Hello and welcome to the Year 3 home page! Here you will find information about who is involved with the class, what we are learning and other key aspects of the daily school routine.
My name is Miss Robson and I am thrilled to be joining Caedmon Primary School as year 3 teacher this year. We are very lucky to have Miss Rogers as our teaching assistant every morning and we are looking forward to a successful and enjoyable year ahead!
The typical day in Year 3 is busy with lots of learning throughout the day. Mornings will consist of reading, literacy and numeracy, and there will be a Science lesson each week too. Afternoons involve many subjects including geography, history, computing, Spanish, art, DT and music. We plan a variety of practical and creative lessons to inspire and motivate the children to achieve their very best.
Reading at home has a huge impact on reading progress and I hope to see the children continuing the good reading habits they developed last year. I would like to encourage your child to enjoy reading each night and would be grateful if you could sign their reading journals each time they read. The benefits of a child developing a love for reading can provide greater success across the curriculum as a whole.
Children in KS2 will use our Accelerated Reader scheme. They will take an interactive quiz in school after reading a book. Their score on the quiz will determine their progress in accessing higher ranges of texts. Children will be allowed to select their own books within their current reading range.
PE and Swimming
Your child will participate in PE at least once per week and a school P.E. kit will be provided for them by school. This will be kept in school and will be washed every half term.
This year, we will be going Swimming every Tuesday afternoon at Gateshead Leisure Centre, starting from Tuesday 11th September. Please ensure your child has an appropriate swimming kit and towel every week. Children will finish their swimming lessons at 3.15pm. Please feel free to collect your child from the Leisure Centre at 3.15pm, otherwise we will return back to school at 3.30pm where your child can be collected from the school office.
Please ensure all items of clothing including uniform, towels and swimming costumes are clearly labelled with your child’s full name.
Spellings will be set on a Monday and will be tested the following Monday. Please help your child to practise their spellings at home as this will help to build their confidence in spelling.
At Caedmon we use an online learning platform called IXL. This enables your child to practise their Literacy and Numeracy skills at home. I will set work each Friday and check to see how they are doing.
You can access the Caedmon IXL login page here.
ICT and Computing
To see some of the ICT and Computing work we have been doing, please visit www.caedmonict.org - keep checking back throughout the school year for further updates.
In Year 3, we are keen to celebrate and share your childs successes and achievements outside of school. Therefore it would be great if you could send in any evidence, certificates and photos which your child acquires throughout the year.
Every Friday afternoon I will be out of class as part of my PPA (planning, preparation and assessment) time. Mrs Hannon will cover the class during this time for Spanish and R.E lessons.
Finally, if you have any more questions or queries please do not hesitate to ask me. I am looking forward to a wonderful year ahead with your child at Caedmon!