Welcome to our Year 3 class page

 Year 3 Staff

Mrs Bryan (3B) and Mr Duignan (3D) (Class Teachers)

Mrs McClafferty (3B) and Mrs Austin (3D) (Teaching Assistant)

We are all very excited to be working with your children as they enter the next stage of their learning in Key Stage 2. This page is a great place to find ALL the information you need for the year ahead.  We will update this page with pictures of your child’s learning in school throughout the year. If there is anything that we can help you with, then please do not hesitate to ask.


The Focus Questions we will be asking this year are the centre point to our learning in each half term, and they will be:

Autumn 1 Who First Lived in Britain? (HISTORY)

               How can Usain Bolt move so fast? (SCIENCE)

Autumn 2 What makes the earth so angry? (GEOGRAPHY)

               What do rocks tell us about how the earth was formed? (SCIENCE)

Spring 1  Has Greece always been in the news? (HISTORY/ GEOGRAPHY)

             Are you attractive enough? (SCIENCE)

Spring 2  Why do people go to Europe on Holiday? (GEOGRAPHY)

             How did that Blossom become an apple? (SCIENCE)

Summer  How did the Victorians change us? (HISTORY)

               How far can you throw your shadow? (SCIENCE)

Homework for year 3 

This year pupils will be expected to:

  • Pupils should continue to read regularly at home (a minimum of four times a week, (approximately 20 minutes a day), and parents should sign reading records at least once a week. Parents should check their child understands by asking questions about the texts your child has chosen to read- see inside the Reading Record for suggestions of questions prompts the year 3 spelling list of words they should be able to read and spell.
  • In addition, we would like all children to regularly practise their times tables using Times tables Rocks Stars. Each child has been given their own unique username/password and this can be accessed on a smartphone, computer or tablet. You can access the site by clicking the link below.


Useful websites



www.primary games arena.com


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