Little Dewchurch Primary School

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   Class 3   

Welcome back to Class 3's page. 

We have many exciting learning opportunities planned for this long term. Here are a few details to enlighten you and allow you to support your child at home.

Please aim to listen to your child read on a daily basis.

English  

In English this term, we are reading ‘The Hodgeheg’ by Dick King-Smith. We will use this book to support our writing across a range of genres. We will  also be writing sci-fi adventure stories and linking to our science work through explanations and instructions about plants and human life.  

 Maths 

In Maths this term, we will be using basic skills and written methods to support our arithmetic and reasoning.

There will be a focus on problem solving and reasoning - see the nrich website for great challenges, just pick the appropriate year group and difficulty:   nrich KS1      nrich KS2

Homework will be related to what we have been learning each week, as well as continuing to learn our times tables: x10 x2 x5 x3 for Y2                   x3 x4 x8 x6 for Y3

Science 

In Science, we are learning about Humans and Plants. We will look at body parts, our health, including diet and exercise, and our senses.  We will look at the structure and conditions for growth for a range of plants, including fair testing of bean growth.

Creative Curriculum 

In history, we will be learning about the change of Hereford through different periods, and visiting Goodrich castle. In geography, we will be looking at local Herefordshire, as well as UK landscape characteristics. In art and design, we will be looking at patterns, through the work of different cultures and artists.

RE

In RE this term, we will be asking “Why are festivals important to religious communities?”

PE 

Monday  & Friday–outdoor games skills. We will be practising the main skills used in striking and fielding games such a s cricket and rounders: bowling, throwing, catching, fielding and hitting a ball. We will also be playing tennis and trying out different athletics disciplines.