Welcome to 3 SO 's class page!
This term, Summer B, our Connector is…..
'What did the Romans do for us?'
Our focus for this term is the Romans and the legacy they left Britain. We will be finding out about Roman roads, baths, language, towns, and infrastructure. Using a range of historical and modern day texts we will learn about how the Romans changed British life.
Pupils will develop their mastery of using different mediums in art. Following the Roman theme, we will create mosaics.
In Geography, we will be looking at ordinance survey maps, the meaning of symbols and how to plot direction.
In History, we will be uncovering the timeline of the Roman Empire; how and why they invaded Britain.
Our focus this year will be on increasing the children’s fluency with whole numbers and the four key operations, (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) including number facts and the concept of place value. By the end of year 3, it is expected that the children will be able to recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 times tables.
This half term we are looking and mass and capacity. We will be focusing on aspects of measurement, including using the correct units of measure. We will also be finding out all about Geometry and the properties of shape.
In science, we will be investigating magnets. Pupils will identify
magnetic and non-magnetic materials and the effect of magnetic poles.
Children will take part in a number of practical activities which will involve predicting, observing and recording.
This half term children will create their own games using Scratch and 2DIY 3D.
Children will create computer programs using sequence and repetition. Laptops will be used to research the Roman era.
Children will learn about Roman beliefs and make comparisons with their own.
3 SO - Wednesday and Thursday.
Please ensure that your child has their P.E. kit in school at the beginning of each week.
Homework is given out on Friday and should be returned by the following Wednesday. It will include reading comprehension, spelling, maths, and topic related activities.
The children have a home reading book.
Please ensure that it is brought to school every day.
It would be really beneficial if you read with your child regularly and discussed their books.