YEAR 3

Mrs Wright, Mrs Etherington and Miss Robinson

Spring Term 2018

Our first half term will be very busy learning our lines and new songs ready to perform our play ‘Tuishi Pamoja’. This play is set in the African savannah so we will have herds of crazy animals on our hands!

In English, our main writing focus will be playscripts and narrative. Please encourage your child to learn their weekly spellings and to practise their letter joins in handwriting.

We hope that you and your child have had fun with the Abacus Maths homework; this will continue throughout the year. Also in Maths, it would really benefit your child if they practised their 3 and 4 times tables at home to help with their leaning in school.

After half term our topic will be Ancient Egypt and in Science we will be studying light.

We hope to see you all at 1.30pm on Friday 9th February to see your fabulous children perform in ‘ Tuishi Pamoja’.

 

 

How many words have we read so far?

Year 3 W/E children have been set a challenge to read 1 million words by Christmas! The Year 3 class last year managed to do it, but they had more children in the class - it's a hard task! Can we do it?... Things are looking promising so far: we have read 400, 831...

Rocks and Soils and Sticky Clay

We have been learning about many different types of rocks and soils in Year 3. Many children have brought some beautiful stones in from home, and it has been lovely to see how enthusiastic they are about the different types. We have looked at how soil can be quite...

Super 3D maths in Year 3!

Year 3 W/E have been doing some fantastic work, learning the names and properties of many 3D shapes. We have played 'Guess the Shape in the Bag', created shapes from polydron and drawn some excellent shapes in our books. I wonder how many of the Year 3's can identify...

House Cross Country

The whole of key stage 1 and 2 took part in the first house event of the year - the awesome cross country course!.  All the competitors did a fantastic job completing the course and this year's winners were the amazing Swan house.  Well done...

The annual water fight!!

Children across school had a fantastic afternoon with what has become an annual and very popular tradition, the Glynwood water fight! Great fun had by everyone, adults as well as the...

Technology Tom

We had an amazing day working with Technology Tom. In the morning we had lots of fun watching his road show all about air. In the afternoon Key Stage 1 were treated to some more exciting activities.  They made rockets which they had to roll into shape, some found...

Super Structures in House Time.

As part of Science Week we worked together in Houses to build structures.  We had a variety of structures including Penshaw Monument, Grey`s Monuments and a Giraffe!      ...

Science Week

Our Science week is well under way and we are all having fun.  So far we have had explosions, lava lamps, popping pop corn, melting foods, flying objects, sound walks and gloop.  We have lots of fun activities planned with a visit from Technology Tom tomorrow.  This...

A fun day at Washington Wetlands!

Year 3 had a lovely time spotting many different birds at Washington Wetlands! We all had a turn pond dipping and found many underwater creatures. Our guide, Cath, then showed us these creatures up close on a special camera. We searched for mini beasts under logs and...

A wonderful KS2 Sports Day!

Staff, children and families had a lovely time on our fields as the KS2 Sports Day took place! There was running, relay, bean bag balancing, falling over (the sack race!) and skipping. The efforts made by all children was wonderful to see, and we were very proud of...

Y3/4 Glynwood Games

Year 3 and 4 had a wonderful afternoon taking part and watching Glynwood Games. Our athletes were excellent and gave their all, and succeeded in Glynwood taking second place in Year 3 and also in Year 4. Well done everybody who took part, and for the excellent support...

Glynwood Games Glory!

On Friday, was the 15th annual running of the Glynwood Games.  It was touch and go if it would take place because of the weather, but thankfully the rain held off and a fantastic day of athletics was seen by all.  Congratulations go to Year 5 who won their year group...

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