Please join us for our Diwali assembly on Friday 16th November at 2pm

Welcome to Class 3!

Mrs Lok, Mrs McGrath, Mrs Bromley and Miss Baxendale

help us with our learning in Class 3. 

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 Our topic this half-term is ...

 The Stone Age 

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Click here or on the picture to see photos of our WOW Day!

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ENGLISH

In English this half-term we will be focusing on the book 'Stone Age Boy' by Satoshi Kitamura. We will be doing a lot of work based on the book, including writing our own stories, and an explanation text on 'How to Make a Bear Trap'.  We will also have spelling lessons throughout the week.

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MATHS

In Maths this half-term we will be learning about: 

  • Number & Place Value (Counting on in 4s, 8s, 50s and 100s; 10/100 more/less; tallies)
  • Addition & Subtraction (Mentally add and subtract 3-digit numbers and ones/tens/hundreds)
  • Multiplication & Division (Multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 times tables; multiply a multiple of 10 by a 1-digit number)
  • Measurement (Add & subtract amounts of money; tell the time on an analogue clock)
  • Statistics (Present & interpret data in a pictogram, bar graph & table). 
  • Problem solving - throughout

We will also continue to practise our number facts and times tables.

 

OTHER SUBJECTS 

In Science we will be learning about PLANTS where we will focus on learning about the parts of plants, investigating what plants need to grow well, the pollination and fertilisation of plants, and the plant life cycle.

In R.E. our theme is all about CHRISTIANITY: INCARNATION/GOD.

Our P.E. lessons will be HOCKEY on Wednesdays and SWIMMING on Thursdays.

P.S.H.C.E. will be all about GETTING ON & FALLING OUT. 

FRENCH - We will continue to learn about MY FAMILY AND ME.

All other subjects will be covered in our topic work throughout the year. 

 

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What can you do to help your child this academic year?

  • Encourage your child to learn multiplication and division facts (3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables )
  • Read for 5 - 10 minutes each night with your child, asking them about what they have read
  • Spelling Bee practice
  • Ensure that your child completes their Learning Log activity on a weekly basis

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Please contact us either by approaching us in the playground before or after school, or email us with any queries at:

elaine.lok@st-james-ash.tameside.sch.uk 

or 

debbie.mcgrath@st-james-ash.tameside.sch.uk

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