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Welcome to Picasso - Year 3!
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There are many adults that will be part of the Picasso Team this year. The teachers are Mrs Smith and Mrs Jacob, who will be sharing the privilege of teaching this amazing group of children. Mrs Sibley is the LSA and Mrs Bates is the morning SNA. The afternoons are shared between SNAs Mrs Nevitt and Mrs Sewell.
Where has the time gone? We are one term already completed as Key Stage 2 children! Your children have impressed us with how quickly they have used new routines and their consistent kindness and super effort in learning.
Our key concept this half term is FAMILIES. We will be considering what this means to us personally and how our school values fit in with this understanding. Children will write a letter to their family or to a family member explaining how important they are and what family means to them. We will walk to the post office and post these letters.
RE focusses on the Jewish festival of lights – Hanukkah. Our learning journey will see the children really immerse themselves in this family tradition. Your respectful children are showing mature and sensitive attitudes to our daily worships too.
Our curriculum revolves around our concept and also looks at other areas. In Geography, we will be closely studying our local area and enquiring into the different types of land use. In Design Technology, we will be researching, designing and creating our own Roman catapults. We are lucky enough to have an outside coach come in to teach us the skills of Hockey. For our indoor PE sessions, we will be dusting off our (imaginary!) dancing shoes as we choreograph and perform dances inspired by the Stone Age. In Computing, we will be considering how we send appropriate emails safely. Our RSHE centres on caring friendships and online relationships. It really is vital that our young people are aware of how to protect themselves and others in our increasingly digital society. We are building on our French vocabulary from last term and will also be introducing festive words to allow children to start using simple grammatical structures. Glockenspiels will be used in our Music learning with a topic that specifically focusses on using this piece of tuned percussion. Rocks and soils is our thought-provoking Science topic. Children will never look at their streets in the same way again!
The Autumn newsletter sent out in September will give you more information about what we will be doing this term.
2021 - 2022