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Hanmore Road, CHINEHAM,

Hampshire, RG24 8PQ

08:40 - 15:30

Monday to Friday

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Hanmore Road,

CHINEHAM, Hampshire. RG24 8PQ

08:40 - 15:30

Monday to Friday

Year 3

Welcome to Year 3 page.

We would like to welcome the newest children to Four Lanes Community Junior School in Year 3.

This is an exciting year as the children find their feet in their new school, new teachers, new routines and different curriculum. Here we introduce them to our school values and new ways of working, building on their existing knowledge and teaching them strategies to develop and flourish.

December 2018:

What a busy half term it has been!

 We’ve been really busy working hard in all our lessons.

Recently, in English, we were challenged to hold a debate to practise our persuasive writing skills. We were set the question:

“Would you rather live in a rural area or an urban area?”

Using our knowledge of urban and rural areas (which we took from our Geography lessons), we were able to develop our own point of view. However, in order to develop this when we were debating, we had to think of good reasons to expand our ideas and elaborate our key points.

After practising hard in our own classrooms, we then joined together as a year group. We worked in mixed class groups to share our ideas, talk about our reasons and debate our point of view with each other.

We were all really successful and some of use challenged ourselves even further to use some of our new learning when we talked. Some of us were able to use causal conjunctions, alternative openings for sentences or expand a point by giving another reason.

We had a great time working together and our teachers were really impressed with our work.

For our Big Write on Friday, we then used all our skills to create a persuasive piece of text.

 

Since then, we have been working incredibly hard on our production. We had lots of great songs to sing and our Christmas jumpers and t-shirts looked amazing. We hope you enjoyed it!

 

   
Over the first two weeks we have been exploring our school values and completing games and challenges to fully understand what these mean. Also we have been investigating E-Safety so we can be safe at school and at home when accessing the internet.

Our main topic we will be studying is “Woodlands” where we can explore and discover our fantastic grounds through outdoor learning.

On Friday 5th October we had our Woodland Day. Please click on the link below to find out more:

Woodland Day

The children would like to thank Mr Millard for taking time out of his class to help organise our Woodland Day and also to the parents who gave up their time to support them in the different activities.

 

If you were unable to attend, or would like to refresh your memory of what was discussed, please see an updated version of the Meet the teacher presentation below:

Meet the teacher y3 updated

Recent Comments
    Testimonials

    Outcomes for pupils – Good

    "Assessment in school is accurate and carefully carried out...assessment information and pupils' workbooks show that current pupils are making secure progress from the point at which they enter key stage 2."

    Ofsted, November 2018

    2018-12-05T11:33:55+00:00

    Ofsted, November 2018

    “Assessment in school is accurate and carefully carried out…assessment information and pupils’ workbooks show that current pupils are making secure progress from the point at which they enter key stage 2.”

    Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare – Outstanding

    "The behaviour of pupils is outstanding. In lessons, pupils are curious and interested and focus well on their learning."

    Ofsted, November 2018

    2018-12-05T11:33:28+00:00

    Ofsted, November 2018

    “The behaviour of pupils is outstanding. In lessons, pupils are curious and interested and focus well on their learning.”

    Quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment – Good

    "Pupils read widely and enjoy reading. They are supported by the well-thought-out and well resourced library and by the experience of the employed librarian."

    Ofsted, November 2018

    2018-12-05T11:33:03+00:00

    Ofsted, November 2018

    “Pupils read widely and enjoy reading. They are supported by the well-thought-out and well resourced library and by the experience of the employed librarian.”

    Effectiveness of Leadership and Management – Good

    "Leaders carefully track the participation of all pupils in physical activity and target pupils who lack confidence in order to help them develop their skills."

    Ofsted, November 2018

    2018-12-05T11:32:16+00:00

    Ofsted, November 2018

    “Leaders carefully track the participation of all pupils in physical activity and target pupils who lack confidence in order to help them develop their skills.”

    Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare – Outstanding

    "Attendance is above that seen nationally. The school works closely with pupils and families where attendance is lower and, in many cases, this has had a positive effect."

    Ofsted, November 2018

    2018-12-05T11:31:56+00:00

    Ofsted, November 2018

    “Attendance is above that seen nationally. The school works closely with pupils and families where attendance is lower and, in many cases, this has had a positive effect.”