Welcome to Year 3 Blog

The Y3 teachers are Mrs Dutton & Mrs de Brouwer (3D/dB), Miss Hayden (3RH), Mrs Holden (3SH) and Miss Wall (3AW). We have several Teaching Assistants who work with Y3 children at different times through the week: Miss Mahon, Mr Bartholomew, Mrs Dawes and Miss Kania.

We will use this blog to keep you up-to-date with all the exciting things that we do in Year 3, share some of the things that the children learn and show you some of their fantastic work. We hope you enjoy reading it!

The Y3 Team.

Plastic Pollution Animations

Published: Jul 09, 2021

The children in Year 3 have been learning about the impact of single-use plastic on the environment and have been thinking of ways to make our school more 'plastic clever'.

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Time Facts

Published: Jun 29, 2021

This week the children have continued to practise telling the time on an analogue clock-this time to the nearest minute.  They have also been revising and learning facts about time.  

For their homework, they need to complete a time facts quiz and convert between units of time.  There's also…

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Homework-Telling the Time

Published: Jun 24, 2021

This week in maths, the children have been learning to tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes on an analogue clock. They have also learnt to convert between analogue and twelve hour digital clocks. This week's homework is a chance to practise this some more. Please help your child by asking them the…

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One Voice Music Festival

Published: Jun 24, 2021

All four Y3 classes have been learning five new songs this term. The exciting reason for this is that we are going to be taking part in a music festival in July! The One Voice Festival has recruited 43 Sheffield Schools and approximately 4000 children to get involved. They will be performing together…

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Homework - Speech Punctuation

Published: May 21, 2021

This week in Year 3, we have been learning how to use inverted commas (or 'speech marks') to show direct speech in a sentence. We have sent home a sheet with some practice questions for you to complete.

Please return it to school by Friday 28th May.


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Art Displays

Published: May 15, 2021

Article 29 of the UNCRC states that your education should help you to use and develop your talents and abilities. Twice a year, we choose a theme for the whole school to create art work that is displayed throughout the building. Every child in the school has a piece of art displayed and celebrated -…

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Homework - Countries in Europe

Published: May 14, 2021

For homework this week, we have sent home a map of Europe and have asked the children to name the countries.

You could also have a go at this online quiz:



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Homework - Fractions

Published: May 07, 2021

For homework this week, the children will be practising finding a fraction of a number. They will use diagrams to help them.

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Theseus and the Minotaur

Published: May 01, 2021

This week, we have been reading the ancient Greek myth Theseus and the Minotaur. After hearing the story for the first time, the children got themselves into character and had fun making freeze frame pictures of the main events in the story. Here are a few of their pictures:

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Homework - Design a monster

Published: Apr 30, 2021

The homework task this week is to design a monster! We have started reading some Greek myths and have read about some mythical beasts in those. Over the next few weeks, the children will use their homework designs to write descriptions and a myth of their own as well as inspiration for our design…

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