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Welcome to 3MH's and 3CT's year 3 page

Drop off time: 8:45am           Pick up time: 2:55pm

 

If you need to get in contact with your child's teacher, please contact us via our work emails and we will respond to you in due course: 

 

m.hall@portsdown.portsmouth.sch.uk 

c.thomas@portsdown.portsmouth.sch.uk 

 

Notices:

Spelling and times tables are practised daily.

PE is on Tuesday afternoons.

Reading records and reading books are changed on a Monday.

Spelling tests are on a Friday.

 

Library day is on a Wednesday - children must bring their book back into school to renew or to change.

 

 

Dates for your diary: 

15/9/20, 17/9/20 and 23/9/20 - Parent's evening dates

If you would like a telephone parent's evening conversation, please email your child's class teacher, flexible dates and times are available.

 

 

Autumn One

During Autumn 1 we have some great things to look forward to... 

 

 

English 

This half term in English we will be reading ‘The Greenling’ and ‘The Lost Happy Endings’. Our writing outcomes will be based on these books. We will be practising extending our sentences using exciting sentence openers and conjunctions.

 

 

Maths

As mathematicians this half term, we will be focusing on number and place value. This will include what each digit in a number is worth, comparing and ordering numbers up to 1000. After this we will extend our knowledge of addition and subtraction.

 

Topic 

History

As historians this half term we will be learning about Ancient Egypt. Children will learn about there daily lives and mummification

 

Science 

As scientists this half term, we will be exploring what nutrition is and why it is important that humans and animals have a balanced diet. We will also be looking at their skeletons and muscular systems.

 

PSHE

In PSHE this half term we will be learning about our school values and visions- specifically how we can apply these in our class and at play and lunch times.  We will be settling back into school life and discussing our feelings, emotions and worries during circle times.

 

Art

As designers this half term we will be painting in the style of Georgia O’Keefe. The children will paint landscape painiting of Barleycorn land from our English book ‘The Greenling’.

 

Spanish

As linguists this half term, we will be learning how to say simple greetings. We will practise these through role play and will be writing our own conversations with our friends.  

 

RE

 In RE, we will be learning about Jesus’ messages and teachings through stories and role play.

 

Music

As musicians this half term we will be learning about pulse and pitch through the song ‘Let Your Spirit Fly’. The children will also be listening to music which is in the style of classic R&B. 

 

 

Year 3 Overview 2020-2021

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