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Maple Class

Welcome to Maple Class

 

Mr. McGuinness’ class is a year 3  class. During Mr McGuinness’ PPA time, Miss Parkinson takes the class. (Wednesday afternoons). Mrs. Durasova is our teaching assistant all week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have any worries or concerns then don’t hesitate to speak to us by either making an appointment at reception or speaking with us after school at the exit door.

Topic

Our topic for autumn term 2018 is ‘Rock ‘n roll’. We will be exploring Stone Age man including; housing, diet and lifestyles.

We will explore and partake in many exciting lessons learning all about how Stone Age people existed and how their history shaped our future.

 

 

 

Science

The focus in Science for the first half term will be Rocks and Soil. We will be exploring what rocks are and how the different types are formed. We will be also exploring volcanoes and making models of the different types of rock using chocolate!

Within the next half term we will be exploring electricity.

See term overview for more detail.

LSK2 Autumn years 3 4 subject overviews (1)

Preview learning in preparation for the autumn term

 

Times Table practise

In year 3, the recall of multiplication facts are very important. We encourage you to practise regularly with your child, from x2 up to x12 tables. Here are some websites you could use;

 

 

Reading

We would like your children to read at least three times a week. Children will receive a ‘book worm’ certificate weekly for regular reading.

Homework

Unlike previous years, we won’t be setting any English homework as such this year. We will be sending home pre-learning work before any new topic so that the children can find any information that they want to research, bring it in, and their interests will inform our future lesson planning.  

Spellings will be given out on Monday and tested on Friday.

 

P.E

Our P.E days are, usually, on Tuesday and Thursday. Please make sure that your child has their full indoor/outdoor P.E kit in school. Also make sure that your child has taken out their earrings or has tape over their earrings.

 

 

Medical

If your child requires medical attention in school please contact Mrs Nicholls and complete the relevant forms to keep school updated and keep your child safe in school.

If you would like to email the class you can at the following email address;

maple@dukestreet-pri.lancs.sch.uk