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Welcome to Year Three

Class Teacher:  Ms E Fairhurst

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Thursday 12th January 2017

Year 3 and 4 visited Sulgrave Manor.  A Tudor and Georgian house built by direct ancestors of George Washington.  During their visit, the children enjoyed dressing in Tudor Costumes and going into the Tudor bedrooms to find out that babies used to be hung off the wall to stop them being eaten by RATS! 



The topic for the Spring Term is the Tudors

Year 3 and 4 will be visiting Sulgrave Manor to support their learning.

The topic for the Autumn term was the Stone Age and Iron Age.  They have done some Stone Age paintings.

Holly wrote about the Stone Age visitor:-

We learnt about the dangerous animals and when they killed a mammoth how they used the bladder.  We learnt about what they ate and how they survived.  After lunch we learnt about stone circles.  Then we made a stone circle out of jenga blocks.  We marched around the stone circles and sang a song.  Then we had a look at the weapons from a long time ago.  we talked about deer hunting, then went outside to hunt a chair which was covered in fur.  When we went back inside we saw a sabre tooth tiger skull.  My favourite part was seeing real life weapons.

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Equipment Needed:-

PE is on a Wednesday and Thursday:  PE Kit should be left in school and can be taken home to be washed at the end of each Half Term.

Children should bring in a water bottle which they have access to in the classroom.

Children have been given a new reading folder and diary; this should be in school on a daily basis as volunteers may hear children read at any time.

Homework Days

Children must read at least three times a week and you are expected to record in the reading record that you have heard them read, this is checked in school every Friday.

A Home Learning task is set every other Monday and children will be given 10 days to complete it.  The task is on a printed sheet which is stuck in the children's home learning books.  Books must be returned to school on the given date for marking.

The children have a times table test on a Wednesday, please help your child learn the times table which they are working on for the next test.

Children have a spelling test every Friday, they will be given spellings in a yellow book which must come back to school the following Friday to allow them to be given their new spellings.  Test will take place in a red book which remains in school.












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Why we love Clapham Terrace

Clapham is a small friendly school.  You won't get lost.  The teachers are really friendly. - Daisy in Year 5

Fundraising at Clapham Terrace

We have a strong support network of staff and parents who are dedicated to raising extra funds to buy the things that school budgets can't stretch to.  From redesigning the school library to making over the playground the HSA (PTA) are always on the look out for new fundraising ideas.

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