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Year 3

Year 3

Welcome to the Year 3 page.

The class teacher is Mr Braddish.

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.

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

Homework – Homework books are sent home on a Wednesdays, and 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. Please click on the link to access this terms homework.     Homework

PE – PE is on Tuesday and Friday.

Staffing – In Year 3 we work with our Teaching Assistant Mrs Poulter.

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)

Our class book is …


Varjak Paw

“There are Seven Skills in the Way of Jalal,” whispered the Elder Paw.  “We know only three of them. Their names are these.  Slow-Time.  Moving Circles.  Shadow-Walking.”

Varjak Paw is a Mesopotamian Blue kitten.  He lives high up in an old house on a hill.  He’s never left home, but then his grandfather tells him about the Way – a secret martial art for cats.

Now Varjak must use the Way to survive in a city full of dangerous dogs, cat gangs, and strangest of all, the mysterious Vanishings..



Our Year…

We had a great morning at Donna Nook. We found out about the wildlife in area, learnt how to be safe near the water and discovered the RAF lookout tower. 



Year 3 and 5 collaborated to highlight the world wide problem of plastic in our seas and oceans. We used bottle tops, straws and plastic bags to create this masterpiece.



In science we have been learning about bones and muscles. We carried out an experiment to learn which muscles we use when we read and when we run. 




All Star cricket fun with Mr Owen. We have been learning lots of new skills and having a great time as well. 


In English we have been using The Wild Robot text to engage us in writing and improving our comprehension skills.


Year 3 working hard improving their knowledge of fractions. 


We had a fantastic day on the 7th March, we celebrated our love for books by dressing up and doing lots of fun activities.

We sang our hearts out and got everyone in the Christmas spirit, when we performed to the ladies and gentlemen at Meals on Wheels.


Active Planet 

We have been in the cookery classroom making our volcano cakes. Yummy!


We visited Magna Science Adventure Centre and had a fantastic time. We saw fire tornadoes and became earth scientists making our own volcanoes. 


Fantastic music making in year 3 thanks to Mrs Poulter!




This week we have started our dance lessons. We had great fun learning our new dance routine!


We have been enjoying our new reading corner.



Today we had a fantastic morning in Louth. 15 year 3’s played a Quick sticks hockey tournament. Despite never playing before they were superb ambassadors for the school. Well done year 3!


  Active Planet

Over the last week we have been constructing our own volcanoes using paper mache. On Friday they finally erupted!

Over the last few weeks we have been working really hard on place value.

The class are loving The Iron Man, some of the writing inspired from the book has been amazing!


Active Planet

Year 3 have been assigned an important mission to set up a disaster relief center in the school in case of a volcano. We prepared a medical department, play area, library, sleeping area, and a kitchen.  On Friday we had our first victims (Year 4 and 5). Year 3 showed fantastic compassion and empathy towards the victims of this natural disaster. Well done everyone.