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The Priory Catholic Voluntary Academy

A place to learn, have fun, grow and develop in the light and love of Christ

York

Welcome to York Class

We are Year 3

We use class dojo

Our class teachers are Miss Fisher, Mrs Mucha, Mrs Sheehan and Miss B

 

'The Priory, A place to learn, have fun, grow and develop in the light and love of Christ'

Welcome to Summer 2!

 

We have an exciting half term ahead. Have a look at what we have been doing. 

 

In this half term we are learning about: 

  • Come and See - our topics include Choices and Special Places 
  • Literacy - language play poetry and information and explanation texts
  • Maths - continue following Maths Makes Sense 
  • Geography - study of the UK 
  • Science - Plants 
  • Art - Andy Goldsworthy and Sculptures 
  • Music - 20th century music 1890 - 1999
  • French - days of the week and months of the year 
  • PE - tennis and cricket
  • PSHE - Statements to live by:
    • ‘I understand the importance of peace’
    • 'I know how to show I’m sorry’
    • ‘I try to accept forgiveness from others’
    • ‘I try to use words that make the world a better place’
    • ‘I notice that we are the same and we are different’
    • ‘I try to be accepting of others’

Awards Winners w.e. 20.7.19

This week's award winners:

  • York's star of the week went to Keria
  • Dojo winner was Lilah

Y3 really enjoyed the French day this week and learnt so much - 16.9.19

Homework - week ending 12.7.1

Summer 2- Week 6

  • Topic homework - pink books - French - match days of week and months - in for 17.7.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 15.7.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Thursday 18.7.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 12.7.19

This week's award winners:

  • Mission Statement Award went to Kenzie
  • Good Work Award went to York class
  • Star Writer went to Amelia
  • Marvellous Mathematician Award went to Maggie
  • York's star of the week went to Ella
  • Dojo winner was Blake and Aleks

In Art we used nature to create patterns and prints using paint - 12.7.19

Today we had our class mass - celebrating those who have recently taken their First Holy Communion - 12.7.19

This week in Science we dissected a Lily and found all the different parts of a flower - 11.7.19

Homework - week ending 5.7.19

 

Summer 2- Week 5

  • Topic homework - pink books - Geography - research rivers - in for 10.7.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 8.7.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 12.7.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 5.7.19

This week's award winners:

  • York's star of the week went to Amelia
  • Dojo winner was Niamh

In RE this week we looked at how we can look after our special places - 2.7.19

In Science this week we have been exploring how water is transported in plants- 1.7.19

Homework - week ending 28.6.19

 

Summer 2- Week 4

  • Topic homework - pink books - RE - mind map about making choices - in for 2.7.19
  • Reading Comprehension - blue books - explanation and non fiction information text - in for 2.7.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 1.7.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 5.7.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 28.6.19

This week's award winners:

  • Mission Statement Award went to Alfie
  • Good Work Award went to Ella
  • Star Writer went to Solomon
  • Marvellous Mathematician Award went to Riley
  • York's star of the week went to Matilda
  • Dojo winner was Matilda

Our Anglo Saxon display

This week we finished our experiment to find out what plants need to grow and what happens if they miss one of these things - 27.6.19

Homework - week ending 21.6.19

 

Summer 2- Week 3

  • Topic homework - pink books - Science - own plant model - in for 26.6.19
  • Reading Comprehension - blue books - action poem - in for 26.6.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 1.7.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 28.6.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 21.6.19

This week's award winners:

  • Mission Statement Award went to Kenzie
  • Good Work Award went to Celestine
  • Star Writer went to Riley
  • Marvellous Mathematician Award went to Aleks
  • York's star of the week went to Alfie
  • Dojo winner was Elli-Ann

This week in Art we used nature to create our own picture just like Andy Goldsworthy - 21.6.19

This we explored the friends of Jesus and how they have helped share his message - 21.6.19

Here are our finish Bayeux Tapestry's of the Battle of Hastings - 21.6.19

This week in Maths we made nets of pyramids - 20.6.19

Homework - week ending 14.6.19

 

Summer 2- Week 2

  • Topic homework - pink books - Art - research Andy Goldsworthy - in for 19.6.19
  • Reading Comprehension - blue books - complete questions from guidied reading- in for 19.6.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 17.6.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 21.6.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 14.6.19

This week's award winners:

  • Mission Statement Award went to Summer
  • Good Work Award went to Izzy
  • Star Writer went to Blake
  • Marvellous Mathematician Award went to Elli-Ann 
  • York's star of the week went to Maggie
  • Dojo winner was Celestine

This week we also explored light and shadows and looked at the result of our experiment about the damage UV rays can do - 10.6.19 and 13.6.19

This week we made our torches that all worked- well done - 11.6.19

Homework - week ending 7.6.19

 

Summer 2- Week 1

  • Talk homework - brown books - think of a letter from Magnus to Tostig to say goodbye - in for Friday 7.6.19
  • Topic homework - pink books - DT - complete circuit questions - in for 12.6.19
  • Maths homework - pink books - complete money problems - in for 12.6.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 10.6.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 14.6.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 7.6.19

This week's award winners:

  • Mission Statement Award went to Keira
  • Good Work Award went to Alex
  • Star Writer went to Lilah
  • Marvellous Mathematician Award went to Lilah
  • York's star of the week went to Alex
  • Dojo winner was Maggie

This week we recreated the Battle at Stamford Bridge as part of our Literacy lesson - 6.6.19

Welcome to Summer 1!

 

We have a wonderful half term ahead. Have a look at what we have been doing.

 

In this half term we are learning about: 

  • Come and See - our topic is Energy as well as learning about Islam
  • Literacy - adventure and mystery
  • Maths - continue following Maths Makes Sense 
  • Science - Light
  • History - Anglo Saxons 
  • DT - Electrical Circuits and Torches
  • Computing - debugging algorithms and making our own traffic lights
  • Music - Romantic period c1820-1900
  • French - food and games 
  • PE - athletics and continued swimming
  • PSHE - statements of the week 
    • ‘I know when and who to ask for help’
    • ‘I stand up for people being treated unfairly’
    • ‘I think before I make choices which affect my health’
    • ‘I try to keep going when things are difficult and do not give up hope’
    • ‘I try to forgive people when they hurt me.’
    • ‘I can say good things about myself’

 

Homework - week ending 24.5.19

 

Summer 1 - week 4

  • RE homework - pink books - design a symbol for each of the gifts from the Holy Spirit - in for 5.6.19
  • French homework - pink books - match French and English foods - in for 5.6.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 3.6.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 7.6.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 24.5.19

This week's award winners:

  • York's star of the week went to Alfie
  • Dojo winner was Celestine

Our Anglo Saxon projects- well done to everyone who created something - they look amazing on our display - 22.5.19

This week in Music we played instruments to match a scene from an image based on the Romantic period - 20.5.19

Homework - week ending 17.5.19

 

Summer 1 - week 3

  • Talk Homework - brown books - think of ideas for your own tree house chapter - in for Friday 17.5.19
  • Literacy homework - pink books - design your own tree house and finish your Anglo Saxon projects in for 22.5.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 3.6.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 24.5.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 17.5.19

This week's award winners:

  • Mission Statement Award went to Celestine 
  • Good Work Award went to Maggie 
  • Star Writer went to Liam
  • Marvellous Mathematician Award went to Keira
  • York's star of the week went to Ella
  • Dojo winner was Zain

Here are some online games we have been playing to help us learn about money

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/money 

 

This week we did some research on the iPad about what Anglo Saxon villages used to look like and the jobs they did - 14.5.19

This week we planted some seeds in preparation for our plant topic next half term - 14.5.19

In our Science lesson we discovered how light reflects from a mirror and makes it hard for us to follow as it reverses an image - 13.5.19

Homework - week ending 10.5.19

 

Summer 1 - week 2

  • Talk Homework - brown books - think of ideas to change a tree house chapter - in for Friday 10.5.19
  • Topic homework - pink books - complete Science challenge or word search - in for Wednesday 15.5.19 and continue your Anglo Saxon projects in for 22.5.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 13.5.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 17.5.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 10.5.19

This week's award winners:

  • Mission Statement Award went to Owen
  • Good Work Award went to Cody
  • Star Writer went to kenzie
  • Marvellous Mathematician Award went to Izzy
  • York's star of the week went to Owen
  • Dojo winner was Evan

In DT we explored and investigated how to make circuits function so we know what to put inside our torches for them to work - 9.5.19

This week in Literacy we made our own telephone cups just like Sprog and William did in the Tree House book - 9.5.19

Homework - week ending 3.5.19

 

Summer 1 - week 1

  • Topic homework - pink books - select a project to complete about the Anglo Saxons - in for Wednesday 22.5.19
  • Maths homework - pink books - complete the number sequences - in for Wednesday 8.5.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 13.5.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 10.5.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 3.5.19

This week's award winners:

  • Mission Statement Award went to Niamh
  • Good Work Award went to Celestine
  • Star Writer went to Matilda
  • Marvellous Mathematician Award went to Flossy
  • York's star of the week went to Flossy
  • Dojo winner was Celestine

This week in RE we continued our new topic about the Energy of the Holy Spirit - we created windmills to represent the wind that appeared to the disciples - 29.4.19

Science and DT help – 3.5.19

 

For this upcoming term we ask for your help. Could you bring in any toilet roll or kitchen tubes to help us build our own torches in DT. You can also bring in any jars, bottles, rolls or pringles tubes which you may think are also useful. We also ask if anyone has any powerful or strong torches we can borrow and use throughout this project and then return to you at the end of the half term.

 

Thank you – the Year 3 Team

Let's start Spring 2!

 

We have an exciting new half term ahead. Take a look at what we have been up to.

 

In this half term we are learning about: 

  • Come and See - our topics include Listening and Sharing and Giving all 
  • Literacy - dialogue and plays, as well as diaries 
  • Maths - continue following Maths Makes Sense 
  • Science - food chains and teeth
  • Art - Egyptian Art 
  • Music - Classical period c1750-c1820 
  • French - food, as well as themed days for Shrove Tuesday and Easter
  • PE - football and continued swimming
  • PSHE - statements of the week 
    • ‘I know what human dignity means and I show that I respect others.’
    • 'I try to appreciate the beauty and wonder in the world around me.’
    • ‘I know that it is ok for me to make mistakes.’
    • ‘I can learn from my mistakes and failures.’
    • ‘I understand that rights match responsibilities.’
    • ‘I know what humility means.’  

 

We are continuing our Egyptian topic which will run through many of our curriculum topics, as well as preparing and performing the Easter production.

Homework - week ending 12.4.19

 

Spring 2 - week 7

  • Topic homework - pink books - research any Anglo Saxon facts for our new topic next half term - in for Wednesday 1.5.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 29.4.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 3.5.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 12.4.19

This week's award winners:

  • York's star of the week went to Owen
  • Dojo winner was Amelia

Year 3 also did a great job on our recent Easter play - well done - 11.4.19

York class made some excellent Egyptian masks - 11.4.19

Homework - week ending 5.4.19

 

Spring 2 - week 6

  • Talk homework - brown books - think of ideas to write a diary about Moses freeing the slaves  - in for Friday 5.4.19
  • Topic homework - pink books - match French and English Easter and Shrove Tuesday words - in for Wednesday 10.4.19
  • Maths homework - pink books -  answer questions about perimeter and area of shapes - in for Wednesday 10.4.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 29.4.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 12.4.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 5.4.19

This week's award winners:

  • Mission Statement Award went to Xander
  • Good Work Award went to Oliver
  • Star Writer went to Blake 
  • Marvellous Mathematician Award went to Ella
  • York's star of the week went to Summer
  • Dojo winner was Zain and Celestine

What great Easter bonnets - they were fantastic - 5.4.19

This week we painted our own Egyptian cartouche - 4.4.19

Talk homework - 3.4.19 - The Prince of Egypt

Easter Arrangements

 

During the last week of this half term Y3 and 4 will be performing the Easter play. Please practise this at home. Performances to parents and grandparents will be Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th.

 

We also have an Easter Fair on Friday 12th April. 

 

The school will also be having an Easter bonnet parade during next Fridays celebration assembly on 5th April and the day will also be non uniform.

 

Thank you again from the Y3 team for your continued support. 

 

 

Homework - week ending 29.3.19

 

Spring 2 - week 5

  • Talk homework - brown books - think of ideas to describe the setting of Harry Potter - in for Friday 29.3.19
  • Topic homework - pink books - practise our Easter Play - in for Wednesday 3.4.19
  • Reading comprehension - blue reading journal -  answer questions from a diary extract  - in for Wednesday 3.4.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 1.4.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 5.4.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 29.3.19

This week's award winners:

  • Mission Statement Award went to Blake
  • Good Work Award went to Zain
  • Star Writer went to Blake 
  • Marvellous Mathematician Award went to Evan
  • York's star of the week went to Amelia
  • Dojo winner was Maggie and Blake

This week in Science we completed challenge cards to make different food chains and then created a key to categorise animals - 28.3.19

Homework - week ending 22.3.19

 

Spring 2 - week 4

  • Topic homework - pink books - Science - complete food chains - in for Wednesday 27.3.19
  • RE homework - pink books -  examples and reasons we do things for Lent  - in for Wednesday 27.3.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 25.3.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Friday 29.3.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 22.3.19

This week's award winners:

  • Mission Statement Award went to Zain
  • Good Work Award went to Matilda
  • Star Writer went to Shelby
  • Marvellous Mathematician Award went to Izzy
  • York's star of the week went to Alfie
  • Dojo winner was Solomon and Zain
  • Science winners were Harry and Flossy

This week we had our Egyptian day and really had fantastic day - you came in some wonderful outfits that made the whole day wonderful - WELL DONE - 19.3.19

Homework - week ending 15.3.19

 

Spring 2 - week 3

  • Talk homework - brown books - own horrible histories play - in for Friday 15.3.19
  • Topic homework - pink books - Science - research carnivore, herbivores and omnivores - in for Wednesday 20.3.19
  • Maths homework - pink books - complete negative number questions  - in for Wednesday 20.3.19
  • Practise timestables - back of blue reading journal - to be tested on 25.3.19
  • Practise spellings - yellow book - to be tested and in for Thursday 21.3.19 - remember these are tested in a random order and also put into a dictated sentence.
  • Please also practise hand writing using the sheet in the back of the pink homework book. There are also electronic copies at the bottom of this page for you to print off, or you can ask your child to get more copies from school. 
  • Continue to complete 1 reading challenge a week, as well as reading each day and recording this in your journal with the date so you can achieve FAB 5 READERS - remember to tick in the front of your journal for this to be counted. Please remind your child to also make sure they have their reading book and journal in school everyday. 

Awards Winners w.e. 15.3.19

This week's award winners:

  • Mission Statement Award went to Evan
  • Good Work Award went to Flossy
  • Star Writer went to Owen
  • Marvellous Mathematician Award went to Kenzie
  • York's star of the week went to Elli-Ann
  • Dojo winner was Elli-Ann and Matilda

Some fantastic teeth research homework - everyone loved sharing them with the class and display them - well done - 13.3.19