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Welcome to Year 3
Looking forward to seeing you all on Tuesday


Class Information
The class teachers are Mrs Doyle 3D,Mrs Vanstone and Mrs Frost  3VF.

Our teaching assistants are Mrs. Price and Miss. Callow.  They support class lessons throughout the week and provide interventions.  


PE and Games - Thursday
Year 3 pupils must come to school on a THURSDAY in their PE Kit - navy/black joggers,shorts or leggings and  navy/ white t-shirt and a school jumper for warmth.


Things to bring

- coat 

- small bag with your lunch

- snack (fruit only)

- bottle of water with child's name

- no pencil case - pens,pencils etc.. will be provided

- any prescribed medication 

- glasses


Our Cornerstones Context for Learning this term is called 'Scrumdiddlyumptious'.





* Recap Y2 work

* Recount

* Instructions for a smoothie

* Nonsense poem about fruit and vegetables

* A report about James Lind

*Advert Create an advert for a smoothie

Number skills –

* Recap Y2 work

* Read and write numbers to 1000

* Compare and estimate with numbers up to 100

* Use different combinations of money to pay for   items up to £2 and calculate the change

*Multiply numbers by 10

*Identify odd and even numbers up to 1000

*Use mental strategies to recall number facts within 20

*Check subtraction using addition

Measure skills-

* Use standard units to estimate and measure


Geometric skills

Data Skills – Represent data using:

lists, tally charts, tables and diagrams



*Solving worded and real life problems by using a table or drawing a diagram.

Cross Curricular

History – Use historical resources materials to find out about, James Lind.

Science – Classify fruit and vegetables, Create a nutritional packed lunch & Investigate online on how food can be altered

Geography - Research the journey taken by a banana, Find out about Fair Trade, Map the origin of each food

Welsh – Fun in the sun and rain

IT –Digital Safety – Powerful passwords

Music - Sing with increasing control of breathing, posture, diction, dynamics.

ART /DT – Make different types of breads, Design and make a pancake, Design and make packaging for a fantastical fruit or silly sweet!

Ideas for helping at home

Literacy – Read daily with your child developing comprehension skills.

Numeracy - encourage your child to practise times tables and telling the time – analogue and digital.

Cross Curricular - Choose home ideas from each Cornestones context to stimulate your child’s learning.

If possible please can you take your child shopping to select some fruit to make a smoothie? We will let you know which week we are making smoothies so you and your child can shop for the ingredients – more details to follow

We will learn to:

  • use good manners, respect the needs of others and show a responsible attitude.
  • listen carefully and respond to instructions correctly.
  • use the Internet and research books to carry out context based research in school and at home.
  • use a thesaurus to extend vocabulary.
  • recite 2,3,4, and 8 and times table instantly and confidently.
  • use an I-pad effectively.
  • continue to write neatly using a handwriting pencil to produce joined script and underline with a ruler where appropriate.
  • extend writing by including adjectives, adverbs and more complex punctuation, as well as more complex sentences.
  • read more texts with expression, fluency and accuracy.
  • develop the skill of editing and re-drafting work in order to improve the standard.
  • become confident at applying literacy and numeracy skills across the curriculum.
  • continue to use our everyday Welsh vocabulary with 'Helper heddiw'.


We teach the children four main sentence types. These are called Alan Peat sentences and these help the children to develop their writing abilities. the four sentences are BOYS, 2ad, simile and 3-ed. 

Welcome to Year 3 from Mrs Vanstone

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Welcome to Year 3 from Mrs Doyle

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Welcome to Year 3 - 2020-2021

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Information for Parents for Year 3 Home Learning

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