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Have a great Summer!! First day back at school is Tuesday 3rd September :)

Monkeys Y3



Marvellous Monkeys

Year 3

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Welcome to Monkeys

We work hard, try our best, and have fun.


Year 3


Mrs Murfitt is the class teacher and Mrs Senior, Mrs Maskery and Mrs Wilson are our teaching assistants.



 We are all looking forward to a really exciting Summer Term.





Our theme and thought provoking question for the Summer Term is:


 ‘What is the most powerful natural force on Earth?’

Please find below a description of all the amazing work we will be doing in our  action packed Summer Term.



Our English work in the first half term will be based around the text Escape from Pompeii, as well as looking at poetry. During the second half term, we will focus more on

 non-fiction texts and information texts so we can write about all the things

 we’ve learnt in our topic. Alongside this, we will continue to include spelling and

 grammar work in our lessons. 


This term, we will be looking at different measures including time. We will also learn about shape and statistics. We will continue to have a strong focus on times table facts. Our lessons will be having lots of problem solving and mastery activities in them.



We will Rock Detectives  and  How Does Your Garden Grow?.


Data bases and e.mail


We will be making 3D papier mache models of volcanoes and watching them erupt! We will also be learning about Japanese artist Hokusai and recreating his famous painting ‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa.’



Whole school circle time focussing upon current issues.


Our topic this term is a geography based topic, looking at natural disasters such as volcanoes, earthquakes. We will be doing lots of practical activities as well as map work, locating these disasters around the world. We will also look at the formation and features of mountains.


PE: Squash


RE: Beliefs and Questions


SRE: Keeping safe, keeping clean, body parts and online technology




Remember to read at home as much as you can, and get your diary signed. Each time you get your diary signed you will earn star stamps! You can read any book, not just your school reading book!



Every Friday the children will have two pieces of homework to complete. They are expected to complete their homework for the following Friday. Please do your best to support and encourage your child with their schoolwork.



Spellings are given out every week and we will have our quiz on Friday’s.


If you would like to have a chat or pass on any information please feel free to come into class, I will be more than happy to see you. For a lengthier chat please arrange an after school appointment.

This term is going to be very busy but we are looking forward to having lots of fun as well


Mrs Murfitt

Mrs Senior

Mrs Maskery and Mrs Wilson



Homework and spellings are given out on a Friday. The children also need to read at home and they are given a star stamp for each time they read. If you have any concerns or questions to ask please come to see us and we will try to help.