Welcome to Year 3!

Summer 2 Learning Journey: Ancient Greece

New Notices and Reminders

PROVISION FOR THE FINAL WEEK OF TERM  – This week (w/c 19th July), 3O will continue to learn from home and 3R and 3M will have supply teachers covering their classes at school. If your child is in 3O, please check Google Classroom for information on provision and details for video calls. Children can contact their teachers via the Purple Mash email system. We hope you are all safe and well and thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this time.

CHANGING PICK UP TIME – From Monday 5th July, the school day for Year 3 will start at 8:50am and end at 3:10pm

TIME – Please give your child the opportunity to tell the time from an analogue and digital clock at home, whenever possible.

LUNCHES – Please ensure that you pre-order your child’s lunch in advance using the SchoolGrid website.

TOYS – Please also ensure that all TOYS should be left at home and not brought into school.

Welcome New Year 3 Parents

Meet the 2021-2022 Year 3 Team:

3O’s teacher and Year Group Leader: Ms Kyprianou

3M’s teacher: Ms Chappell

3R’s teacher: Ms Manoli

Super Sports Week

We have been very active at school this week! A big thank you to Miss Hammond for organising such exciting workshops and working around the weather to enable the children to enjoy a safe and fun sport day, thank you!



Values Certificate Winners


Mahdia for Resilience

Leandro for Resilience

Philip for Resilience

Edmund for Resilience

Jacob for Resilience

MaxG for Courage

Julia for Resilience

Angelo for Resilience

Seyma for Resilience

Nihad for Resilience

Isabella for Resilience

Nicholas for Resilience

Karima for Resilience


Kristi for Teamwork

Matia for Teamwork


Chloe for Kindness

Ella for Kindness

Well done, everyone!


This week’s spelling words

  • business
  • February
  • interest
  • possible
  • straight
  • through

This week’s learning:


• To apply the features of a letter.
• To include adverbs of time and place.
• To use formal language.


• Find 10 or 100 less than a given number.
• Find 10 or 100 more than a given number.
• I can count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100. E.g. Can you count to 80 in jumps of 4?
• Solve number and practical problems involving all these place value ideas


• Year 3 and 4 Spelling words

Foundation Subjects


• To suggest causes and consequences of some of the main events and changes in history.


• How to cope with endings and change
• Identifying negative thoughts and how to develop positive self-talk

Next week’s learning:

Summer Holidays


Repeat Reminders and Notices

Attendance: School starts at 8:50am for Year 3 and ends at 3:10pm. The drop off and pick up points for each class are the same as during the autumn term. Please try to be punctual to limit the amount of foot traffic on the playground at any one time.

3O Drop off and pick up area: In front of the ramp into Rowan building

3R Drop off and pick up area: On the top playground between the music cabin and the Oak building staff room

3M Drop off and pick up area: In front of the classroom’s external stairs

Snacks: Children are expected to bring their own water bottle marked with their NAME and CLASS into school every day. Children may bring one HEALTHY snack for morning break.

Lunches: Please provide your child with a packed lunch or order a school lunch online.

NO NUTS policy: We are a nut free school so please do not provide your child with any snacks that contain nuts or may contain nuts.

Belongings: Please ensure that all your child’s belongings are clearly marked with their name and class so that they do not get lost.

PE Days: Monday and Tuesday

PE Kits: On their PE day, children should come to school dressed in their PE kits. The PE kit should consist of:

White t-shirt
Black/navy joggers
Black/navy shorts

Home Learning Expectations

Please let your child’s teacher know if you do not have access to a device and you need HARD COPIES of the home learning.

Daily reading: Children should read at least 15 minutes a day and record at least one comment in a week in their Reading Records where they summarise what they have read.

Times Table Rock Stars: Children to practise the times tables set for them at least once a week for 10-20 minutes.

Year 3 and 4 Statutory Spelling Words: Children to practise 5 different spelling words a week using a variety of different methods and games.

Home Learning: Children to complete online activities set for them by the due date. These activities will be posted every Friday on Google Classroom.

Home Learning

Google Classroom

Purple Mash

My Maths

Times Table Rock Stars

Access: If your child has lost their password or you are having trouble accessing the work, contact the office or email the class teacher directly.

Self-isolation: If your child has to self-isolate, the class teacher will provide learning on the above platforms that will follow the learning taking place at school.

Home Learning Suggested Timetable
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
15 minutes Reading Reading Reading Reading Reading
10 minutes Times Table Practise Times Table Practise Times Table Practise Times Table Practise
10 minutes Spelling Practise Spelling Practise Spelling Practise Spelling Practise
20 minutes Online Learning
Google Classroom Tutorials:
Maths written methods

Addition: Compact Columnar Method

Subtraction: Compact Columnar Method

Multiplication:Expanded Method

Division: Short Division

Useful Websites


Ancient Greek Pizzas

Awesome Art Week








Blue Peter Climate Heroes Challenge

Thank you so much for all your contributions and support towards the CBBC Blue Peter Climate Heroes Challenge. Please find a gallery of some of the children’s best submissions, here.

Healthy Eating Week






Fabulous Fossil Making

Fabulous Fact Files

Lena, 3R                                                                                                                      Sofia, 3O

Super Setting Descriptions












MaxG, 3O                                                                                                                              Leah, 3O

Explosive Haikus!




Melek, 3O                                                                                                                           Jokubas, 3R


Yusuf, 3M

Awesome Animation

3O’s creations

3R’s creations

3M’s creations

Easter Egg Competition Winners









Zayah,3O                                                    Izan,3R                                     Jeramiah, 3M

Take a look at all the other brilliant entries here.

SUPER Superhero Comic

Last week in English, the children wrote some brilliant Superhero comics. Here are some of our favourites:










Jahkiya, 3R                                        Melek, 3O                                              Leah, 3O

We would like to welcome you all to Year 3 and hope that you find our Meet The Team video useful

Our upcoming learning journeys for the year are as follows:
Autumn 1: Stones and Bones
Autumn 2: Hinduism
Spring 1: Authors, Writers & Poets
Spring 2: Magnetic Magic
Summer 1: Extreme Earth
Summer 2: Ancient Greece