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St Theresa's RC Primary School

Welcome to Year 3. Your class teacher is Miss Bano, and Mrs Roberts is our teaching assistant. 

Below you will find some important and useful information about Year 3.

Year 3 Key Information

School starts at 8:50 a.m. 

As soon as children come into class, our work begins, so please make sure they arrive on time then they do not miss out on valuable learning time.

Year 3 have PE on Wednesday afternoon. Please make sure your child has a PE kit in school which consists of a white top, black shorts and black pumps.


We give out homework every Friday and ask for homework to be returned to school for the following Tuesday. Your child will be given a piece of English and Mathematics homework and spellings to practice each week. 


It is an expectation that children are listened to when reading at home. Please try and listen to your child read at least three times a week. Your child's reading record will be checked to ensure they are reading at home. Please sign and fill out the comment box in your child's yellow reading record to show they have been reading at home. 

We also have a range of online books children can read - Reading Books Online (Oxford Owl)

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Click the link below to find out about reading at St Theresa's. The document tells you how we teach reading in our school and how you can support at home.

Guide to Reading

Below are the Year 3/4 common exception words. We expect your child to be able to read and spell each word by the end of Year 4. Please practice reading and writing these words with your child at home.

Year 3/4 Common Exception Words

Year 3 Curriculum  

Please take a look at our Core and Non-Core subject webs to see what your child is learning this term across the curriculum.

Core Subjects - Autumn

Non Core Subjects - Autumn

Core Subjects - Spring

Non Core Subjects - Spring

Core Subjects - Summer

Non Core Subjects - Summer



In English this half term, we will be reading the book "Stone Age Boy". This links to our History topic, "The Stone Age". 

Year 3 will be practising a range of skills linked to our text, including: writing in paragraphs, using expanded noun phrases, using inverted commas, subordinating and coordinating conjunctions and writing setting and character descriptions. Year 3 will then be planning and writing their own adventure stories. 

BBC Bitesize offers a wide range of activities & games to support spelling, grammar and punctuation. 


We have looked at using inverted commas, commas after a fronted adverbial and subordinate clause. The website below offers great, simple definitions of primary grammar terminology that your child may learn this year.



In the Autumn term, we will be covering place value and addition and subtraction within 1000. We will be practicing our formal written methods for both addition and subtraction. Please practice number bonds to 10, 20 and 100 at home to help with your learning. 




Top Marks Maths website has some fantastic games available – remember that you need to practise your times tables as much as you can, and games are a great way to do this.


TT Rockstars

All children have been given a personalised login for Timestable's Rockstar. Please ensure they practise at least three times a week at home. In Year 3, they need to be secure with x2, x5,  x10, x3, x4 and x 8.



In the Autumn term, we will be covering “Animals including humans”, especially focusing on different types of skeletons, muscles and diet/nutrition.  Below are some useful links to help you support your children's learning at home.  Please look at our knowledge mats to find more information about each topic. 

Animals Including Humans





This link below is great for Science quizzes to test your subject knowledge.



In Autumn term, we are learning about The Stone Age before moving on to the Bronze Age. Please click these links below to find out more about our topic. 






This website has some great activity ideas that you and your child could do at home together.

Take a look at our knowledge mats for History to see what facts your child will be learning and the key vocabulary we will use over these topics.

The Stone Age


Each Tuesday afternoon, Year 3 are taught to play the recorder by our Recorder teacher Mr Marshall. In Music this half term, children will be creating compositions in response to an animation.