We hope you are all keeping well and looking forward to the half term ahead.
Please find below a new set of home learning which will be updated on a weekly basis. Just like last half term, there is a weekly plan with daily Maths and English activities. There is also a selection of ongoing science and topic activities to choose from over the half term.
Parents, if you have any questions about the tasks, please email the school or contact us directly on the email below and we will try to help you with these asap.
Badgers and Foxes - firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Resources for summer term 2
Please click on the links below for any additional resources mentioned on the weekly planning grid.
Each child has access to purple mash and we will be setting ‘To Do’ activities for the children to complete online at home. Please click the link below to login:
The login, username and password details for each child is on the inside front cover of their reading journal. Please ensure that you have searched for and selected Templefield to take you to our school portal before logging in.
If your child does not have their details please email Mrs Cook and I will be happy to email them to you.
The children have worked so hard on their 100 Club Challenge this year and to continue to develop their fluency, the children have access to their Times Tables Rock Stars account. Please click the link below to login:
To test themselves we have also uploaded the 100 club tests for children to try when they think they are ready - remember the children have 5 minutes only to complete.
Please encourage your child to tell the time on the digital and analogue clock as much as possible! The children need to be able to tell the time to the hour, half hour, quarter past / to, the nearest 5 minutes and for the more able to the nearest minute.
Whiterose Maths Lessons
You can download video tutorials and worksheets for daily maths lessons on the White Rose home learning page. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/
Below are the Year 3 writing objectives that have been covered in class (the children will be familiar with these) and we would like the children to use these as appropriate in their writing as much as possible. Furthermore, you can find some word banks below to aid the children while writing.
Below is a link to the Statutory Spelling list for Year 3 and 4. The children have until the end of Year 4 to know how to read and spell these. Each child has a copy on the inside cover of their reading journal and they have highlighted the spellings they know so far. Below, you can also find No Nonsense Spelling Strategies to assist with the learning of the spellings.
Choose 8-10 new spellings on Monday and test these on Friday.
The children can practice their letter formation and joining their handwriting using the booklet of activities. Don't forget to do a gross and fine motor exercise to warm up first.
has lots of resources allocated to your child including a whole book band of books for them to read and interact with. Children all have an individual username and password, which can be found in their reading journal (this is the same as their Purple Mash login details). Please click the link below to access all of these wonderful resources:
School code: tljs
Bedfordshire Online Library
Library members can download the RBDigital app, then use their library number to download ebooks, audiobooks and magazines. There is a good selection of audiobooks and ebooks (eg. Harry Potter series and David Walliams books, or the Dirty Bertie series). Use the 'audience' button to select resources for children. In the e-magazines, there are some specifically for children: National Geographic for Kids; Minecraft World Magazine; Horrible Histories.
(To support lessons which you may be planning, we recommend the Encyclopedia Britannica, which is available in a junior version. From the Virtual Library, this may be accessed with a library number and pin)
Listen to a stories with moving illustrations:
Begin to listen to an audio book – Amazon Audible have set up free access to audio books for children. There are lots of lovely stories under ‘little listeners’ and ‘elementary’:
Staying active is so important for physical and mental wellbeing.
Click on the links below to try some of the fun videos to keep moving or tune in daily at 9am Mon-Fri for a 30 minute workout with Joe Wicks!
Check out the links below for lots of ideas to be creative at home.
Try a draw-along video with Illustrator, Rob Biddulph:
100 Activities To Do At Home During School Closures:
Art ideas and resources to use at home:
What is Pop Art? Watch this short introduction for kids to find out! Follow the link and play, make and learn about art and artists on Tate Kids:
Other teaching websites with free access
This is a teacher resource website with hundreds of resources to support all curriculum subjects. Access to the site usually requires a subscription fee, however with the current school closures the site has opened up free access to all. You simply need to access the site and set up a login to obtain the resources.
You may need the password – UKTWINKLHELPS
There is a useful Year 3 Home learning pack that has a good range of activities including writing prompt frames, maths activity booklets, science activity booklets, Easter activities and more. Please take the time to have a look at something your child would like to work on. Alternatively, you can browse and select from the vast range of other activities and resources on the website.
Use these resources to talk to your child about staying safe online.
The British Museum, London, Britain:
The Louvre, Paris, France:
The National Gallery, London, Britain:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA:
The Frida Kahlo Museum, Mexico City, Mexico:
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands: