Meet Our Team

Mr P Whitworth Mrs N Imran

Mr Whitworth has joined us in Year Three and is supported by Mrs Imran.

 

Cleckheaton Big Sing

Please find below the songs we need to learn for the performance on Tuesday. We need to know them by heart, because we will only have the backing track and no words when we perform.

Count on me (performance track)

Don't worry, be happy (performance track)

Eye of the tiger (performance track)The rose (performance track)

True Colours SING UP performance track

The rose (performance track)

Walking on sunshine (performance track)

Cleckheaton Big Sing - Lyrics

Our Curriculum

Summer 2

Topic – There will be a history focus this half term and Year 3 will be learning about The Great War. We will find out why it happened, who took part and also look at the role of animals and women. We will study propaganda posters and create our own version.

Science – We will be investigating light and shadows. We will discover different light sources and how shadows are made and change during the day.

RE – In RE we will be looking at Christianity and how Christians view a good life.

English – We will finish writing our own short stories before exploring some different forms of poetry and writing diary entries based around The Great War and the story “Where the Poppies Now Grow.”

Maths - We will be looking at:

  • Measures.
  • The four operations.
  • Times Tables
  • Mental maths
  • Revisiting any areas that require consolidation ready for year 4.

Homework – My Maths and spag.com will usually be set weekly. If your child has a problem accessing the work at home, then time will be made available in school. There will also be a reading book which can be changed on a Friday.

PE - We will be practising our athletic and rounders skills (outdoors, weather permitting). Our PE days this half term are Monday and Wednesday. Please encourage your child to bring their kit to school on Monday and take it home on Friday.

Summer 1

Topic – Where Have All the Maya Gone?: We will be finishing off our Mayan topic at the start of this term – looking into how the Maya declined and also human sacrifice. We will also research the physical and human geography of Brazil.

Science – We will continue to investigate plants and how they grow and thrive.

English - We will be writing our own Myth based around the Maya story of the Hero Twins. We will then write information texts about Brazil.

Maths - We will be looking at:

  • Fractions
  • Shape and Measure.
  • The four operations.
  • Times Tables
  • Mental Maths

PE - We will be practising our rugby skills (outdoors, weather permitting). Our PE days this half term are Tuesday and Friday. Please encourage your child to bring their kit to school on Monday and take it home on Friday.

Homework – My Maths and spag.com will be set weekly. If your child has a problem accessing the work at home, then time will be made available in school. There will also be a reading book which can be changed on a Friday.

Spring Term 2

Topic - Where have all the Maya gone? The children were really enthused by our new topic that was introduced to them before half term. It generated lots of interesting questions that they will seek answers to in the coming weeks. We will look at where the Maya lived and when. We will also investigate their religious beliefs, the symbols that were important to them and how they lived their daily lives. In art we will be creating Maya death masks!

Science – We are investigating plants this Spring term. We will be looking at the things plants need to live and thrive, their form and function.

English - After some fabulous fiction writing last half term we will now turn our attention to non-fiction explanation texts, using the same story mapping skills we developed in our adventure story writing. We will also look at arguing for and against and writing persuasive letters.

Maths - We will be looking at:

  • The four operations.
  • A written method for division.
  • Measures including time and capacity.
  • Fractions
  • Shape, right angles and lines.

 

PE - We did some wonderful dance last half term which I hope your children shared with you. This half term the children will be team building, taking part in indoor athletics and playing tennis. PE days are Monday and Tuesday. Please encourage your child to bring their kit to school on Monday and take it home on Friday.

Homework - Homework will be given out on a Friday to be returned by the following Thursday.

Homework will be either maths or English based. There will also be a reading book which can be changed on a Friday.

Spring 1

Topic - Splish, Splash, Splosh: In this physical geography based topic we will be studying rivers and the water cycle. It will inspire the writing of our own information texts and the painting of watercolours in the style of the great artist Monet.

Science – We are investigating animals, including humans. It will also be linked to our topic by work on river animals.

English - We will be writing our own play scripts based around The Wind in the Willows. We will then be using the text to help write an adventure story set in The Wild Wood.

Maths - We will be looking at:

  • 3 and 4 times tables.
  • Measures including weight and length.
  • Place value.
  • The four operations.

Science - We will be learning about habitats.

PE - We will be exploring a range of movement patterns to devise and perform our own weather dance. Our PE days this half term are Monday and Wednesday. Please encourage your child to bring their kit to school on Monday and take it home on Friday.

Homework - Homework will be given out on a Friday to be returned by the following Thursday.

Homework will be either maths or English based. There will also be a reading book which can be changed on a Friday.

Our Class Agreement

Always care for each other.

Please share and respect equipment.

Keep the classroom spick and span.

Please walk sensibly around school.

Always listen carefully to the teacher and friends.

Be kind and say nice things to each other.

Always stay safe, tuck under your chairs.

Please put up your hand when you want to talk to the teacher.

Always try your best in everything you do.