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Monday 13th July 2020



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A message from your teachers :)




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Mrs Neale put the photos to a video... Sing along with the song

Dear Class 3,


So our year has finally come and what a year it has been!  It has been a fun journey with you and as promised, this week there is no official work.  So - play in your paddling pools, join in a board game, have a disco in the kitchen (like Amba's book!) bake lots, keep reading!  I know!! I said no work - but it will help and for your pleasure.


Reports will be coming to your parents via email this Friday (17th).  I am in the key worker bubble on Friday, so it will be later on in the afternoon.


Have a wonderful summer holiday, keep smiling, shine bright and always be the best you can be!


Mrs Barnes 


Remember to send me your photos/videos/jokes to:


RBWM Libraries have launched their very popular Summer Reading Challenge.  Please see their entertaining video below giving you details of how the challenge will work this year.  You can read any books at all this year to take part in the challenge! 


A big thank you to Mrs Neale who has sorted out 5 a day TV licence for us to keep moving at home.   Login details were emailed home but here is the link for easy access 


I am sure you remember Harold the Giraffe!  Harold is inviting children in school and at home to join him in celebrating The Great Get Together. It's a national event that celebrates the power of caring communities!  The link is here too:



JK Rowling - the famous Harry Potter author has released a new book called the Ikabog.  She is releasing chapters every day AND... she's asking for children to illustrate her chapters.  She is giving some themes and suggested ideas but she would like YOU to be creative.  Click on the link and it will take you to home page of the Ickabog.  Directions to the competition is found on there.


COMPETITION:  Design a National Book Token.  

Every week there is a winner... click on the link to find out all the details.


Stay safe, keep smiling and try and be the change!



Mrs Barnes, Mrs Hunt, Ms B, Mrs Jans xxxx






Bug Club has been updated with your child's current book band level.  Please can you answer the questions on each bug as I will be reviewing the results! Read newspapers, watch CBBC Newsround (there are 5 minute round-ups daily) and ask questions! 



Garage Room- Please try to practise in here as much as you can. I have set certain times tables for you.

Studio Room-  This is where you play to try and record your best performance and improve your rock status. Your challenge on here is to answer all times tables up to 12 x 12 

Arena- This is a bit like the garage room where tables are set for you individually. The difference is you get to play against other band-mates and challenge each other. 

Festival- This is a multiplayer version of studio


Have fun rock stars and don't forget to challenge me!




If you wish to, you can also access NUMBOTS maths website using your times tables rock stars login. Just enter the school's postcode or name then your rock star login. Have fun! 

Welcome back Class 3

The Class 3 team are :-

Mrs Hunt, Miss Bohdjalian, Mrs Jans and Mrs Barnes



Eureka! The Ancient Egyptians

Class 3 will continue travelling back in time to Ancient Egypt and discover other early civilisations. We will focus on the period between the time of the first pharaoh around 3100 BC to the Roman invasion in 31 BC, when Egypt became part of the Roman Empire.   Across the topic, the children will look at the impact of particular people and events as well as broader themes of significance, achievements, chronology and legacy. 


The main aims for the children are: -

  • To gain an overview of the significance of the Ancient Egyptian period within the wider narrative of world history.

  • To compare aspects of life in Ancient Egypt with life in modern times.

  • To study some of the significant people, places and events from this period and to explore how we know about them today.

  • To become familiar with historical sources and accurate vocabulary relating to the Ancient Egyptian period.

  • To locate Egypt on a map and look at some of their physical features and characteristics of their settlements.


The children will become Egyptians through art, dance and creating their own couscous meal.

Spring Curriculum Leaflet


PE will be on Wednesdays (Dance) and Fridays (Hockey - Spring 1 and Netball - Spring 2).  



Green PE bag with Logo

Black/Green polo shirt with embroidered logo

Black/Green PE shorts (boys) OR Black/Green PE skort (girls)


Plain black tracksuit bottoms (Winter only)



Mathletics and Spellodrome will be set every week on Mondays.  A copy of the spellings will be brought home after the spelling test for the children to practise over the week.  Additional Maths and English will be set on alternate weeks and issued on Wednesdays for completion the following Monday.  Creative learning opportunities which are topic based will be issued every half term, with the expectation that two pieces of work will be completed.


Spelling test will be on a Monday. 

Times Tables test on a Friday (from Spring Term)



Please read with your child everyday if possible, it is also expected that children bring their reading book and reading diary into school everyday so that we can monitor those who are and aren't reading.. In school, the classes will be doing guided reading and being heard by the staff individually. 


We are very much looking forward to working with you Y3!

Homework Guidelines

Times Tables

Times tables are really important in Year 3. The children have been learning times tables songs and playing games. Please revisit these as often as you can with your children at home. 

Many thanks,

The Year 3 team 

Break time snacks and lunch boxes 


Children are allowed to bring in a piece of fresh or dried fruit to eat at break time. 

If you bring in a packed lunch to school, please make sure that it does not include products containing nuts, fizzy drinks or sweets; you may bring a small packet of crisps or a small chocolate-covered biscuit.

Children are encouraged to have a bottle of water in the classroom to keep hydrated - you should all be drinking plenty of water throughout the day, to help maintain your concentration!

Uniform Reminders

We are now in the winter uniform which is as follows: 



White shirt (long or short sleeve)

Grey skirt/pinafore/trousers

Bottle green v neck sweat jumper with logo (as boys) OR 

Bottle green sweat cardigan with logo

Tie (elastic ties an option for Class R only)

White socks or grey tights

Flat black shoes (not trainers or boots)


White shirt (long or short sleeve)

Grey trousers/shorts

Bottle green v neck sweat jumper with logo 

Tie (elastic ties an option for Class R only)

Grey socks

Flat black school shoes (not trainers or boots)


For children with long hair, please make sure it is tied back using a green or hair-coloured band. 


No jewellery is allowed except a watch and stud earrings, both of which must be removed for PE (earrings covered with tape if they cannot be removed). 

Meet the Teacher Presentation 10th September 2019

How do Mathletics rewards work?

Some books Year 3 children may like to read

Sites used for homework:

Useful websites: