WELCOME TO CLASS 3'S PAGE!
Here you will find all the information you need to keep you updated with our wonderful class!
This term we will be focusing on geometry and fractions in Maths. In English we will be writing persuasive letters before moving on to look at poetry. Our topic this term is the physical and human geography of the USA - looking at the differences within the country and also making comparisons with the UK. In Science we will be studying electricity.
In the run up to Christmas we will be practising for our annual festive production - hopefully we will have the odd budding Robert de Niro or Meryl Streep!
All children have homework set on a Friday, this is to be back by the following Wednesday. Spellings for the week will go home on Monday and will be tested on Friday mornings.
We have PE every Wednesday afternoon. Please ensure your child has the correct (weather appropriate) PE kit. Unless the weather makes an activity unsafe, Mr Hay will conduct PE lessons outside.
A newsletter will be sent out every Friday afternoon with news and notices. If you have any questions/problems please come and see me before or after school, or we can arrange a meeting.
Fractions with Friends
We have spent a lot of lessons investigating fractions this term:
Dividing fractions... You get the message!!
Sometimes some children pick things up quicker than others. Fortunately, the children of Class 3 like to help their classmates. They were able to assist each other in understanding how to convert fractions so they have the same denominator for ordering, adding etc.
On Tuesday 2nd October, our Year 6 pupils attended the Construction Day at The Lincolnshire Showground. It gave them a taste of a variety of careers in this industry. They took part in a number of activities - bricklaying, bridge-building, plastering and driving a crane simulator.
They were keen to share their experiences with the rest of the class on their return. They all agreed that it was a great day and that the Year 5s should go next year.
On a side note - if anyone needs an extension building, I know just the people...!
RAF 100 Paper Plane Challenge
On Wednesday 12th September, thirteen Year 5 and 6 pupils visited the International Bomber Command Centre in Lincoln.
Along with a number of other local schools, we took part in a paper plane challenge as part of the Royal Air Force's centenary celebrations.
Assisted by members of the RAF, Northropp Grumman and the Education Business Partnership, the children built different paper planes (a Vulcan, a Red Arrows Hawk, and a Lancaster). They then tested and tweaked them with the aim to fly the furthest.
We all went outside and flew the planes together. It was a wonderful sight!