Year 3

Welcome to Year 3! 
 
Year 3 Teachers: Class 7 - Miss Peplow
                            Class 8 - Mr Kendall
 
Year 3 Teaching Assistant: Mrs Reading
 
Important Information!
 
Spellings- We give out new spellings every Tuesday and then test them the following Tuesday. Make sure you practice your spellings every day! The scores will be recorded and new spellings will be given out every week.
 
P.E.- We have P.E every Monday and Friday. Remember your full kit!
 
Homework- Every time your child finishes their reading the are to complete the homework from the book. Guidance regarding English and Maths homework to be communicated shortly. If your child does not have questions at the front of the book then just write a few sentences about what they enjoyed about the book please.
 
Reading- Reading books need to be read at home every night! The following must be included every night:
 
1) Title of the book
2) Page number at the start and the end of reading
3) Comment about the reading from the child or the person hearing the child read
4) Signature of the adult who heard the child read
 
Failure to comply will unfortunately result in strikes being given.
Spellings
This week our spelling rule is adding -ly to word that changes the -y to an i.
 
For example when guilty changes to guiltily the -y is changed to an -i and -ly is then added.
 
guilty > guilt> guilti> guiltily
 
 
Below are this weeks spellings.
 
Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
angrily
easily
happily
luckily
prettily
angrily
easily
happily
luckily
prettily
readily
speedily
heavily
hungrily
lazily
clumsily
heavily
hungrily
lazily
merrily
noisily
steadily
wearily
necessarily
guiltily
English
Last week and this week we have be looking at play scripts. We have great fun acting out the play 'A Tune of Lies' and then writing our own alternative version.
Maths
We have been learning our 3, 4 and 8 times tables. We know that multiplication and division is an inverse operation and we are using our time table skills to help us divide.
Science
This half term we are looking at light and reflection. We will devise our own experiment to test our own hypothesis.
Topic
This week we have made our very own Stone Age Jewelry and next we are going to investigate Skara Brae, an old Stone Age settlement!
Music
Year 3 are now learning the Ukulele on a Tuesday afternoon. An expert from the Music Service  will come in every week to deliver the session to our budding musicians!
 
PE
Children have been learning the skills of gymnastics and football this term in P.E. I wonder who is the next budding Harry Kane?