Websites now have their own page on the Year Group main menu page
Please find attached the Year 3 Welcome Booklet with some helpful information on:
Spellings are given out on a Friday and tested the following Friday.
Spellings for 27.11.20 to be tested on 04.12.20:
In Year 3 the two teachers are Mrs Mower (3 Mammoths) and Mrs Howey (3 Hippos). The Teaching Assistants in Year 3 are Mrs Batty, Miss Goodair and Mr Davies. Mrs Norfolk and Mrs Crook will also be working with Year 3 once a week.
Year 3 is an important year as it represents the jump from KS1 to KS2. Across the year we strive to further develop the children’s levels of responsibility and the growth of independence. We aim to create a stimulating and challenging environment for the children to develop the skills and confidence that they need as they move up KS2, and ensure that learning is always fun.
In English we deliver a book led curriculum and cover a wide range of genres in our writing. We will write fiction and non-fiction texts including reports, instructions, narratives, recounts, character descriptions and letters.
Reading is an important skill that we will continue to develop in Year 3. Both of the classrooms have reading books for the children. Whole Class Guided Reading happens every morning in Year 3. The children will be carrying out a range of activities such as: inferential questions, literal questions, true and false questions, ordering and word meanings.
In Maths we use Big Maths and include problem solving and investigation work. All areas of maths are taught across the year, from the more basic number element, to work on measures including time and data handling. Methods to help improve our mental maths are an important part of each and every lesson.
Reading: Children will bring home a reading book to share and enjoy. Please read with your child and ask them to fill in their reading record. The children can read their own books from home or choose one from school if they are confident readers.
Here are a variety of links to some websites and games to support our learning in class:
Times tables – Hit the Button:
10 more and 10 less – Numberline Mummy:
Prefixes and suffixes:
If you have any questions, queries or if there is anything at all we can help with please feel free to contact the Year 3 staff by telephone.