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Corbett and Brunel Class - Year 3

Welcome to Year 3

 

Our classes are called Corbett and Brunel after inspirational people who have had BIG ideas! 

We have chosen Edward James Corbett, a British-Indian tracker and hunter turned conservationist, who played a key role in identifying and supporting the endangered Bengal tiger. He showed that he could change for the better and helped to save the species. We also chose Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the ingenious mechanical and civil engineer who was one of the greatest figures of the industrial revolution. 

 

       

 

 

In Year 3, we love our learning and work extremely hard.

 

Throughout the year, keep checking back to find lovely links to learning opportunities, photos of our fantastic work and home learning tasks too!

Important Dates:

Wellies and spare change of clothes are required on the following Tuesdays:

12th, 19th, 26th September

3rd, 10th, 17th October

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Our Topic this term:

Where would we be without technology?

 

This term, Year 3 will be travelling back in time to explore what life was like during the Three Ages: Stone, Bronze and Iron Age.

 

What did they eat? Where did they live? What tools could they use?

 

During our Forest school visits we will be learning how to use the environment around us to survive. We will be working towards writing our own survival guide to help those living in the wilderness!

 

 

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 Maths 

Welcome to our Maths zone! We will update games and activities regularly, in line with what we are learning in class. 

This term, we will be developing our understanding of place value up to 3digits and applying our addition and subtraction methods to solve problems.

 

 

Remember to keep practising those times tables. We are recapping our 2, 5 and 10 times tables, and learning our 3 times tables!

 

Use the link below to practise, let us know your highest score!

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

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English and SPaG 

Welcome to our English and SPaG zone! 

 

Our class text this term is ‘Stone Age Boy' by Satoshi Kitamura.

Through this text we will learn about the different roles and responsibilities that people had in the Stone Age. We will also be learning about instructions and creating our own, to contribute to a class survival guide on how to survive without technology.

 

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Science

Our first topic is 'Animals including humans'. We will be exploring why we have muscles and bones and their functions. As well as discussing the different nutritional values of food groups and their impact on our bodies.

 

Play the game below, can you rebuild the skeleton:

http://www.rigb.org/education/games/human-body/build-a-skeleton

 

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yesHome Learning Zoneyes

Welcome to our Home Learning Zone. Here you will find the termly template for our weekly home learning activities.

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