Class 3

Welcome to Class 3s page!

Class 3 are children from Year 4, 5 and 6. The class teacher is Mrs Potter, the HLTA is Mrs Shier and the TA is Mr Hughes.

This term's topic is 'Inspirational India' and the children have been learning about India, the Indus Valley Civilisation, Hinduism and Bollywood Dance. In art, the children have been creating multi-media artwork based on Gujarati patchwork.

The trip this term is to Hull Truck Theatre to see 'The Christmas Carol' which links to the English topic based on this class story by Charles Dickens.

 

 

 

Term:

Theme:

Autumn 2017

           INSPIRATIONAL INDIA

 

Class 3                                    Christian value: Friendship

English

 

Story from a Different Culture – The Mystery of the Hare and the Moon (a story from India)

Harvest Poetry

Indian Myths and Legends

A Historical Setting – The War Game (linked to Remembrance Day)

Classic Literature – A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Maths

As per the 2014 National Curriculum

 

History

 

Indus Valley Civilisation

Geography

Trade and India

 

Science

The Properties of Materials – Special Effects Materials

Force

Science will be taught by Mrs Shier

Art / D&T

Textile art -  multi-media artwork inspired by Gujarati patchwork wall-hangings, Peacock feathers embroidery and silk painting

Jutti design – design a jutti (an Indian shoe) for Anika

Computing

Animation

RE

Expressions of Faith

PSHCE

We’re All Stars!

Friendly and Wise

French (MFL)

Opinions!

Music

Music is taught by visiting Music specialist Mrs Rooke.

PE

Indian Dance and Gymnastics will be taught by Mrs Potter.

Games will be taught by Mr Wood.

How to help your child

Reading: encourage your child to read widely (fiction and non-fiction); discuss reading material with your child; listen to your child read and allow them to hear you reading.

 

Spelling: help your child to revise the spelling words given.

 

Mathematics: help your child to revise times tables and square and cube number recall.

 

Homework: Support your child in the completion of homework. Encourage your child to hand in homework well-presented and on time.