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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

Our teachers are Miss Jones and Mrs Fraga

 

Friday 25th October

Another busy week in Year 3.

In Literacy, we finished 'I believe in Unicorns' and wrote a newspaper article about the grand re-opening of the village library. In science, we looked at how muscles work and in DT we evaluated our completed cereal bars and looked at how we could improve our design specification. 

This weeks award winners:

Star Writer Award - Harry

Marvellous Mathematician Award - William

Good Work Award - Noah

Mission Statement Award - Gracie

Have a great half term

Remember to read every night and practise your spellings and times tables ready for back to school.

Homework - French numbers

Friday 18th October

This week in Literacy, we started our new topic - imaginary worlds and began to read 'I believe in Unicorns' by Michael Morpurgo. In RE we looked at the promises made at Baptism. In Geography we created our own factsheet on Eastwood and in DT we turned the final design of our cereal bar into the actual finished product.

This weeks award winners:

Star Writer - Rory

Marvellous Mathematician Award - Frederick

Good Work Award - Joshua

Mission Statement Award - Jacob L

Have a great weekend

Remember to read every night and practise your spellings and times tables ready for next week.

 

Homework - Draw and label your finished cereal bar for our class display

Friday 11th October

This week in Year 3 we wrote a persuasive letter to Cadburys telling them about our exciting new cereal bar. In Science, we conducted an investigation to see who had longer forearms children or adults. In RE we started our new topic- Promises and looked at what commitments and promises we make in our everyday life. 

This weeks award winners:

Star Writer Award - Phoebe

Marvellous Mathematician Award - Harlowe

Good Work Award - Lucy

Mission Statement Award - Jenson

Have a great weekend

Remember to read every night and practise your spellings and times tables ready for next week.

Homework - Maths place value

Friday 4th October

In Literacy this week, we started to look at persuasive writing. We also looked at TV adverts aimed at children and what persuasive techniques they had used. In Maths, we started our new topic - addition and subtraction. In Geography, we looked at the important features in our local area and in RE we made 'Thank you for our homes' cards.

Have a great weekend

Remember to read every night and practise your spellings and times tables for next week.

Homework - Can you make a split pin skeleton? Packs with everything you need have been sent home today.

Friday 27th September

This week in Year 3 the children walked up to the main road to conduct a traffic survey as part of their computing and local area topics. In Literacy, this week we have looked at the importance of images when writing a set of instructions. In Science, we have started to look at the functions of a skeleton and in DT we have taste tested ingredients for our cereal bars. 

This weeks award winners:

Star Writer Award - Oscar

Marvellous Mathematician Award - Nicola

Good Work Award - Vincent

Mission Statement Award - Ifeoma

Have a great weekend

Remember to read every night and practise your spellings and times tables ready for next week.

Homework - Compass directions

Friday 20th September

Another busy week in Year 3

On Monday morning, we had a special assembly by Nottingham Forest Football Club

In Science, we looked at why humans and animals need different diets. In Literacy, we looked at writing a set of instructions and in DT we began to look at the advertising and packaging on cereal bars. 

 

This weeks award winners:

Star Writer Award - Harley

Marvellous Mathematician - Alex

Good Work Award - Poppy J

Mission Statement Award - Poppy B

 

Have a great weekend

Remember to read every night and practise your spellings and times tables ready for next week.

Homework - Write a healthy food diary

Friday 13th September

This week in Year 3 we have started all our new topics.

In Literacy, we started to read George's Marvellous Medicine. In Maths, we have been learning about place value and number lines. In Science, we started to think about nutrition and what a balanced diet looks like. In RE, we started our Homes topic and thought about what makes a house a home. In DT, we looked at cereal bars and evaluated their ingredients to see how healthy they were.

In Geography, we started our local geographical area of Eastwood.

This weeks award winners:

Star Writer - Imogen

Marvellous Mathematician - Artur

Good Work Award - Martin

Mission Statement Award - Harlow

 

 

 

Homework - Create a poster to advertise a healthy cereal bar

Have a great weekend

Remember to read every night and practise your spellings and times tables ready for next week

Friday 6th September

The children have settled well into Year 3 this week. We have had lots of fun getting to know each other and taking part in fun team activities.

This morning, we attended Mass at Church to celebrate the start of our new school year.

Remember to:

- Read every night - Fab 5 readers can earn a Dojo

- Practise timetables ready for Tuesdays test

- Practise spellings for Fridays test

Have a great weekend

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