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Year 3

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SATS & End of Year Assessments
 
There are SATS tests in English and Maths. The statutory SATS take place in Year 2 and Year 6 and these results are reported to the government. In Year 3 – 5 the children complete the optional SATS and these results, along with teacher assessments throughout the year inform the final judgement.
 
 
Homework
 
As you can see, we have a packed curriculum. In order to meet all the requirements of the National Curriculum, homework plays a vital part in our year. The children will need a quiet place to complete their work, away from distractions. As a rule, they will have between 15 and 30 minutes every night. All homework will be written down in their homework diaries.If the children need support with their homework it is important that we all support them with it. The children should ALWAYS attempt homework by themselves but should they be struggling or becoming confused please do help them with it. Once again, if there are any problems, please let me know.
 
Usual Weekly Homework -
 
Monday
Spellings for the following Monday
Handwriting for Tuesday
Tables for Friday
Reading
 
Tuesday
Mental Arithmetic for Thursday
Reading
 
Wednesday
Mental Arithmetic for Thursday
Reading
 
Thursday
Piece of English, Maths or Science
Reading
 
Friday
Reading
Creative writing or comprehension 
 
Equipment
It is really important that children have all the required equipment in school all the time and that all uniform and PE kit is clearly labelled. It is also important that kit is checked each term to ensure that it still fits and is still suitable for PE lessons.
 
PE Kit
Outdoor – Navy blue tracksuit, white t-shirt and trainers
 
Indoor – Navy blue shorts, white t-shirt and black pumps
 
Other Equipment – Once again please label all equipment and replace it when required.
 
Clear plastic water bottle
Homework folder
H.B. Pencils (a packet of 10 with the child’s name on the box)
Rubber 2 (both with the child’s name on)
Pencil sharpener
Set of coloured pencils
Set of felt tip pens
3 small glue sticks (labelled with the child’s name on)
30 cm ruler, which measures in both cm. and mm. (with child’s name on)
Dictionary – Collins new compact dictionary or Collins compact English dictionary or Oxford colour dictionary
2 Pencil cases large enough to colour pencils in one and all other stationary equipment, including the 30 cm ruler in the other. (Keep as basic as possible)
A memory stick with your child’s name on (2GB)
Activity book (colouring, puzzles) for wet breaks
 
Please remember that if there is anything you need, do come and see me – lets work together to make your child’s year 3 in primary school a very happy, rewarding and successful one!
 

Mrs Howard