Presentation on theme: "Maadi British International School Welcome to Year 3."— Presentation transcript:
Maadi British International School Welcome to Year 3
The Class Teaching Team n Class Teacher – Mrs White n Teaching Assistant – Miss Mariam
A little about me… n Teaching 24 years 11 years in the UK 11 years in the UK 13 years in large International schools- 13 years in large International schools- Egypt, China and Brunei Egypt, China and Brunei 2 years EAL coordinator/teacher 2 years EAL coordinator/teacher n Experienced teacher of all KS2 year groups. n Experienced EAL teacher of children aged 5 – 12. n Mother of two, aged 12 and 13
Year 3 Subjects n English n Mathematics n Science n ICT n Second languages (Mrs Cassimer, Miss Marwa) n Physical Education (Mrs Razek) n History, Geography, PHSE, RE, Art, DT, Drama
English – main areas of learning n Stories with familiar settings n Adventure stories n Traditional tales n Poetry n Instructional texts n Letters n Information texts n Handwriting n Spelling and Grammar
Mathematics – main areas of learning n Shape and space n Number and place value n Calculations +,-, x and n Data collection n Time n Money n Measures n Tables n Problem solving
Our timetable… n Handout n Timetables are flexible to meet the needs of the children
Routines n Reading/Reading scheme n Weekly spellings n Weekly times tables n Library books
Home Learning… n Weekly activities as per schedule Teacher expectations Teacher expectations n Kid blog n MBIS Home Learning Policy will be reviewed in the second half of Term 1
Home learning schedule Please note that reading books and diaries should be returned daily in your son/daughters folder.
How to help your child with home learning n Establish a routine with your child: a set time and place for home learning to be done n Check what tasks have been set and that your child understands what needs to be done n Encourage independence: facilitate not dominate!
Expectations In Year 3, the children will be encouraged to: n Further develop their ability to work independently, in pairs and groups independently, in pairs and groups n Manage their routines maturely n To develop their personal goals n To present their work in a variety of ways n To become self motivated to achieve their subject goals. subject goals.
Reward systems n Class rewards n Stickers table points for Literacy and Numeracy table points for Literacy and Numeracy House points House points n House system – contributing to team success
Looking ahead… n Theme days – Greek Day, International Day n Trips - n Events – Class assembly, Sports Day, Swimming Gala, Halloween. n Middle School production
The Home School Partnership Lines of communication: n Open Door Policy n Home School Book n E-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) n Appointment n Parent Consultations in November, March, and June
New school website After half term… n Key information about the year group including: curriculum, timetables, how you can help your child at home n Increased use of Kidblog to support home learning
FOMBIS n Halloween – email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org n Class volunteer system – class parent coffee morning? class parent coffee morning? trips trips parties parties cooking cooking