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Holy Trinity Church of England

Primary School

Growing Tomorrow's Leaders

Year 3 Rabbit

Welcome to Rabbit Class!

 

 

My name is Mrs Hudson and I am the Class Teacher of Rabbits. Our Teaching Assistants include Mrs Davis and Mrs Imeri.

 

If you ever need to know anything about your child's learning or have any questions, please feel free to come and see us after school, pop a note in the contact book or fill out the form below.

 

PE lessons are on Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings - please make sure the correct kit is in school for these days!

 

To take Accelerated Reader quizzes log-on here, to complete Mathletics homework click here and to practice handwriting through LetterJoin click here

 

Our learning this term:

 

Tremors. Overwhelming and mighty, Mother Nature’s awesome energies hiss and roar deep within the earth. Plates collide, spewing lava. Rocks rain down and mud slides in torrents. Towns and cities vanish under ashen clouds.

Discover the dangerous and ferocious world of natural disasters, and glimpse their savage and deadly effects. Visit the ancient city of historic Pompeii, frozen in time, then create your own blistering explosions from model volcanoes that fire foamy lava. Discover the properties of rocks shaped by the Earth’s breath-taking power.

Watch out! Volcanologists detect formidable rumblings from an extinct volcano in Scotland’s capital. Red alert! What would you do?

 

Below are some key documents relating to our class.

We thoroughly enjoyed our day at the Natural History Museum. We learnt so much ready to help us in our lessons back at school!

In Maths, we have been developing our place value knowledge:

In PE, we have been working on our team work and communication skills whilst trying to cross the 'raging river!'

In Art, we have been developing our photography skills whilst posing as citizens of Pompeii before the famous volcano eruption. We then used the light to trace our outlines and practice our shading techniques.

In Science, we have been learning all about rocks! In this lesson we tested their density and permeability...

We had a wonderful afternoon creating our own clay version of the city of Pompeii. Thank you so much to all of the adults who came to help us!

Homework guidance:

 

Homework is set on a Friday and due to be returned on a Wednesday. This includes:

 

-An optional list of fun and interactive tasks related our topical learning. These tasks are provided purely to give ideas, for those who would like to do some extra. This will not be marked, but is welcomed to be shared in class.

-A pre-learning task. These weekly tasks are essential and are expected to be completed because they relate to the up-and-coming learning in the next week. By completing these tasks, it will help pupils to gain a deeper and more advanced knowledge ready for our next lessons. 

-A Spelling task. A small list is provided, pupils can choose one task a week to help to further embed their learning of the weekly words. Spellings are differentiated according to pupil's needs.

-Mathletics. 2 or 3 tasks are set weekly that again are in-line with pre-learning. The theme of the tasks set, will cover what is coming up in our next week's learning giving pupils a chance to get ahead and practise the skills needed for those lessons. 

 

-Above all, the most important task, is to ensure children are reading for at least 10 minutes a day. This should be written into their reading record and signed by an adult. Pupils work towards achieving 50 reads, 100 reads, 150 reads and 200 reads throughout the year, so everyday counts!

Some useful websites related to our learning:

 

Volcanoes:

 

https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/volcanoes

 

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/clips/zxngkqt

 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/mountains/volcanoes.htm

 

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/geography/physical-geography/volcano-facts/

 

Earthquakes:

 

https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/earthquakes

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/earth/natural_disasters/earthquake

 

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/earth/earthquakes/

 

Rocks:

 

https://www.theschoolrun.com/what-are-igneous-sedimentary-and-metamorphic-rocks

 

https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/rocks-and-soil

 

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/z9bbkqt

Here is a sneaky peak at our classroom:

If you would like to contact Mrs Hudson, please fill out the form below.

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