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English Martyrs Primary School

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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3


Mrs Dunn 


Welcome to our Year 3 Class Page


Year 3 is such an exciting school year and I am very proud to be the Year 3 class teacher.


Most of you know me well, I am Mrs Dunn, the Deputy Headteacher here at English Martyrs. I will be teaching in Year 3 with support from Mrs Mills - Knott.

In school, my favourite things are doing assemblies, teaching English and History and enjoying events like reading breakfasts and school trips. There will be lots of all these things coming up in Year 3!


Outside of school, my favourite things are spending time with my two sons at home or when we go on days out, camping, reading books and going to watch a show.


In Year 3, we will be learning about different English texts and developing writing by using paragraphs, a variety of sentence structures and writing for different purposes such as reports, stories, recounts and information texts. 


Maths will be initially covering 3 digit numbers up to 1000 and then beyond using 4 digit numbers. Times tables and division facts for the 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 times tables will be covered in Year 3 and we really hope you can practice these as much as possible at home.


Our History and Geography topics will be the local area of Urmston, including Fieldwork and mapping skills, Early Civilisations including the Stone and Bronze ages. There will be an Ancient Egypt study in the Summer term. 


We will be learning Spanish this year, with a focus on colours, numbers and greetings. We will be lucky enough to work with a Spanish Foreign Language Assistant who will be coming into school most weeks to work with the children, to help develop their love of languages.


You can find out all about our Year 3 Curriculum in our long term curriculum plan below


Our PE days will be on Thursdays and Fridays - Pupils will need to wear their Sports kit on these days


Homework will be sent home on Fridays to be returned by Wednesdays.


Pupils will need to bring their own breaktime snack into school for Key Stage 2

Please send in a healthy snack such as fruit, crackers, healthy granola bar etc.


If you have any questions about Year 3, please email or pop into school. I'd love to tell you more about what a fantastic Year 3 we have!


I hope you have found this information useful.


There are some links below to some handy websites for learning and homework help.


Topmarks Maths Games

Maths Frame - Games for KS2 Games

BBC Homework Help

Parents Information - Oxford Owl







What we are learning this half term

Parents, we can't wait for you to join us at our Advent Service in Church. 

Please find the Advent Service song Year 3 are singing. Could you please ask your child to practice these when they have some spare time.




KS2 Team

It was on a Starry Night

Gabriels Message

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