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Carrant Brook Junior School

Together We Learn and Grow

Welcome to Year 3

Superheroes in Training

This term’s topic – Superheroes in Training – is all about ourselves. We have been learning about what makes us incredible and, by following and respecting the core values, what will make us Carrant Brook superheroes. 

In English, we have enjoyed reading the Traction Man adventures and we wrote reports about superheroes of our own. We also created our very own comic strip stories. 

In Art, we have all enjoyed painting using the pointillism technique – the painting is created using countless tiny dots placed in close proximity to each other. When viewed from a distance, the human eye is meant to fuse the individual dots together into areas of solid colour. It required a lot of patience and resilience, but look at the results!     

We have been learning about the properties of 3-D shapes:

HOMEWORK

Remember: It is vital that your child keeps up to date with reading, spelling and Maths Magic tasks as this heavily contributes to their progress.

  • Reading: Ongoing - reading at least 4 times a week minimum. Remember children must ask and answer questions about what they are reading.
  • Spelling: New spellings given on a Tuesday and tested through a spelling dictation on Monday. Wacky Ways to Practise Your Spelling
  • Maths Magic: Ongoing - please help your child to recall his/her targets which are tested throughout the week.  Link to  MATHLETICS

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  • Topic Linked Activity:  A choice of topic projects sent home at the beginning of term to be brought back whenever completed. We will be holding a gallery at the end of term.

                              

Link to  Autumn Homework Projects