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Year 3

Welcome to Year Three's Class Page

Here you can find key information for the year, extra support for your child and see the exciting things the children have been learning about.

 

Class teacher: Mr Ducker Forshaw

Teaching Assistant: Miss Ellams

 

 

Year 3 Key Information

 

Reading - Reading is at the heart of all our learning at Holy Family. To support this at home, please could all children ensure that they read their school reading book every night and that the planner is signed by an adult. Alongside this, it is also key that all children select their own reading for pleasure book which they will also have opportunities to read and share with others in school. 

 

Spellings - Every Friday, all children will receive a new spelling list based on spelling rules/patterns which have been our focus in class. Please can all children learn ready for the following Friday. It is also key that the children understand any new words met and can apply into their writing. To support this, please could all children take each spelling word and put it into their own engaging sentence which can shared back in class. All written homework must be presented to the highest standard. 

 

Homework - All children will be given weekly English and maths homework. This is to be completed and returned to school as required. 

 

PE - PE will take place every Monday and Wednesday. All children must have the correct school PE kit of white t-shirt and black shorts. (Track suits may be worn as the weather turns colder). Please ensure that all children have trainers to enable them to fully participate in this key subject. 

 

As always, thank you for your continued support.

Please don't hesitate to contact me at school if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Mr Ducker and Miss Ellams 

 

Year Three Important Information

 

The school day- school starts at 9.00am with the school gates opening at 8.35am

- School ends at 3.25pm

- Please ensure the office staff have your up to date contact details

- Please ring the office if your child will be absent 

Please ensure your child is wearing the correct school uniform

 

PE - PE is currently taught on Wednesday mornings so please ensure all children have PE kits in school. Jewellery must be removed for PE so if your child cannot remove their own earrings, please take them out before school. Please can children bring in PE clothing for both indoor and outdoor learning throughout the year.

 

Homework - Homework is given out on Fridays and should be returned on Fridays. Homework club is available by request on lunch times for children who are unable to complete it at home or who need some additional support. Homework will be provided both via Class Dojo and as paper copies.

 

Reading books- Please can children bring their books to school every day and can they try to read at home as much as possible. At Holy Family we are passionate about inspiring life long readers!

 

School uniform - We pride ourselves on the appearance of our children. Please help us to maintain this by ensuring all children attend in the correct uniform, including school shoes. 

Other useful websites for Home Learning

 

https://www.thenational.academy/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

Please use the following timetable for any Remote Learning

What parents could do to help...

 

 - Encourage your child to read every single day

 - Encourage your child to practise their times tables as much as possible

 - Encourage your child to look at and spell the 300 High Frequency Words and Years 1, 2, 3 and 4 spelling lists

 - Encourage your child to write (maybe keep a daily diary)

 - Encourage your child to talk if they have any problems

 - Encourage your child to play, imagine and have fun! 

Home Learning

Please find weekly homework and updates on our class Dojo page every Friday. This is also where you can contact Mr Ducker- Forshaw.

Terrific at Timestables!

Year Three have been working hard on their times tables. They are trying hard to learn them at home at school. These are the times tables they need to know by the end of Year Three:

2s, 3s, 5s, 10s, 4s, 6s, 8s, 25s, 50s, 100s.

Challenge accepted!!!

 

Some of our children are now beginning their Year Four times tables:

11s, 12s, 9s and 7s. 

 

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