Autumn term Topic letter
Dear parents/carers of Class 3,
Welcome to Class 3. I hope you have all had a lovely summer break.
This term in Science we will be learning about different animals, habitats and the classification of animals into herbivores, carnivores and omnivores. We will be learning about humans and our senses. In Geography we will be learning about food finding out where our food comes from. The role play has been set up as a shop, so we can pretend we are buying our favourite foods from our local supermarket. In RE we will be learning about belonging to a Church school and what it means to be a Christian. In Literacy we are going to be looking at stories with patterned and predictable language including Stickman and The Gruffalo. We will be sharing stories and poems with an autumn theme. In Maths will be learning about place value and ordering numbers. We will cover addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and 2D and 3Dshapes. We will be looking at repeating patterns. In ICT we will be learning how to log on independently and how to confidently use a mouse to create a picture. In PSHE we will be learning about class rules and expectations and how to work well with others. We will find out how to be safe when online. In music we will be learning some Harvest songs and will be making our own instruments.
Next half term we will be learning about light and dark and hibernation in Science and in History we will be learning about Guy Fawkes. We will be learning about festivals in RE, including the Jewish festival of Hanukkah and the Christian festival of Christmas. In Literacy we will be writing some fact-files and information about different nocturnal animals (linked to Science) and writing and performing firework poems. We are going to focus on stories about owls including Owl Babies and The Owl Who was Afraid of the Dark. Our role play will be set up as Percy the Park Keeper. In Maths we will cover place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and units of measure including time, money and shape. In ICT we will be learning how to make powerpoints. In PSHE we will be learning about being thankful and how it is ‘Good to be me’. In music we will be learning some Christmas songs and how to play hand bells.
Please continue to read every night as little and often is important.
We care looking forward to enjoying a fun packed busy term!
From all staff in Class 3.