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Summer 1 IPC PROJECT: Paintings, Pictures and Photographs

  • In ART:

    We will be able to:

    • Develop different techniques through learning about different artists
    • Create pieces of art using a range of materials and mediums
    • Use art as a means of self-expression

    We will know:

    • About famous works of art and artists of the past and present
    • How a number of artists use forms, materials and processes to suit their purpose
  • In HISTORY:

    We will be able to:

    • Ask and answer questions about the past using historical terms
    • Explore contrasts and trends between a past period of time and now

    We will know:

    • How our knowledge of the past comes from a range of primary and secondary sources
  • In MUSIC:

    We will know:

    • How visual images can inspire musical compositions
    • How symbols are used to represent sounds
  • ENTRY AND EXIT POINTS

    Entry Point:

    We will be creating fabulous works of art using only straws, paper and lots of paint!

    Exit Point:

    On Monday 21st May, we would like to invite you to join Year 3 for Family Art Afternoon! Bring your parents, brothers and sisters, aunties and uncles, even grandparents to come and create a beautiful piece of artwork in the sun together! **In case of rain, this will be held on Thursday 24th May.

  • In Maths and English:

    Maths

    • To know our 2, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 10 times tables
    • To be able to add, take-away, multiply and divide with fractions
    • To be able to answer vertical addition and subtraction calculations
    • To be able to identify angles within a shape and name the different kinds of angles
    • To be able to calculate totals and differences between amounts of money
    • To be able to answer addition and subtraction questions with decimals

    English

    Over the next six weeks, will be learning how to write: narratives and non-chronological reports.

    We will continue to improve our SPaG knowledge, skills and understanding, in particular: apostrophes of omission/contraction (e.g. 'do not' becomes 'don't'); apostrophes of possession (Dave's bag); regular and irregular verbs in the past tense; using fronted adverbials (One day… All of a sudden… etc.) and expanded noun phrases (the small, twinkling blue stone).

  • important dates:
    • Monday 16th April School and clubs re-start
    • Tuesday 24th April - Class Photographs
    • Monday 7th May - Bank Holiday (school is closed for everyone)
    • Friday 25th May - Break up for Half Term      
    • Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June Half-Term Holiday
    • Friday 15th June - Unicorn 1 Class Assembly
    • Friday 6th July - GDF Summer Fair
    • Friday 13th July - Years 1-3 / Years 4-6 Sports’ Day
    • Monday 16th July - Parents’ evening 3:30 – 5:00
    • Tuesday 17th July - Meet the new teacher 3:30 – 5:00
    • Friday 20th July - Last day of term, break up 2:00 pm

Home Learning

Home learning tasks are set every week :

Task: Given out: Due Back:
Mathletics Thursday Tuesday
Spelling Book Thursday Tuesday
Reading Journal Friday Following Friday

Remember:

  • To read for at least a minimum of 10 minutes every day and record what you have read in your reading journal. 
  • Practice your times tables and spellings
  • Fill in your reading diaries and have a grown-up check and sign them.

Entry Point:

We will be creating fabulous works of art using only straws, paper and lots of paint!

Exit Point:

On Monday 21st May, we would like to invite you to join Year 3 for Family Art Afternoon! Bring your parents, brothers and sisters, aunties and uncles, even grandparents to come and create a beautiful piece of artwork in the sun together! **In case of rain, this will be held on Thursday 24th May.

Home Learning Tasks

Due Monday 16th April: Over the Easter break, create a portrait or a landscape picture using any materials you have at home! Be as creative and colourful as you can, and research some famous techniques if you’re feeling very ambitious!

P.E

P.E is on Tuesdays & Wednesdays

  • School PE uniform is black shorts (or tracksuit bottoms) with a white t-shirt and a change of shoes (either plimsols or black trainers).
  • Girls should bring socks to wear if they have worn tights with their regular uniform that day.
  • PE kits should be in school at all times, apart from at the half term when they will be sent home for a wash.
  • Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining

Messages from the Staff

Can You Help?

Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

Could you give some time to come in to class to help with reading?

Remember to talk to your grown-ups about this weeks Big Writing Talk Homework.

If anyone would like to come into class for a regular session to hear children read, then please let one of us know.

If you your grown-up or parent would like to speak to any member of the Year 3 Team then they can make an appointment at the office before 8:45am or 3:15pm. 

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