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.

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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Sheffield Topic Knowledge Organiser

Published: Nov 07, 2020

Our new topic for this half term is 'Why is Sheffield known as the Steel City?'. We will be looking at how Sheffield grew into the city it is today using maps, pictures and documents. We will also focus on the Industrial Revolution and working conditions at that time.The knowledge organiser below shows…

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Homework - Tree Art

Published: Nov 06, 2020

For our new art topic, we have been looking at some paintings of trees by famous artists. The children have used some fantastic vocabulary to describe what they can see in the pictures and which pictures they prefer.For homework, we would like you to choose a painting of trees by a famous artist that…

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Spellings for this half term

Published: Nov 03, 2020

There is no spelling homework for this week as we are revising the high frequency words from Key Stage 1.Here are the new lists for this half term:

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New topic

Published: Nov 02, 2020

We are starting a new history topic in Year 3 this week. Here is the start of a new display.Can you guess what the topic is going to be about?

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BFG Dream Jars

Published: Oct 28, 2020

We have been enjoying reading The BFG in Year 3. After reading about the dreams that the BFG collected, the children used their imaginations to create their own dreams. These were presented onto jar shapes and are displayed in the classrooms. Here are some pictures of the displays (as you are unable…

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Homework - Past Tense Verbs

Published: Oct 15, 2020

This week in Year 3, we have been thinking about simple past tense and have looked at regular and irregular spellings of past tense verbs. The sheet sent home today gives some further practice.Please return the sheet to school by Friday 23rd October 2020.

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