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Welcome to Year Three

Class Teacher

Mrs E Fairhurst

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Rooney

Class Newsletter

Find out what we’re doing, what you need, key dates, equipment and homework days

Monday 15th January 2018 – Local Water Walk

Year 3 and 4 went on a wet pilgrimage around Leamington to investigate Leamington’s unique waters. To start off , they went to the canal, which luckily is a neighbour to our school. After that, they went to another iconic place in Leamington, the Baths, where they learnt about why Leamington is a spa town. The children even visited the spring, however it has been replaced by a statue resembling the flowing waters. On top of this, the class finally reached Jefferson Gardens to look at the waterfall cascading from mill bridge, as well as looking at the pond in the centre of  the park.

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.

Upcoming Events
  1. Half Term

    February 19 - February 23
  2. School Finishes for Easter

    March 29
  3. School Returns

    April 16
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