Year 3 is an important year in your child’s learning. In Maths, children will build upon their place value understanding to become confident with using numbers up to one thousand. They will also build on their times tables knowledge to learn the 3, 4, 6 and 8 times tables, by the end of the year. In writing, children will be learning to write more detailed sentences by using a range of conjunctions and adverbials. They will begin to develop their understanding of how to organise sentences into paragraphs
What we are learning this term
In the autumn term, we will be learning about The Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age, aided by an exciting trip to Butser Ancient Farm. We will learn about how people’s lives changed in Britain in that period and investigate, artefacts, houses and ways of life.
In science we will be learning about Light, reflections and shadows, and rocks, soil and fossils after half term.
Our English texts this term
In Maths, we will be learning about place value in numbers up to 1000.
How you can help at home
Please help your children practise their spelling homework which goes out on a Thursday.
Times tables tests are done in school every week. Please check your child’s answers and go over any mistakes with them each week.
Please read with your child 5 times a week, this can be done on Bug Club. Please record in their reading diary.
Year 3 will be swimming at Streatham Leisure centre on Wednesday mornings in the autumn term. Please make sure your child brings a towel, a swimming costume, goggles and a swimming hat.
November 25th – All day trip to Butser Ancient Farm, Hampshire.