Wells-next-the-Sea

Primary & Nursery School

Year 3

Staff: Mrs Henman, Miss Burns, Mrs Cameron and Mrs Hutchings

Please click on the items below to find out what Year 3 have been learning about…

Maths

This half-term we are going to focus on multiplication and division. We will also be exploring shape, space and direction. Problem-solving will be a part of our everyday maths. We will continue to practice our times tables daily. 

English

Children will be looking at the text 'Jim a cautionary tale' where they will look at making predictions, adventure writing and exploring scenarios and consequences. 

Discovery Learning

Science

This half-term we are going to look at plants. We will investigate what plants need to grow, identify different parts of plants and explore how water is transported through plants. 

History

We will be looking at 'Why was Britain invaded?' 

Art

We are going to explore observational drawing and using a range of resources to create them. 

General Notices

Outdoor Learning

Outdoor learning will continue as usual on a Friday afternoon. It is important your child brings an appropriate change of clothes – long sleeves and trousers as well as suitable footwear.

P.E.

Our PE days are Monday and Wednesday. Please could your child come in their PE kit on those days and bring a change of footwear.

Class Dojo

Class Dojo will continue to be used this year. It is a great space where you can view photos, videos and information about what is happening in Year 3 and across the school. If you require another invitation to join, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Home Learning

A homework menu will be given out at the beginning of each half-term. Your child will need to complete a minimum of 5 activities each half-term, handing one piece in each week on a Thursday. There is a homework club available if help or resources are needed. In addition to this, children will also bring home spellings to learn.

Belongings

Please can you ensure that all belongings and named (PE Kits – Wellies – School Uniform – Bags – Coats – Water bottles etc).