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Belton Lane Primary School

Belton LanePrimary School

Year 3

Welcome to the spring term!           

3HS - Mrs H-S

3K - Mr Kightley

What are we learning?

Terms 1 & 2: The Stone Age
Terms 3 & 4: Ancient Egypt
Terms 5 & 6: Local Area

Please find this term's curriculum brochure attached below to give more information on our curriculum coverage.

We will be focusing on life in Ancient Egypt. What were hieroglyphics? What was mummification? What was inside the pyramids? Who was Tutankhamun? 

Don't forget that will begin our topic with a WOW day, which we hope will excite and engage the children. This will take place on the 14th January.  

Curriculum Enrichment  2018-1019:

Learning doesn't just take place in the classroom!

Autumn Term:

Flag Fen Trip - As part of our Stone Age topic, we visited Flag Fen in Peterborough.

Belton House - We visited Belton House for their 'Christmas At The Mansion' tour.

Basketball - Specialist teacher, Coach Smith taught basketball skills for 6 sessions this term.

Poetry Workshop - Published poet, Paul Cookson led a series of workshops and assemblies. We developed our own poems based on the theme of 'dinosaurs'!

Spring Term:

Ancient Egyptian WOW Day - Year 3 & 4 took part in a rotation of 'experience' activities to find out more about life in Ancient Egypt.

Summer Term:

Local Area - a tour of Belton village and finding out what life was like in Belton throughout history. This workshop is run by the volunteers at Belton House.

Belton House - an end of term reward trip to the adventure Playground.

P.E:

P.E. kits should be in school all week as our P.E. days can sometimes change or there are extra opportunities in the spring or summer terms.

3HS: Mondays & Wednesday
3K: Tuesdays & Fridays

Home Learning:

Please read with your child at least 3x a week and record this in their diary. Your child will have the opportunity to bring home a library book as well as a levelled reading book. Your child can change these books weekly.

Spellings are set every Monday - they are practised in school but extra at home is always helpful. We have our spelling test every Friday.

Maths homework is sent home every Tuesday and Thursday.

Tuesday - topic maths that we have worked on in class.

Thursday - multiplication tables - including inverses (division), related facts and word problems.

Here are some recommended websites which provide opportunities for revision and further  learning: