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18th May 2020


P3 Weekly Overview             P3 (Miss Gilmore, Ms Falls & Mr O’Reilly)

Week beginning 18th May 2020




This week we want you to use a new planning template in your Literacy Pack to plan and write about another minibeast – choose your favourite minibeast – one that you might have lots of information about.  Just complete the planning worksheet this week.  Just write about 2 sections each day eg Title, introduction etc.

Guided Reading

Bug Club Lots and lots more children are building up their reading skills by logging into Bug Club.  Competition continues to see who can read the most books in one week.  I hope lots of you will try and read one book per day.  Don’t forget to click onto the Bug Icon and answer the comprehension questions.  You can earn lots of rewards to spend in the virtual shop!!


Purple Mash Reading – Serial Mash

Read the book Ned and the Three Bears.  Read one chapter per day then complete activities.



Fun with Spelling 27:1 – 27:5 do one page per day.


Middle vowel sound i.e. dog, dig and dug/rob, rib and rub/pop, pip and pup. High frequency words are must, fast and bike. Don’t forget to complete the quiz at the end of the week from Purple Mash.  It is great fun!!



  1. Do 15 minutes a day of your Numeracy booklets.
  2. Revise your work on fractions with BBC bitesize daily

3. Practice your skip counting by 2, 5, and 10.

Follow the links for lots of games to help develop these skills.

This will help with 2, 5- and 10-times tables.


Watch the video to help teach counting up by 2,5 and 10.


W.A. U


Focus:-  What is a life cycle? Can you identify the life cycles of a butterfly and a frog?

Log in:

Activity 1:  Click on the set of instructions to explain what a life cycle is.  Then click on home button and click on the word butterfly.  Drag the image of each stage of the butterfly into the box. Click on this image to hear about each stage of the butterfly life cycle.

Activity 2:  Click on the home button.  Now click on the word frog. Drag on the image of each stage of the frog into the box.  Click on each image to hear about the stage of the life cycle of a frog.

Activity 3: Log in:

Drag each image into the correct box to form the life cycle of a butterfly.

Activity 4 Log in:

Drag each image into the correct box to form the life cycle of a frog.


This week is Mental Health Week (18th-24th May)

This year we will be taking part in the ‘Big Purple Picnic for Mental Health Week’, 18 -24th May. The theme this year is "kindness".

(1) A virtual picnic with family and friends.  AND/OR

(2) “Big Up my Buddy”:  We know that you are missing your school buddies right now so why not make signs or funny portraits of your best friends with a message to them of why they are your best bud.

Please share your wonderful photos with us by using St Patrick’s Facebook page or e-mail them to your teachers.


Joe Wicks Monday-Friday 9am.