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Kestrels and Kingfishers

Welcome to Year 3 at Derwent Road. 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.

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This term the children in Year Three will exploring the Tudor times. In English, the children will be learning how to write a set of Instructions, performing and writing poems and learn about a Play Script. Our focus will be William Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. They will be looking at the key features of these text types and using them within their Tudor topic. In History we will be learning about Tudor monarchs and their reigns. We will gain an in-depth knowledge of Henry VIII and investigate why he had six wives. We will find out what type of Monarch Henry VIII was. In Art, the children will be focusing on Tudor portraits. They will be learning how to draw a face and its features as well as sketching Tudor clothing. The children will be using soft pencil to create line, tone and texture and pastels to blend colour.

Important Dates

Friday 21st September - SplatTheatre Company (Children to come dressed in Black) 

Tuesday 18th September - Support your child in Year 3 Meeting (3.45-4.45 or 6-7pm)

Monday 8th October - Individual and family photos

Monday 8th October - Learning logs due in

Tuesday 16th October - Parent consultations 5-8pm

Wednesday 17th October - Parent consultations 3.45-6pm

Thursday 18th October - Grandparents Day (2-3.30pm)

Helpful Links

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