Pen y fro Primary School,
Welcome back to a new term at Pen y fro Primary School. I hope you and your families all had a wonderful Christmas and new year. The main topic we are covering this term is ‘Life in Australia’ – this will be our main focus throughout the term. Other topics include:
Maths: Place value, addition & subtraction, multiplication & division. Properties of numbers, money, length and time. 2 and 3D shapes. Venn and Carroll diagrams and problem solving. Various other numeracy activities throughout the term.
English: Playscripts, discussion texts, science fiction/ fantasy and alphabetical texts. Various other literacy activities throughout the term.
ICT: Using databases and Logo.
PE: Dance and tag-rugby. (We will have our PE lessons on Tuesday and Friday afternoons. Your child will require kit such as T-shirt, tracksuit bottoms, shorts and trainers for outdoor sessions on both days.
Other class routines include:
- Spelling and mental maths tests will be carried out on a Friday.
- Homework will be given out on a Friday to be completed and handed in on the following Wednesday.
- When we have Forest Schools, it will take place on a Friday morning. Your child will require suitable clothing to take part and they will be given plenty of notice beforehand.
I look forward to seeing you throughout the course of the term and please don’t hesitate to contact me should you have any worries or concerns whatsoever.
Year 3 Teacher.