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Welcome to 3F’s Class Page!

The staff in 3F this year are Mrs Fisher and Mrs Cooper.

          

Positive Person this week is...

Well done to this weeks stars!

Spelling Shed Leaders

 

 

TTRS LEADERS

Well done to Hope for achieving our Positive Person award this week for Rocky Resilience.

Well done to all these children for super reading on AR and Epic!

Our current class read is:-

 

Books we have read so far:-

       

What are we getting up to in Summer 2?

During Summer 2 we will be focusing upon History and exploring the Vikings.  We will be learning where the Vikings came from, where they invaded, who the main people were and the inventions that they created.

Within our Science learning this half term we will be continuing to look at how plants grow by investigating the way water is transported and we will explore the parts of a flower.  In RE we are continuing to find out about Hinduism so we will look at the importance of the River Ganges to Hindu believers.  Then, in PSHE we are developing our understanding of relationships.  In Writing, we will be writing a quest story based on the book "Arthur and the Golden Rope."

 

Click on the links below to watch videos linked to this learning and take a look at our knowledge organisers.

Designing a bee friendly garden for the BBC Bee Challenge competition

RE Workshop exploring Hinduism

How Plant Seeds Travel the World

All plants start as seeds, and they can travel all over the world in lots of different ways. They might even hitch a ride on you!----------Love SciShow Kids ...

Horrible Histories - Literally: The Viking Song

The Vicious Vikings belt out a soft rock classic from the brand new series.

Arthur and the Golden Rope by Joe Todd Stanton

What are we getting up to in Summer 1?

During Summer 1 we will be focusing upon the British value "Individual Liberty" and exploring this through the artwork of the artist Keith Haring.  The question that we are exploring for this is "Who was Keith Haring?"

Within our Science learning this half term we will be exploring how plants grow and completing some investigations to explore this.  In RE we are finding out about Hinduism so we can answer the question "Is Brahman in everything and everywhere?  Then, in PSHE we are exploring relationships.

British Values: What are they?

In Britain we have a set of values we hope to be shared by all, that guide us to being a nation where everyone feels safe, valued and free to be themselves S...

What a Plant Needs to Stay Alive | Springtime Song | Science Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann

What a Plant Needs to Stay Alive. Water, nutrients, sunlight and air are what plants need to grow. This life science song teaches us what a plant needs to s...

Our Knowledge Organisers for this half term:

Mixing Colours in Art

We created our own colour wheels in Art by mixing the primary colours.

Investigating how plants grow

In Art, we explored how to use hatching and cross-hatching to shade.  We sketched a mannequin in different poses and then shaded using hatching and cross-hatching techniques.

In Science, we recreated a seed using a paper model to explore seed dispersal.  We tested these outside - it was lots of fun!

What are we getting up to in Spring 2?

 

Science - We are finding out about living things including humans. We will be finding out what we should do to keep our bodies healthy and how some of our muscles and bones work.

 

Geography - We are looking at two areas which are local to us and comparing their physical and human features as well as thinking about what it would be like to live there.

 

R.E. - We begin a new R.E. enquiry where we will learn more about Christianity and be asking, "What was good about Good Friday?"

 

Maths - We start this half term completing our work on multiplication and division, then move onto calculating with money and then do some work on statistics. The recovery part of our maths curriculum will focus on measuring time.

 

English - We start this half term by focusing upon improving our sentences using good adjectives to make our writing more persuasive.

Our knowledge organisers for this half term.

What are we getting up to in Spring 1?

Science - We are finding out about forces and magnets. We will be investigating how magnets attract and repel each other and observing the way that forces can affect the objects they are acting upon.

 

History - We will be finding out all about the Ancient Greek Civilisation. We will find out about their culture of learning and how the things they discovered still have a huge impact on our lives today.

 

R.E. - We begin a new R.E. enquiry where we will learn more about Christianity and and asking, "Could Jesus really heal people? 

 

Maths - We start this half term continuing our work on multiplication and division, then move onto calculating with money. The recovery part of our maths curriculum will focus on measuring time.

 

English - We start this half term by focusing upon extending our sentences using an increased variety of conjunctions.

Knowledge Organisers

Ancient Greece | Educational Videos for Kids

Watch this video to find out more about Ancient Greece

Magnet | BBC Bitesize | science

Watch this video to find out a little about magnets.

What are we getting up to in Autumn 2?

Geography

We are asking the question: Can you be an atlas detective?

The children will learn about different countries in the world, with a focus on the United Kingdom. We will discuss the features and landmarks of the four countries in the UK, and learn where some of the major cities are.

Seven Continents Song

A song to help kids learn the 7 continents in order from largest to smallest.! ➜ https://www.youtube.com/c/hopscotchsongs?sub_confirmation=1Visit th...

Five Oceans Song

A song to help kids learn the 5 oceans in order from largest to smallest. ➜ https://www.youtube.com/c/hopscotchsongs?sub_confirmation=1Visit the Ho...

Reading our “Santa’s Beard” poems.

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Christmas Card making

We made paintings and models of famous landmarks around the UK for our Magical Middle in our Geography topic.

🍃 Autumn 1 🍃

 

What are we getting up to in Autumn 1?

 

Science - We're asking "What types of rocks are there?"   We want to know about the different types of rocks and how soil is formed.  

 

History - A study of the Stone, Bronze and Iron ages.   What was the difference between the Stone, Bronze and Iron ages?  What was it like in Britain?  What tools did they use?  How did they live day to day?

 

R.E. - We begin a new R.E. enquiry where we will learn about Divali and what it means to belong.  We will be introduced to Hindu beliefs about this celebration.

 

Maths - We start this half term looking at Place Value, then addition and subtraction.

 

English - We start this half term by focusing upon writing super sentences. 

 

To help us to remember and make links in the things we are learning, we use knowledge organisers.

These are the ones we are using this half term.

Testing Materials to see which are transparent, translucent and opaque

The Isle of Naboombu - Role playing living on the island and being interviewed by "The Travel Show" ready for writing a Non Chronological Report

English

Currently, we are writing sentences using conjunctions such as For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet or So to extend our sentences. We use the mnemonic FANBOYS to help us remember these.

Writing

We are learning to write sentences using FANBOYS to describe the key events in the video "Gus".  Follow the link to watch the video on You tube.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJmA_UyfZLQ

Learning Journey - History

In History, we enjoyed the 'magical middle' of our focus on the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages by making our own Stone Age arrows.  We brought sticks in from home and then used the hacksaw to saw a notch to hold a flint arrow head.  We used string to hold this in place, then added feathers too.

Learning Journey - History

In History, we explored and learned about some of the tools that were used in the Stone Age.  We made our own paper Stone Age axes.

Maths

In Maths, we have been working hard to catch up on our learning lost during lockdown and on Friday over the last few weeks we have been learning about directions.  Today, we played a game helping Wally from "Where's Wally" to find lost objects by directing him using the maths vocabulary such as quarter turn half turn, full turn, left and right.

Science

In Science, we have been observing and testing the properties of different types of rocks.  We tested them by pouring water on them to see if they are permeable or impermeable  Also , we carried out scratch tests on them to see how strong they were.

In English, we have been sorting sentences by identifying which are written correctly and which need editing.
In Maths, we practise our times tables daily. We are focusing on recall of the 2, 5 and 10 times table at the moment. Try this page to practise at home too.

Outdoor Education

On Thursday afternoons we are enjoying Outdoor Education in the school grounds.  This week we discovered some fairy dust and a letter from the fairies which told us that they had lost their belongings in the school grounds.  We decided to help by finding as many as we could.

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