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Year 3

     Browne Class: Ms Barrett          Morpurgo Class: Mrs Kirkpatrick

              & Mrs Mills                                     & Ms Cullen           

PE is on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Week 5 Celebrations

Place Value Song For Kids | Ones, Tens, & Hundreds

Week 4 Celebrations

Perseus and Medusa | Ancient Greek Mythology Stories

Our Non-fiction instructional writing is based on Perseus and Medusa.

Theseus and the Minotaur | Ancient Greek Mythology Story

Our Defeat the Villain story writing will be based on Theseus and the Minotaur.

Year 3 2020.21

Our Weekly Celebrations Term 6

The Tin Forest by Helen Ward & Wayne Anderson

This was the book we used as a stimulus for our wishing stories.

The Counting by Threes Song

The Counting by Fours Song

Fresh Prince of Bel Air Theme Song (HQ)

In music we have been reading the lyrics from this song and moving to the pulse. Next we will play an instrument to the track and follow the voice coaching games.

 Term 5

In Term 5 all of our learning will be around 'volcanoes' through our school wide topic of 'Our Changing World'.

In literacy we will be using Escape From Pompeii as a stimulus for our dialogue story writing.

In maths we are continuing to explore multiplication and division as well as covering our test gaps each morning.

In reading we are using books about Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius and will be focusing on clarifying and answering questions following the Destination Reader scheme.

In Wider Curriculum we will be exploring volcanoes, learning about a major natural disaster, making a volcano and delivering many others lessons linked to this exciting topic.

Our Weekly Celebrations - Term 5

What do you know about the history of Mount Vesuvius?

In Destination Reader we will be clarifying our understanding of the technical vocabulary found in this book.

Dexter is going to read more so he can win one of these new REDTEDs.

Do you know all your times tables?

Playing this at home will really boost your multiplication skills.

Our Weekly Celebrations - Term 4

We read this book in class.

It was fascinating!

 Term 4

In Term 4 we will be exploring the Iron Age.

In literacy we will be using The Iron Man as a stimulus for our journey story writing.

In maths we are exploring angles.

In reading we are using Animal Tricksters and will be asking questions following the Destination Reader areas: predicting, inferring, asking questions, evaluating, clarifying, making connections and summarising.

Wider Curriculum

In history we will be exploring facts about the Iron Age.

In geography we will be looking at where people settled and how they created Hill forts and changed the way the land was used.

In PSHE we will be asking pupils to think about their future wishes and aspirations.

In Spanish we will be learning how to express what our families like.

We are looking forward to Science Week and have fun experiments planned.

In DT we are hoping to make bread.


Family in Spanish

We have been learning family names in Spanish.

Angles Song | Acute, Obtuse, & Right Angles

The Iron Man by Ted Hughes Summary 2021 مترجمة

The best summary of The Iron Man by Ted Hughes. A story of a gigantic metal robot.

When you are older you could invent something that people need or improve something that already exists.

The Future of Britain Is Bright With These Two Sisters | Dragon's Den

We think that these two sisters are inspiring entrepreneurs.

100 Children Tell Us What They Want to Be When They Grow Up

What do you want to be?

Wishes - PSHE

Term 3

Remote learning timetable.


9:00 - 09:50 - Reading / Phonics

09:50 - Literacy

11:05 - Maths

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 - Topic


We will update Google Classroom daily so you can access the tasks and Google Meet.

A celebration of the learning taking place this week, both in school and remotely. A massive thank you to everybody for making this happen!

Fun in the Snow

Anna drew some fantastic pictures to go with our Hansel & Gretel recount story.

The Tenses Song (Past, Present & Future)

We have been learning about past, present and future tenses so we can use past tense in our recounts.

Person, a point of view (first, second, third)

One of our 'recount' writing tools is to write in first or third person.

Hansel and Gretel

We have been using Hansel and Gretel for our non-fiction recount unit in literacy.

We have been using clocks to learn to count in 5 minute intervals.

How to tell the time

We have been learning to read analogue and digital clocks, focusing on minutes past and to.

Stone Age Boy

We have been using this story for our portal writing work.

Welcome back! smiley


In Term 2 we will be learning about the following:

Literacy - Using Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief for our journey story writing.

Maths - Exploring data and doing daily arithmetic.

Reading: Doing daily reading and completing quizzes.

Wider Curriculum - Exploring the Ancient Greek Olympics and comparing this to modern Olympics.

Science: Carrying out investigations on light.

Art/DT - Exploring colour shades and basic sewing.

Looking at a range of textiles and discussing their properties.


In DT we have been naming a range of textiles and describing their properties.


Can you name these textiles?

Los Colores: We have been learning our colours in Spanish.

Column Addition No Regrouping

This video is an introduction to using the column method to solve addition questions. This is what we will be learning in maths. Have a go!

In literacy we created our own journey stories using sentence stems (fronted adverbials). Use the following picture and sentence stems to create a short story.

In the middle of the night.....

Soon after.....

All of a sudden.....


Back at home.....


Bring it to school for a Marvellous Me award and sticker.

The Simile Song

We created our own mythological creatures using similes.

In maths we have been answering data questions. Can you answer these?

Science Video for Kids: What is Light Energy?

In science we have been describing what 'light' means and naming natural and man made sources of light.

Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide - Rockin' English "Math Song"

Remind yourself of the four math operations.

Mrs Armitage on Wheels Book - A journey story

The ancient origins of the Olympics

How did the Olympics become the greatest show of sporting excellence on Earth?

Maths - Can you solve these questions from last term? Bring them in for 5 house points.


25+10=   36-10  = 247+100=   340-100 =  Round 34 to the nearest 10
79+10= 55-10= 398+100= 422-100= Round 55 to the nearest 10
91+10= 100-10= 899+100= 500-100= Round 201 to the nearest 100

Don't forget to wear your PE kit on Thursdays. A warmer one now it's getting cold!

                    Welcome Back Year 3 smiley


This term we will be basing all our learning around Ancient Greek mythology.

In literacy we will be using 'Theseus and the Minotaur' as a stimulus for our 'defeat the villain' stories.

In maths we will be exploring number. We will also be having daily maths basic skill sessions called 'maths meetings'.

In our Wider Curriculum lessons, we will be doing history, science, DT, PSHE, Art and will be introducing Spanish to the pupils.

Our PE/Games lessons will be on Thursdays. Please send your child in wearing their PE kits (no uniform needed on Thursdays).

Please provide a kit suitable for the weather on that day and a water bottle.

Our PE colours are black bottoms and a red top.

Colores y números. Keep practising your Spanish numbers to 10, this has colours too!


In maths we have been adding and subtracting 10/100 from 2 and 3-digit numbers.

Writing instructions Non-Fiction

Watch this video for tips for writing instructions

In wider curriculum we have been learning all about Ancient Greek life. We had a look at their famous theaters and the masks the actors wore. In DT we will be planning, reviewing, making and evaluating our own mask designs.

We have been learning all about Place Value. This song explains it well.

Non-Fiction - Instructions

For our non-fiction writing we have exploring writing instructions. We started off by learning instructions on 'How to defeat a gorgon'.

Then the children innovated this with some deadly pieces of writing on how they could defeat a different mythological creature.

Now we are linking our literacy with our wider curriculum and writing instructions on how to make an Ancient Greek mask.

We will add photos here once the pupils have  made them.

Theseus and the Minotaur | Ancient Greek Mythology Stories

Theseus and the Minotaur | Ancient Greek Mythology Stories | The Minotaur and the Labyrinth of Crete. ... The third year, Theseus, son of Aegeus decided to b...

We innovated our story by adding in a section where the main character explores a scary labyrinth. What could they see, hear, feel, smell or taste?

Numbers Song in Spanish.

Year 3 have started to learn Spanish. Our first lesson is learning numbers to 10.

In history we have been sequencing a timeline from Ancient Greece.

In maths we have been exploring number bonds to 10 and 20. Keep practising them.

A fun song about the addition combinations of 20. Buy Rocking Dan music videos from 20 has...

We created a fact file about sharks. Ask your child to tell you some shark facts.