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Year 3

Year 3 Summer 2

 

Enjoy your summer break Year 3 and have fun as you go into Year 4.

 

 

     

 

Dates for your diary:

 

Wednesday 1st September - INSET Day

Thursday 2nd September - School Resumes

 

Please have a look at our E-Safety pages and check that your child is being safe online at home. We do our best in school to educate about online safety, but if this is enforced at home as well, we can really help protect your children. We have had a focus on E-Safety recently, especially as it was Safer Internet Day on 9th February 2021. The next Internet Safety Day will be on Tuesday 8th February 2022.

 

Click the link below to see the children's E-Safety page on the school website.

 

http://www.thorpe-lea.surrey.sch.uk/e-safety-for-children/

 

Below there are many links and resources to help with different areas of Year 3. There are videos related to our topic, Maths related help and details on uniform and homework expectations.

Welcome Newsletter

Home Learning Tier 1

 

Isolation Pack

 

As a school, we have made the decision to use Oak National Academy to support home learning should a child need to self-isolate or a bubble close. Oak National academy provides online lessons that are easy for children to follow and consist of input from a teacher and several independent tasks throughout.

 

Please find a PDF below, which will have links to a series of lessons, closely mirroring what we are currently doing in class.

Click below for the work set during the Lockdown from Jan to March 2021.

PE

 

Our PE lessons will be every Wednesday (outside) and Friday (inside).

 

 

UNIFORM

 

Please ensure that the correct uniform is worn to school each day and that school shoes are worn, not trainers. The uniform code can be found on the school website, or a copy can be obtained from the school office.

 

PE kit should consist of a blue t-shirt, navy shorts and trainers. In wet weather, your child may want to have a spare pair of socks, that are different from the ones they wear during the rest of the day. In cold weather, your child may want to wear a tracksuit and also their jumper/cardigan.

 

Thank you.

 

MATHS

 

We are using the Abacus Maths scheme in our lessons. Please find below the planned lessons for this half term. Please use this to provide extra support to your child at home.

 

Maths is not the easiest subject for some people at school and it can take time for us to see the value in learning the subject and to get our heads around some of the concepts. Below are some useful sites to practice using the different strategies that we use in class.

 

Feel free as well to get hold of the CGP Maths books. These are a great resource for going through clear maths questions and they lay them out in an easy to read format. There is a range of different books, some that go together like a textbook and then a question book.

Abacus Help Videos

 

Click the link below to see some videos explaining the different Mental and Written methods we use for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Use the links below to access your TT Rockstars and Abacus accounts. Use these to keep up with your Maths skills.

Recommended Reads

 

Newsround

We watch Newsround in class, as a way of keeping the children up to date with what is going on in the world. They are a fantastic resource that explains difficult topics in a clear, safe and easily accessible way. Their website has lots of useful articles for your child to read and engage with. Click on the logo above to go to their site.

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