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Year 3

Year 3

Welcome to the Year 3 page.

The class teacher is Mrs Nicholson.

Year 3 Routines

Reading In Year 3, the children read every week with an adult during group reading. Children bring their independent reading books everyday as we like to read at every opportunity. Everyone has a reading record where adults and children can comment on what has been read each time they read. Every child is encouraged to read daily to enhance their fluency and comprehension. Once they finish a book, the children need to ask a parent to sign their reading diary. Every time they read they will receive a raffle ticket and their name is put into the prize draw for the chance to collect a small prize each Friday.

Spellings – Spellings are given out on a Wednesday and are tested on the following Monday. The children are expected to practice their spellings at home.

Homework – Homework books are sent home on a Wednesdays too,  to be returned the following Monday this is to ensure there is enough time to mark homework and give children appropriate feedback and support where necessary. Homework is a mixture of Topic, Maths and English. Click here for Autumn 2 homework.

PE – PE is on Tuesday and Friday.

Staffing – In Year 3 we work with our Teaching Assistants, Miss Arundel  (Monday -Friday mornings and  Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday  afternoons), Mrs Grayson ( Mondays – Friday) and Mrs Clover (Monday – Friday afternoons).

Our topics in Year 3 are:

Autumn 1 & Autumn 2 Active Planet (Geography/Science/History)
Spring 1 Scavengers and Settlers (History)
Spring 2 Digital Gamers (IT)
Summer 1 Chocolate
Summer 2 Gateways to the World (Geography)

Active Planet:

For our Entry Point we learnt about disaster relief centres! We were very helpful when the Year 5s were seeking safety.