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Kestrel - Year 3

Welcome to Kestrel class 2021-2022!

Our classroom

Class Teacher: Miss S Karkanevatou

PPA Cover: Mrs M Humphreys( Tue am)

Teaching Partner: Mrs A Blakey

24th- 28th January

 

In English we are starting a new book called 'The First Drawing'. We will be writing a diary entry, making predictions and talking about the difference between possession and omission.

In Maths we will be continuing with division.

Science: fossils

Geography: Food trade

PSHE: Dreams and goals

Art: Pop Art

Computing: Digital Literacy

PE: Dance/ Machines

Reading books in every day/ homework in on Wed

Have a great week!

 

Update 17/01

In English, we are continuing to read Here we are'. We will be writing a leaflet. 

In maths, we are learning about:

multiplying 2 digits by 1 digit with exchange, dividing 2 digits by 1 digit and dividing 100 into 2,4,5 and 10 equal parts.

History: Romans 

RE Jesus Christ significant events

Science fossils

DT food froups

PE dance

Reading books in every day/ homework in on Wed

Have a great week! 

Weekly News (10/01/22)

 

Update: I heard that Kestrel class had a great start to the spring term! Can't wait to see all of you tomorrow :)

 

English: Whole school book 'Here We Are' by Oliver Jeffers. Letter writing, poetry.

Maths: Multiplication and division 

Art: Pop art

Science: Rocks

Geography: Food Trade

PSHE: Dreams and goals

Computing: Online safety 

PE: Dance

 

Things to remember: Homework will now be 3 sheets. Maths, SPAG and comprehension. These will come home on Wednesday in a folder and expected back in school on Monday.  Reading records and books need to come into school with the children every day.

Welcome back Kestrel Class!

During these two days we will be focusing on PSHE, particularly reconnecting with each other, updating our network hands and British Values. 

Isolation Tasks for individuals, not a whole class

Autumn 2 spellings

Christmas lyrics

Update 20th Dec:

Well done to all Kestrels for their performances! We have made it to the end of term and I couldn't be happier with all the children's hard work and progress :)

Children can bring in toys/games  for Monday and Tuesday( named and their responsibility)/ no electronic devices however. As we will have a film afternoon on Monday, pe clothes not necessary.

I hope you have a lovely Christmas with your loved ones. Stay safe and let's enjoy what 2022 brings :)

Self isolation 20th 21st dec

Self isolation 13th dec

13th December

Another great week for Kestrel class! Children have been working hard on their performance and singing and it really shows how much effort and excitement they have put into our Christmas preparations :)

English: Jim a cautionary tale -writing our own poem/ Christmas ad/ diary entry

Maths: the 8 timestable/ christmas maths

PE: Dodgeball

On Monday, we will be having a dress rehearsal for our performance. This will be recorded on Tuesday. 

Christmas jumper and Christmas dinner day is Wednesday.

Copy of self isolation learning week 6th dec

Week 6th Dec

Kestrel class worked really hard on assessments last week and created our own prequels to 'How to live Forever'. We also made some beautiful decorations for our Christmas tree :)

Maths: the 4 timestable

English: Jim a cautionary tale/ warning poster

RE: Nativity

PE: Dodgeball

History: Romans

DT: Evaluating our moving monsters

Music: Christmas songs

Art

 

Week 12: Week commencing 29th November

 

Maths:  assessments of our learning so far/recapping the 3s timestable

English: How to live forever/writing a prequel

ART: Making the decorations for our tree assembly on Friday

French: Wednesday with Mrs Edwards. School

R.E. Advent

Geography: The Water Cycle

P.E. THIS IS ON A Monday PLEASE WEAR YOUR KIT TO SCHOOL. Dodgeball

 

REQUEST

We all love to read- your challenge is to take a photo of you reading in a most unusual spot and send it in to school, either by email or in person!

We cant wait to see them!

Week 11: Week commencing 22nd November

Update: I've been really impressed with how hard Kestrel class worked to create their own stories based on  the BFG.  We were also extremely proud to share with Swift class what we know about bullying and how simple acts of kindness can change a person's day. Well done :)

Maths: The 3 timestable

English: How to live forever

Spellings: ful and ness suffixes

Science: Muscles

D.T.  Moving monsters

French: Wednesday with Mrs Edwards. Birthdays

R.E. 99 names of Allah

P.S.H.E. Continuing with learning about how to deal with bullying

Music: Christmas!!!!

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home  Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Mon) Christmas lyrics on website

 

Our poppies

self isolation week 10

Update 15/11: Another great week of learning for Kestrel class. Really proud of our poppies for Rembebrance Day and some fantastic team work to create our skeletons for Science. Well done Kestrel :)

English: We will be making our own stories about giants based on the BFG.

Maths: Equal groups sharing and grouping/ division.

Geography: Urban settlements

PE: Dodgeball

RE: Genesis

Art: Impressionism

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home  Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Mon) Antibullying week/ Mon odd socks day.

 

Learning

8th-12th November

Update: Really proud of how hard Kestrel class worked this week. They produced some excellent pieces of work for climate change day including poems about plastic in the ocean, informative posters and jellyfish in the water! Well done Kestrel!

 

English: We continue our learning about the BFG focus: similes, recipes, recount

Maths: Equal groups, arrays

Science: Skeletons

History: Remembrance 

RE: Diwali

PE: Dodgeball

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home  Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Mon).

 

 

Update 1/11

Half term flew by and now it's time for us to come back and start another week full of learning and fun! Tuesday is Climate Change Day and cannot wait to see all the amazing work we can produce to help in our small ways! 

Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow :)

English: Starting a new book the BFG /noun phrases/similes/word classes

Maths: Addition/ subtraction/ word problems

Science: Skeletons

RE: What is God?

PE: Dodgeball

Art: Impressionism

Geography: Earth day

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home  Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Mon).

Update 18/10: Another week of super learning for Kestrel class. We started planning our own versions of the Black Dog and I cannot wait to see all the children's creative ideas on paper. Also super impressed on how hard everyone has worked on column subtraction :)

English: We will be writing our version of Black Dog.

Maths: This week we will be focusing on addition and subtraction using column and finish with some word problems. 

Science:  living things

PE: tennis matches

History: presentations 

 There is no homework set over Half Term

Update 11/10: We had another fun week in Kestrel class :) We role played as characters from our new book Black Dog, started experimenting with impressionist art and even performed our poem for National Poetry Day :)

English: Speech, expanded noun phrases and fronted adverbials.

Maths: Column addition

Geography: Urban settlements

Science:  Food groups and nutrients

PE: Tennis

RE: Leaders

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home  Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Mon), Forest School(Tue). Please remember to bring book bags in during week 6 and 7 for children to take their old books home before half term.

Update 4/10: Another great  week for Kestrel class! We finished writing our stories based on Leon and the Place Between, started addition and subtraction and experimented with pneumatic systems.

English: We start a new book 'The Black Dog' this week.

Maths: Addition and Subtraction

History: Barack Obama

Science: Digestive system

PE: Tennis

RE: Muhammad- The Spider and the Cave

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home  Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Mon), Forest School(Tue).

Kestrel self isolation 4

Update 27/9: It's been a very good week for Kestrel class! We explored how we can use speech marks correctly, revised our learning about parts of a plant and experimented with different shading techniques :)

English: Writing our own version of Leon and the Place Between

Maths: Finishing Place Value and Moving onto addition

Geography: Rivers of the Uk

Science: Digestive system

PE: Tennis

RE: Muhammad- The Night of Power

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home  Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Mon), Forest School(Tue).

Update 20/9: Kestrel class worked really hard this week and I couldn't be more impressed with all the effort they have put into their learning. We also enjoyed 5 ways to well being and Forest School which will continue for the next few weeks.

 

 

Music: Let Your Spirit Fly

Science: Parts of a plant

History: Local History 

Jigsaw: Being Me in My World

PE: Tennis

Art: Impressionism

 

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home  Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Mon), Forest School(Tue).

Autumn 1 spellings

Kestrel isolation week 3

Update: It's been a great first week for Kestrel class! We have started to bond as a team, did some fantastic writing using our senses and remembered place value! Really proud of all of you :)

Week 13th-17th Sep

 

Maths: Place value

English: Descriptive passage, letter of advice.

Music: Let Your Spirit Fly

Computing: Inside of a computer

Geography: Rivers

Science: Plants recap

PE: Tennis

PSHE: Being Me in My World

DT: Mechanisms 

 

Things to remember: Homework books (Mon), Water bottles (Mon, home Fri), Reading books and records (every day with at least 3 adult signatures by the end of the week), PE (Mon), Year 3 have scooterbility , 5 ways to wellbeing workshop on Tue am.

Notes for this week

 

This week we start our forest school sessions. We ask that children have clothing that covers legs and arms due to brambles etc.   You may wish to bring in a change of shoes as well, depending on the weather.

 

If your child needs to change, please put the clothing in a bag. We will have time before the session. 

 

Please note: if your child is wearing school uniform jumpers/cardigans and trousers they will not need to get changed. 

 

Week 2 isolation

Hello everyone,

I hope you had a spectacular summer and are now ready to return to school for an exciting year 3! I can't wait to see your faces and hear everything you have to share with the class after the summer break!

For the first couple of days back, we will spend some time getting to know one another and settling back into the school routine. We will talk about feeling safe, create our class rules and build our team skills! We will start our usual subjects from Wednesday.

See you soon!

 

Maths: Place Value 

English: We will start exploring the amazing book 'Leon and the place Inbetween.'

Science: Plants

Geography: What is Geography the study of?

Art: Self portraits

French: Wednesday with Madame Edwards

PE: Tennis

 

Things to remember: Homework will go out on a Wednesday and needs to return to school on Monday. PE is on Monday so please come to school in your PE kit. Please try and read with your child and sign their record at least three times a week. Reading records and books should come into school every day. 

 

 

 

 

Kestrel Weekly timetable

Home learning autumn

Work for self-isolating children

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