Year 3

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 AUTUMN 1

The children have settled in extremely well and have made a great start to their learning in Year 3.  In Literacy, we have been having some fun with words and writing acrostic poems using their names and the alphabet.  We are now looking forward to our new unit of work where we will be using adventurous vocabulary to write a setting description based on the book 'The Tin Forest'.  In Maths, we have been exploring place value and working with 3 digit numbers and will now be applying our understanding to support us in adding and subtracting.  

The children have worked extremely hard this half term to secure some of their basic number skills and have applied these to support them when adding.  Next half term we are going to be extending this further and will be moving on to develop our subtraction skills in the context of measure.   We are also extremely excited to begin our new topic of the Egyptians.  We will be learning lots of fascinating facts and using these to produce some interesting pieces of writing in our literacty learning.  Our learning about the Egyptians will also extend to our design technology lessons, where we will be creaiting our own canopic jars.