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.

Writing poetry at home and at school

Published: Feb 09, 2021

As part of our unit of work on poetry this week, the children in Y3 read 'The Magic Box' by Kit Wright (you can watch Kit Wright read the poem at https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zkpmhyc). They then used their imagination to think of things…

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RRS Class Charters

Published: Jan 15, 2021

This term, the children in Year 3 have been learning about what it means to be a Rights Respecting School, with a particular focus on the right to an education (Articles 28 & 29), the right to play (Article 31), the right to be safe (Articles 19 & 24) and the right to be respected (Articles 12, 14…

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Happy Holiday

Published: Dec 18, 2020

Well done to all Year 3s for your hard work in your first term in the Junior school.

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Tree art

Published: Dec 17, 2020

To finish off our art topic on trees, we made 3D trees this week out of brown paper bags. We used our observations of the shapes and textures of winter trees to cut and twist the paper into shape. We then used tissue paper to cover the ground and added some glitter to make them sparkle. We are proud…

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Division using arrays

Published: Dec 11, 2020

We have been thinking about multiplication and division structures this week. We started with the problem of sharing 12 sweets between two people (partitive division). We drew pictures to show how we did this, for example: We compared this with division as grouping (quotitive division), for example,…

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Homework - Time

Published: Dec 11, 2020

Later in Y3, we will be working on telling the time. We will be starting with some practise on recognising o'clock, quarter past, half past and quarter to. You will have brought home a sheet showing Father Christmas' timetable. To revise what you already know, we would like you to fill in the times on…

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Homework - Paragraphs

Published: Dec 04, 2020

This half term in Year 3, we have been working on how to write in paragraphs. We have learnt how to start a new paragraph in narrative writing when there is a change of Time, Place, Topic or Person (or TiPToP). We have also learnt how to include lots of detail and description in our writing using ambitious…

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Homework - Magnets

Published: Nov 27, 2020

In science lessons this half term, we are learning about forces and magnets. For homework this week, we would like you to explore everyday uses of magnets.We look forward to sharing what you have discovered on Friday 4th December.

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Homework - Maths game

Published: Nov 20, 2020

For homework this week, we would like you to play a maths game. A set of instructions have been sent home for how to play.The instructions can also be found here: https://nrich.maths.org/10328Try to play the game lots of times with different people. We hope you enjoy it!

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Homework - Victorian Inventions

Published: Nov 13, 2020

As part of our history topic about the Sheffield steel industry, we will be thinking about the Industrial Revolution and how Sheffield grew very quickly in the 19th century. The children will learn about the invention of the Bessemer Converter and how that made it easier to make larger quantities of…

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