Summer Term 2018
ELM and elder CLASS
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Welcome to the summer term in Elder and Elm Class!
We hope you had a good holiday and enjoyed the Easter break. Please read the following carefully as it will give you all the information you need for this term.
Click here for 2017-18 Curriculum information for Year 3 Classes.
Please read with your child every day ensuring that you talk about the books and explore their content. Here are some questions that you could ask your child:
Please try to change book at least twice a week!
Spellings will be set weekly on Fridays. Your child be tested the spelling on the following Friday on the sounds / spelling rule that they have been learning as well as 100 high frequency words that they should know. Please practise these spellings at home.
Maths and English:
Maths and English homework will be set weekly on Fridays on IXL. We expect the children to complete the three starred Maths and three starred English activities. If there are any problems with this, please do not hesitate to contact your child’s class teacher.
The children must know their times tables 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8 timetables (and related division facts) by heart. It is crucial that your child is practising these every day as this is the only way for them to be learnt!
Additionally, homework projects have already been given out at the end of last half term. This pack contains a range of tasks for you to choose from and any additional support materials. Your child must complete three activities. They link to the topic that your child will be studying this half term.
PE will be on Tuesdays, taken by a sports coach. Children need to have a full school PE kit, which includes shorts, white t-shirt and plimsolls. ALL kits need to be fully labelled with your child’s name and year group.
Year 3 has Spanish with Senor Enrique on Tuesdays each week.
Monday 23rd April 2018 – Time Keepers’ Club visit
Monday 14th May 2018 – Battersea Park Trip (Elder)
Friday 18th May 2018 – Elder’s class assembly
Please make sure your child attends school regularly and on time every day. Year 3 pupils line up in the playground at 8:45 every morning.
At the end of the school day please collect your child at 3.15pm from the Key Stage 2 playground. Please make every effort to collect your child on time. Any child not collected by 3.25pm will be taken to the office and should be collected from there.
If you have any concerns about your child, that you would like to discuss, please feel free to set a date and time to discuss this with us.
With kind regards
Miss Seo and Ms Thompson
Welcome back. We hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing break. We’re sure the summer term is going to be just as exciting! Here are some key days and information for you to remember:
It is expected that you attend school every day on time. Please ensure you are in the playground by 8.45am each morning and that you inform the office of any absences. Lessons begin promptly at 8.55am each morning. Well done to Elm class for winning the attendance and punctuality awards last term, we have now been the champions since September! Can we hold on to this accolade?
Spellings will be set each week for a check the following Friday. Before the holidays children were set topic homework. Please remember to bring your books in by Wednesday each week so I can see all your hard work! Additional home work may sometimes be set so always check the books. Year 3 have also started using IXL for their English and Maths learning. Activities are set each Friday and are expected to be completed by the following Wednesday.
PE still takes place on Tuesdays and they are playing hockey, cricket, rounders and basketball. Please ensure your child has all the correct kit with them including trainers. We are in the process of organising year 3 to begin swimming. We will update you once we have more details!
Reading books will be changed as and when the children finish their books. Please read with your child every day and write a comment in their reading record. These comments and signatures go towards the children’s reading challenge. So, it is very important! The children should bring their books and Reading Diaries in their book bag or back pack every single day so we can read with them.
Elm class assembly will be on the last day of this half of term, Friday 25th May. We will be looking at the right to play.
Monday 23rd April 2018 – Time Keepers’ Club visit
Monday 21st May 2018 – Battersea Park Trip (Elm)
Friday 25th May 2018 – Elm’s class assembly
- Class Trips – We no longer accept cash or cheques for trips and payment will only be possible using our SIMS Agora online payment system. Your child has a unique payment number which you may have already used to set up online payments for school lunches and after school care. If you have not set up your account, please notify the school office and you will be provided with your child's unique number. If trips do not require payment, you will still need to go online to give permission for your child to attend.
- Uniform – Please adhere to the High View Uniform code. Monogramed items (jumpers, cardigans and book bags) can be obtained online from www.mapac.com or telephone 01923 255 525. Other standard uniform items can be sourced locally.
- School dinners – If a child wishes to change from school dinners to packed lunch or vice versa, they may only do so at the beginning of each half term. Payment should be made online using SIMS Agora. Details can be obtained from the school office. If any child has been advised by their GP or Health Care Professional to either, follow a special diet; or to avoid certain foods, please contact Edwards and Ward Special Diet and Allergen help line on the details below:
Edwards & Ward Ltd.
141 Milton Rd (behind Old Waterworks)
Weston Super Mare
Office Number: 01934 615616 firstname.lastname@example.org
We wish you all a pleasant term.
Miss Pearce and Miss Doherty
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