Welcome to Year 3
Our Head of Year 3 is Mrs Harris
Mrs Harris 3DH Email
Miss Cotter 3OC Email
Miss Lavelle 3SL Email
Miss Masenya 3PM Email
Year 3 receive homework in mathematics, science, spelling and english. Details are below.
Mathematics Out: Monday In: Thursday
Science Out: Monday In:Thursday
Spelling Out: Wednesday In: Wednesday
Big Talk Out: Thursday In: Friday
Comprehension/Grammar Out: Friday In: Tuesday
Spelling - Spelling words will be given out on a Wednesday.
A test will be given the following Wednesday.
(A copy of the spelling words can be found here)
Reading - Children should be reading to an adult at home for at least ten minutes every day.
This should be recorded in the red reading record journal. Please ensure school reading books and reading records are always in school bags and at school everyday.
Big Talk/Big Write
Information on The Big Talk can be found here.
This term's topics are listed here.
The Big Write takes place each Friday. More information can be found here.
Please make sure that your child has their PE kit at school on the relevant days.
Please ensure your child has an apron, overall, or old shirt to wear on top of their school uniform during Art lessons. This should be kept at school.
Key Dates for Year 3
Year 3 have exciting educational visits and workshops planned each half term.
Autumn Term 2017
Each Year 3 class will visit the Poppy Factory, Richmond. The dates for these visits are October 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th 2017. We will travel by public bus. There is no charge for this visit.
We will be attending the Pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith. Two classes will attend on 6th December 2017 and two classes on 13th December 2017. We will travel by tube. The cost of this visit is c. £16.
Spring Term 2018
To support our studies of Ancient Egypt , we will be visiting the British Museum, to attend a workshop Excavation in Egypt, led by an archeologist. The children will explore the history of ancient Egypt using a timeline linking Egypt’s past and present. They will handle replica objects and discover the fascinating contents of an Egyptian tomb and learn how archaeologists work. In groups students will investigate what these objects tell us about ancient Egyptians, their lives and beliefs. We will also visit the mummies and the Rosetta Stone. Two classes will attend on 22nd February 2018 and two classes on 26th February2018. We will travel by tube. The cost of this visit is c. £1.70.
Summer Term 2018
Online Resources to Support Learning
Love Reading for Year 3 - recommended reading lists
Listen to reading online - Fantastic stories to listen to online
Letters and Sounds - resources to support how we teach synthetic phonics.
Years 3 - 5 - High frequency spelling words list
Maths practice online - click here.
Interactive maths games online - Great websites that provide fun interactive games to learn maths
Interactive maths learning online - Top Marks website
Year 3 - Telling the time
Teaching measures: length, mass and capacity
Y3 Science topics on the BBC website
Physics: Light and Shadows
ICT: Staying Safe Online