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Carr Junior School

3M Mr Maskell

Class 3M

 

Welcome to Carr Junior School!

 

We hope everyone is enjoying our Around the world in 80 days topic!

This half term we are continuing to explore the various countries that Phileas Fogg visited.

 

 

Topics

 

Science – Forces and magnets

R.E – What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain today?

P.E – Gymnastics

ICT – Computer programming

DT – Levers and linkages

Geography – Places around the world

Art – Colour mixing

Music – Music from around the world

PE and Games

 

All kit is required to be in on a Monday for 3M, although our sports sessions are Thursday and Friday afternoon if further slots appear in the school we may take up the opportunity to deliver a third PE/Games activity.

 

All equipment should be named, if possible, and kept in a named bag which will be kept in the 3M wooden cabinets.

 

 

HOMEWORK

 

Reading

Daily reading is encouraged and will be rewarded by children receiving stickers towards

certificates and moving up through the book bands. Please write in your child's planners when

they have read followed by a signature from an adult. We check this weekly and award stickers accordingly.

 

Spellings

These will be sent home every Monday with your child lending them the opportunity to practise at home daily in

preparation for the weekly spelling test on a Friday morning.

 

Timestables

TT Rockstars are now been used in Year 3 and this online system enables children to practise their timetables by completing online maths games to develop their knowledge and speed of solving time tables problems. Children have passwords in the front of their planners for them to try the games and activities at home. No formal timetables test will take place now.

 

MyMaths

Currently we set children My Maths homework on a Monday, this is to be completed by the following Monday.

We also offer Maths clubs where the children can complete their maths homework twice a week, if interested get your child to ask me.

 

Homework grid

We ask kindly that at least 2 pieces of homework from the homework grid to be completed 

every half term. Thee grid will change depending on the topic. The current homework grid can

be seen below. 

 

Homework Club is on a Monday after school, this can be signed up to through ParentPay.

 

If you have any questions regarding any homework please don't hesitate to ask me.

 

High Five

Year 3 have been set a challenge to read as many times as possible

The children will earn a special certificate depending on how many times they read.


Platinum – 150 times
Gold – 100 times
Silver – 50 times
Bronze – 25 times
Commended – 10 times

Let’s work together to encourage reading!

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