Welcome to the Year 3 class page!
Mrs Deakin welcomes you to Year 3! We are lucky enough to have several fantastic teaching assistants to support our learning. In year 3, we also have a specialist music teacher who comes into school to teach some of our children guitar and brass lessons. The children will agree that this is the highlight of their week.
Throughout the year, we will go on an exciting residential trip to Waddow Hall and spend a whole day with Tim our Stone Age Man. This term we are taking part in Forest School dates to follow! As part of our learning in DT, we will create a healthy picnic lunch and make a Roman sundial. We will study artists during our art lessons and explore the place where we live by visiting our local area.
Keep your eyes peeled over the year for more information, photos and much more!
Some Useful Information about Homework
In Year 3, we expect children to read 15 minutes daily. Questioning is important, so please try to ask your child's questions about the book they're reading. If you need support with the questions, ask. Please encourage your child to make notes of the books they read, noting the title and pages read. Your comments are also very welcome. Both reading books and reading record books should be brought into school every day in your child's bookbag.
Spellings are linked to our daily spelling lessons and will be sent home on Tuesday, returned the following Monday. Please make sure your child has their homework folder in on a Monday ready for their test. To practise spellings with your child, please use the 'Look, Say, Cover, Write and Check' approach, play snap games or try colour coding the patterns or sounds within words.
We begin the year by covering place value and then focus on the four number operations which underpin our learning throughout the year. From this, we will then cover measure, geometry, fractions and statistics.
Please encourage your child to show their workings out on their homework. It is through seeing mistakes children have made that we gain a greater understanding of what misconceptions they may have and can take action. Besides their maths homework task, your child may receive an additional maths task set by the class teacher on one of our school ICT programmes to work on one of the four number operations. Every child will be given a times tables test on Monday.
All homework should be completed in pencil unless stated.
Our PE lessons are every week on Monday and Tuesday.
Many thanks for your kindness and support!
Stone Age Day - April 2022
Christmas Carols and Worship
Science - Light and Shadows
We had an amazing fact day on light and shadows.
Breakfast with Father Christmas and Party Games
Mrs. Claus made us breakfast and Father Christmas wrote a special letter to all the year 3 children.
Science - A Healthy Balanced Diet
Designing and Making a Healthy Lunch Box
We made sandwiches, pasta salad, rainbow fruit jelly and yoghurt.
PSHE - Fire Safety
Skelmersdale Fire Brigade gave a talk to years 2 and 3.
Our children had the opportunity to build dens, climb trees, build fires, cook marshmallows on the fire, make jewellery using hand drills and saws.
We had an amazing time at Forest School with lots of fun and laughter!
Brilliant teamwork Year 3, Mrs Deakin is so proud of you all!
A walk around our local area.
Year 3 used an atlas to find cities in the United Kingdom!
Children enjoy comparing maps from long ago and placing them onto a timeline in chronological order.
Outdoor Class Worship
Generosity is Loving Others as we love Ourselves.
During our class worship Year 3 children came up with some wonderful ideas about 'Generosity'.
You do not have to do big things for lots of people.
Finch Lane, Wigan, Lancashire WN6 9DT