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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3


The Year Three teachers are Mrs Ignatov (3I), Miss Grey (3G) and Miss East (3E)


The teaching assistant for Year Three is Mrs Cook. 

In Year 3 we will usually set homework every Thursday. The children will be expected to complete an English task (spellings and sentences) and a Maths activity to consolidate the work we have covered. Due to Covid 19, the children are not expected to hand their homework in, however we will assess their understanding of the homework through a Spelling and Maths test.  


In addition to this, reading is important to support your child's imagination, creativity and learning across all subjects. Therefore, reading for at least 15 minutes each evening for up to 5 evenings per week will be expected as part of your child's weekly homework. Children can choose a school reading book, a library book, or a book from home. In Year 3, it is important to do a mixture of independent reading and reading with an adult and for your child to independently record their opinions about the book in their Reading Record. 

Thank you for your continued support.


The Year 3 Team

Autumn 1  Week 7: beginning 19th October 2020

RE:     Topic: Promises

This week the children will be introduced to a new topic 'Promises'.  They will learn and explore what it means to belong to a group and make a promise.  The children will also learn about the sacrament of Baptism.  


English:  Power of Reading- The heart in the bottle (Character description)

The children will:

Plan and rewrite the story of 'The heart in the bottle' by Oliver Jeffers this week.  

Focus on using basic punctuation (full stops, question and exclamation marks, commas).

Learn how to add the suffix -ness to the root word.


Guided Reading:  

The children will continue to read short stories and answer questions on a text as well as infer meaning. 


Maths:     Number - Standards unit of measure (mm, cm and m)

The children will:

Measure items in class using cm, mm and m.

Explore and compare units of measurements, including some opportunities for converting between cm and mm as well as cm and m.



Science:  Forces - Magnetic poles

 To investigate which metals are magnetic. 


Computing: Email

Understand that cyber bullying means being unkind online.  

3I - Gathering information about volcanoes for their non-chronological report

3G improving their fitness is PE.