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Welcome to
Park Spring Primary School

‘Achieving Together’

 

Year 3

Welcome to Year 3!

To get in touch with the Year 3 team, email:

year3@parkspringprimary.co.uk

3A

Teacher– Miss Del Brocco

Teaching assistant– Miss Denton

Teaching assistant- Miss Moore

3B

Teacher– Miss Bacchus

Teaching assistant –Miss Best

 

Important dates

Home Learning: N/A at the moment

Reading records: Hand in on Fridays

PE: Wednesday

Spelling test: Wednesday

Multiplication tables: 2, 5, 10, 3, 4, 8

 

Useful links

TT Rockstars

Mathletics

Reading Eggs

Summer 2

Reading

This term our class reader is a non fiction book call Flowers.

This Links with our science topic What is inside a plant?

Science

We will be learning about all the different parts of a plant

and investigating how bean plants grow with;

all it’s leaves, half it’s leaves and with no leaves at all!

D.T.

In D.T. we will be asking “Will a vehicle use more force with fixed

axles and moving wheels or moving axles and fixed wheels?”

To do this we will be designing and building  vehicles models.

P.E.

We are very lucky to have a Leeds United Football coach in school

to teach us athletics  this term.

We have some brilliant athletes in year 3

Music

Mr G is teaching more fantastic rhythm’s on the Djembe drums.

Why not ask your child to demonstrate one tapping on a table?

 

Summer 1

Reading

Our new class reader is ‘Egyptian Tales- The Plot on the Pyramid’, this links to our exciting new History topic!

History

Our History topic this term is the Ancient Egyptians…the children are loving learning about Ancient Egypt…we even had a special visitor, which was MUMMY!!

Art

We are focusing on Ancient Egyptian art this half term, designing our own headdresses!

Science

This half term we are investigating The Power of Forces.

 

Spring 2

Reading

Our new class reader is ‘Bill’s New Frock’! We are doing lots of diary writing around the story.

Science

This half term we are investigating light and dark in science! Our learning question is What if there was no light?

DT

For DT this half term, we have been researching existing products and studying mechanisms in pop up cards!

Art

We are continuing with our printing projects this half term, this has involved taking inspiration from Leeds architecture!

Spring 1

Forest School

Forest school is amazing! Who wants to be inside on an Ipad when

you could be outside building dens and making tree cookies?

Geography

We have been using  atlases and google earth to locate the UK on a world map.

Science

Tony Boney helped us learn the human skeleton.

Snow Day

I think it is fair to say that we all enjoyed the snow!

 

Remote Learning

It has been internet safety day this week, we have looked at how important it is to keep ourselves safe online and how we can do that!

Also, remote learners this week have studied the vertebrates and muscles of animals. As well as creating some great art work. This has including studying the architect of many famous Leeds buildings and sketching different architect patterns!

This week, we have done some wonderful art work, practising different techniques of sketching, check out Abigail’s and Emily’s super art!

More super learning from Lacey with her First Aid Poster

Autumn 2

Well done Lacey Scott for winning the Leaf Man Competition

We enjoyed learning about the Seder plate in R.E.

We have explored algorithms in I.C.T.

Learning about Life 10 000 years.

The children have had lots of fun learning the slap tone and base tone on a Djembeh.

Autumn 1

Year 3 trip to Robin Hood’s Bay.

We all had a lovely day at the seaside searching for fossils.

The children were amazing and really earned their ice-cream treat!

Thank you FOPS for providing these.

Recent News

Summer reading challenge!

The Summer Reading Challenge at Pudsey Library has began, please watch this video to find out more about the challenge. Kate at the library is looking forward to seeing you over the Summer!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPf0dGrYCv4

A message from the author Tom Palmer on World Book Day!

This week’s Year 3 Remote Learning

It has been internet safety day this week, we have looked at how important it is to keep ourselves safe online and how we can do that! We have also been studying the vertebrates and Read more…

Year 3 Remote Learning

We have been studying different techniques of sketching, as well as comparing famous artists’ techniques and their famous artwork. Some examples of our wonderful sketching during our remote learning art lessons!  

The Passover Seder plate 

The plate has special significance to the retelling of the story of Passover—the exodus from Egypt

World Book Day fun!

We have had a great day today, all linked to reading! We had a great assembly with a whole school story – We’re Going on a Book Hunt! Mr Barker, Mrs Gunning and Mrs Digby Read more…