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Autumn Term 1

A very warm welcome back! We hope you have all had a wonderful summer and had lots of fun. We are all very excited to be back and ready for a fantastic term ahead.


We are amazed by how well the children have settled in already to year 3 and how grown up they all are. They are really impressing us every day. What a fantastic start to the year! 


Thank you to all who have managed to bring in their summer holiday memory boxes. The children have loved sharing them and we have loved seeing and hearing all about your child's summer. It helps us and them to get to know each other better! Thank you for bearing with us while we get through them all! :-)




This term, Miss McWalters will teach on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning with Mrs Harrington. Then, Miss Frankland will teach on a Wednesday afternoon onwards with Mrs Preston.




Our Learning Journey is called the 'Groovy Greeks' and we are all really excited about it already. Please find out more about what we will be doing below.


This half term the children will be learning about:

· Greek myths and legends including Pandora’s box

· Greek Gods and Goddesses

· Locating countries on maps

· Greek  theatre

· The day in the life of a Greek villager

· Greek Food

· Electric circuits

· Forces and magnets

· Numbers in the numbers system

· Perimeter

· Addition and Subtraction


The children will:

· Write a character description about their chosen God

· Design and create their own Pandora’s box with an electrical element

· Write a Greek Myth

· Create their own playscript to perform in our own Greek theatre

· Have the opportunity to taste Greek food

· Learn and practice column addition

· Explore and experiment with magnets

· Investigate the perimeter of shapes


Autumn 1 Newsletter

Have a go at the following Maths challenge...