01634 710312
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Hilltop Road, Rochester ME2 4QN

Year 3

Panda Class: Mrs E Cook

Koalas Class: Miss E Huxley

We will be carrying on with our cursive handwriting. Those children who join neatly and consistently will then be awarded a Pen Power certificate. This allows them to use a handwriting pen in their work and encourages continued neatness.

TERM 4 TOPIC – TRIBAL TALES

  • Literacy – We will be reading Stig of the Dump, looking at sentence starters, character profiles and practicing our comprehension skills.

  • Numeracy – This term we will look at estimating and rounding, money, problem solving, using different methods, time, handling data and shape.

  • History – Palaeolithic Period, Mesolithic and Neolithic period plus looking into the Bronze Age

  • R.E – We will be finding out what is a creator plus finding out how did the World come to be?

  • Computing – We will learning to code using the programme Scratch.

  • DT – We will be creating a cave painting, designing a model of a Stone Age camp, making their Stone Age camp and evaluating.

  • Science – We will be looking at Rocks and Fossils, identifying and grouping rocks, what are fossils and how soil is formed.

 

TO HELP YOUR CHILD YOU CAN …

The children have embraced the Race to Read and we have awarded many silver and gold certificates. Please read with your child 3 times a week to help them achieve their next award (remember to sign the contact book)

 

REMINDERS

  • Spelling and tables tests are on Friday morning

  • Homework is given out every other Thursday and is due in the following Tuesday.

  • PE will be outdoor on a Tuesday – children to bring in a tracksuit due to the cold weather.

  • Swimming will now be on a Thursday.

  • Recorders are on a Friday

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