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CHANGE TO PE DAYS!! PE WILL BE ON MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY. Monday 5th March we will be having school photos, please can the children come to school in their uniform and bring their PE kit with them to change into. Thank you. 

Welcome To Year 3!


 I hope you enjoy reading our class page. Topic information will be updated ready for the start of each half term. Latest news will be updated fortnightly on a Thursday. 


Your teaching team will be Miss Ghassempour, Mrs Wood and Mrs Questa. Mrs Wood will be our teaching assistant and she will be with us Monday – Friday mornings. Mrs Questa will teach Year 3 on a Tuesday afternoon. PE will be on a Monday and Wednesday. Please continue to scroll down for further information regarding our PE coverage.


We are committed to safeguarding; if you have any concerns about the well being of a child in school please contact a member of staff.


Key Information 


PE days this term are Monday and Wednesday. We will be doing athletics and tennis. Please make sure your child comes into school wearing their PE kit


We will aim to change school books on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. 


Gymnastics / Dance / Indoor Games

Plain black shorts.

White school PE T-shirt provided by KoolKidz or a white round necked or polo T-shirt.

Outdoor Games

School tracksuit provided by KoolKidz or a plain black tracksuit.

White PE T-shirt provided by KoolKidz or a white round necked or polo T-shirt.

White or black trainers


When the weather is colder/wetter, please send your child in their tracksuit so they can keep warm at break and lunchtimes.

Staff Photos-updated shortly

Upcoming Events

Friday 2nd March - World Book Day celebrated in school with non-uniform day


Monday 5th March - School Photos


Monday 19th and Wednesday 21st March - Parents evening


Friday 23rd March - Year 3 trip to Murton Park


Thursday 29th March - Break up for Easter Holidays


Monday 16th April - Return to School




Latest News

Year 3 and year 5 enjoyed a world book day quiz together in their house teams...some questions were rather tricky!




Homework Expectations-Please see the front of Learning Logs


Every Week the Learning Log homework will be stuck into your child's Learning Log. On there will be Maths, English and Topic work,  We also ask that you practise spellings with your children from their Read Write Inc. spelling log books, which should go home every night and then come back to school the following morning.


Topic homework will be shared with the class. Completed homework will be shared with the class or marked in the way highlighted on the learning log page. We will go through the maths and English homework during the maths and English lesson on the due date and any questions can be asked then. It is really important that the homework is completed and in class on the due date to ensure we can go through it with the work in front of the children so that we can help with any questions.


Please make sure all work goes into the Learning Log and is stuck down. If your child has made a large piece, such as a model, that won't stick into the Learning Log, please leave a space and we will put a photo of the work there instead.

Curriculum this half term



Our Topic this term will be Stone Age to the Iron Age 


I can describe events from the past using dates when things happened.

I can use a timeline within History to set out the order that things may have happened. 

I can use research skills to find answers to specific historical questions.

I can research in order to find similarities and differences between two or more periods of history. 




Recounts, Descriptive narrative writing-focus on characters and settings, non-chronological reports

Can I use the correct tense in my writing?

Can I write narrative with a clear structure, setting and plot?

Can I use a range of sentences with more than one clause by using a range of conjunctions?

Can I begin to use paragraphs?

Can I express time, place and cause by using conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions?

Can I use headings and sub headings correctly?

Can I edit, redraft and check my writing? 



Multiplication and division 

-I can recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3x 4x and 8x table 

- I can multiply a 2 digit number by a multiple of 10 eg. 13 x 20 = using mental methods 

-I can solve problems involving multiplication an division. 

I can estimate and solve addition and subtraction problems using the inverse



-I can recognise angles are a property of shape or a description of turn

- I can identify right and angles and recognise that two right angles make a half turn.

- I can identify whether angles are greater than or less than a right angle



-I can count up and down in tenths 

-I recognise and can find fractions of objects 

-I can compare and order fractions

- I can add and subtract fractions with the same denominator. 



In Science this term we will be looking at animals including humans.

I can explain the importance of a nutritious balanced diet.

I can explain how nutrients, water and oxygen are transported within animals and humans.

I can describe and explain the skeletal system of a human.

I can describe and explain the muscular system of a human.

I can describe the purpose of the skeleton in humans and animals.  



I can use the Internet safely, understanding the risks associated with Internet use

I can find relevant information by browsing a menu

I can search for an image, copy it and paste it into a document

I can use 'Save picture as' to save an image to the computer

I can copy and paste text into a document

I can use note taking skills to decide what to copy into my own work


RE-updated shortly

RE this half term will be taught by Mrs Questa, we will be focusing on Christianity. 



This half term, PE lessons will be athletics and tennis.  



Introductions about myself. 


PSHCE/British Values-Updated shortly

Keeping Safe and Managing Risk: Bullying - see it, say it, stop it

End of Year 3 expectations for Reading, Writing and Maths

Questions to ask your children when reading at home