Miss Balasz, Mrs Ackroyd and Mrs Roberts welcome you to Year 3.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask one of us.
You can email the class teacher directly by using
Inside the classroom......
Please watch our short video to see what your child's classroom is like.
We have been keeping track of the growth of the baby giant panda at the Washington Zoo in the USA. They have a 24 hour panda cam that we have been watching each week to see how the panda changes as it grows. If you would like to watch at home, the link is https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams/panda-cam
Please open the link below to view important information about Year 3 routines for the next academic year.
Proposed Enrichment Activities 2020 / 2021
Term 1 - 19th October Stone Age Day
Term 2 - 19th November Hindu experience Day
Term 3 - Lincoln Collection
Term 4 - Rocks and Fossils workshop
Term 5 - Snipedales visit
Term 6 -Kinema in the Woods visit
Term 5 Rapid Rivers
In term 5, we look at rivers. We find out hoe they are formed how they change over time and what they look like.
There is a knowledge organiser for the work on rivers and also our work on magnets.
Term 4 Settlements
In term 4, we look at the settlement of Dunholme. We think about what we could do to further improve our village.
There is a knowledge organiser with key facts and vocabulary for science and technology.
Term 3 Roman Legacy
In term 3, we look at the legacy of the Romans. We look for clues that they have left behind and see what changes they made they we still use today.
There is a knowledge organiser with key facts and vocabulary for science and history.
Term 2 Journeys
In term 2, we look at the journey of food. We investigate different countries and see where different foods are grown. Children will take part in an enterprise project related to food.
There is a knowledge organiser with key facts and vocabulary for science and geography.
Term 1 Origins
Term 1 begins with our theme of Origins. Children will travel back in time to find out about the origins of man. What did people do before cars, before electricity, before I pads?
We will look at why people chose to settle where they did and how they survived. We will find out about clothing, food, hunting and shelter.
We hope to make our own paints to create wonderful Stone Age style cave paintings.
You can find our more about what we are learning by looking at our theme overview.
There is a knowledge organiser with key facts and vocabulary for science and history. Please use these to support your child at home.
We learnt all about the Stone Age during our experience day.
Homework will be sent out on a Friday and we will give feedback on the following Wednesday.
Overview of spelling rules for year 3. Please note that this is not always taught in the order shown.
Spelling tests will be a Friday.
Term 1: Termly Spelling List
Term 2: Termly Spelling List
Term 3:Termly Spelling List
Term 4: Termly Spelling List
Term 5: Termly Spellings
Term 6: Termly Spellings
This link will help you support your child to find a strategy that works for them when learning spellings.
Please click below for Year 3 recommended reading list.
We hope that children will keep a record of their home reading in their green reading record book. How many books can be read in a term?
Please use this website to support all Curriculum homework.
Please click on the links below to view the Year 3 homework for each week. We do not need children to bring anything into school but will assess how well they have done by weekly spelling and multiplication tests. Every Wednesday we will discuss the English homework and check children's understanding. Please email us if you have any queries.
Term 2 - Please try and submit completed work in our Google Classroom.
Home Learning (27.11.20) If you have not managed to complete all the sessions this week you may want to use this time to catch up.
We would also like you to revise your weekly and termly spellings and your multiplication facts. The spellings can be found on the link below
For English please can you write a short book review based on the book you are currently reading. The template below may help you.
Home Learning (4.12.20)
Home Learning is now placed on Google Classroom. Please email if you are having difficulty in accessing this so we can support you.
Home Learning (11.12.20)
Spelling and English - Adding -ed to the end of a word.
Maths - You need to keep learning your multiplication patterns.
Please complete the questionnaire on Google Classroom.
Click to see our Curriculum Plan for each term
Term 1: Origins of Man
Term 2: Journeys
Term 4: Settlements
Children will need to come into school on Tuesday and Thursday in their PE kits. They will remain in their kits all day.
Homework is sent out every Friday and will be discussed the following Wednesday. Spelling tests will usually be on a Friday morning.
Remember to keep reading at home and record it in your reading diary. Your diary will stay at home and you will have a separate reading log in school.
The spelling list for years 3 and 4 can be found here.
For a full list of spelling rules and key words from year 1 to year 6, click here.
For a list of the key maths facts children need to learn in Year 3, click here.