Welcome to Year 3!

In Year 3 there are 2 classes and our teachers are Mrs Priston (CP) and Miss Sharp (MS). Our Teaching Assistants are Mrs Holmes, Miss Burns and Mrs Blake.

Our topic this half term is:

Quiz time??!! In which sort of biome do we live?  At different times of the year, what changes can be seen?

Click here to view the Year 3 Newsletter for this half term. Click here for the Curriculum map.


If you do any topic related work at home, please bring it in to show everyone! 


This term, Class CP has PE on Mondays and Thursdays and Class MS has PE on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please ensure that full PE kits, including pumps or trainers, are in school for those days. PE kits will be sent home each half term to be washed.


In Year 3, you are encouraged to change your own reading book when you have finished it. Teaching Assistants are available to support with this to begin with, if necessary. Home-School Link books are collected in each morning, even if you haven't read, in case there are any messages. If you read 4 or more times each week, you earn a reward playtime on a Monday afternoon. Please make sure an adult signs the diary for it to count!

Spellings and times tables will be given out each Monday and tested the following week. In case you misplace your spellings, click below to view them online!

Star Spellers

The spellings for this half term do not follow phonic or spelling patterns. They are all common exception (tricky) words. For this reason, there are no mystery words. Instead, all five words are provided for your child to practise.

Week 1 - to be tested on 11/6/18 

Week 2 - to be tested on 18/6/18

Week 3 - to be tested on 25/6/18

Week 4 - to be tested on 2/7/18

Week 5 - to be tested on 9/7/18

Week 6 - to be tested on 16/7/18 

For a useful website for practising spellings,  click on the link below. Look for the spelling pattern in your group of words. You may even spot some of the mystery words which could appear in your test!!


Click on the picture below to open the Speed Grid template:

Every Friday, a topic related homework task will be given. This is due by the following Friday morning at the latest! For each piece of homework completed to a good standard and handed in on time, you will earn a sticker on the reward chart. There will be a special homework reward at the end of each half term so get into good habits early. Parents are allowed to help you with homework tasks! You could even visit the library or look something up online.


If you are having any problems completing your homework, speak to one of the Year 3 staff team for support or guidance. Click here to view the homework overview.




Our learning journey so far...

Autumn Term 1st half:

Autumn Term 2nd half:

Spring Term 1st half:

Spring Term 2nd Half

Summer Term 1st Half

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