Welcome

to Year 3

Miss Davison

About Year 3

Hello, I’m Miss Davison and welcome to Year 3!  

 

As Year 3 is the first year of the Juniors, we encourage the children to become as independent as possible. The children really enjoy the chance to take charge of their own learning and organise their belongings

 

Please explore our blogs below to find out what we have been up to recently in class!                 

Mrs Javaid

Mrs Whellams

Pupils are very fluent and confident in their reading.

OFSTED Statement 2015

Year 3

In Year Three, we study a range of exciting topics, such as Paintings and Photographs, The Generation Game, The Rainforest and the Stone Age. We make the learning as interactive as possible, and give the children hands on experiences of different topics. The children are encouraged to carry out their own research, and we carry on our learning through exciting trips and experience days.

 

In English, we study a range of text types, including traditional tales such as Little Red Riding Hood, short films such as Baboon on the Moon, picture books by Anthony Browne and adventure stories such as Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. We love putting our own twists on the stories once we have learned them. During Guided Reading, we use the Reciprocal Reading program, which allows us to analyse texts in detail and develop our own opinions about them.

 

In mathematics we spend time learning our times tables and making sure that we understand the key skills of mental arithmetic by the time we leave Year Three.

 

Please explore our blogs below to find out what we have been up to recently in class!

 

For further information you can view our Curriculum here.

The IPC Units for the Autumn term are the Generation Game and the Rainforest

 

The core text is Little Red Riding Hood/Hoodwinked and Paperbag Prince / Window / Rainforest / Otherwise / The Snowman. In English we will be looking at stories with a Familiar Setting / Alternative to Fairy Tales / Information Texts. In Science we will be learning about different rainforest animals and plants

 

To look at a full list then click here.

The IPC Units for the Spring term are Scavengers and Settlers and Paintings, Pictures and Photographs.

 

The core text is Anthony Browne : Author Focus. In English we will be looking at Adventure and Mystery / Authors and Letters. In Science we will be learning about how light, dark and shadows can be created.

 

To look at a full list then click here.

The IPC Units for the Summer term are Sounds and Materials and What’s on the Menu?

 

The core text is Baboon on the Moon and James and the Giant Peach / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs / Michael Rosen. In English we will be looking at Adventure and Mystery / Persuasive / Poems to Perform. In science the pupils will learn how sounds are made, how to change sounds and how sounds travel to the ear. In History we will be looking at popular foods from different periods of history and what sailors and explorers used to eat when travelling.

 

To look at a full list then click here.

Year 3 Latest Blog

3D Rainforest Homework!

During this half term, we created 3D rainforest scenes linked to our IPC topic. Have a look at our amazing work! Well Done Oak Class 🙂  

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Rainforest Exit Point!

During this half term, Year 3 have been learning all about The Rainforest. We have learnt lots of interesting facts about the rainforest across the curriculum and completed some excellent pieces of work.   Oak Class Display We finished our topic by visiting Colchester Zoo as an exciting Exit Point! Here are some memories of ...

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Oak Class Weekly Achievements!

Well done to pupils in Oak Class this week with their rewards for working hard and showing excellent behaviour. Keep up the hard work! 🙂

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Parsloes Primary Christmas Bazaar

Recently, Parsloes Primary School put on a Christmas Bazaar. Lots of stalls were put on with different activities made available for the children and their families, from a bouncy castle, sponge the teacher, white elephant, fortune telling, hair braiding and face painting and many more. Despite the cold, miserable weather the children and families had ...

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Address Details

Parsloes Primary School
Spurling Road
Dagenham
Essex
RM9 5RH

Tel: 0208 270 4925

E-mail: office@parsloes.bardaglea.org.uk