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Year 3 Week Ahead Information

17 March 2017

An overview of the week ahead in Year 3

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Information and Reminders

School photos – Next week we will be having individual and class photos during the school day. Please can all children be dressed in the correct winter uniform for their photographs. For consistency, girls should wear either black tights or black socks for their photograph.

3A – Thursday 23rd March

3B - Thursday 23rd March

3C – Tuesday 21st March

Drop Everything and Read – Students will need to bring a book to school every day next week, which they will take with them to every lesson. On hearing a bell or whistle, they must stop what they are doing and pick up the book and read.  

Book Swap – If you have any unwanted books at home that you are willing to donate, you may bring them into school and your child can swap them for another book on Thursday or Friday of next week.

Book Fair – we will have external vendors in school from Wednesday 22nd to Friday 24th March selling a range of books. Students will have an opportunity to make a wish list of books they like, which they can bring home to show you, before purchasing any.


Upcoming dates

Tuesday 21st March – 3C Class Photos

Wednesday 22nd March – last day to bring in books for Book Swap

Wednesday 22nd March to Friday 24th March – 8.30am to 4.00pm: Book Fair; The Hive

Thursday 23rd March – 3A and 3B class photos

Thursday 23rd March and Friday 24th March – Book Swap

Friday 24th March – last day of CCAs

Week beginning 27th March – ‘Into the Woods’ production – tickets available to purchase now

Tuesday 28th March – Author Neil Griffiths visiting NAIS Pudong for sessions with each Year Group

Thursday 30th March – Year 3 visit to Natural History Museum

Friday 31st March – Last day of term

Monday 10th April – Summer term begins


Star of the Week

3A – Matthew Huang for improved effort to work with others and completing excellent work on his own

3B – Chloe Sun for super-quick answers during mental maths activities

3C – Zara Fan for always putting in the best effort for her homework



Next week is Shakespeare Week. Our text is ‘As you like it’, which has been added to Class Dojo. We will research William Shakespeare to write a fact file. We create our own comic strip of the story, write a newspaper report about the wedding and a letter written from the point of view from a character. In Guided Reading the children will act out the story and the best group performance will perform in the assembly. There will be a range of school activities throughout the week as well as a homework task to complete.



Next week we will end our unit ‘Measuring Space’. We will focus on ‘Capacity’. We will use measuring vessels to measure a volume of liquid, compare the volume and capacity of two or more objects and choose appropriate units to state the result of a measurement. At the end of the week we will all work together to take part in a range of measuring activities.



In Geography we will look at different time zones and Facetime someone in a different time zone to Shanghai. As Artists, we will paint a space themed picture in the style of artist Peter Thorpe, using an abstract art background and space feature in the foreground. In Society we will look at different light festivals and then identify relevant information to make notes.



We will continue to create an opinion poll for the School Council on an issue they want feedback on from the children in the school, e.g. lunchtime. We will then seek responses from children across the school and then analyse the results by creating graphs. We will link our results to our Maths work the following week.