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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3

Not only are the children entering Year 3 this year, but it also marks their transition into Phase 3 and Key Stage 2. 

After the ups and downs of the last couple of years, we aim to continue to allow the children to develop their skills of resilience, independence and responsibility. We will work collaboratively to learn, share and explore the world around us, and we have some exciting topics to help us do this. We will continue to build friendships, make good choices and value and respect those around us.


The Teaching Staff are:

Mrs Abigail Brewer

Mrs Claire Ruiz



The Teaching Assistants are:

Tricia Thomson 

Vicky Butler

Vicky Parfitt

Cherise Phillips



PE is on a Monday afternoon.


Children must come to school in their PE kit . In colder weather please make sure they are wearing suitable jogging bottoms/leggings and their school sweatshirt/cardigan. In warmer weather please make sure they have a sun hat, water bottle and that sun cream has been applied before school.



Swimming will be on a Wednesday morning.


Summer term 2022

3B will be leaving school at 8:45am PROMPTLY (please be at school at 8:35)

3R will be leaving school at 9:30am

Please speak to your child's teacher if you are able to help with walking to and from the pool.


Please ensure your child has a clearly labelled swim kit containing the following:

One-piece swimming costume / tight shorts or trunks


Swim Hat (these are available at the office for £1.50)


Homework will be set each Monday with the expectation that the activities will be completed during the week.


Homework expectation:

1) Reading independently or with an adult at least four times a week as part of the Book A Week* reading challenge

2) Ed Shed weekly Maths challenge

3) Maths fluency (Times Tables sheets) practised at home

4) Ed Shed weekly Spelling challenge


*Book a Week - The children will need both their Book a Week record and reading book in school with them every day.

Please read with your child and sign their Book a Week records  so that they can earn credits towards their reading challenge.  They will be awarded 10 credits for every 20 minute session they read with you. Please note that this includes an adult reading to the child as well as them reading to an adult.


Water bottles should be clearly named and brought to school each day.


A healthy snack of fruit or raw vegetables can be brought in for break times.





We have been using the story, 'The Bear and the Piano, as inspiration for work in dance. We've learnt about and experimented with the 5 elements of dance: jump, turn, stillness, gesture and travel and have combined these movements to choreograph our work. We have started working in pairs and learnt how important trust is when trying out counterbalances and weight sharing. The children have been really imaginative and brave when trying out their own creative movement ideas.

On National Poetry Day Year 3 joined other schools across the country with a Michael Rosen Crowdcast session. They enjoyed listening to Michael perform his poems, joined in with some and were inspired to write a poem of their own called, 'I was Born in the Potato Age'. 3B were particularly excited to hear Michael Rosen mention them and perform one of their favourite poems, 'Fast Food'!

Read 3B's Michael Rosen inspired poem, 'I Was Born in the Potato Age', here!