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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 continue to explore the Tudor times looking more at the reign of Elizabeth I and Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation of the world. In English, the children will be learning how to write a persuasive poster linked to our topic, they will look at Myths and Legends where they will learn about the Kraken and create their own mythical creatures in order to write about. They will be looking at the key features of these text types and using them within their Tudor topic. In Geography we will be learning about Tudor Travel and Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation around the globe. In DT, the children will be focusing on making a frame for their own Tudor portraits. They will be learning how to design and create an ornate frame. 

Important Dates

Thursday 6th December - Tudor Banquet (Children only - Come in dressed as a Tudor)

Friday 14th December - Children at St Barnabas Church for Christingle Rehearsal

Tuesday 18th December 6pm - Christingle Service at St Barnabas

Helpful Links

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/place-value-basketball

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/zwcwhyc/resources/1

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/tudors/kings/henry8.htm

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