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Welland
Academy

Year 3 India

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Welcome to India Class

Class teachers – Mrs Letman and Mrs Norris

Teaching Assistants - Mrs Bunch and Mrs Dryland

In English, this term, we will be continuing our new approach to writing. The children will be using the writing rainbow to help them to develop their vocabulary and create lots of interesting sentences. We will be working on a book called 'The Incredible Eating boy' and writing a report about the body.

In Maths, we will be exploring multiplication, division and fractions. We will also learn how to apply our addition and subtraction knowledge to measures.

In the 1st half of the Summer term we will be studying the Ancient Greeks. The key questions that we will be answering are:

Who are the Ancient Greeks?

What was life like in Ancient Greece?

What were the city-states of Athens and Sparta like?

How did they defeat the enemy?

Who did they worship?

Please see the knowledge organiser below to discover the key knowledge and vocabulary we will be learning in this topic.

 

In the 2nd half of the term we will be studying the Human Body and Plants in the topic-Ready, Steady, Grow! The key questions that we will be answering are:

How do plants grow?

What are the functions of plants?

What is the life cycle of a plant?

What nutrients do animals and humans need to survive?

What are the functions of muscles and bones?

Can you name the bones in a skeleton?

 

Please see the knowledge organiser below to discover the key knowledge and vocabulary we will be learning in this topic.

 

 

 

 

 

School Rules 

1. Be safe

2. Be ready

3. Be respectful

 Children will need to complete TT Rockstars, Doodle and spellings each week. 

India class will have their P.E. on Wednesday and Friday afternoons, please make sure that your child comes in their full P.E. kit on these days (including footwear). No earrings are allowed during P.E. lessons so if your child can not remove their earrings themselves can you please make sure that they arrive at school with no earrings in on those days, thank you.   

Once again we are encouraging the children to read at home and there are chances to collect housepoints.

We are starting to use Accelerated Reader, where children will have to complete quizzes based on their books to test what they have read. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to talk to one of the Year 3 members of staff regarding homework or reading.