Welcome to Year 3

Week Beginning 21st September 2020

Hi everyone!

Attached is your blog post for this week.  Year 3 Blog 18.9.20

Please remember to send in your home learning projects by Wednesday 30th September, we can’t wait to see them!

Mrs. Clarke-Benson and Ms. Young

Week Beginning 14th September 2020

Hello everyone!

We hope you have enjoyed the first full week of year 3 and are excited for what is to come.

Attached is the blog post.

Mrs. Clarke-Benson and Ms. Young

Year 3 11.09.20

 

Thank you Spetses and Zakynthos! 17.7.2020

Dear children and parents,

Thank you very much for the lovely video messages! It has been a pleasure teaching you and watching you grow.

We can’t wait to see the transformation you will all make in Year 4.

Have a wonderful summer and stay safe! : )

Love from,

Ms Young and Mrs Yiannourkou

Miss Appiagyei and Miss Ricketts

 

Summer projects for year 3

Good morning (soon to be) Year 4s,

Over the summer holiday, myself and Mr Skinner would like you to research your new classes that you will be in next year.

Just a quick reminder, if your were in Spetses you will be in Ithaca; if you were in Zakynthos, you will now be in Symi.

Have a lovely summer holiday.

Mr Theophilou

A message for Zakynthos from Mr Theophilou

Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 13.7.2020

Hello Spetses and Zakynthos,

We hope you are keeping well and safe. Please continue to access the sites and links online to help you with your learning at home. Well done for completing your activities and working hard! Keep it up! : )

You can find this week’s daily learning activities below.

In Numeracy you will practise generating multiplication and division facts from known tables facts. Multiply by 4 (doubling twice) and by 10 to ‘scale up’ recipes. Divide by 4 (halving twice) and by 10 to make scale drawings. Investigate totals within rectangles drawn on calendars.And knowledge of inverse operations is used to solve puzzles.

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In Literacy you will be listening to a reading a classic Greek myth, Icarus; make responses to the text; sequence and retell the story orally. Re-read a Greek myth to develop familiarity with its themes and characters; compare two versions of a story; write a fictional diary entry. Begin reading a more demanding version of a Greek myth; read and note the key features of instructions; write a set of instructions. Finish reading a more demanding version of a Greek myth; offer opinions about different versions of a Greek myth. Read a classic poem, ‘Hope is the thing with feathers’; answer questions about the poem; write in response to the themes and ideas of the poem.

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The home learning project is to research your class island and create a poster, fact file or something imaginative about Ithaca or Symi. Date due: 4.9.2020. You may wish to include the following facts:

  • Climate
  • Food
  • History
  • Famous landmarks
  • Customs
  •  Pictures
  • Fun Facts

Here is an over the summer  home learning/school learning competition organised by the 100 Great Black Britons campaign. Feel free to enter, it is optional!

https://www.100greatblackbritons.co.uk/competition.html

Dear Children,we know the school year did not go as planned, but we hope you have made and are continuing to make the most out of it. Use this time to explore your imagination, creativity and spend time with your loved ones. Have an amazing Summer Break and look after yourselves!

With love,

Miss Appiagyei and Ms Young

Spetses Video from Ms Young

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Zakynthos video from Miss Appiagyei

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Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 6.7.2020

Spetses and Zakynthos Home Learning 6.7.2020

Hello Spetses and Zakynthos,

We hope you are keeping well and safe. Please continue to access the sites and links online to help you with your learning at home. Well done for completing your activities and working hard! Keep it up! : )

You can find this week’s daily learning activities below.

In Numeracy you will be revising doubling and halving numbers to 100 using partitioning. You will be focusing on describing, naming and sorting 3-D shapes using a Carroll diagram and lastly, you will be counting faces, vertices and edges of pyramids.

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Y3 Week 14 Teacher notes

In Literacy you will be listening to a reading of ‘The Night Shimmy’ by Gwen Strauss and Anthony Browne, answering a set of questions about the story and creating expanded noun phrases using these when describing a picture from The Night Shimmy. You will also be listening to a reading of ‘Silly Billy’ by Anthony Browne, writing a letter from a worry doll to Billy, suggesting what he should do to stop worrying. Next, you will be comparing and contrasting the stories. Then you will be writing to an imaginary child suggesting what they do to avoid being scared of going to bed. Finally, you will be listening to a reading of ‘Voices in the Park’ by Anthony Browne. You will be learning about the simple form of the past tense and using the simple past tense to write a recount by one of the dogs in the story about their day in the park as well as the progressive or continuous form of the past tense and using examples of this tense form in an email written by one of the children from the story.

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Have a good week and look after yourselves!

Ms Young and Miss Appiagyei

500 Words: Black Lives Matter Competition

Hi everyone,

As you all probably know, there has been a lot of coverage in the news around the Black Lives Matter movement. We have come across an exciting opportunity to get involved through ‘500 Words: Black lives Matter’.

Your words have the power to change you and the world around you. People can make a change based on their actions – you’ll already have encountered examples of this.

We want you to use your imagination and draw on your own thoughts and experiences when it comes to Black Lives Matter and some of the changes we are seeing in 2020. Then, write a creative short story in no more than 500 words.

Simply go to https://500words.me/ to find out more and how to enter.

This exciting opportunity is only availble until tomorrow evening unfortunately, so you haven’t got a lot of time to get your stories written but we know you can do it!

Happy writing!