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15/12/17

🎁 It’s Christmas Jumper Day! 🎄 AND 🍽 It’s Christmas Dinner Day! 🍴 https://t.co/0wbTC1sBa9

06/12/17

❓Which classes will receive the certificates today❓ 🏆There are certificates for the classes in KS1, LKS2 & UKS2 with the fastest speed, beat average score & most users!!🏆 🌟There are also certificates for 3 children who have the fast speed in their phase!!🌟

06/12/17

On Monday, we all had a special treat! It was the pantomime! We loved getting in to the festive spirit and joining in with Dick Whittington!! https://t.co/fFxdG00r06

06/12/17

On Monday evening the Harris Kenley Elf made her way to Year 5! This time it looks like she may have brought a friend with her! 🎅🏼#ChristmasFun https://t.co/A84RObf3wi

06/12/17

The Harris Kenley Christmas Elf is back...On Thursday evening she created a real mess in Year 6!! https://t.co/W1qQGXRquJ

01/12/17

🎄CHRISTMAS FAIR🎄 📆TODAY 🕞 3:30 🏢School Hall 🎅🏼Santa will be in the academy all day for those who have pre-booked to see him!🎅🏼

27/11/17

🎅🏼Get booking...it’s now only 4️⃣ days away!! 🎅🏼 https://t.co/2ElSysyVlf

26/11/17

Retweetd From Ashley Booth

What a year for books it's been. Here's 36 for primary that have been amazing. https://t.co/XwvZLC3uCT

26/11/17

🎅🏼Children who are booked in to see Santa in the academy day will be collected and taken to see Santa by his elves🎅🏼

26/11/17

🎅🏼Only 5 days until Santa visits the Academy🎅🏼 ‼️Don’t forget to book your child’s place for a visit within the academy day‼️ 🎅🏼Santa will also be at the fair, so those not at the academy can tell him what’s on their Christmas lists too🎅🏼

26/11/17

Our wonderful PTA are very busy preparing for our Christmas Fair on Friday 1st December from 3:30. We’re looking to seeing many of you there https://t.co/VBgopY3P2b

26/11/17

Retweetd From HarrisPrimaryKenley

Santa is coming on the 1st December🎅🏻 Booking now open! If your child would like to visit Santa during the Academy day please pre book your space via parent pay. There will be an opportunity to visit Santa at the fair but we advise to pre book to advoid disappointment.

22/11/17

You have now had your logins for a week now - we hope you are enjoying learning and practising your times tables in a fun and engaging way!!

22/11/17

Retweetd From Hewitts of Croydon

A big variety of results in this article but are very proud of all the schools we supply uniform for! Special mention for & who scored exceptionally high! Well done to everyone.... https://t.co/6mARuxFzjP

21/11/17

The PTA would welcome any chocolate donations for the chocolate tombola at the fair. Collections in the playground day before and after school this week.

20/11/17

Santa is coming on the 1st December🎅🏻 Booking now open! If your child would like to visit Santa during the Academy day please pre book your space via parent pay. There will be an opportunity to visit Santa at the fair but we advise to pre book to advoid disappointment.

17/11/17

We are very excited to now be using at HPAK!! A letter has been sent home regarding this & you can find your child's log-in in their Reading Record. We look forward to sharing the leader boards with the children during celebration assembly. https://t.co/zSPAzLwgdC

13/11/17

KS2 had a wonderful morning watching The Smart Brothers Road Safety Show! https://t.co/dooxFBpeQw

13/11/17

The Hedgehog Nursery have been finding out about Remembrance Day. We talked about wearing a poppy to remember the Soldiers. The children then made their own poppy. https://t.co/SH6aTRLn9Q

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Year 3 - Curriculum Overview 2017/18

Class Teachers: Miss Buckley, Miss Morrison and Miss Richards

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Boyce

PE day: Wednesday and Friday

Home Learning: Your child’s home learning tasks will be set weekly on a Friday and will be due in by the following Thursday. These will consist of an English, a spelling, a maths and a mental arithmetic task.

Reading at home: It is expected that your child reads for 15 – 20 minutes every day. This must be recorded in their Reading Record Books and initialed by an adult. It is an expectation that Reading Records are brought in to the academy each day so that teachers can monitor the reading happening at home.

Spelling Focus: Revise the spellings on the Year 1 & Year 2 spelling lists and practise the Year 3 & Year 4 spelling list words. Children should also be learning the personal spellings sent home each week in their Spelling Log.

Arithmetic Focus: Children should be practising their times tables (up to 12 x 12) as well as revising telling the time, on an analogue clock, to the nearest five minutes.

English overview:

This half term, the children will be learning about and writing in the style of both fiction and non-fiction texts. The children will have the opportunity to write recounts, narrative descriptions and poems. Grammar and spelling will be a focus throughout all lessons. Each week a different spelling rule will be focused upon and the children will have the opportunity to investigate and learn the spellings within this rule throughout the week. Guided Reading will be taught to develop prediction and inference skills. Children will be given the opportunity to practise supporting their predictions and inferences with evidence from the text. 

Maths overview:

This half term, the children will learn about place value, addition, subtraction, properties of shapes and length. Additionally, arithmetic skills, including number bonds, times tables and adding and subtracting multiples of 10 and 100 to a given number, will be covered and the children will have the opportunity to apply these skills within a context.

Science overview:

This half term, the children will learning about animals, including humans. During this topic, the children will describe the skeleton, compare different types of animals and discuss the importance of healthy eating and a balanced diet. To develop their scientific enquiry, the children will report on findings from enquiries, using both oral and written explanations.

Art/DT overview:

This half term, the children will be looking at artists who paint seascapes. Children will be focusing on developing their skills in sketching and painting. By the end of the term, children will have produced and evaluated a final painting of a seascape to link with our topic of Pirates.   

Humanities overview:

Humanities this half term will have a Geography focus. During their geography lessons, the children will be using globes, atlases, maps and digital mapping to name and locate the world continents and oceans as well as the counties and cities of the UK. To develop accuracy when describing locations, the children will be using the 8 points of the compass and be able to identify human and physical characteristics.

Computing overview:

Throughout the term, the children will be learning about online safety and how they can keep safe online. Children will be learning to use print screen function to capture an image, select certain areas of an image, resize and rotate and image and edit pictures. They will be focusing on using Microsoft Word and Paint.

 

French overview:

This half term in French, the children will begin by learning about France. Following this, they will be learning how to introduce themselves and family members, including ages and names. Using a French dictionary will be a skill that the children develop throughout their French lessons.

Music overview:

This half term in music, the children will be using their voices to speak expressively and rhythmically, and discover ways to create ostinato accompaniments to enhance their performances. They will be singing and preforming Pirate shanties to link with our topic of ‘Pirates’. The children will also be making descriptive accompaniments and discovering how the environment has inspired composers throughout history.

PE overview:

PE lessons this half term have a gymnastics focus. During these lessons, the children will be developing flexibility, balance, strength, technique, and control and comparing performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their best.

PSHE overview:

This half term, the children will be developing their listening skills. Children will be able to discuss what makes a good listener and how they can improve their listening skills within a wide range of scenarios.

RE overview:

This half term we will focus on the religion of Christianity. The children will be learning and exploring the beliefs of Christians, how and where Christians worship and learning about some Christian celebrations and stories.