Year 3

Week Commencing – 8th October

In Year 3 the children have been learning about:-

  • Maths - We continued working on addition and subtraction; subtraction of 1 digit from 3 digits, addition and subtraction of multiples of 10 to 2 and 3 digit numbers.
  • English - We finished planning our own versions of ‘The Egyptian Cinderella’. We wrote our own versions of the story and edited it, We then wrote them in best to display.
  • Topic - We used our research from the previous lesson to create a poster about everyday life in Ancient Egypt.

To support your child with continuing their learning at home, you could:

Use books or the internet to find out more about the pyramids for Topic next week.

Week Commencing – 1st October

In Year 3 the children have been learning about:-

  • Maths - We started our new topic of addition and subtraction. We looked at adding and subtracting multiples of 100, adding 3 digit numbers and 1s and using bar models to work out addition and subtraction problems.
  • English - We have continued looking at the story of ‘The Egyptian Cinderella’. We started planning and writing our own versions of the story.
  • ICT - We continued with our Hour of Code lessons, using nested instructions to avoid repeating and turning different numbers of degrees.

To support your child with continuing their learning at home, you could:

Use books or the internet to find out about everyday life in Ancient Egypt (food, homes, fashion, government and rulers, education) for Topic next week.

Week Commencing – 24th September

In Year 3 the children have been learning about:-

  • Maths - We have been continuing to look at place value, ordering numbers, counting in 50s and 100s and applying place value knowledge to problem solving.
  • English - We have continued looking at the story of ‘The Egyptian Cinderella’. We have retold the story in groups and we have started to plan and write our own Egyptian Cinderella inspired stories.
  • French - We have introduced our new subject and have practised different greetings, new sounds in a different language and different rhymes and songs in French.

To support your child with continuing their learning at home, you could

Find out about what happens in a Christian wedding ceremony for our RE lesson next week.

Week Commencing – 17th September

In Year 3 the children have been learning about:-

  • Maths - We have been continuing to look at place value, 1,10,100 more and less and comparing numbers using greater than and less than (< >).
  • English - We have continued looking at the story of ‘The Egyptian Cinderella’. We have retold the story in groups, discussed the negative and positive events that happened to Rhodopis and wrote arguments for or against whether the ending of the story is a happy one for her.
  • Topic - We looked at pictures of Egyptian artefacts and discussed what we thought they were, what they were used for, what they were made of, who they might have belonged to and what the artefacts might tell us about Ancient Egypt.

To support your child with continuing their learning at home, you could:

Use books and the internet to find pictures of Egyptian cuffs for Art next week.

Week Commencing – 10th September

In Year 3 the children have been learning about:-

  • Maths- We have been looking at place value, understanding what hundreds, tens and ones represent and placing 3 and 4 digit numbers on a number line.
  • English- We have been looking at the story of ‘The Egyptian Cinderella’. We have compared it to the traditional version of Cinderella, discussing characters thoughts and feelings and using conjunctions to compare different characters.
  • RE - We have been learning about the story of Noah, thinking about the question ‘Why do Christians and Jews still read the story of Noah today?’ using drama techniques to retell the story.

To support your child with continuing their learning at home, you could:

Use books or the internet to research some information about Egyptian artefacts for our Topic lesson on Wednesday next week.







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