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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3!


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Autumn Term


Key Information


PE this term will take place on Wednesday afternoons.  Please ensure that children have a suitable PE kit at all times and that they remove all jewellery for these lessons.  We expect all children to be able to remove their own jewellery (including earrings) by themselves and long hair must be tied up.

Swimming will take place on Tuesday mornings.

Our topics for this term are ‘The Stone Age to the Iron Age’ (History), 'Our World' (Geography) and ‘Forces and Magnets’ and ‘Animals including humans’ (Science).  In English we will be carrying out work based on Roald Dahl and his books and 'The Iron Man' by Ted Hughes.

Please consult our Autumn 2018 Curriculum Newsletter for more details about the topics covered. 




This term we are looking forward to a trip to the Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery to learn more about Roald Dahl and the things that inspired him to write, as well as a visit from the Hobgoblin Theatre Company to help us with our learning in History.  We are also hoping to visit a local supermarket to research where some of the different food that we eat comes from. 

We look forward to seeing you at Parents’ Evening and at our Everdon information evening in November.


Home Learning


Year 3 homework expectations are as follows:


Maths - Please refer to the Year 3 Home Learning sheet.


Reading - Your child will read in a small ‘Book Talk’ reading group with a member of the Year 3 team once every week.  Their ‘Book Talk’ books will remain at school but they will bring home an independent reading book to share with you at home.


Spellings - Our weekly spelling lesson takes place on a Monday.  During this lesson the children will be tested on the words that they were given to learn the previous week and given new spellings to take home and learn.  


Creative Homework -This is to be based on our Science and Humanities topics (see above).


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If you have any concerns or questions then please feel free to pop in and speak with us and we will do our very best to help. For longer appointments please contact the school office and we will arrange a suitable time to meet. 


We look forward to a really successful year ahead!