Year 3 Parent Summary – Summer 2

Dear Parents/Carers,

We welcome you back to Summer term 2. We look forward to the children progressing further and your on-going support.

These are the main learning objectives this half term that we will be focusing on:

Literacy:  

-Narrative text – features, reading and comprehension, describing settings and recount. Poetry-riddles.

-Using punctuation and paragraphs correctly, – A focus on various types of grammar: compound words, commas in lists, subject-verb agreement, opposites, speech marks

-Sentence structure, forming letters the correct way, using even spacing between words and neat handwriting, VCOPs to up-level their writing.

Numeracy: –

Formal and informal addition – column addition, finding difference, subtraction, multiplication and division with remainders, equivalent fractions, using pound and pence notation and problems involving money.

RE:

‘A Virtuous Life’. Focus on the story of ‘The Good Samaritan’, learning about the four Cardinal virtues of the Church and how virtues are lived by a person of faith. To reflect on the virtues and how we can live them in our lives.

Our Connected Curriculum Topics are:-

We are continuing with our topic ‘Creepy Crawlies’-Focus: Science- Life cycles of animals, habitats, seed dispersals and food chains. We’ll be going on a trip to ‘Haringey Railway Fields’ to broaden their knowledge on the topic.

Our Core Learning Skills units are

‘Speaking and Listening.’

General Reminders…

  • Please ensure that all items your child brings to school are clearly labelled.
  • To encourage responsibility, children should bring in all notes and money and put them on the teachers’ desk in the morning. Please return all money for trips in a labelled envelope.
  • Finally please support your child in reading their books and learning their times tables as we will be continuing to have a big push this last term.

Thanks for your support,

Mrs Okechukwu                                                        Mr Koranteng