Year 3



Mrs Desmond


Mrs Jimmison


Mrs Tickner


Mrs Wigfield 


Mrs Booth


Mrs Harris


Mrs Howells-Davies


Mrs Hailey


Termly Curriculum Focus:

The Romans

The children will be learning how the Romans changed life in Britain whilst they were settled here.

We will be visiting Fishbourne Roman Palace on 10th March.



Writing to Entertain - from Pixar's La Luna we will cover dialogue and reinforce our setting and character descriptions. The aspects of grammar - subordinate clauses, prepositions and inverted commas -  will be taught in these lessons.


Writing to Inform - persuasive leaflet Come To Mars. Punctuation covered will be capital letters for proper nouns and bullet points for lists.





Multiplication Division: understanding equal groups, recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 times tables.

Measurement - involving amounts of money and correct use of £ and p. Understanding length and perimeter - using and understanding cm and m. 

Statistics - reading and interpreting information from pictograms, bar charts and tables. 

Fractions - understanding the difference between unit and non-unit fractions, tenths, understanding tenths as decimals, using a number line to understand fractions greater than 1 and fractions of amounts.




Science: Animals including humans - balanced diet, skeleton, muscles and an investigation based on one aspect of the body.

                Light and Shadows - including reflection




Reading: The children are expected to read to an adult five times a week for 10 minutes, unless they are free readers in which case they need to read everyday where possible and to an adult twice a week. Please note in your child's reading record when they have read to you. 

Spelling: Homework will be set each week and 5 games should be completed each week. It will link to the spelling patterns the children are learning in class that week. This is online on Spelling Shed. Log in details are in the front of the children's reading records.

Maths: Please practice times tables, 3 times a week for 10 minutes, using TT Rockstars. Log in details are in the front of the children's reading records. Numbots is a new program which will improve your child's mental fluency. It is aimed at younger children before they start TT Rockstars, but as it has only just been released we advise all our Year 3s to play 3 times a week for 10 minutes wherever possible.



PE Days: 3D -Swimming on a Monday (from 20th Jan) . Games every Wednesday. Please ensure your child has a tracksuit because we will be going out in all                     temperatures. 

3JT -   Week 1 Monday and Wednesday and  Week 2 Tuesday and Thursday. Please ensure your child has a tracksuit because we will be going out in all temperatures. 

 Week 1 = 8/1/2020 Week 2 = 13/1/2020 and so on

Library Days: Thursday except 3D Week 1 Tuesday. The children can change their books any lunchtime.           

To access Reading Cloud, click here.           






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