Welcome to The Otters!

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The class teacher is Miss Harper-Lea

The teaching assistant is Miss Hutchinson.

Please click on the following link to view our parent transition information: Otters Parent Transition Information

Please click on the following link to see an overview of the curriculum for the Otters this term: Otters Autumn Curriculum Map

At Acresfield, we have 7 key principles that underpin our curriculum and form our curriculum intent. Please open the following link:  Acresfield Curriculum Intent

To see how these principles are threaded through this term’s curriculum, please open the following link: Otters Autumn Curriculum Intent in Practice

Knowledge Organisers

We have produced knowledge organisers to provide you with a more detailed overview of the learning in some areas of the wider curriculum. These knowledge organisers are shared with the children and provide parents with an opportunity to go through some of the key learning at home. In particular, we would ask that you support the children with their understanding of the key vocabulary for each curriculum area, as outlined in the knowledge organisers. 

In Science, we are looking at Rocks and Soils and Light

Rocks and Soil Knowledge Organiser

Light

In History, we are looking at how life changed in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

Stone Age to Iron Age Knowledge Organiser

Our school values are: Responsibility, Resilience and Respect.

Our British Values Focus this Term 

In our assemblies this term, our British Values will link to our school values of Responsibility, Respect and Resilience. We will be looking primarily at the British Value of The Rule of Law and Mutual Respect and tolerance for others.

In RE will be focusing on the British Values of the mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs when looking at the sacred text in different religions. 

Diversity

One of the seven outcomes we would like from our curriculum is for the children to develop their understanding of what it means to live in a diverse society such as Britain.

To support that this term, we will be looking at the journey that refugees undertake and how they settle in their new home.

Parent Support Booklets

Please click on the following links for more information about the curriculum in Year 3 and ways you can support your child at home.

Year 3 Reading Parent Support Booklet

Year 3 Writing Parent Support Booklet

Year 3 Maths Parent Support Booklet

Homework

Homework for the Otters is sent home at the beginning of the half term on a ‘menu’ to be completed by the end of the half term. The children need to earn 9 points and can choose from a range of activities. If you have any questions about the homework, please don’t hesitate to speak to me.

For any maths homework set on the mymaths website, click on the link below. You will need to have your username and password to log in.

http://www.mymaths.co.uk/