Year 3

Week commencing 10.12.18

Our key learning this week:


Adding and subtracting 2 and 3 digit numbers.

Adding two three digit numbers.


Whole Class reading -Stig of the Dump.

Writing Christmas poetry

Exploring texts written in 1st,2nd and 3rd person.

Writing in 1st person.


PE this term will be Games and Swimming. Please ensure children have their PE kit in school at all times. The children will need trainers for outdoor PE this term. The children will be swimming every Monday afternoon. If you wish for your child to wear googles please send a letter giving permission for them to do so.

Important Dates:

29.10.18 - School starts.

1.11.18  - Mass at St.Joseph's

5.11.18 -Parent's Evening

7.11.18 -Parent's Evening

w/b 12.11.18 - Judaism Week

30.11.18 - British Values Day

2.12.18 - Advent Mass at St Joseph's - 11am

17.12.18 - KS2 carol concert at St Joseph's - 6pm

19.12.18  -Christmas lunch

20.12.18 - Break up - school finishes at 2.30pm.


This term's topic grid can be found here.

This term's homework grid can be found here.

Please click below for booklets giving guidance on reading with your children.

Year 3

Monday (19/11/18) saw the children presenting their fabulous finish to parents and grandparents.They did an amazing job and presented a performance poem and a stone age version of the song 'We will rock you'.

Thank you to all those who attended and for those of you who couldn't make it please enjoy the videos.

Password for the videos is year3

The children enjoyed a body percussion session today(1.10.18) as part of art week.

What a brilliant day year 3 had in the forest today (27.9.18) we got to make stone age tools out of sticks and slate, create stone age round houses, picnic in the meadow and enjoy the glorious sunshine. A fantastic day had by all!

Year 3 had a lovely time visiting the library on Wednesday - we enjoyed a storytelling session and also had the opportunity to choose a book to read whilst we were there.

Stone Age Day - The children had a great day on Monday - they took part in lots of different activities including jewellery making, stone age art, making a woolly mammoth out of junk modelling materials and creating Stonehenge out of biscuits!

Must do at home, please: (reviewed termly)

Year 3 & 4 Spellings list

Additional ways to support your child:

Homework Expectations – Year 3 

Homework will be set every Friday and should be returned by the following Wednesday. Pupils are expected to complete every set task. Generally, homework will be one piece chosen from a selection on the homework grid and a set of spellings to learn. Additionally, children must read and record their reading in their diaries at least three times each week. 

Work in books is expected to be of the same standard as work in school, with neat handwriting, diagrams in pencil and care take to include appropriate punctuation and good spelling.