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‘Building a Love of Life and Learning’
‘Building a Love of Life and Learning’

Class 3

Welcome to class 3.  We are a mixed year 3 & 4 class.

I'm Mrs Sampson the class teacher. 

Mrs Haylock is our teaching assistant.  She works in our class in the mornings. 

Mrs Pearce also works in our classroom and she works with specific individual children.


Welcome to Class 3

Autumn 2


Over view of topic areas this half term:


English - Narrative: Medusa's Curse (Triumphing story)

Non-Fiction: Non-chronological report

Poetry: Poems on a given theme

Maths - Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication & Division,  Length and Perimeter (Area - Yr4)

Design & technology - Mechanical systems - Levers and linkages

Geography- Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Art -Printing

Music - Christmas

Computing - Using the Internet

Well-being - Flourish sessions


Autumn 2 - Important information


Class 3 will have PE & Forest school  every Friday afternoon.  Please come to school in your forest school clothing, but bring in your PE kits. We will change for PE.  (Earrings could they please be removed at home.)


Spelling and Tables Tests- Following the new spelling system every Friday we will add the new spellings into their Red practise books.  Please ensure that these are in school.

Children will be tested on their spellings Friday mornings.

The times tables will also be tested on a Friday.


Reading- children will be given a reading book in the first few days of school. Please hear your child read as often as possible (ideally 5 times a week but at least 3 x per week) and write in the diary. There is a whole school competition and prizes for the winning class each week! Reading books are only changed on Fridays. Of course, you can also read other books at home and write in the diary.

Autumn 1.

Our first topic of the year is basded on the  'Ancient Greeks' . We will learn about the two important Greek cities Athens & Sparta and how they were similar and different.  We will also explore the orgins of the olympics; who the ancient Gods and Goddesses were and what they represent; as well as exploring parts of the Trojan war.


Over view of topic areas this half term:


English - Poetry: Haiku & Tanka poems (Japanesse styles of poems which use syllables as the framework.)

Narrative: Leo and the Gorgon's Curse (A comic style book linked to our History topic. )

Non-Fiction: Recount writing

Maths - Place value; Addition and Subtraction

Science - Animals Including Humans

History - Ancient Greece 

Art -Painting

Music - The Dragon Song

Computing - Technology around us

Well-being - Caring friendships

RE -Christianity - The life of Jesus