Mrs Garlick's Class
Welcome to Year 3G!
I hope you have all had a wonderful summer break and are ready for an exciting year in the Juniors. We have plenty of fun things planned throughout the year, so I hope that you are just as excited as I am!
Our new topic is going to take us on a journey back in time to visit The Stone Age. If you have any exciting artefacts or books linked to this topic, you are more than welcome to share them with us.
A Special Mention
One of our lovely Year 3's had a super exciting Friday afternoon. At horse riding, she was presented with a rosette from Princess Anne! We loved seeing the special pictures and hearing all about this wonderful moment.
We are very proud of you.
Reading books will be sent home on Monday 13th September.
We encourage all children to read for 20 minutes each night - independently or to an adult. Our current focus this term is fluency and expression. In the classroom, we will be reading each day to our friends and teachers.
Please ensure your child keeps their reading book and reading record in their bags so that they are accessible throughout the week.
We have just started our exciting journey exploring 'The Boy Who Grew Dragons'. The children have been hooked by the fascinating storyline and we've already had many wild suggestions about pet dragons and magical gardens.
Homework will be sent home from Monday 20th September.
I will be uploading one piece of Maths homework and spellings each week via the VLE. Both pieces of work will be uploaded by 4.30pm every Monday and the children will have one week to complete them. I am using the VLE in the classroom to help develop the children's confidence and independence. Please contact me if you have any further questions.
The children will be tested on their spellings the following Monday. The spelling test will be in a mixed order.
Making sure that the children can quickly recall their times table facts will really help with their learning in Years 3 and 4. The following websites will help the children do this, at their own pace, and in a fun way.
Purple Mash (children have their own login details)
The children will be tested on their times tables every Friday afternoon. We are currently focusing on our 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s.
This term, our PE lessons will take place on a Tuesday afternoon. Please send your child to school in their full PE kit. In colder temperatures, your child is welcome to wear joggers / leggings to keep them warm. Our topic is hockey so will be aiming to use the outdoors as much as possible. Your child must have their school jumper or cardigan, no hoodies, please.
The children are welcome to bring a snack to school for morning and afternoon breaks. Please ensure that these snacks are healthy!
A quick reminder! If your child has a medical condition that we need to know about, please inform us as soon as possible. If your child requires an inhaler or any other medication, please make sure it has been returned to school and is not out of date.