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Year 3

In these documents, parents can find some guidance on the Year 3 English curriculum. We hope this will be a useful document to inform you about our expectations in this subject.

IMPORTANT UPDATES - During these COVID times, we are having to be flexible in our approach to things so these are our latest class updates.

 

08/01/21: Hello year 3. Good news!! Our year3 email is working again. You can send your work, ask questions, or communicate with us using the email: year3@cedarpark.bucks.sch.uk. We look forward to seeing your fantastic work. Have a restful weekend. 

 

06/01/21: Due to an error we can not access the year 3 class email. It is being looked into and we will update you once the problem is resolved. We apologise for the inconvenience.

 

04/01/21:  Please click on the star name 'Remote Learning Spring Term One' below for your daily tasks.

 

02/01/21: Below you will see a star that you can click on named Remote Learning.  This has learning that can be done at home if your child is ill, awaiting test results or having to self isolate. The Maths links directly to the learning we will be doing in class and we are also using the Oak Academy and BBC sites to support learning. 

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A very warm welcome back to the spring term in year 3.

We are looking forward to hearing all your news!

 

We have an exciting term ahead with new learning and many things to look forward to.  Please read through our class page and check for updates on PE days and stationary that you need to bring with you for the first day back.

 

blushThank you again for our beautifully written Christmas cards and our thoughtful gifts,  they were very much appreciated smiley

 

 

 

 

Our PE slots for the spring term will be on a Tuesday and a Thursday. We are hoping to swim on a Thursday. Tuesdays will be the Year 3/4 bubble's day in the Hall so we will have a small assembly that morning and the use of the Hall for PE in the afternoon. As we will not be in school uniform to start the year, the children will need to be in suitable clothing for doing PE on the days they have it and please be aware we will be outside when possible so layers are good. Earrings must be taken out for PE and we would thoroughly recommend not wearing them on days when there is PE.


The Curriculum News, available on this web page soon, outlines the topics we will be focusing on in each area of the curriculum during the Autumn Term. We hope you will continue to support your children at home with Home Learning activities, especially reading, spellings, hand writing and learning multiplication tables. 


Reading Record Books - Parents are asked to continue to read and discuss texts with children and record a minimum of 4 sessions a week in the Reading Record Book, which will be checked on Mondays. We are trying something slightly different this year so there is a different look to the Reading Record and it includes suggested activities that can be done. We will visit the Library when it is our turn on the rota so children will always have the opportunity to change their books and we also have a range of books in the classroom. We can’t stress enough the importance of reading and the understanding of reading as it is vital to access so much of the curriculum.

Home Learning Diaries - Children should write Home Learning tasks and any reminders in their Home Learning Diary every day. If there is no Home Learning they should write “No HL” so parents know they haven’t just forgotten to write it down! Please sign the diaries over the weekend as these will be checked on Monday each week. This is an excellent way to communicate too, so feel free to send any non-urgent messages using it. Diaries should be in school every day.

PE & Games - Please note that Gym and Dance inside will be done in bare feet unless there is a medical need for shoes to be worn in which case a letter detailing this will be required. 

Uniform - We remind you that children are expected to set a good example and look smart at all times. This remains the case even without the school uniform requirement at present. Hair should be tied back with plain hair ties and clips of a colour which blends in with school uniform. Ear studs are permitted as the only type of jewellery but nothing else.

 

Pencil Cases - Pencil cases will not be required in school as per the message at the end of the summer term. Please send your child in with the equipment they need and we will then provide a ziplock wallet for them to store their equipment in. This makes wiping down of equipment far easier so we thank you for your help with this. Whilst we have spares, we please ask that your child has all the equipment needed and spares as we want to minimise the amount of sharing of resources where possible.

Trips – Given the current situation, no trips have been booked at present. We will update on this throughout the year and it may be that enrichment activities are provided on the school site rather than making trips out this year.

 

Finally, please communicate with us as it is important that your child is happy in school and making good progress. This is more difficult than normal in the current climate but please contact the office via phone or email and we will ring back as soon as possible.


'Working together to be the best we can.'


Mrs Basu & Mrs Harper

Year 3 had fun drawing on the windows to bring the festive spirit into the classroom.

The children enjoyed making Stone Age antler headdresses.

Our Reading Tree , Well done Year 3 We won!

Animal Dance-Lion King

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In dance we have been creating different animal movements to Disney's Lion King. The children learnt how to join movements and then they choreographing and performed their dance in a group, listening to and sharing ideas. We think they did a wonderful job.

Harvest Poem

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