In Class 3 we aim to make school an enjoyable place where children feel safe. The children in Class 3 learn through an engaging and exciting curriculum, where learning is fun and enjoyable, allowing the children to learn through practical experiences as often as possible. Class 3 is a place where every child is treated equally and is valued. The children are all provided with a wide variety of learning opportunities, both indoor and outdoor, allowing them to explore a range of different activities.
The classroom displays are child friendly, providing children with a variety of information which links with the current work. Children’s work is also celebrated around the classroom, often being pinned to walls and shown around the class.
Positive reinforcements are used frequently in Class 3. Rewards such as certificates and trophies, are given out for fantastic behaviour, work and effort. Children are chosen each Friday to meet with the headteacher where they can talk about their achievements in `Hot Choc Friday'.
Class 3 always try to be positive role models for other children around school and demonstrate their excellent attitude to learning in everything they do.
The children in Class 3 have settled into their new class extremely well. With the start of a new school year, we will be covering new areas of the curriculum. In English, our new text is called ‘The Tear Thief’ by Carol Ann Duffy. This text has been chosen as a way to further help children understand a range of emotions. It also allows for a lot of thought-provoking discussions and some high-quality pieces of work to be produced.
In Maths, we will be focusing on ‘Place Value, Addition and Subtraction, and Multiplication and Division’ this term. As a class, we will be recapping what has been covered over the previous year and learning new skills which will help to develop the children’s understanding of these areas of Mathematics.
Our topic for this term is ‘Through the Ages’. In the Through the Ages project, the children will learn about three different periods of British prehistory: the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. They will discover terminology relating to time and sequence dates to make a timeline. They explore the changes to people, homes and lifestyle throughout the different periods and investigate examples of prehistoric settlements, monuments, burials and artefacts in detail. They will also study how technology improved over time, including how the discovery of different metals changed the way that people lived.