Year 3 - Considerate Chameleons
- Welcome to Considerate Chameleons
- Class Newsletters
- Class Curriculum
- Look at us learning!
- Homework Activities
In year 3, our teacher is Miss Gatling and Mrs Iqbal supported by Mrs Bishop
We are going to enjoy so many different things this year such as learning about the rock cycle!
This term we will enjoy being back together after our summer break. We will have the opportunity to explore our new Year 3 environment and encourage our thirst for learning!
Our theme for this term is 'I wonder how Bristol has changed overtime?'. We will explore the history of Bristol and compare the changes to the human and physical features
Each term there will be a class newsletter uploaded to this section.
This will tell you all about what we are learning, when our PE days are and what books we will be reading.
Term 5 Newsletter
Term 6 Newsletter
Here is an overview of what books we will be looking at in each term and what our topic question will be in those terms.
Who am I? Who am I becoming?
We are reading Leaf by Sandra Dieckmann
If I were in charge of the world
Citizenship and the World
Jemmy Button by Jennifer Uman
The reflection in me by Carl Colagiovanni
Heritage and Culture
Building a sustainable world
George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl
The Secret of Black Rock by Joe Todd-Stanton
Building an inclusive world
The secret of black rock by Joe Todd Stanton
Tin Forest by Helen Ward
Year 3 visited Belmont Estate which is a Re-Wildering project. We explored the site and saw a range of trees and plants. We even had the chance to see the cows and calves and pet the pigs. We will be going back to explore Belmont in the spring term.
Year 3 went to explore SS Great Britain and had a wonderful day. We learnt about Isambard Kingdom Brunel and also got to experience what life was like on board the ship. We travelled back in time and experienced the day the ship
We would love you to read for 10 minutes a day at home with your child. If your child read's 5 times at home in a week they can spend some time with our Mabel our school guinea pig!
Record all Home Learning in your Reading Record Diary.
Every Friday, children will be tested in school on their times tables. Children should spend 5 to 10 minutes each night on Times Tables Rockstars or Sumdog. On Friday, children will receive a score out of 10 which will be recorded in reading diaries for parents to see. Please ensure Reading diaries are brought into school daily.
We now use Spelling shed for our spellings. Your child should be encouraged to spend 5 to 10 minutes on Spelling shed. Your child will be tested on the spellings that they have practiced that week. Your child's log in is in their reading record. The link for spelling shed is https://www.edshed.com/en-gb/login
Home Work Challenges
Each week on a Monday your child will be set a maths and phonics/reading challenge. Your child should have a go at each challenge by Friday each week.