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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3!

Our class teachers for 2020-2021:


Mrs Quainton (Monday to Wednesday) and Mrs Baker (Thursday and Friday) in Ash Class


Miss Payne in Oak Class.


Our LSA (Learning Support Assistants support the class teachers) is Mrs Salmon.


Our SSAs (Special Support Assistants work with an individual named child) are Mrs Lawrence & Mrs Smerdon.


Our Year 3 Class Parent Reps are TBC (Ash Parent Reps) and TBC (Oak Parent Rep).

Academic Year 2019-2020 - to be updated




  • PE and Games will be held on Thursday afternoon.  Please ensure your child has their PE kit at school ready for use and that all clothing is clearly named.

  • Children will require a named water bottle in school every day.
  • Children may bring a snack of fruit or vegetable to eat during morning break. This should be kept in their school bag, separate to their lunch box.
  • If you are interested in helping out with the Library, please contact the office and they will add you to the rota.
  • If you are available to hear children read, please contact the ‘Class Parent’
  • Classrooms will be open on a Friday morning at 8.45-8.55 for you to read with your child or look at their books.




  • Children will be set a piece of maths homework each week which should take about 30 minutes
  • Learning passports will be sent out at the start of each half term with 6 or activities to complete over the half term. Completed work can be returned at any time.
  • Reading every day and recorded in the reading record
  • Spelling lists will be sent home each week and tested on Wednesdays
  • 5² mental maths


Please ensure that you write a comment in your child’s homework or communication book (and ask your child to bring it to our attention) if you have any questions or comments in this way we will know how you are getting on. We will respond to these comments and questions.


For further guidance and support please go to the homework and learning logs area of our website at:


Junior School Homework Email Addresses:


Each class in the Junior School now has an email address to use to send in electronic versions of homework. These are only for sending in homework and no emails will be replied to so please do not use these addresses to communicate with staff.


Year 3: or


For further guidance and support please go to the homework and learning logs area of our website.


Learning Outside of the Classroom


Some aspects of this topic will be taught outside of the classroom to provide an enriched learning experience for the children. Please ensure your child comes to school with weather appropriate clothing (a warm waterproof coat and gloves are a necessity).


Phonics and Spelling


Resources and information about supporting your child’s phonic skills and spelling can be found here:  




Resources and information about supporting your child’s hand writing can be found here:


Wishing Tree - during the coming year we would really appreciate donations of: 


Volunteers for trips and classroom support (e.g. reading/art)

Long wrapping paper inner tubes

Whiteboard pens

Glue sticks



Pencil Cases


Year 3 children do not need pencil cases for the first term but parents will be told when they need to start bringing in their own pencil cases.

School closure work and copies of all letters and emails sent to your year group can be found on the Year 4 page of the Learning at Home section of the website - see link below.