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Eastbury Community School

Year 3 - Glasgow

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Summer 1 

 

Our new talk for writing text is 'Why are cats excellent hunters?' Children will be looking at explanation texts. By the end of week 3 children will be able to show what they know and write their own explanation text. Please take some time to have a look at our new talk for writing map. 

 

       

We have started our new topic - Fractions. This is a 5 week topic which will cover: Adding fractions, subtracting fractions, multiplying fractions, dividing fractions, simplifying fractions and finding equivalent fractions. 

Glasgow were also the TTRS Spring term winners! This is a huge achievement and it shows how determined the children were to log on and complete their battles and quizzes. 

 

 

Affectionately Yours*

 

Our artist of the term is Claude Monet. We will be specifically be looking at creating layers in our work by mixing different colours. Take a look at our work we did by mixing 2 primary colours together to create layers. 

  

 

Affectionately Yours*

This term in computing, children are looking at creating digital art. We will be using the iLearn2 website to access activities in class. Take a look at first pixels lesson. 

 

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 Camellia Regular

During the outdoor PE sessions with Coach Aaron, children have been practicing and learning javelin. They have learnt the technique of holding the javelin in the correct place and how their posture should be when aiming. 

During our indoor PE sessions, children have been learning gymnastics. We have been looking at creating static shapes and symmetrical shapes. (Straddle, pike and tuck) 

 Take a look at some pictures from our symmetrical shapes lesson 

 

Spring 2

We are looking at a new talk for writing text. 'How to pot up a plant.' Children will be revisiting instructions on a broader scale in year 3. Below are some images from their first lesson.

      

 

Take a look at some of the performance work children had done whilst learning about Cinquain poems this week. 

 

We will be carrying on with our Maths no Problem scheme. It has proven to be really effective in every year group. The children will be studying money this month. It will also be really helpful for children to be logging onto timestable rockstars on a weekly basis. Usernames and passwords have been given to parents via ClassDojo.

  

 Children are currently learning about time. Their task was to see how long it takes for them to walk from one end of the playground to another. 

nter in March

This term is very exciting as we will be starting our water cycle topic. Children have all been given a fact sheet with key topics which we will be covering. This can also be found below. 

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Check out our lesson on Human effects on the ocean. Children had the opportunity to research some effects that human have on the ocean specifically focusing on overfishing. 

 

Our big question for this year: What is the significance of light in religion? Children will be learning the significance of light across different religions such as Hinduism, Christianity and Judaism. 

 

Camellia Regular

After having a successful term learning all about basketball, year 3 are now working with Coach Aaron to learn all about tag rugby! Have a look at some pictures from their first session.

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This term is all about plants! Children will be learning all about the features and functions of plants. They will be carrying out research through the use of the internet and fair tests. 

 

Affectionately Yours*

This term in computing, children are looking at creating storyboards. We will be using the iLearn2 website to access activities in class. Take a look at our backdrop session. 

 

Affectionately Yours*

 

Bold & Stylish Calligraphy**

 

 

 Year 3's virtual visit with the British Museum to take a deeper look into prehistory in Britain. The session was really engaging and had children answering questions virtually.

Spring 1

 

We are looking at a new talk for writing text. (The p-p- p perfect p-p-p pen) Children are enjoying learning about persuasive writing and more specifically the '4 tions' and how they play a significant role in persuading a reader. (Attention, emotion, information and action)

 

 

We will be carrying on with our Maths no Problem scheme. It has proven to be really effective in every year group. The children will be studying place value this month. It will also be really helpful for children to be logging onto timestable rockstars on a weekly basis. Usernames and passwords have been given to parents via ClassDojo.

 

Number day!!

We celebrated NSPCC number day! Children got creative and decorated their own t shirt filled with numbers and maths goodness. A workshop was carried out with the entire year group which was a really fun experience for the children. 

 

 

 

What did Iron Age people eat? What was life like in a Celtic tribe? Year 3 will be taking a deeper look into the Iron Age. The tools that were used during The Iron Age and why specifically iron? Children have already learned about druids (upper class people of the Celtic era) and created mind maps around this. 

 

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Autumn 2

 

Our big question for this year: What is the significance of light in religion? Children will be learning the significance of light across different religions such as Hinduism, Christianity and Judaism. The children had a lovely lesson creating Hunkiahs using resources such as paper plates and tissue paper. Have a look at the results ??

 

Year 3 staff and pupils have been fortunate to be chosen to work with creative writing artists. Farzana and Lasana will be working closely with the children throughout the year to produce short pieces of writing which will be later published in the future. Both Farzana and Lasana will also be working with children to boost children’s confidence with public speaking activities. We believe the children will benefit from this a lot. Take a look at some of the pictures from our first session.

Our big question for this year: What is the significance of light in religion? Children will be learning the significance of light across different religions such as Hinduism, Christianity and Judaism. The children have already learn about Rosh Hashanah. Keep a look out for more work below :) 

 

 

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This term we will be learning about the Stone Age. Children learn about life in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age, a period covering a million years of history. As well as understanding the chronology of this fascinating time, children will learn about the food, religion, homes, technology and art and how each of these areas developed and changed over time and how amazing developments occurred from the Stone Age to the Iron Age.

Autumn 1 went really well as children learned about place value along with addition and subtraction. This term children will begin to learn about multiplication and division.

During this term we will be taking a deeper look into forces and magnets. They will learn everything they need to know about forces and magnets! From pushes and pulls to uses for magnetic materials, children will combine practical enquiry and scientific research to help them become more familiar with how forces and magnets work.

Children will be able to take a book home each week, either from the library or the classroom. There will be a reading record of the book’s children have taken out. It is crucial that children bring the books back every week.

Having looked at a naughty story in the first term. This term we are kicking off our first text with a superhero story. Daring Darya saves the day. Look out for more work coming soon.

Camellia Regular

After having a successful term learning all about basketball, year 3 are now working with Coach Aaron to learn all about hockey! Have a look at some pictures from their first session.

Hockey

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Autumn 1

This term we will be studying volcanos. Children will be learning new vocabulary as well as collecting and recording evidence. Pictures to follow soon.

We will be carrying on with our Maths no Problem scheme. It has proven to be really effective in every year group. The children will be studying place value this month. It will also be really helpful for children to be logging onto timestable rockstars on a weekly basis. Usernames and passwords have been given to parents via ClassDojo.

During this term we will be taking a deeper look into rocks and fossils. However, the children have enjoyed a science morning on their first week back. They had the opportunity to create cover posters for their books and conduct their very first experiment. Take a look to see how it went!

 

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As part of our topic this term. Children had learnt new vocabulary and had a chance to look at some of the 5 key rocks we will be investigating.

Children will be able to take a book home each week, either from the library or the classroom. There will be a reading record of the book’s children have taken out. It is crucial that children bring the books back every week.

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 We will be carrying on with the talk 4 writing scheme this year. Our first piece of writing will be based on writing a naughty story. Please find our main text attached. Children will be learning actions for the text to ensure they can learn visually.

 

Camellia Regular

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Glasgow have been working with PE specialist from Nation sports - Coach Aaron. This term we are looking at basketball, learning the fundamentals of passing in the game. 

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