The Year 3 team has 11 members of staff this year:

Mr R. Burns – 3 Purple....................... Miss C. Murray – 3 Yellow
Miss J. Kleynhans – 3 Orange............. Ms Monique– 3 Green
Mr D Mc Comiskey – 3Indigo .........................Miss E. McMullan – 3 Red
Miss R. Howells – 3Blue ..........................Mr N. Burns – 3Aqua

Teaching assistants
Ms Magda Ms Beth Ms Sandra
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Weekly Note:
Here is what we are doing this week:
English – This week we are beginning to look at Non-Chronological reports. This includes features, ordering, writing and editing our own reports.
Mathematics – The children will be learning about equivalent fractions, placing them on a number line and finding fractions of amounts.
Science – This week we are continuing with the topic of Animals. The focus will be on muscles and identifying them in the human body.
History – We are starting our new topic of British clothing. The children will look at the middle ages and the Normans.
Any other information:
A water bottle and hat must be brought to school each day. Each should be clearly labelled with their name and class.
No hat no play. Please ensure all children have their hats with them.
There are no ball allowed at break time because of the increase of arguments and injuries they have created lately at break time
Spellings will be issued on Wikispace website at http://newtonbarwaacademy.wikispaces.com/

IMPORTANT INFORMATIONExtra Curricular Activities
Classes will begin Sunday 21st January 2018. Please be prompt when collecting your child. Thank you.


Section A: This is for everyoneSection B: If 'A' was easy for you to do, try this too.Section C: Extra challenging
Homework Due on Wednesday 17th January

Any homework which is late will not be marked.

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Dear parents,
We have uploaded some extra activity sheets including reading comprehensions and grammar practice for your children to do at home.

These extra activity sheets will not be marked in class, they are for your child to do some extra reading practice at home if they wish. Answers have been provided for your convenience.

Please use the websites such as Education City Top Marksand Active Learn for some extra practice.



Click on the links below to help you revise your times tables.Good luck!






Abacus and Bug Club - This is an online Mathematics and English Interactive Resource.
  • Teachers will allocate work to their classes on a weekly basis.
  • Click below to go to the website, or follow the web link provided - www.activlearnprimary.co.uk

Don't forget to look at your Education City homework too!!!http://www.educationcity.com/


Bienvenue dans la classe de françaisavec Madame Laura Hérout!
In the French classroom, a variety of activities (worksheets, videos, songs, games, stories and interactive lessons) will help the children in their learning of the French language and culture.
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Useful websites

I recommend and encourage children and parents to use the following websites at home for consolidation:
Languages Online - French

Languages Online 2 - French


Online dictionary: reverso.net


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For copyright reason, we can no longer display online the username and password for Linguascope.Children will receive a note with the username and password to give them access to the Linguascope website.Thank you for your understanding.
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Newsletter - This is not homework

This week, we are learning the days of the week in French.

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Here are some helpful links to practise the new vocabulary:

The calendar

Days of the week song

Days of the week - Pronunciation



DUE on the week beginning 21st January.

Extra Resources to practise:

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The Weekly Challenge

Can you write the days of the week in French, in order, with your EYES CLOSED?

Music or Story of the Week

This week, I am sharing with you the story of the wolf who wanted to change colour. The book is also available in the classroom.Enjoy
Le loup qui voulait changer de couleur