Rowan Class - Year 3

Hello and welcome to the Autumn term in Rowan class. I hope you all had a lovely time over the winter holidays and I can’t wait to see you all soon. 


This term we will be Exploring and our topic is Extreme Earth. As Geographers, we will be finding out all about the different ways extreme weather events and conditions affect the planet and the people and creatures on it. We will be learning about the 'Ring Of Fire', how it was created, and what it is like to live on or near it.


In Science for the first half term, we will be looking at and finding out all about electricity. We will learn about what electricity is, electrical appliances, what an electrical circuit is, the different ways we can generate power, and how to save energy.


In English, we are writing a historical narrative based on our core text 'Escape from Pompeii'. Keeping to our topic 'Extreme Earth,' we will research a recent volcanic eruption to compose newspaper report. Children will then learn about storm chasers and write a diary entry based on a close encounter with a tornado! We will then be using the book 'Until I Met Dudley' to inspire our explanation text writing.


In Maths, we will continue to learn about multiplication and division. We will also be learning about length & perimeter, fractions, then mass & capacity.


In History, we will be learning all about the Romans and about why the Romans invaded Britain.


We also have an exciting trip to Fishbourne Roman Villa booked for March, to immerse ourselves in Roman Life.


I have attached our topic web (below) so you can look more at what we will be learning about in each subject. 


PE days are Monday and Wednesday. 


If you have a query or concern, please talk to me at school pick-up, or preferably you can get in touch via the school office by emailing and I will get back to you via a phone call or email as soon as I can. I am always happy to answer any questions or support you with any home learning.

Below you can find links to your new Topic Web and your new homework grid.
Here are your termly spellings with all the weeks listed. Please make sure you are using the correct group spellings.
This terms spellings are also in Spelling Frame by week.