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Year 3


In the last half term of the year, in year three, we will be studying the Ancient Greeks in history.

In Science we will observe different light sources and how they are formed.

In DT we will design our own Greek pots linking to Greek archaeological evidence.


Summer One 

This half term we have studied plants in science and conducted several different experiments to see what plants need to survive. 

In Geography we have been looking at Rivers of the world and how Rivers are formed.

In Art we have studied the work of Pablo Picasso and created our own portraits in his style.

Welcome to Year 3

Spring 2

This Half term we are looking at rocks and soils in Geography and food chains in science. In topic we will be looking at Predators and how this links to our food chains.

In RE we will be focusing on the season of Lent at what it means to us following the catholic faith.


Spring 1

In Science we will be looking at forces and the impact of these in the world around us.

In Topic we will be focusing on heroes and villains, including  both current and past examples of each.

Religious Education will focus on journeys and in particular the journey the children are currently making within the Sacramental Programme.


Autumn 2

In Science we will be looking at Food, linking with Fairtrade.

In Topic we will focus on chocolate and  again linking this to Fairtrade.


Take a look at the Chocolate designing pictures further down this page!

Children had fun, firstly designing and then making their own chocolate bars.




Class motto: Year 3, it's up to me!

In Year three, the teachers are Mrs Hayes and Mrs Clucas. Mrs Hayes will teach every morning and Mrs Clucas every afternoon. They will be supported by Miss Gardner, Mrs Slater and Mrs Redman. Here is a little information about the two teachers.


Hello my name is Mrs Hayes and I am the Deputy Head here at St Paul's. I have two children, a boy and a girl and a dog called Joey. I love to read and take my dog for long walks in the park.


Hello my name is Mrs Clucas and I am the Assistant Head at St Paul's. I have two grown up boys who live in London and Liverpool and no pets. In my spare time I love to run and go horse riding.



The children are now in Key Stage 2 and have lots of new things to look forward to!


Important Information

Monday: Homework due in; Spellings tested.

Tuesday: New homework and spellings given out.

Wednesday: PE Day.

Friday: Times tables test. Parents welcome to 2.45pm assembly (2.30pm start for a class assembly)


Please can parents sign reading records to show that you have heard your child read. It is really important that your child reads at home as it supports their on-going learning. As the year progresses, your child will change their reading band and the texts become more challenging!

Curriculum information

Please check the curriculum maps for each subject area for a more detailed overview of the Year 3 curriculum.


SPAG (Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar) begins in Year 3, which supports the children's reading and writing.


By the end of Year 3, the children are expected to know their 3x, 4x,  6x and 8x times tables as well on building on their secure times tables from Year 1 and Year 2. Times tables are on-going and we have a short test every Friday using 'Times Tables Rockstars'



Our Topics this year:

Autumn 1- I am Warrior

Autumn 2 - Scrumdiddlyumptious

Spring 1 - Heroes and Villains

Spring 2 - Predator

Summer 1 - Gods and Mortals

Summer 2 - Urban Pioneers


If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to come in and speak to us or leave a note in your child's reading record. We are usually available after school. Before school can be a busy time, but we will do our best to talk to you if it is important. For a more formal appointment, please contact the school office.


Mrs Hayes and Mrs Clucas

Y3 class teachers

Friday 19th July - Sports’ Assembly 2.30pm ~ Monday 22nd July Leavers’ Assembly & Trophies Award 2pm
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