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Class Three

Welcome to Class 3

Autumn term - first half 2022



We hope you had a wonderful summer holidays and we can't wait to see you for a fun packed term in class 3. 


          Our topic from this half term:                                           Our Christian value is:     

       Misty Mountain Sierra                              Thankfulness



Mighty mountains peak above the morning mists, imposing and eternal, rocky outcrops at their feet. Discover how these giants are formed, as a fold or a block, a dome or a plateau. Find out about who, or what can live in such a testing environment. 


MathsPlace value & addition and subtraction

Explanations; calligrams; developing characters in a story; spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Reading comprehension - our main text is 'Freaky Peaks' by Anita Ganeri


Shading & weaving


Coding (writing and debugging programs) and research using the internet & PowerPoint


What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today?

HistorySir Edmund Hilary & Tenzing Norgay 

Mountain formation; mountains of the world and UK; contour lines


Our new Routes 2 Resilience words are: confident, resilient and curious 

Having a healthy lifestyle; looking after your mental health & recognising our uniqueness


Forest School & football

Knowledge Organisers

Recommended reading books for this half term relating to our topic:

Internet Safety


As a school, we carry out lessons on internet safety. Because many children are currently spending more time online, we would like to signpost you to the following sites so you can talk together about staying safe online.


Top tips on how to stay safe online.


Here is a series of 3 videos aimed at children aged 8-10 looking at staying safe online.

Had fun playing Band Runner? Now watch Sam, Ellie and Alfie continue their adventures in the Play Like Share films. The films will help you learn more about staying safe online.