Dunholme St Chad's Church Of England Primary School

Creating a community with open hearts and open minds

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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


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 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.  


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. 

Overview of Year 3 Spelling rules

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

Please click below for Year 3 recommended reading list.

Year 3 recommended Reading List

Maths homework will focus on key skills. Please see the following sheet for the facts we focus on in Year 3. 

Year 3 Maths Recall Facts Sheet

Please use this website to support all Curriculum homework. 




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

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 discusses 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