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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 Thursday. 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 Thursday. We will be doing games and health and fitness. 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

Saturday 2nd December - Christmas Fair


Wednesday 6th December - KS2 Christmas Performance


Thursday 14th Decemeber - Year 3 and 4 Christmas Party


Friday 15th December - Christmas Jumper Day 




Latest News


We have lots of very exciting learning ahead of us... watch this space for our latest news!


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 half term will be Countries in the Northern Hemisphere 


I can use the correct geographical words to describe a place.

I can use some basic ordnance survey map symbols.

I can use grid references on a map. 

I can name a number of countries in the northern hemisphere

I can use an atlas by using the index to find places. 

I can name and locate the capital cities of neighbouring European countries. 




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 tell and write the time from an analogue and digital clock. 

-I can tell and write the time from an analogue clock in roman numerals

-I can use the following vocabulary am, pm, o'clock, morning, afternoon, noon, and midnight

- I know the number of seconds in a minute



In Science this term we will be looking at Forces and magnets.

I can explore and describe how objects move on different surfaces.

I can explain how some forces require require contact and some do not.

I can explore and explain how objects attract and repel.

I can predict whether some objects will be magnetic and carry out an enquiry to test this out.

I can describe how magnets work. 



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 Hinduism. 



This half term, PE lessons will be games and health and fitness.  



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