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Year 3 Spring Newsletter

End of Year Expectations

Our Teachers

Class Teacher: Mrs Burt

Year 3 Learning

Maths

Perimeter:
Year 3 have been learning how to calculate the perimeter of different shapes. They understand 
that the perimeter is the total length of the outside of the shape and it can be measured by 
adding together the lengths of all the sides of a shape. The children have now started to use 
lengths measured in decimals.
Learning Challenge

What makes the Earth angry?:
Year 3 have been looking at the different types of natural events that happen on our planet 
including volcanoes and earthquakes. They have researched their chosen topic and can describe 
how and why these types of events happen and the impact they have on the Earth.
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Epiphany Reflection:
At the beginning of the Spring Term the whole school took part in our Epiphany Service at the 
church. Year 3 have been reflecting upon what they learnt about the events of Epiphany and 
can explain what this means to them.
Science

Forces:
The children have been looking at the forces 'push' and 'pull' in their science lessons. They can 
explain whether an object moves because it is pushed or whether it moves becuase it is pulled. 
They also understand that even though we cannot see forces, we can see their effect on another
object. Year 3 made their own windmills to observe forces in action.

Fossils:
Year 3 have been learning about fossils. They can explain what a fossil is, where they are found
and how they are made.