Welcome to Year 3 at Kestrel Way. Please find below information about your child's learning topics this half term, including learning logs and topic leaflets. Please see our specific class pages for photos and information about each classes individual learning journeys.
Tuesday 23rd January - Cranes/Herons theatre visit
Children to wear all black (black t-shirt top and trousers/leggings). Parents invited at 2.40pm
Friday 9th February - Cranes/Herons Tudor banquet
Children come dressed as Tudor royalty. Children only
Friday 9th February - School ends for half term
School re-opens Monday 19th February
This half term our topic is 'Journey of the Nile'.
In English, the children will be looking at the narrative genre of adventure and mystery. They will write their own adventure story set in or inspired by Ancient Egypt. They will also demonstrating how to write a non–chronological report. In Mathematics, the children will be building on mental and written methods for multiplication and division. Children will be solving problems using the multiplications they know, working on their knowledge of the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables.
In Science this term we are learning about the formation of 'Rocks and Soils'. In Computing this half term, the children will be learning how to be ‘bug fixers’ using the program Scratch. In Geography, the children will be studying the River Nile and why it was important to the Ancient Egyptians. They will focus on hunting, farming and fishing around the Nile as well as how it was used for trade. They will be researching flax and papyrus and what these were used for. In Design Technology, the children will design and make a ‘Moving Monster’ inspired by our Journey of the Nile topic. The children will learn about basic pneumatic systems and they will investigate different ways in which to use their systems with other materials to control movement. In Religious Education, the children will be learning about the Christmas Story which culminates in our Annual Christingle Service at Hockliffe Street Baptist Church.All dates for this term can be found in the topic leaflet and on the dates section of the school website.
The Year 3 Team
Learning Logs Due Back
Friday 15th December - Christingle Service at Hockliffe Street Baptist Church @ 2pm
Useful Links to Online Learning Resources