Welcome to Year 3
Free online reading resources (as above)
Lockdown Art Projects
And with the Summer Holidays fast approaching why don't you sign up for the British Red Cross Summer of Kindness initiative
Hall of Fame
Here are some examples of the fantastic home learning that is taking place in Swifts class;
Swift Class have been inventing and designing a new character to star in the Gruffalo.
Take a look at their fabulous ideas.
And take a read of some of our super star efforts at writing play script based around the Gruffalo.
And here is a play script complete with front and back cover.
Swifts Class Summer Term Letter
For the remainder of the Summer Term we will looking at measuring time.
We will still be using
and the new Sum Dog website
If you would like any information on the type of maths processes we use at Bewick Bridge please ensure that you look at the school calculation policy.
We will be looking at Haiku poetry and Book Reviews for the last part of the Summer term.
Here are two examples of haiku poems from Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), considered the greatest haiku poet:
An old silent pond...
A frog jumps into the pond,
splash! Silence again.
In the twilight rain
these brilliant-hued hibiscus -
A lovely sunset.
Our Summer term topic will be
In history we will be looking at the Victorians, focusing on childhood and how the Victorians spent their leisure time, we will also be looking at evidence of the Victorians in the local area.
We will be investigating Forces and Magnets and tying in a small Design and Technology project based around designing a game using magnets and levers.
All children have now been given access to our banded reading books online.
Please check out the choices on;
Please encourage your child to read at home; it may be a book, a newspaper, a magazine. It really doesn't matter as long as it is appropriate!
Please take a look at the Year 3 suggested book reading list for inspiration and encourage your child to read for at least 10 minutes everyday.
Please see below for the list of books.
YEAR 3 - SUMMER TERM 2
Stay positive and happy.
Get out into the fresh air and try to stay active
If you would like some great activities to do outside try having a look at;
great garden sowing and growing activities https://schoolgardening.rhs.org.uk/resources
Inspiring a healthy lifestyle
If you have any concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch; either by person at the end of the day or by email email@example.com
Year 3 Reading List:
The Street Beneath My Feet - Charlotte Guillain
The Abominables - Eva Ibbotson
Egypt Magnified - David Long and Harry Bloom
Meet the Ancient Romans - James Davies
This Moose Belongs to Me - Oliver Jeffers
The Pebble in my Pocket: A History of Our Earth - Meredith Hooper
The Nothing to see Here Hotel - Steven Butler and Steven Lenton
The 13 Story Treehouse - Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton
Mr Gum - Andy Stanton
The Boy Who Grew - Andy Shepherd
The Sheep Pig - Dick King-Smith
Who Are You Calling Weird?: A Celebration of Weird and Wonderful Animals - Marilyn Singer
Three Cheers for Women - Marcia Williams
The Watcher - Jeanette Winter
Arthur and the Golden Rope - Joe Todd Stanton
My Name is Not Refugee - Kate Milner
The Tin Forest - Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson
Journey to the Centre of My Brain - Macmillan Poetry
The Story Tree - Hugh Lupton
Hello World - Jonathan Litton
A World of Cities - James Brown and Lily Murray
A Street Through Time - Steve Noon