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Welcome to Summer Term

Summer is here!


We hope that you have all managed to have a lovely two week break. We have lots of A fun planned again this half term. Year 3 will have swimming with school for the first time, we have a residential and also sports day.


We are looking forward to this term with you all.


Mrs Niven and Mrs Westmoreland 

Summer 1


Our enquiry question for this half term is:



 How are climate zones different around the world?


This geography unit will involve the children setting up their own weather investigation using a weather station and record the weather in their local area across the term. They will also learn that climate differs around the world and the different climate zones, their position around the world and their positions in relation to the Equator and the Tropics. 

Later, the children learn more about specific climate zones (polar, subpolar, temperate, Mediterranean, tropical, equatorial, and arid), and compare them. They also use atlases to find specific places in certain climate zones, write the latitude for specific places, and compare places within different climate zones.

At the end of this unit, the children will investigate the weather and climate of the United Kingdom and perform their own experiments using a weather station.



Please see below for our topic overview:

Key Information for our class:

*PE Days - Monday and Wednesday (come to school in PE kit on those days)

*Reading diaries signed - Monday

*Maths/English homework (will alternate each week)- sent home on a Monday and due the following Monday

*Spellings & Times Tables - sent home on a Friday and will be tested the following Friday


**Please note that INSET days/Bank Holidays/School Trips etc may impact homework but we will try and maintain routine where possible**.

English lessons

During our English lessons this half term we will be looking at using our best persuasive skills to produce an advert and a persuasive blog. 


Parlez-vous français?

Well, now you can! Try these websites to improve your French. Click on the links below. 

Internet Safety 

Think you know how to keep yourself safe on the Internet? Do you know how to stay in control? How do you report an issue? Use this website to learn how. 

Spelling Games

Practise your spelling skills using the websites below.

    Image result for spellings  Image result for spooky spellings       Counting Pinecones: Math Shed and Spelling Shed (A Homeschool Crew Review) 

Times Tables

Improve your multiplication knowledge with these games! 

Watch out for all the fun challenges we will be having this year on...  Click here and earn some coins!

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Hit the Button. Answer quick fire times tables questions. 

For a challenge! You need to have knowledge of different tables for this game.

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Try practising mixed times tables! 

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