YEAR 3

Mrs Overman and Miss Bowes
YEAR 3

AutumnTerm 2018

Our first topic is about Newcastle and Gateshead. Soon we will be having a trip to the quayside which will include a visit to Castle Keep.

In Science we are studying rocks and soils.

Our first book in English is about a superhero called Traction Man.

In Maths we use a scheme called Abacus. As part of this we will set simple online homework once the children have settled in to their new classes.

In PE we will be playing some team games, as well as learning to play tag rugby.

In Year 3 the children begin to use our reading scheme called Accelerated Reader. The children complete an online quiz after they have read a book, which is then used to assess their comprehension skills.

 

Birds of Prey visit Year 3!

How exciting it was when we entered our classroom in the morning and saw 3 birds of prey sitting waiting for us! They were beautiful! There was a barn owl, a harris hawk and a huge European Eagle owl. We learnt lots about them, such as what they ate, how large their...

Welcome to our Indian link school!

We welcome our new partnership school, who are visiting us for almost two weeks all the way from Gujarat in India. The headteacher of KVKV school, along with one of her staff and two students will be participating in some of our lessons as well as teaching us some of...

Year 3 learn about the Magna Carta

This week sees the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, so year 3 found out all about this historic event by acting out the story.  King John tried to be as evil as possible to the peasants, nobles and knights!

A Great Glynwood Games!

Tuesday 9th June saw the 13th Annual Glynwood Games held for the Joseph Swan cluster of schools.  In the morning the year 3 and 4 pupils competed against Oakfield, Harlow Green, Kelvin Grove and Kells Lane and both teams came a fantastic runner up in their...

Shape up in Maths

Sorry for any confusion surrounding today's Shape up in Maths test.  It appears that the date was not in the latest newsletter and had not been altered on the website.  As we are in the middle of trying to find the correct level for pupils on the new version of the...

It’s Birdtastic!

We had a wonderful, sunny day visiting Washington Wetlands Centre! We saw all kinds of birds, from pheasants and geese to blue tits and kestrels. We saw lots of young ones too, and particularly liked the cute, fluffy cygnets! We also looked for minibeasts, did pond...

New Shape up in Maths booklet

Your child should come home today with the new updated version of Glynwood's Shape up in Maths booklet.  We have revamped the levels to fall in-line with the new curriculum, so expect your child to be studying some completely different areas of Maths after Easter.  We...

Superb Seamtresses !!

The Year 3 girls who attended sewing club amazed staff with their talent ! Well done girls and keep sewing...

Judo Masterclass!

Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 had a great time with their Judo coach learning some of the basic moves and throws of the sport.  The children learned how to pin and throw an opponent and how to move like a top-class judo player!  Well done everyone for learning the skills so...

Egyptian Family Friday

We welcomed lots of adults to our classroom recently and they helped us make some fantastic Egyptian masks and necklaces. Everyone joined in with the painting and sticking and the end results were very...

CSI in Year 3!

What excitement there was in class today when we discovered a crime had taken place in a music shop! Children got all kitted up in their suits, so as not to contaminate anything, and then spent time dusting some evidence for fingerprints! Many were found and in the...

Shape up in Maths postponed

We are currently going through a revamp of our Shape Up in Maths challenge, so there will be no test next Friday 6th March.  Please look out for a new date in upcoming newsletters and on the website. Mr Otterson

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