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Year 3

Welcome to Y3!

 

General Information

 

Staff: Our Year 3 teachers are Miss Barber and Mr Baskeyfield who are supported by Miss Johnson, Mrs Atkhar (Monday and Tuesday) and Mrs Flint (Wednesday-Friday)

 

PPA: Our PPA is on a Friday. During this time children will be taught by Mrs Flint.

 

P.E: Our PE days are Monday and Thursday.

Children will come to school dressed in their PE kit. They do not need to bring school uniform to change into. All PE sessions will take place outside unless there are extreme weather conditions i.e. ice, snow or heavy rain. Please ensure they have the appropriate kit e.g. jogging bottoms/leggings and a jumper/hoodie)

Homework:

Home learning menus are given out at the start of every half term highlighting activities and projects the children can complete based on their current topic.

Each half term, children will be encouraged to complete homework from a 'homework menu' from their class teacher. This will be a range of activities relating to their current topic that parents can complete with their children. Please do share photographs of your children carrying out the tasks by e-mailing them to
homework@woodhousewest.sheffield.sch.uk

Topic covered:

 

Summer 2: Walk like an Egyptian

 

This term we will be exploring the ways of life in Egypt. Starting our journey, we will dive into knowledge when learning about ancient Egypt. In literacy we will be writing diary entries as if we were alive during ancient Egypt. Furthermore, in geography we will plunging into facts and knowledge about the different continents and their features.

Books to enjoy at home!

 

Summer 2

 

The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt by Toby Wilkinson

This is a story studded with extraordinary achievements and historic moments, from the building of the pyramids and the conquest of Nubia, through Akhenaten's religious revolution, the power and beauty of Nefertiti, the glory of Tutankhamun's burial chamber, and the ruthlessness of Ramesses, to Alexander the Great's invasion, and Cleopatra's fatal entanglement with Rome.

 

 

 

The Discover Cats Explore Ancient Egypt: A Children's Book About Ancient Egyptian Culture, Mythology, and History by Jimmy Nightingale

The Discover Cats love to explore everywhere they can get their paws on. Learning is the best! This time, the Discover Cats head to Ancient Egypt to learn about Egyptian mythology, pyramids, mummies, Pharaohs, and everything else from thousands of years ago! Packed with plenty of historical facts, this book will delight, entertain, and educate.

 

Stories from Ancient Egypt by Joyce A. Tyldesley 

Some of the most interesting and entertaining myths and legends from Ancient Egypt are given a lively re-telling by Joyce Tyldesley. These include stories about the gods, such as The Creation of the World, Hathor and the Red Beer, and the myths about Osiris, Isis and Horus. 

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