Chestnut – Mrs Price and Mrs Barr (Year 3)
Mrs S Price
Assistant Headteacher and SENCO
|Mrss L Barr
|Mrs R Hignett
Our home learning is updated daily on Google Classroom, please speak to Mrs Price to get access.
We hope you have had a lovely Christmas and are ready for what Spring term brings!
We will continue to teach the children to read through daily phonics lessons. While we are home learning we encourage parents to support their children accessing the RWI phonics videos on Google Classroom. These will only be set for the children that need to access phonics. We use the Read Write Inc scheme to teach phonics. Children that don’t access RWI will have handwriting and spelling, punctuation and grammar lessons this will consolidate learning that takes place during the English lesson.
In Spring term we will have whole class Shared Reading sessions. We will teach all aspects of word reading and comprehension through high-quality fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts. We will be looking at a variety of texts linked to our stories and poetry.
The children will also have access to Accelerated Reader and MyOn, two online learning platforms which will support their home learning.
In our writing we will be using the vehicle text ‘The Rhythm of the Rain’. The vehicle text comprehensively links with Year 3 and the National Curriculum objectives that will be taught. The children will be writing a setting description and a information piece about rivers.
During the Spring term we will be focusing on the 4 main operations. The children will have access to Mathletics and TTRockstar to support home learning and their basic fluency.
This half term we will not have a science topic but we will be looking at the water cycle as part of out curriculum question.
Geography and History
This half term we will be looking at the big question ‘What are the benefits to living by a river?’ This big question will allow us to look at the local area as well as cover a number of National Curriculum geography objectives.
In computing we are going to start of the half term by looking at e-safety. We will also be taking the time to become familiar with all of the online learning platforms we are lucky to have including Google Classroom.
This half term we will be looking at How do Christians use the Bible to help them with their lives?
In music will be looking at a variety of instruments and how to use those. We will also look at pitch and basic music notes.
We will begin by looking at basic Spanish phrases how to introduce ourselves.
In PE we will be having netball lessons outside and our indoor PE will be dance.
Please read with your child daily as this will really support their learning and progress.
Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @TheOaksCPChnut to get frequent updates about what we have been up to in class.
If you have any questions, feel free to make an appointment or email directly.
Mrs S Price and Mrs Barr