Year 3 Noticeboard

Croeso i Bwrdd Neges Y3

Welcome to the Y3 Noticeboard!

On our noticeboard we will keep you up to date with our learning, events and news. We also use Dojos as a means of communication and you are very welcome to contact us through the App if you wish.

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Updated 15.10.19 (SW)

The week ahead:

Literacy – writing poetry – Kennings. Cheese nibbler, wire chewer, cat dodger. Can you think what this poem is about?

Maths – digital and analogue time. Multiplication assessment in preparation for new times tables testing (TT rockstars)

Children are finding time a tricky concept to grasp. Try this game at home to consolidate learning.

Welsh – recapping previous sentence patterns in preparation for our Dyma fi writing.

Topic – hot seating using the questions we wrote last week and the information we researched.

PE – netball. Introducing a competitive element (small sided game implementing passing skills)

DCF – collaborative learning using the Padlet app. Sharing suggestions for our ‘Question of the Day’

Updated 7.10.18 (SW)

We had a great trip to Big Pit last week and the children’s behaviour was fantastic. It was noted by several of the miners conducting the underground tour and the staff who ran the workshop. The children were enthused by the trip and I am sure would relish the opportunity to visit again with you as there was still plenty more to see.

The week ahead:

Literacy – continuing our recount letters. The children are learning to proof read, edit and improve their work.

Maths – time. Reading hours and minutes on a digital clock using am and pm. Telling the time to the nearest 5 minutes on an analogue clock and calculating how long until the next hour.

Welsh – continuing to use the sentence pattern ‘Dw i eisiau’ with a range of verbs e.g. gwylio, bwyta, chwarae, mynd.

Topic Рusing iPads to research different job roles  in Victorian times linked to their experience at Big Pit. Hot seating characters to find out about different jobs.

PE – netball (overhead passing)

DCF (digital competence framework) – using iPads to research. Children will be logging on through HWB and using encylopedia brittanica to search key terms. They will also access

RE – activating prior knowledge about Islam.

Updated 30.9.18 (SW)

The week ahead:

Literacy – writing our recount of the trip to the Liberty Stadium using the boxed up planning. Children will need to use the key features of a recount in the form of a letter – 5Ws in the introduction, past tense, structure of a letter, time connectives.

Maths – division (2s, 5s and 10s)

Welsh – using the sentence pattern ‘Dw i eisiau’ to write a song.

Science – continuing work on magnets. Conducting a simple experiment into magnetic materials.

Topic – introduction to life in the mines in preparation for BIG PIT!

PE – netball skills (overhead pass)

Updated 25.9.18 (SW)

The Week ahead:

Literacy – Box up planning of visit to Liberty Stadium. Spelling investigation into past tense verbs.

Maths – Multiplication and division. (2s,5s,10) Please practise these at home.

Welsh – reading and answering true or false questions from a simple text from our class book ‘Pip yn mynd i’r lleuad’

Science – investigation into magnets and introducing key vocabulary – attract, repel, South pole, North pole.

Topic – anticipation grid using information about Queen Victoria (linked to children’s questions from the start of the topic).

PE – netball skills (chest pass)


Updated 18.9.18 (SW)

Important Info for the year ahead:

PE – Wednesday. Keep indoor and outdoor kit in school.

Reading – children can change their books when they have finished and do not need to wait until their reading day. Please keep commenting in their journals. All comments are read and appreciated.



Wednesday 26th September 5pm – 6pm – Meet the teacher meeting

Tuesday 25th September – Liberty stadium trip

Wednesday 3rd October – Big Pit trip

Friday 19th October – INSET day



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