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Welcome to Year 3- Spring 1

Welcome to Year 3- Spring 1 1



Over the Spring term both year 3 classes will be taking part in free swimming lessons at the Mountbatten Center. These will be during the school day and will be hour lessons once a week. Children will be taught by a trained swimming coach and supervised by a qualified lifeguard. For the lessons, children will need a suitable swimming costume (no bikinis) and a towel. No jewellery to be worn on these days.


3EC Swimming Dates









And welcome to 3EC's and 3MH's year page. 


During Spring Term 1 we have some great things to look forward to... 




This half term in English we will be learning about how we can extend our writing using different features including direct speech, fronted adverbials, prepositions, perfect present tense and possessive apostrophes.    




As mathematicians this half term, we will be focusing on multiplication and division, properties of shape and position and direction aswell as telling the time to the nearest minute.

We will continue to recap our knowledge of place value and addition and subtraction.




As geographers this half term we will be taking a closer look at our local area and will explore different features of the community. We will be using maps to spot familiar places and give directions to and from local points of interest and look at the physical and human features.



As scientists this half term, we will be continuing to learn about forces and magnets. Comparing how things move differently on different surfaces.



In PSHE this half term we will be learning about the similarities and differences between people, personal boundaries and the importance of keeping something confidential or secret.



As designers this half term we will be learning the artist Georgia O’Keeffe and her abstract art style.




Spelling are tested weekly
PE is on Tuesday afternoons

Homework goes out on a Friday due in on the following Thursday