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Year 3

Week beginning: 28.09.20



Please help your child log on to Google Classroom. There is an arithmetic task to do. instructions on how to log on have been sent out already. Their user name and password should be on/in their planner.


In Maths this week,


We will working on Place Value and partitioning  numbers up to 1000. We will be comparing and ordering numbers. In addition, we will learn about adding and subtracting 1, 10 and 100 to/from any number. To help our understanding of place value, we will use counters, place value charts, number lines and other concrete resources such as Numicon and Cuisenaire. Children need to be able to confidently count forward and backwards in tens and in hundreds.


We will continue to work on counting forwards and backwards in 1s 2s 5s and 10s. 


We will look at turns and angles.

In English this week,


We are starting our first Talk for Writing unit. This week we will be starting our innovation: we will write our own version of a conflict and resolution tale using our model text to help us. We will write a class stiry and each child will also write their own story.


In IPC this week


We are continuing a new unit 'Saving the World' finding out about rain forests around the world. As Geographers we will explore where the rain forests are and what life is like for people who live there.   We will look at the destruction and conservation of the rain forests. As scientists we will look at plant and animal life in the rain forest. 


In Science we will be learning about forces and in particular friction and magnetism.


You can help your child... 


You can help your child by:

  • Reading regularly at home. It's good to ask them questions about what they've read too. Don't forget to write in their planner when they've read.
  • Helping them to learn their spellings each week
  • Supporting them to complete their learning log which is due in by Thursday
  • Practising their times tables. They can use the new Times Tables Rock Stars for this too. 
  • Please also help your child log on to Google Classroom and  complete the arithmetic task on there.