Welcome to Year 3
This year your teachers will be Mrs Georgy (Monday- Wednesday) and Mrs Coolican (Thursday & Friday).
We are so excited to play a part in your learning journey.
We will be supported by two brilliant teaching assistants; Mr Norris and Miss Gibson.
Arrival and Drop Off
Children should be dropped off at either gate at 8:50am and should be in class no later than 9am.
KS1 children should be collected from the playground along with any siblings from KS2.
KS2 children will leave and be collected from the St. Alban’s gate.
Collection time is 3:15pm.
PE and Forest School/ Outdoor Learning
PE will be taught by Mr Ellison on a Thursday and Friday. Children can come to school ready dressed in their PE kit with their school jumper or cardigan over the top. Black or grey jogging bottoms and sweatshirts can be worn for PE lessons and children can, if they wish to, come to school in black trainers on their PE day. Black trainers are not compulsory. Children can come to school in their school shoes and change into their pumps for PE.
Outdoor learning will be on a Tuesday. Again, children can come to school ready dressed in the appropriate outdoor wear for the weather with their school jumper or cardigan on top. Children can bring their school uniform in with them to get changed into afterwards if they are wet or dirty.
Reading at home plays an important part in developing the skills of a young reader and we encourage you to help in the progression of your child's reading skills by hearing them read at home daily if possible, but if not at least three times a week. Children will have the opportunity to change their reading books most mornings. A prompt arrival at school will give them plenty of time to do this before lessons start. Please encourage your child to put their reading book and reading record in the basket in class if it needs changing.
When you have listened to your child read, if you could record it in the reading record book, along with any comments on how they read, this will help us when changing reading books. Reading books should be brought into school daily in a school book bag or school back pack (other bags are not allowed in school).
As an incentive to read we will be giving children the choice of smiles or a token for our in class reading reward chart, where the class will receive a treat for reading at least three times a week.
Homework will be set on a Friday to be completed by the following week. This will be one piece of either Maths, English or science work which will be linked to the work we are doing in class.
Your child's Dojo account has now been passed up from Year 2 to Year 3. We will communicate predominantly through Dojo, and will also add photographs of your child's work to their portfolio throughout the year. The dojo app is available to download to your digital device allowing you to like and comment on your child's work. If you would like to connect an additional parent to Dojo, please let me know, however, we are unable to connect anybody other than parents.
Please note that Dojo messages will only be received during the hours of 8am and 5pm, so please don't worry if you don't receive an immediate response.
We use Purple Mash in school to support learning in computing, and across other areas of the curriculum. Your child will bring home their Purple Mash login details in their reading record and homework books. They can access Purple Mash at home by following the link bellow and using their individual login details.