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Ghyllgrove Community Primary School &Resource Base for Hearing Impaired Children

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Class 11

 

 

Welcome to YEAR 3!

Class Teacher  = Miss Wakeford

Learning Assistant = Mrs Johnson

 

 

Welcome to YEAR 3! 


In English this half term, your children will be reading various Jake Cake stories written by Michael Broad along with lots of other different reading materials for their fluency and guided reading lessons.

 

In Maths, we will focus on place value, fractions, measurement, times tables and progressing with the four operations of number. 

 

During our topic sessions, the children will be learning about plants and growing in our "Green Fingers" topic. We will also be studying the history of ancient Egypt in our "Egyptian" topic. 

 

PE is still an important lesson and we strongly encourage  that the children have their Ghyllgrove PE kits so that they can join in with all the fun! Our PE kit is a white t-shirt with red shorts and trainers during the Summer term. Children with long hair must have their hair tied back and no jewellery can be worn during P.E. 

 

If you have any questions please ask :)

 

 

HOMEWORK

 At present, we will be focusing on reading, spelling and times tables. Children will be given weekly spellings and are to continue with their times table learning, both of these can be found in their home/school diary.

 

We are using Times Table Rock Stars, a fantastic online resource, to develop our knowledge of multiplication and division facts. Times Table Rock Stars is a fun and challenging online programme designed to help pupils master their times tables by playing the different games and answering different questions to improve their Rock speed and status. Also, the children will earn coins for correctly answered questions which they can use to improve and upgrade their Rock Star Avatar. You can continue boosting your Rock score at home by practising your times tables on Times Tables Rock Stars. Just go to https://play.ttrockstars.com and use the login information inside your home school diary.

 

Look out for more information on the curriculum that we will be studying over the course of the year in order to support your child as much as possible.

 

 

Parent guide to supporting children with Maths at home

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