Year 3 Weekly Udpate – 01/07/22

Dear Parents and Carers,
Our learning this week and next:

Times tables:

So far in KS1 and year 3, children have discretely learnt the 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 10 times tables. Please ensure that your child is confident in all of these and able to quickly recall them so that they are ready to learn new times tables in year 4. Times Tables Rockstars is a fun way to practise quick recall. We have been amazed by the engagement in Times Tables Rockstars so far and so impressed with all the children we see on the leader board and receiving certificates in our weekly competitions. The competition this week is 3B vs 3G. The top 3 players from each ‘team’ receive a certificate each week.

Spellings: homophones
Please note that our spelling test will be tomorrow, as usual, for the spellings sent last week. The spellings below will be tested next week.
This week, we will plan and start to write persuasive leaflets about Barnet. Next week, we will finish our leaflets and learn about possessive apostrophes.
Next week, we will learn that light from the sun can be dangerous and that there are ways we can protect our eyes.


In maths this week, we will be learning to recognise and find a half and a quarter. Next week, we will move on to unit and non-unit fractions as well as finding and making a whole. We will then begin learning about tenths.


This week, we will continue to learn about St Paul and consider some questions the Jewish leaders may have wanted to ask of him after he converted to Christianity. Next week, we will learn about how we meet Jesus when we receive the Sacraments and think about how we could best describe ourselves to Jesus, thinking carefully about the kinds of things we should say.


In PSHE, we will learn about the risks we may face and how to predict, assess and manage these risks. Next week, we will look more specifically at how  bacteria and viruses can affect health and that following simple routines can reduce their spread.


In computing, we have begun to work on coding a traffic light sequence offline. In the next lesson, we will work on doing this online.

Kind regards,
Miss Grace and Mrs Ball