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Maple Class

We are Y3 and our class is called Maple. We have 29 children in our class and we are all aged between seven and eight. Our classroom is found on the first floor of the new extention, so we are lucky to be able to work in a bright, modern classroom.  

Our teacher is Miss Forster.

 

Topic

Our topic for this term is ‘The Stone Age -  The Bronze Age'. This will involve us looking at Pre-Roman Britain, particularly how people survived and their various different settlements.  

DT

In DT we will be researching different types of Stone Age shelters. We will look at what different types of materials they used and whether they were good or bad. We will also compare them to modern day shelters. 

Art 

In art, we will be focusing on Caving paintings. We will firstly look at different Stone Age cave paintings and what they represent. We will then experiment with different resources to help create a cave painting affect mirroring that of the Stone Age. 

Science

Our scientific work focuses on Magnets and Forces. We will looking at the different poles of a magnet; north and south. We will look which attract and which repel. Also, we will look at whether the size of a magnet determines the strength. Additionally, we will look at what materials are magnetic using a fair test. 

Class Book

Our class book is The Iron Man by Ted Hughes. We will create letters, stories, setting and character descriptions, instructions and non-chronological reports all based around this topic. 

 

Reading

This year we are having a big focus on reading and we would all greatly appreciate your support with this. Together, we can help the children understand how important reading is to support them not only in all areas of the curriculum, but also in life. Your child will get their levelled book like always, however will also get a book of their choice which may be too hard for them to read alone. We thought it would be great to use this book as a bedtime story, to help the children to become immersed into all different genres of book which will hopefully support their independent reading.

Computing

In computing we will be focusing on E-safety. We will look into how to keep ourselves safe on the internet. 

RE

In RE we will focusing on Judaism. We look at different traditions within this religion and some of the stories that are within the Torah.

Spanish 

In Year 3 we start to learn Spanish! How exciting! This term we will be learning how to say our names, age and how we are all in Spanish!

 

We hope you enjoy looking at some of the activities that we do in school.

 

Keep a lookout on our website for further information and photographs.

 

Miss Forster

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mathematics and English coverage in Year 3.

Use the web links below to develop skills and understanding of all the curriculum work we do in school.

There are lots of really fun activities to try! Enjoy!

Learn all about prepositions by singing along to: "Preposition" by The Bazillions

Up, down, all around -- learn your prepositions as you sing along with The Bazillions' hit song! Find out more at http://www.thebazillions.com Preposition by The Bazillions ©2010 All rights reserved.

Learn about how the letter e can change a vowel sound by singing along to: "Silent e" by The Bazillions

Silent e holds the key that guarantees so much for us to see! Watch and learn just a few of the hundreds of words that are possible thanks to Silent e! Silent e By The Bazillions ©2013 All rights reserved.

Learn this spelling rule about the letters q and u by singing along to: "Q and U" by The Bazillions

Hey there's Q and his best friend U! Follow these best buds on a spelling and reading sing-along with The Bazillions! Find out more at http://www.thebazillions.com Q and U by The Bazillions ©2015 All rights reserved.

Learn how to improve your writing by singing along to the song: "Similes and Metaphors" by The Bazillions

Simile Girl and Metaphor Man are here to save the day! These heroes make learning your similes and metaphors as easy as pie. Similes and Metaphors By The Bazillions ©2013 All rights reserved. Similes and metaphors are similar but nothing more than a comparison in different ways.

Learn all about the different conjunctions by singing the Conjunction Song from Grammaropolis - "Let's Bring It All Together"

Classroom accounts now available for teachers! Visit http://edu.grammaropolis.com/conjunction.php for songs, books, games, quizzes, and individual student tracking! Lyrics: VERSE 1 Let's get together Join our words as one. Choose your words for their function. Conjunctions gonna get it done. Yeah if you're gonna join a word or phrase Or clause today, May I interject hey, hey!

Learn the names of all the different triangles by singing the song: "Triangular Triangles" by The Bazillions

Sing along with Maybelline Scalene, Eloise Isosceles, and Daffodil Equilateral, as you learn to untangle these triangular triangles!

Learn the difference between perimeter and area by singing the song: "Perimeter Around The Area" by The Bazillions

Sing along with The Bazillions as these cool cats show you the facts about perimeter and area!

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