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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3!

Our class teachers for 2019-2020:


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


Miss Osborn in Oak Class.


Our LSA (Learning Support Assistants support the class teachers) is Miss Sells.


Our SSAs (Special Support Assistants work with an individual named child) are Mrs Jukes and Mrs McCarthy.


Our Year 3 Class Parent Reps are Leeanne Barnes and Maiya Vandermeersch (Ash Parent Reps) and Sarah Noori (Oak Parent Rep).

Academic Year 2019-2020




  • 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’




  • Each week the children will either be set a piece of maths homework on a sheet in their maths homework book or online. Maths homework will usually take around 30 minutes. Maths homework will be sent out in a separate maths book. This will be set on a Thursday and due in on a Monday.
  • There has been a revision to Learning Log homework. Every child will receive a passport with topics that they can explore over this half term. These cover a range of themes that will enhance our learning. The passport activities are optional and each one can be handed in to the teacher, on completion.
  • Please endeavour to read with your child 3 times a week and record it in the reading record.
  • Spelling lists will be given weekly. A look, cover, write, check sheet should be completed. Spellings will be given on Wednesday and then tested the following Wednesday.
  • 5² mental maths weekly practice


Please ensure that you write a comment in your child’s homework book if you have any questions or comments. 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: 




Glue sticks

Black whiteboard pens

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


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.