Teachers Mrs Stanford and
Oak 3SV: Miss Shillcock
Year 3 Learning Support
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and choice to be
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Our Strategic Aims
Year Group Philosophy
Inspire. Challenge. Achieve.
independence – becoming more
organised and looking after their own
belongings; beginning to be more resilient
in their learning and using the class
working walls; learning how to help each
behaviour – recognising when things
have gone wrong and apologising. Being
kind towards others. Using good manners.
expectations – In year 3 we expect
pupils to produce their best work. We
support and encourage them to do their
best in all lessons.
Maths and English in Yr 3
Pupils are taught in their class groups
for all subjects
Daily lessons using Power Maths scheme
following a mastery approach.
Fluency sessions which focus on recall
and flexibility to use number bonds and
Pupils have a daily lesson.
Extra sessions weekly on reading
comprehension, spelling and handwriting..
First half term
Our themes this half term are:
Wings and Wheels
Location of continents and
Local transport links
Aviation and airports
Forces and magnets
Second half term
Life in the stone age
Cave painting and pottery
Change over time
Rocks and Fossils
Spring Term 2019
Maps, atlases and globes
Hot and cold regions
Animals and people that live in extreme
Nutrition and the skeleton
Summer Term 2019
Beliefs of the Ancient Egyptians
Everyday life for Ancient Egyptians
Light and shadow.
Educational visits and school
o Autumn Term ~ visit to Midlands Air
Museum 2/3/4th October. Approximate
o Second half Autumn Term – Cemex
o Second half Spring Term - Den
building Cock Robin Wood
o Summer Term ~ New Walk museum to
visit Egyptian gallery and rocks and
fossils. We have guided sessions and
handle artefacts; approximate cost
Targeted input groups
We assess pupils regularly and run TIGs
to consolidate key skills, extend learning,
challenge pupils, or address gaps in
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What you can do to help...
Partnership between Parents,
children and School Community.
Support your Child through
engaging them in their Home
Learning and Reading.
(recommended book list and
Everyday ‘Real life’ learning,
inspiring children to ask questions.
We are always pleased to accept offers of help in school.
If you have some time to spare, you could, for example:
• Listen to readers,
• Practise times tables,
• Support handwriting,
• Keep the library running well,
• Help with the allotment,
• Support cooking, craft, DT projects,
• Lunchtime clubs (eg knitting)
• Join us on trips
The list is endless – many of our parents/carers have wonderful
skills that could be used to inspire and challenge our children so please
get in touch and let us know!
For more information or to volunteer some
Help, please contact Mrs Stanford or Mrs Vipond through the
school office and leave your details.