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Welcome to Year 3 - 2016


Years 3 children are taught by Mrs Lock and Ms Codd. Mrs Preston works in our class everyday helping the children with their learning. We also have lots of lovely, hard-working pupils!
Our class governor is Mrs Jones.

PE this half term will be on a Monday afternoon. Please ensure PE kits are named and in school on those days. We will continue to go swimming every Thursday morning until the end of the Summer term. Spelling tests will be every Thursday and given out with homework.


Homework will be due every Wednesday and set on a Thursday. In Year 3, children have a choice of 2 books to take home and read. The reading books will be due in every Wednesday in order to change them.

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Our final topic of the year is called 'Passport to Europe'. We will be putting our holiday hats on and learning about the Mediterranean region of Europe. We will look at maps and atlases as well as the weather and climate in this region. In D&T we will be designing and creating our own passport covers. In RE we will be discussing how Christianity spread across the world.


Our topic this Summer 1st half-term is the Romans. We will be exploring the impact the Roman invasion had on Britain and how it has shaped life as we know it today. We will be creating Roman shields and staging our own battle. Please see the curriculum overview below for more details.


During the 2nd half of the Spring term we will be exploring the topic of ‘Rock and Roll!’ travelling back in time to the Stone Age and exploring cultures through art and history. We will also be having two themed weeks, one celebrating World Book Day and another exploring spirituality around the world. Keep an eye out for school events linked to these on our website.  To find out more about what we will be covering this term, please read our curriculum newsletter


Our half term topic is 'Sparks Might Fly!' and we will be exploring the topic by looking at inventions, electricity and volcanoes. We have already had a fun week looking at some wacky inventions and having a go at creating our own contraptions. As part of our topic we will be visiting the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry to look learn more about electricity and look at how inventions have changed how we go about our daily lives.


To find out more about what we will be covering this term, please read our curriculum newsletter and keep up to date with our class goings on by checking our class page.



A visit from Levi, a Christian missionary working in Japan