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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3!

Our class teachers for 2022-2023:


Mr Holmes in Ash Class


Miss Payne 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 -


Our Year 3 Class Parent Reps are Ash Class - Patricia van Vollenstee & Heather Gershater (Ash Parent Rep) and Jo Saunders & Laura Chapman (Oak Parent Reps).

Year 3 Useful Information - 2022-2023


PE Day is Tuesday


  • All children to wear school PE kit as specified in the uniform policy on the days they have PE lessons.
  • Please make sure that they have warm layers- e.g. joggers (of the right colour please) and a badged top to be worn if required for the day.
  • Please ensure trainers/ plimsolls fit well


Things your child should have in school:


  • School bag for reading book and lunch/snack.
  • 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.
  • Pencil cases TBC later in the school year.
  • Please bring named water bottles to drink from in class during the day. A drink for lunch box too is always handy!
Name Everything please




  • Homework will include weekly spellings, Maths homework, mental 5 squared, including multiplication times tables and a passport as well as regular reading.
  • We are having a focus on phonics this first term so there will be the sounds that week on GC
  • Reading books can be changed daily.
  • Homework will be sent out and returned via Google classrooms from the end of September, more details will follow.


Homework Summary


  • Spelling: Thursdays - for a test in school the following Thursday (please access via Google classrooms and upload evidence of practice if possible).
  • Class Maths: Thursdays - to submit by the following Monday (details on Google Classrooms, may include MyMaths program).
  • 5 squared Maths/times tables: Thursdays – please try to complete 5 minutes, 5 times during the week
  • Passport – optional tasks set on Google Classrooms at the start of each half term, can be completed and submitted at any time during that half term (maximum of one per week please).
  • Reading/discussing books – 3 times per week (please record in orange reading record book).
  • ´eading Eggspress program – whenever your child has time!


Year 3 timetable


Year 3 Topic Guide






Autumn Term

Looking back in time.

Ancient Egyptians

In this topic, we will be looking at what life was like in Ancient Egypt, religious beliefs, clothing and farming.

Egyptian Day date TBC  - a chance to be an Egyptian for the day!

Time to get a costume/outfit sorted.

Spring Term

Settlement and Change.

Stone age through to the Iron age

During this topic we will be looking at how people lived in the different periods of the stone age, Bronze age and Iron age.

Summer Term

Our World.

Local area and Europe

In this topic, we begin by looking at the local area and the human and physical features in the village.

Lots of opportunities for village visits if we get enough helpers!