

What’s that noise? A bash? A crash? A shake, a rattle or a low, bass hum? Which do you prefer – an acoustic singer or a booming brass band? A solitary voice singing sweetly and quietly or a magnificent choir lifting the roof? Take out your ear plugs as you journey through the valley of sound and find out about instruments, the sounds they make and how they are produced. Discover how sounds are made and which sounds travel the furthest. Then, sing up and compose a class song for the local talent contest, Class Factor. Can you write a number one hit? Be sure to stand up straight, warm up your voice and sing your heart out. When your performance is done, sit back and listen to calming classical melodies, a soothing lullaby or your favourite boy band ballad. Can you hear me over there? Or do I need to TALK MORE LOUDLY?

Term 1 - Urban Pioneers

  

Hop on the bus and take a trip downtown where the lights are bright, and every street has a story to tell. 

Explore with fresh eyes the art of the city, then capture a moment in time - perhaps a reflection on a building or a shadow passing by. Make a map of your home town an find out how things have changed. Has time changed town life for the better?

How could you improve the urban environment? Maybe add more colour? More light? More things to do, or perhaps a plaza with a comfortable bench or two?

Now light up the city with creations of your own... a statue, a light show, a monument or street art. The possibilities are endless so what will you choose?

You're an urban pioneer...so get ready to go!

Useful websites:

http://www.mymaths.co.uk

 

How do we reward the children’s behaviour?

In Class 3 we remember to follow the 5 bees;

 

 

Be respectful

Be kind and gentle

Be careful

Be responsible

Be the best you can be

 

In PSHE we will been thinking about feelings and emotions and how these impact on our behaviour. We will be using The Zones of Regulation to describe and discuss our emotions. Please follow the links for more information.

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