Welcome to Chestnuts

 

 

 

Mrs Hamilton will be teaching on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Mrs Bowes will be teaching on Thursday and Friday and Year 4 will be taught altogether most afternoons. Our long term plans below tell you which subjects each of us are responsible for.

 

PE - Year 3 will need their PE kit for games on WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY. 

 

PE - Year 4 will need their swimming kit on WEDNESDAY and their PE kit on FRIDAY.

AUTUMN TERM CURRICULUM

MISSION STATEMENT

We work hard but we like to have fun while we are learning. We are respectful to everyone and everything in our classroom. We are kind to each other and make good choices.

Times tables will be tested on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

TARGETS AND REWARDS

To listen carefully, avoid calling out and to stop immediately when asked.

Our class reward is a wheelie afternoon.

PE IN CHESTNUTS

Please make sure that you have your PE kit in school on Wednesday and Friday. Ripponden PE kit consists of black shorts, red polo shirt and black pumps. You will also need trainers for outdoor games. If the weather is colder you can also wear jogging bottoms and/or fleece/tracksuit. It is also advisable that children have a spare pair of socks and a plastic bag for wet trainers/clothes. Long hair must be tied back so please ensure that children have hair ties where necessary.

All jewellery must be removed for PE and swimming, including earrings so please wait until the summer holiday to have ears pierced.

YEAR 3 HOMEWORK HELPER

Homework is handed out on a Wednesday and due back on a Monday.

TIMES TABLES

Here are some links to websites to make practising times tables as fun as possible.

http://www.maths-games.org/times-tables-games.html

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/timestable/

http://www.mad4maths.com/multiplication_table_math_games/

READING

The government recommends that children in year 3 read for 10 to 15 minutes every day. It is also important that children have a regular opportunity to share their book with an adult. Here are some questions that you can ask them to help discuss their book.

 

SPELLING