Week beginning 19th February
What a brilliant start we have had to our Spring term.
The children have been very lucky to recieve swimming lessons every day this week and next week. They have loved getting dressed and walking to the pool in their dressing gowns. The swim teacher has been very impressed with what the children have been able to do so far and has been really impressed with the behaviour!
Some of the children came into school in their Brownie uniform as it was World Thinking Day.
Please remember that the children will need their swimming stuff every day next week!
Week beginning 5th February
Another busy half term done!
We started our week with meeting a Roman Soldier. He taught us some drills and some Latin words. He then told us about all of the different armour that was used. We learnt lots of new information about the Romans and have passed our Roman soldier training!
We all took part in making a year group mosaic that is being put in school. This has been part of our art project for this half term and the we all loved taking part in a big mosaic.
Lots of homework has been shown this week and some children have tried really hard with it. Thank you and well done to the children that completed it!
We have finished off the week looking at Chinese New Year. We looked at what year it was and learnt some new information.
We hope you have a lovely, but restful half term and we look forward to seeing the children back. Don’t forget we have swimming lessons starting after half term!
Week beginning 29th January
This week has been very busy with assessment week! The children have worked really hard on these and we are really proud of them.
The children have written some brilliant setting descriptions based on the story Escape from Pompeii. They have used adjective openers, fronted adverbials and expanded noun phrases.
We have been looking at our British Values and thinking of examples as how we may show this throughout school.
All of the children looked lovely for their pictures today.
Remember that homework is due on Monday! We have got a very busy final week next week and some visitors.
Week beginning 15th January
The children have had a very busy week this week!
In music the children have created their own masks as we are looking at Chinese New Year. We have listened to some music as well as listening to the story. We will then be completing our own pentatonic melodies.
The children have been very excited to make their own mosaics out of paper in the style of Jim Bachor. The children were fascinated by his work. We are looking forward to being able to make our own mosaics later on in the half term.
The children have been excited to play in our new role play which is a Roman museum. Look through the photos to see what some of them have been getting up to!
Finally, they have taken part in a dodgeball festival today. Lots of fun was had and we would love you to have a look through the photos at what they did.
Please can you ensure that your child is reading and completing their TTRS homework (5 minutes). This is still very important for the children to do and helps them with their learning.
Week beginning 10th December
We can't believe that we are coming to the end of our first term in Year 3. Time goes by so quickly! This week has been a busy week for Year 3. We have performed our poetry performance to the whole school and lots of parents. The children did exceptionally well and the whole of the Year 3 team are very proud of them. Please have a look through some of the pictures/videos from the performance. We have been completing lots of our foundation units and are starting to make some Christmas cards.
Miss Batey's class are coming to the end of their forest school time. Please click on the link to see the photos and what they have been up to. https://www.lostockhallcps.co.uk/year-3-1/
Remember your party clothes on Monday!
Week beginning 4th December
This week has been a very busy week in Year 3.
The children have been focusing on their poetry performance. They have written and presented their list poems and are really impressed with what they have achieved. We can’t wait to perform for you all next week!
In Maths we have started multiplication and division. Children should now be secure on using column addition and subtraction with some exchanges.
The children have really enjoyed their Christmas dinner and we have seen some lovely Christmas jumpers!
We can’t believe we only have 2 weeks left in school!
Week beginning 13th November
We can’t believe that another week is over!
On Monday, the children celebrated anti-bullying week and wore odd socks. The children have made some brilliant posters and they enjoyed listening to the song ‘Make Noise’.
The children are really enjoying our class novel ‘Grimwood’ at the moment which is causing lots of the children to laugh. We are focusing on listening to them being fluent readers and making sure that we don’t sound robotic and put some expression into what we are reading as well.
Half of Miss Batey’s class have spent there Thursday afternoon doing Forest School. It is great to hear what they have been up to and see the smiles on their faces!
We have then finished the week with celebrating Children In Need. There have been some lovely outfits and we have learnt about why we have Children In Need.
Week beginning 6th November
We have had a very busy week in Year 3! In English we have finished How to wash a woolly mammoth and have started our unit on The Couch Potato. We will eventually write a retell on the couch potato.
In maths we are continuing to look at the formal method for addition. The children have been exchanging ones for tens and tens for hundreds. This has been tricky, but we are now showing a food understanding.
We have been celebrating Diwali as some of the children in year 3 will be taking part in the celebration this weekend.
All of the children were invited to an assembly where we took part in a minutes silence and listened to the last post being played. This was done by the brass teacher Mrs Greg.
Finally, we took part in National Outdoor Classroom Day. The children went outside and sorted the rocks into different ways and looked round to see if they could spot and round school.
Week beginning 15th October
We have finished our first half term in Year 3! The children are now used to the routines and expectations that we have of them.
As part of Black History Month we have looked at Rosa Parks. We read a book all about her and what she did as well as watching a videos all about it. After we got given all this information, we created a fact file.
The standard of homework has been great for this half term and the new homework sheet will come out after the break.
Have a lovely but safe half term! Enjoy the rest!
Week beginning 9th October
This week has been Life Skills Week and we have had lots of visitors in school.
The children have taken part in lots of workshops. Some of the activities the children have taken part in is First Aid, HSBC and a Mental Health Workshop.
The children really enjoyed their First Aid course. We discussed lots of strategies about what we could do if someone needed First Aid. We learnt CPR, bandages and information what to do if we see someone in trouble. We also discussed how to use What 3 Words.
We have also completed our D.T this week and made healthy sandwiches. We started the week with tasting different types of breads and described the texture. We were very lucky to taste them afterwards and some of them really enjoyed tasting them.
Homework is due next week!
Week beginning 2nd October
This week the children have started on TT Rockstars. We have already seen some great improvements on their scores!
Next week is life skills week where we have lots of people come in throughout the week and we will also be looking at our DT which is healthy sandwiches.
In Maths this week we have now moved onto addition and subtraction. The children have been using their number facts to work out certain answers whether it’s 10x bigger or smaller.
In English we are coming to the end of Stone Girl Bone Girl. The children did a brilliant job when we looked at emotions and used show don’t tell. We will be writing our diaries based on Mary Anning next week.
Just a quick reminder that homework is due in just over a week.
Week beginning 25th September
All of the children have had another fabulous week!
The children have coloured and drawn in their own line drawings. They look amazing! We can’t wait to show you the end results!
Some of 3SB have had another brilliant week of Forest School and have been lucky with the weather.
In R.E this week children made some paper lamps which helped with our understanding of Diwali.
We can’t believe that we are half way through the first half term already!
Monday 18th September
This week the children started the week with a basketball festival. They enjoyed learning some new skills and how to dribble with the ball.
The children are now able to name some of the bones in our body and the reason why we have a skeleton.
Everyone completed their spelling test today and it was lovely to see their happy faces when they got 10/10! New spellings are handed out on a Friday and we encourage the children to write out their spellings 3 times on the page.
Finally, please can children bring their money in a wallet. Lots of children are also coming into school without their names in their uniform. Please write your child’s name on the label as all children have the same P.E hoody and uniform.
Week beginning 11th September
We were lucky this week to receive some Stone Age artefacts and decide what they may have been used for. Some of them are very interesting!
Year 3's are also enjoying learning French and being able to say 'How are you?' and respond with either: 'I am good, I am not so good and so, so'.
This week children will be coming home with spellings. Children are to write out their spellings 3 times next to the printed piece of paper. They will need to bring their spelling books in every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please can children back these as well for next Friday.
Week beginning 4th September
The children have settled well into the Year 3 routines so far. We have started our place value unit in Maths, Stone Age boy in English and learning all about the Stone Age in History. The children were lucky enough to take part in a session of Jujitsu this afternoon. They enjoyed learning some new skills throughout the lesson.
Following the App messages 3B (Miss Batey’s class) will be doing their P.E on a Wednesday and Friday. 3N (Miss Nisbet’s class) will be doing their P.E on Monday and Friday. We have now sent the children’s home learning folders and books home. We ask that these are to be backed in something like wrapping paper. When children hand in their homework we will stick a name label on with a treasury tag to keep their book inside.
Just a quick reminder that children need to bring their money in a named purse/wallet as well as a water bottle with their name on it.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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