Spring 2 (week 6)week 6snapshot
PE day is a Tuesday.
Please make sure your child brings their P.E kit in with them at the start of each half term. We will send kit home should it get dirty and at the end of each half term.
We are working towards making the children independent in many areas as possible. At home you can help your child to get changed independently into PE kits and school uniform.
We would like to encourage all the children to drink water throughout the day and we would like to request that your child brings in a water bottle to school labelled with their name.
Music day is Monday
As part of your child’s music curriculum this year they are participating in Kingston’s Wider Opportunities Programme. The programme is part of a national initiative funded by the government which aims to give all Key Stage 2 pupils the opportunity to learn a musical instrument. An instrumental music tutor from Kingston Music Service will be visiting the school giving whole class specialist lessons every week.
As part of the programme some children may have the opportunity to take their instrument home so that they can practise. We would ask that you help to support your child by encouraging them to do a short amount of practice each week and by ensuring they take their instrument into school for their music lesson(Mondays)
Learning an instrument is an enjoyable, fun and very beneficial experience. Through the programme pupils will develop a variety of both musical and social skills and recent research has shown that these skills help children across the curriculum.
Dates for your Diary:
RSE workshop 30th April 9.15-10.15am
End of Key Stage One assessment meeting for parents (in first week after Easter; date and time tbc)
Walk to school week 20-24th May
BNF Healthy eating week 10th-14th June
Reading and/or talking about their reading to an adult for at least 20 minutes, five times a week. This is to be recorded in reading records. Reading records and reading books should be coming into school on every day. Reading records will be signed by adults to check regular reading has occurred.
Oxford Owl online resources to help your child at home.Your children can log in using this username and password by clicking on the ‘My class login’ button on the Oxford Owl site. We hope you and your children enjoy the tablet-friendly eBook Collection on Oxford Owl.
Spellings will be sent home termly to be learnt and practiced. These will be tested in school on a weekly basis. The words chosen will be suitable for the age of the child and will either be high frequency words, common exception words or a spelling pattern. When writing their spellings please encourage children to join their handwriting using cursive joins.
Teaching for mastery in Maths is essentially the expectation that all pupils will gain a deep understanding of the maths they are learning. … A mastery approach to the curriculum means pupils spend far longer on fewer key mathematical concepts whilst working at greater depth.
|In each year, children should be able to recite their multiplication and division facts
forwards, backwards and in random order.By the end of Year 2, each child should know their 2, 5 and 10 multiplications.By the end of Year 3, each child should know their 3, 4 and 8 multiplications.By the end of Year 4, each child should know up to the 12 x 12 multiplications.
Supporting your child at home;
- Handwriting: Handwriting Practice
- Spellings: Fun things to do with spellings
- How to help your child with reading
- Computing: https://www.purplemash.com/sch/Kingstoncommunity
- Jigsaw PSHE: https://jigsawpshe.com/resource/Information-for-parents-and-carers-leaflet.pdf
To find out more about the teaching and learning approaches and expectations in Year 3 please click this link to the KS2 home/school pack. Our home school agreement and information about behaviour management are also included in this document. KS2 Home School Pack 2018-19