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– and The McGinty Speech and Language Centre

"Let your light shine”, Matthew 5. 16

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Year 3 - Mulberry Class

Important Notice:

on Friday’s we will be using oil pastels and paint during our Art lessons. If possible please could you provide your child with an apron or an old adult sized t shirt/shirt that you don’t mind getting messy. Thank you. 

In maths today we were looking at 3 digit numbers and practised adding 100 more, 100 less, 10 more and 10 less


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This week in PE we practised our catching and throwing skills.

Spellings Practise Sheet

Spellings (to be tested on 25/09/2020)

  1. Impossible
  2. Imperfect
  3. Impolite
  4. Impatient
  5. Immature
  6. Indefinitely
  7. Incapable
  8. Independent
  9. Incorrect
  10. Infrequent

Congratulations to this week’s learner of the week!

What have Mulberry class been learning about this week?


This week we have carried on working on our understanding of numbers up to 1000, we had a practical maths lesson outside this week where we had to order numbers between 500 and 700; this was quite a challenge but we preserved and eventually worked well as a team! This week in English we have produced some amazing letters in character as Hannah. We will be finishing our current class text Gorilla in the coming week and then we will be moving on to a new text.


We have continued practising our striking and fielding in PE this week with Mrs Barratt and we are getting better each week at controlling the ball and watching the ball. This week in History we continued our learning about the Stone Age and focussed our lesson this week on Hunter Gatherers and how our life now is so different to the tough times in the Stone Age. Aren’t we lucky that we can just pop to a shop?!


We have enjoyed lots of outdoor time this week whilst we have had super weather, most children are remembering their water bottles which is great, thank you.


Have a lovely weekend,

Miss Walker

Important notice - please ensure that you are dropping your child off at their allocated time. If you arrive to school early please wait OUTSIDE the ball park until it is your turn to enter. Thank you. 


Unfortunately, at the moment I am unable to access our class email address. If you would like to contact me please email the school office on: Please write in the subject line 'Mulberry Class' so the office can forward the email on. If you need to speak to me urgently please call the school office.  

This morning we were inspired by Reverend Green’s worship and decided to write our own prayers

Stone Age Fun in Forest School

This afternoon we enjoyed some quiet reading outside in the shade!

15th September 2020 - Science

PE Striking and Fielding 14th September 2020

Well done to our learner of the week!

Thursday 10th September

Today your child was sent home with two scheme reading books or a Free Reader book out of our class book corner. 

The scheme reading books need to be returned to school on Thursday the 17th September please. We will then not issue any reading books for the following week and your child can access reading material on Bug Club for the following week,

please let me know if you do not have access to Bug Club at home. This is due to books needing to be quarantined. 

Children with Free Reader books may keep their book beyond the 17th of September and can bring these back into school when they have finished reading it. They will then be asked to write a book review for the class book corner. 

What have Mulberry Class been learning about this week (10.09.2020)?


Mulberry class have settled back into school life really well, I’m really pleased with all the perseverance that they have shown. Well done!


This week in Maths we have been focussing on place value and numbers up to 1,000. We have been looking at how to write numbers both numerically and using words. We have been partitioning numbers into hundreds, tens and ones and have been representing these with Base Ten equipment and Place Value Counters. Please continue to use Mathletics to further your child’s understanding of what we are learning in class.


In English we have been looking at the book Gorilla by Anthony Browne. We have really enjoyed reading this book so far and are excited to find out what happens and if Hannah’s gorilla comes to life! We enjoyed doing role play this week we acted out one of the scenes from the book when Hannah was having breakfast with her Dad. 

Spellings - tested on the 18th September 2020
This week we are focusing on the prefixes 'dis', 'un' and 'in'. Please take some time at home to practise these spellings ready to be tested on the Friday 18th September 2020. 



Important Notices:

PE - please send your child to school in their PE kit every Monday.

Snacks/water - lunch time is at 12.30 and some children are getting very peckish at break time, with this in mind if you see fit please provide your child with a snack for break time. Please also send your child to school with a named water bottle so that they can stay hydrated throughout the day. 

Spellings - each week your child will be set spellings to learn. These will be issued on a Friday and tested the following Friday. Please see below for the current week’s spellings.

Reading books/Bug Club - every other Thursday your child will be sent home with 2 scheme reading books or a free reader book from the class book corner. These need to be returned to school on the following Thursday (if they are scheme books). Please be aware that on the week your child isn’t issued a book you will be able to access reading materials on Bug Club. Bug Club can be accessed here

Welcome to Year 3!

Please see below for our class newsletter, which has also been sent to you via ParentMail. We are really looking forward to working with you for the next year!

Miss Walker and Mrs Fuller