St John the Baptist
Church of England Primary School

Year 3

Term 1 pop in can be found here

 

Term 5 pop in can be found here

 

Reading workshop information

 

Useful reading prompts

 

Link to the 'Mathletics' website

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Welcome to Year 3

Mrs Cooke and Mrs Johnson, Mrs Parker and Mrs Evans would like to welcome you to year 3. We are supported by Mrs Gilbert, Mrs Haselgrove and Miss Van Der Werf. 

In class ACHJ Mrs Cooke teaches on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and Mrs Johnson teaches on a Thursday and Friday. 

In class JB Mrs Parker teaches on a Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and Mrs Evans currently teaches on a Tuesday and Friday.

In year 3 the children are encouraged to develop their independence and build on the foundations laid in key stage 1. At the beginning of key stage 2 they are encouraged to take more responsibility for their learning and personal organisation. 

General information

Both classes have outdoor PE on a Monday. Please ensure children are provided with appropriate clothing for outdoor sports especially during the winter months eg. jogging bottoms and jumpers.

Mrs Evans will teach indoor PE on a Tuesday and Mrs Johnson will teach indoor PE on a Friday. 

Homework is given out on a Friday and children need to return it on a Wednesday. Please remember to return your signed homework diaries into school. Numeracy homework is sometimes set from the 'mathletics' website and log in details can be found in homework books.

Curriculum

Literacy

In term 6 we will be focusing on a story called 'The Red Prince'. We will be looking at persuasive letter writing and shape poetry.

Maths

Our focus will be fractions, angles, lines and perimeter.

Other areas

In History we will learn about the Bronze Age and Iron Age and continue our map work in Geography. Our Science topic will be 'Plants'. In SEAL we will be learning about changes to prepare us for our move up to year 4 in September!

 

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School trip in term 5

Year 3 had a fantastic day at Flag Fen! We made clay pots and sorted out artifacts from the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. We had an interesting guided tour of the site where we saw the original causeway from the Bronze Age. It was fascinating!

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