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Cranes and Herons

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.


This term we are learning about our local area in our topic ‘Keep it Local’. In English, the children will broadening their story writing skills by creating stories with familiar settings. The children will also be furthering their knowledge of persuasive writing later in the half term. In History we will be learning about the local area and what it was like to live in Leighton Buzzard and Linslade in the past. We will look at how it has changed over time. In Art, the children will be working on ‘Sculpture’ and how it impacts on the   environment. They will be designing and making their own small sculptures. In Maths, the children will be continuing their journey of using Shanghai Maths. This half term we will be focusing on Money, using Pictograms, Bar graphs, Fractions and Time.


Please read our Curriculum Newsletter attached below for more details about what we will be learning this term in all of our subjects.



The Year 3 Team

Key Dates


Friday 4th May - Cranes/Herons Local Area Walk

Children come dressed in school uniform

Monday 7th May - May Bank Holiday (school closed)

Wednesday 16th May - Talent Show at 6pm

Friday 25th May - Family picnic at 2.30pm

Friday 25th May - School ends for half term

School re-opens Tuesday 5th June


Useful Links to Online Learning Resources

Counting By Fours Song Video

The Counting By Fours Song by Have Fun Teaching is a counting song that teaches counting by four.

Counting By Eights Song Video

The Counting By Eights Song by Have Fun Teaching is a counting song that teaches counting by eight.