Year 3 2023 - 2024
Welcome to Year 3!
We have migrated our online learning onto our remote learning platform 'Microsoft Teams'. Click the link below to login and access our online learning. A guidance video is available from our 'Remote Learning' page. This can be accessed by clicking the red 'Remote Learning' tab above.
St Austin’s Primary School Key Stage 2
School Time Table
Year Group – Year 3
Key information for Parents
Reading books are to be taken home every night and brought back into school every day. Please complete you Accelerated Reader quizzes online at home if you can by following this link:
Your username and password are the same as your Mathletics. If you can't access this at home, please let me know.
We will try to change books as regularly as possible in school, but please be patient as we are not allowing children access to the library at the moment. If you forget your book or are reading other books alongside your school reading book, you can search for it in accelerated reader to find if there is a comprehension test for it.
Further to this, I have added a new Online Reading tab where you can access reading materials from home. Many of these books can be found on the accelerated reader tests to assess your understanding of the content.
In year 3, our homework is given out each Friday and is due in by Thursday. We give out a list of ten spellings each week which you will be tested on the following Thursday. Along with the spelling homework, you will recieve up to 3 activities to complete on Mathletics or completion of tasks on our new homework app Century by the following Friday morning. Prizes are given using raffle tickets for children who complete their homework and those who achieve well on their spellings.
P.E. days are Monday and Wednesday. Kits can now be stored in school and will be sent home each half term as we used to do.
What will we be learning this half term?
To support your child’s learning, we’re giving you an online version of your child’s maths textbook and workbook called Parent Guides.
Once you're signed in, you'll be able to access maths content, help guides and lesson support.
Sign up for 'Parent Guides' by following this link and entering this access code: Access Code: 3MIWYTM
Once you’re signed in, you’ll be able to access maths content for your child’s year group, along with help guides and lesson support.
Topics covered in the first half of the summer term will be: Time, Pictographs and Barcharts as well as Fractions.
At the end of each topic, a review will be sent home as homework in replace of Matheltics to be completed by the children for consolidating the knowledge learnt in class.
Homework - Mathletics
Mathletics tasks are set on a weekly basis. Click the image below to access the login page. If you have any issues regarding logging in, please contact school.
There is a help button to click on for each task given:
This spring half term we will be enjoying the poem Bushfire and a classic 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'.
In science this half term, we will identify parts of a flowering plant and the part they play on the lifecylce of a plant. We will investigate what plants need to survive and how they utilise these. Click the images below to start exploring:
This half term we will be following the Roman Empire and how they conquered Britain. We will be studying: the growth of the Empire, the invasions, Britains defences and the impact of the invasion on Britain.
Click on the image below to begin investigating:
Within our P.E. lessons we will delve into the unique Brazillian dance of Capoeira. We will learn basic moves to compose a Capoeira inspired dance.
This half term's in Computing, we will be looking at eSafety; how to keep ourselves safe online. Here are some things that you can take a look at beforehand:
Come and See
This half term we will be looking at the topic 'Lent/Easter: Giving'. We will discuss how people give themselves to help others during this time. Following this we will explore 'Pentecost' and the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Following from our put ups and put downs topic, we will be exploring 'Saving, Spending and Budgetting'. We will understand how saving and budgetting is a key skill that we will use throughout our lives and what things we prioritise.
For more information about the Y3 curriculum coverage, click on the subject specific tabs at the top of our class page.
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