Year 3 – Picasso
Name: Pablo Picasso
Style: Pablo Picasso was born more than 120 years ago (1881) in Malaga, Spain.
He is famous for being the co-founder of Cubism which is a style of painting where objects of the painting subject are broken up and re-painted in an abstract form.
When Pablo was age 7 his father (who was also a painter) gave him artistic training in figure drawing and oil painting.Later on Pablo studied art in Madrid and then went to Paris when he was about 19.
Famous Pieces of Art: Picasso’s work is divided into periods – The Blue Period (1901-1904), which were sad looking paintings using blue and blue-green colours.
The Rose Period (1905-1907), which was a more happy style with orange and pink colours. The African-influenced Period (1908-1909) and The Cubism Period (1909- 1919)
Please click on the link to view the 40 recommended Reading Challenge books for Year 3.
Recommended Reading Books for Year 3
Common Exception Words Year 3/4
Times table focus:
The times tables focus in Year 3 is 3, 4 and 8 in addition to the 2, 5 and 10 from Year 2.
The better the children know these, the more comfortable they are with the calculating they need to do in Maths. Keep practising!
Things to remember:
- We recommend that children read for a minimum of 20 minutes every day.
- Planners should be signed by an adult and in school every day.
- PE days are Mondays and Fridays – please bring in the full kit on a Monday and take it home on a Friday so we can be flexible when we need to be.
- Reading books are changed every day as required.
Thursday 13th - June - School photographer in to take class photographs
Saturday 15th June - Summer Fair
Monday 17th June - Healthy Living Week
Monday 24th June - Last week for after school clubs except for clubs that run on a Monday, they will finish on Monday 8th July
Thursday 4th July - (am) Sports Day at Chiswick School
Tuesday 23rd July - Last day of term 1.30pm finish