Dunholme St Chad's Church Of England Primary School

Creating a community with open hearts and open minds

The Year 3 Star of the Week is Kai

The Year 3 Pride of the Week is Holly

Year 3

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 

catherine.ackroyd@dunholme.lincs.sch.uk or


Proposed Enrichment Activities 2019 / 2020

Term 1 - 24th September Stone Age Day 

Term 2 - 21st November Hindu experience Day 

Term 3 - 16th January Lincoln Collection 

Term 4 - Rocks and Fossils workshop 

Term 5 - 29th April Snipedales visit 

Term 6 -Kinema in the Woods visit 

During term 3, children will be learning about the Roman legacy. What evidence is there that the Romans came to Lincoln? 

During Term 2, the children have been learning about food and where it comes from. They have been encouraged to ask questions that develop their thinking skills and apply this to their learning. Thank you to all the children who have added resources to our theme table this term. 

Please enjoy the slideshows below that shows us in action! We add to this every time we do something we wish to share something we have done. 

Year 3 enjoyed travelling back to the Stone Age today. 

Here are some photos that show the amazing home learning projects for term 1. 

Year 3 have worked hard on this years Enterprise Project. They have been busy making flapjack, designing packaging and calculating profit. The class made £29 profit which will be spent on a Golden Time treat. 


Homework is handed out on a Friday and will need to be back in school the following Wednesday.

Spelling tests will be a Friday. 

Term 1: Termly Spelling List

Term 2: Termly Spelling List

Term 3:Termly Spelling List

Please click below for Year 3 recommended reading list.

Year 3 recommended Reading List

Please use this website to support all Curriculum homework. 




Please click on the link below to view important information about Year 3 routines and Educational Visits for the academic year.

Transition letter 

Click to see our Curriculum Plan for each term

Term 1: Origins of Man

Term 2: Journeys

 Term 3: Roman Legacy

Term 4: Settlements 

Term 5: Rapid Rivers

Term 6: Changes

Important information

Please make sure full PE kits are in school all week.

Children in Year 3 will take part in Outdoor Learning lessons. You will be informed when clothing for this needs to be in school via Parent Hub. 

Homework is handed out every Friday and is due in 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 book and reading record needs to be in school every day.

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

As part of social action, year 3 have made donations to the community larder during Harvest Festival. We have also thought of other ways to give that do not cost money, such as, saying hello, smiling, waving, please and thank you, friendship and listening to others. 

Fantastic day with Sunita learning about Hindu stories, dancing and art.


Year 3 had an enjoyable day at the Collection Museum learning about the Romans and the legacy they left in Lincoln.