St. Patrick’s Class
Welcome to Saint Patrick’s class page!
Class teacher – Mr Walton
Class TA – Mrs Jenkins
In Saint Patrick’s class we love to make learning fun and the children really enjoy all the different topics we learn about, which then helps to enhance our literacy lessons too.
This term we have been learning about our topic of the rainforest. The children have really enjoyed discovering lots of new information about the layers of the rainforest and we were lucky enought to have the opportunity to experience Bristol Zoo bringing in some rainforest creatures for us to handle! We have produced lots of work, including posters and reports all about the deforestation and rainforest animals, it has been a really fun and engaging topic to learn about.
In science we have been focussing on plants and the children have learnt lots of new processes, such as pollinisation. We tested out what plants need to grow well and then collated our results in a bar chart to show which seeds grew the best. We also conducted an experiment using celery to help us understand how water is moved through plants – the children really enjoyed cutting up the celery to discover the xylem tubes, which enable this process!
- Saint Patrick’s homework will be set on a Friday. The Literacy homework re-enforces work that the children have been doing in class. The maths will also link to the strand of maths we are learning in class and should support the children’s learning. Spellings are also set weekly – to be learnt at home and tested in school on Thursday afternoons.
- All homework needs to be completed and handed back in on the following Wednesday.
- PE will take place on a Tuesday afternoon, please ensure school kit is in school. This includes suitable footwear (plimsoles/trainers – laces only if the children can tie them themselves). This will take place outside most of the time so please ensure that your child has kit suitable for the weather (tracksuit bottoms and hooded top). School PE kit is a house colour top and navy/black shorts (not a skirt).
- Reading at home is so important. We would love all of the children within Saint Patrick’s class to read 5 times per week to an adult outside of school. When the children have read at home please make a note in the children’s diary and number them, 5 reads equals a reading award point!
Year 3 work
Here are some examples of just a small sample of the work we have been producing in Saint Patrick’s class. The children love having their work displayed and we love to celebrate the wonderful work that our children produce.
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