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Year 3

Year 3

Welcome to Year 3!


Class Teachers:   Miss Hornby and Miss Casey
LSAs:  Mrs Coleman, Mrs Green and Miss Howard

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to talk to one of the Year 3 team.

Our Learning this Spring term... 

English -  The Spider and The Fly poem and The One and Only Ivan  by Katharine Applegate. 

Maths -  Multiplication and Division (White Rose Maths)

Science - Biology, Chemistry and Physics (spiral curriculum)

Geography - Deserts

History - Ancient Egypt 

RE - What Festivals Do People Celebrate? (Easter Story) 

PSHE - Dreams and Goals

Design and Technology - Shelters

Spanish - Ourselves

Computing - Coding

Art - Henri Matisse 

Reading at home

All children are given their own reading record and book to bring home every night. It is the expectation in Year 3 that all children read to an adult every night and their reading record is signed and returned to school the following day. These are checked daily by teachers and rewards are given for children who read 5x a week or more!

Reading opens so many opportunities for children and has astonishing benefits, including increasing confidence, relaxation, happiness, imagination and of course it is fun!


Spelling homework will be sent home every Friday and all children will complete a spelling quiz on these words the following Friday. The words that the children bring home for spellings are common exception words all children are expected to know in Year 3 and 4. Being able to spell these words correctly will improve the quality of children's writing too so it is extremely important to practise these words at home.

There will also be a reading comprehension task sent home weekly to help children understand what they are reading. This can be supported if necessary but we encourage children to complete this task independently. This task can also be used as a weekly reading record entry. 


This half term Year 3 have PE on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Children must bring their full PE kits into school with them on these days. Children must wear black/navy joggers/leggings/shorts and a white polo top. A navy or black jacket can be worn for when PE is outside during the colder months. All PE kit must be plain with NO LOGOS!

Water bottles & snacks

All children can bring a water bottle into school and leave this at the sink throughout the day. No juice is allowed - water only


Please make sure you are connected to Seesaw so that you can see exciting pictures of what is happening in school. It is a great way to connect with teachers by sending messages.