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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3



Mrs Cain and Miss Cropper




Miss James and Mrs Hodgson




and Miss Timbrell



Autumn 1

All of the children have made a great start to the Autumn Term. We have already begun learning about our new topics. These include:

  • Maths- Place value and addition and subtraction
  • English- Narrative writing around “Stone Age Boy” and non-chronological reports about ourselves.
  • Science- Children will be learning about forces and magnets and completing science experiences using toy cars and magnets!
  • History- Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age
  • Geography- Looking at rivers, focusing on our local river the Mersey River.
  • RE- Our big question is “What do different people believe about God?'
  • PSHE- E-safety and managing and recognising feelings.
  • Art- Developing skills of painting and sketching looking at cave paintings and Stonehenge. 
  • ICT- Composing emails and e-safety




Key Days and Information


Children need to come to school in the correct PE kit. Please make sure children bring warm clothes for the cold weather when necessary. A change of footwear is recommended for when the grass is wet.


3CC - Monday and Friday

3JH - Monday and Friday

3T - Monday and Friday

These days may change during the year but we will send notification out when this is going to happen. 


Homework will be set on a Monday to be completed by the following Monday.  Children can return their Homework Books any day between being handed out and the following Monday.


Children can change their reading books twice a week in Year 3. Children reading longer books may keep them until finished. 


Library Days

3CC - Tuesday

3JH - Tuesday and Friday

3T - Monday



Could you please return any school books found at home.


We are really enjoying working with you and your children.


Thank you.

Kind regards

Miss James, Mrs Hodgson, Miss Cropper, Mrs Cain and Miss Timbrell

Year 3 News

Learning At Home


Home Learning 2019-2020 Summer Term

Learn about the Human Body

Hey Year 3 - turn on the Subtitles by clicking the cog. This way you can "magpie" great sentences for your introduction!