Year 3 2021 - 2022

Miss Brown

Year 3 class teacher

Mrs Magee

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Year 3 Spring 1 

WELCOME TO YEAR 3! We are delighted to  have you in our class and we are so excited for the year ahead. Please check the class website for regular updates about homework, home reading, uniform and events. You can also check our class Twitter page to see what we are up to in class. 

@Sjf_year3

Reading at homeThe Iron Man: A Children's Story in Five Nights: 1: Amazon.co.uk: Ted  Hughes, Tom Gauld: 8601300335667: Books

Reading is essential to support your child's learning and progress in school. The best way to do this is by working in partnership with parents and families. We therefore expect that children read at home every day, this is their homework and is the most important thing a child can do to ensure good progress. Chldren can also access Bug Club at home, we will write their logins in their reading records for you to access at home.

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0 

Children's books will be changed every Friday and comments will be left in your child's reading record. 

Our whole class book this term is 'The Iron Man' by Ted Hughs. 

Spelling

Spellings will be given out every Friday and are in the form of a handwriting worksheet. Children are expected to complete these and bring them back to school the following week before a test on Friday afternoon. If your child is given seperate spellings, these link with the levelled books that they are reading in school with an adult. Your children will be tested on these ones. 

ART

This term we have created some beautiful art work around the theme 'Jesus is the light of the world.' 

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Literacy

Our driver text this term is Stone Age Boy by Satoshi Kitamora. We are doing lots of wonderful creative writing around this text and will be finishing with writing a Historical narrative. 

Stone Age Boy: Amazon.co.uk: Kitamura, Satoshi, Kitamura, Satoshi:  0787721953272: Books

P.E

P.E will take place every Tuesday afternoon. Children can come to school in comfy sport gear or their P.E kits. Throughout the year, children will still have access to our Forest School, and learning outdoors will be integrated into our class sessions. 

Maths

In year 3, children learn their 3, 4 and 8 timestables. Fluency in their tables helps to support children's learning in other areas of Maths. Children have been given a Timestables Rockstars login in which is in the front of their reading record. You can log on at home and practice! We will also send home some timestable worksheets on a Friday for some extra practice!

If you have any questions, please contact Miss Brown on brown@sjfprimary.co.uk

History

This week, Year 3 began their exciting new topic all about the pre-historic period of the Stone Age. We began our learning by exploring the chronology of the of Stone Age and how it fits into our understanding of world History. We also began our working on a  timeline examining the key events of the period. 

Online Safety Day 2022

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Useful links

Maths:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/

http://amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html

http://www.ilovemathsgames.com/

http://www.mathsisfun.com/index.htm

http://www.mathszone.co.uk/

http://www.multiplication.com/

http://www.primarygames.co.uk/

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/

English games and links

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

Top Marks has a wide range of educational games for children to play to consolidate their learning.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zv48q6f

BBC Bitesize English

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/languages/words/naming-nouns/

A set of slide shows, quizzes and games that explain concepts such as nouns and adjectives. Produced by the University of Manchester.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

Top Marks has a range of educational games for children to play to consolidate their learning.

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Art at St John Fisher, by Mrs Cunliffe

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Contact the School

St John Fisher Primary School

Edward Street,
Widnes,
Cheshire,
WA8 0BW

Main Contact: Office Manager Margaret Hassett

Tel: 0151 424 7794
sec.stjohnfisher@halton.gov.uk