Year 3: Hokusai Class

Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period.  He was influenced by such painters as Sesshu, and other styles of Chinese painting.  Born in Edo (now Tokyo), Hokusai is best known as author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji which includes the internationally recognised print, The Great Wave off Kanagawa, created during the 1820s.

In Year 3 children have the opportunity to write in many different formats, have guided reading daily, visit the school library to get a book to take home as well as consolidating and progressing their learning in maths through number, shape, data handling and problem solving.

Reading books go home every afternoon and are brought to school every morning. We encourage the children to read every night. To support maths you could help them practice their mental maths and times tables.

Homework is given out once a week on a Friday and will be due in the following Friday. If children are finding it difficult, discuss this with the teacher.

Year 3 will perform an assembly about the things they have been learning in class. Parents are welcome to attend.

Recent news

Hokusai’s Goodbye

Hokusai’s Goodbye

After a year of learning, lockdown and laughter, the students in Hokusai wanted to share their thoughts and memories about the year. Our start I remember when we started year 3. We were all excited to move on with our education and experience new people and a new...

Sports Day

Sports Day

Today all of KS1 and KS2 headed over to Bartlett Park for our annual sports day. Early Years used their beautiful outside area. It was very exciting to be on a school trip! There were activities set up, including javelin throwing, egg and spoon race, obstacle course,...

Football Crazy

Football Crazy

England making it to their first major football final in 55 years is certainly something to celebrate. Today, all classes had a special football fixture in our Wembley Stadium football cage. It was a fun, sporty day with lots of positive team spirit and laughter. Good...

Hokusai HOPE to reduce static 🤗

Hokusai HOPE to reduce static 🤗

A surprise delivery from The Undercover CareTakers Agency! In a recent P4C lesson, Hokusai explored the idea of gratitude and discussed the BIG question, "Is it possible to show you are grateful if you are stressed?" This led to further pondering, and, thanks to Ms...