Rowan Class is a group of 34 Year 3 children led by a hardworking team of Mr Lewis, Mrs Angove and Mrs Ryan. We study Writing, Spellings, Reading and Maths during the morning and explore a range of topics and subjects including Geography, History, Science, RE, PSHE, French, Art, ICT, Music and PE in the afternoon. Mr Boult and Mrs Aldred take the class for PE, Music and French on a Thursday morning when Mr Lewis has some time for planning and assessment.
Keep checking the gallery, twitter account, news feed and web link icons on this page for updated pictures of what we have been up to this year!
Thanks to all parents of Y3 who attended the parent workshop on the 9th October. I hope some information was given to you that was useful and that questions you may of had were answered.
Our spelling week in KS2:
Monday - exploring words with a similar sound or spelling - writing them out and exploring a selection of words including some of those from the Y3/4 government spelling list (see below).
Tuesday - dictionary skills and writing definitions of the word including which word class they are from.
Wednesday - writing the word in context - using the word correctly within a sentence, especially important within homophones (words that sound the same with different meanings: here/hear).
Thursday & Friday: Spelling games, personal spelling list - children enter any words they have spelt incorrectly during the week into their yellow reading records, they practice these words and any they may have left over from Y2 (the slips of paper stapled into reading record).
Tests in school:
Half termly - a quick test of approx 20 words picked out from all the words learned that half term.
MAT test - a longer end of term test taken three times a year and used to compare children across the school.
Y3/Y4 spelling words: see below for the government list of words for year 3 & year 4. All children have these in the back of their English book. These only make up some of the words we learn throughout these two years. Some children also have a list off any of the words from Y1/2 that they still need to be accurate with typed into their reading records. Mrs Angove will test children on some of these every few weeks in order to cross them off.
Homework expectations in Y3:
Here we are in the Autumn term, thanks to all of you that attended the parents meeting at the start of September. Please read the class newsletter link on this page for further information about spellings, homework, PE times, mathletics details and other mental maths tests.
In September we have been beginning to study the Egyptians, looking at place value of numbers to 1000 and newspapers in English.
Parents and Guardians - Please feel free to contact me in the usual way, just before or just after the school day. If this is not appropriate then you can make an appointment at the School Office.