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Lunsford

Primary School

Lunsford: A Journey of Success and Excellence

Lion (Year 3)

   Welcome to Lion Class! 

 

 

 

Lion Class are taught by Miss Broadmore and Mrs Regan on Thursday afternoons. We are supported by Mrs James (Monday- Friday) and Mrs Webb (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday). 

 

If you need to speak to one of us, please contact us using Class Dojo or come and speak to us! We are always available at the beginning and end of each day. 

Term Three

English 

This term in English we will be reading 'Arthur and the Golden Rope by Joe Todd Stanton. This is an exciting book about Arthur who decides to make the journey to the great hall and help Thor catch the wicked Fenrir. There, he is set the almost impossible task of sourcing magical elements to make a Golden Rope. In an exciting battle, it seems as if all is lost, until Arthur proves that even a small boy can be the most unlikely of heroes! We will be writing shared poems, writing persuasive adverts, writing in role as a character and writing non-chronological reports! 

Maths 

This term we will be multiplying and dividing 2 digit numbers by 1 digit numbers. We will be looking at different units of measurement and learning to find the perimeter.

 

Science- Forces and Magnets

History- Stone Age

Computing- Programming 

Art- Cave Paintings 

RE- Why do people pray? 

PSHE- Dreams and Goals 

French- Fruit 

PE: Swimming 

Music: Charanga

 

Lion Class Reminders 

  • Homework will be sent home on Thursday and is expected back in the following Tuesday. All work will need to be completed in homework books. If you are struggling with any part of the homework please pop a note on Class Dojo or in the homework book and I will discuss it with your child during the school day. 
  • Reading at home is very important and should be completed daily. All children should try to discuss their books with someone at home. Please make sure to record any reading in your child's reading record so that we can see their progress. 
  • This term we have swimming on a Wednesday. Please ensure hair is tied back and earrings are taken out. All swimming bags must be named too.
  • PE will be on a Monday with Mr Dickinson. Please ensure hair is tied back and earrings are taken out. 
  • Forest School sessions will be posted on Class Dojo!

 

 

Term Two

English 

This term in English we will be reading ‘Leon and The Place Between’ by Angela McAllister. We will be exploring the use of illustrations and how they add meaning to the story. We will be writing descriptively, writing in role as a character, exploring and writing poetry, writing to persuade and exploring creative writing by writing our own magical stories!

Maths 

Addition and Subtraction- adding ones, tens and hundreds to 3 digit numbers. spotting patterns and learning to use column method to add and subtract. We will be continuing our learning of column method, learning how to exchange when subtracting 3 digit numbers.

Multiplication and Division- making equal groups, using arrays, recapping 2, 5 and 10 times table. We will be multiplying and dividing by 3, 4 and 8 to solve multiplication problems.

Science- Light 

Geography- Brazil  

Computing: Creating Media

DT: Pneumatic Toys

RE: What do different people believe about God?

PSHE: Celebrating Difference

French: Core Vocabulary/ Classroom Commands

PE: Gymnastics and Swimming

Music: Charanga

PE Glockenspiel Stage 7

Lion Class Reminders 

  • Homework will be sent home on Thursday and is expected back in the following Tuesday. All work will need to be completed in homework books. If you are struggling with any part of the homework please pop a note on Class Dojo or in the homework book and I will discuss it with your child during the school day. 
  • Reading at home is very important and should be completed daily. All children should try to discuss their books with someone at home. Please make sure to record any reading in your child's reading record so that we can see their progress. 
  • This term we have swimming on a Wednesday. Please ensure hair is tied back and earrings are taken out. All swimming bags must be named too.
  • PE will be on a Monday with Mr Dickinson. Please ensure hair is tied back and earrings are taken out. 
  • Forest School sessions will be posted on Class Dojo!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Term One 

English 

 

This term in English we will be reading two books by Anthony Browne, 'Into The Forest' and 'Gorilla'. We will be exploring the use of illustrations and how they add meaning to the stories. We will be writing character and setting descriptions, writing in role as a character, writing letters, writing to persuade and writing speech ensuring we use inverted commas correctly! 

 

Maths 

 

This term Lion Class will be learning some new concepts as well as recapping Year 2 concepts: 

Place Value- counting forwards/backwards to 1000, partitioning 3 digit numbers in different ways, identifying, estimating and representing numbers, counting in 50s and ordering numbers in ascending and descending order. 

 

Addition and Subtraction- adding ones, tens and hundreds to 3 digit numbers. spotting patterns and learning to use column method to add and subtract. 

 

Science- Animals Including Humans/Light 

History- The Romans 

Computing: Computing systems and networks 

DT; Roman Shields 

RE: What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain today? 

PSHE: Being me in my world 

Music: Charanga

PE: Swimming and Cricket 

 

 

Lion Class Reminders 

 

  • Homework will be sent home on Thursday and is expected back in the following Tuesday. All work will need to be completed in homework books. If you are struggling with any part of the homework please pop a note on Class Dojo or in the homework book and I will discuss it with your child during the school day. 
  • Reading at home is very important and should be completed daily. All children should try to discuss their books with someone at home. Please make sure to record any reading in your child's reading record so that we can see their progress. 
  • This term we have swimming on a Wednesday. Please ensure hair is tied back and earrings are taken out. All swimming bags must be named too.
  • This term we have Cricket on a Tuesday. All children need to be in school in their PE kit with hair tied back and earrings taken out. 
  • Forest School sessions will be posted on Class Dojo!

 

. Here are some websites that may be useful for learning at home. 

 

www.ttrockstars.com

www.purplemash.com

www.twinkl.co.uk (lots of printable ideas and activities free at the moment)

www.whiterosemaths.com (great maths resources and learning clips for daily maths activities)

https://nrich.maths.org (great maths challenges)

www.topmarks.co.uk (spelling games)

Books for Year 3 children aged 7-8 | School Reading List (lots of good ideas for books)

 

 

Thank you, we are looking forward to a great year! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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