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Great Denham Primary

Inspiring excellence; everyone, everyday

Year 3

 

Welcome to Year 3! Here you can find out all about what we will be learning this year. Our Year 3 team is Miss Little ( Year group leader), Mrs Day, Miss Pitt and Mrs Hardy. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to speak to us at the end of the day, write a note in your child's planner or email us on our year group email address year3teachers@gdps.uk.

 

The Year 3 Curriculum

Each term our projects are carefully planned to ensure all of the objectives for Year 3 on our curriculum grids are taught in an appropriate sequence. You can find out all about the content of each subject area by visiting our Curriculum Page and selecting the subject you are interested in. Individual subjects are grouped together into common areas, for example, STEM subjects such as Science, DT and Computing are under the Science and Technology tab.

 

The Maths Curriculum Year 3

Click on the link here to view the maths curriculum for Year 3.

 

Curriculum Maps 2023 - 2024 

Year 3 Spring Term 2024 Curriculum Map

 

 

Termly Newsletters 

Click on the links below to read the termly newsletter for Year 3. This will give you all the key dates and an overview of all of the exciting learning that will be taking place that term!

Year 3 Spring Term 2024 Newsletter

 

Take Home Tasks and homework

As well as your child's weekly homework there is a take home task to complete each term linked to their project. Click on the link below to view the terms take home tasks:

 

Year 3 Spring Term 2024 take home tasks

Click on the link here to see the homework expectations for Year 3. 

 

Year 3 Knowledge Organiser

Click here to view your child's knowledge organiser for this term which you can look over with your child to help them retain information for their new project.

 

Science Topic Pages

Below are the documents which show you the knowledge your children will be learning in science throughout the year:

Y3 Forces & Magnets

Y3 Light

Y3 Materials - Rocks

Y3 Plants

Y3 Animals including humans

 Things to do at home if you are off school or would like additional work:

 

In your planner (home school book), explore

P93 - recommended reading books

P100 - Keywords - practice reading and spelling them

P147 - Roman numerals - can you read and write them?

P148 - time - can you tell the time?

P150 - 2d shapes

P151 - 3d shapes

P153 - Map of the United Kingdom - do you know all our home countries?

P154 - World map - which countries can you pick out?

P155 - Country flags and capitals - how many can you remember?

P158 - Random acts of kindness

P160-162 - The body

P163 - Spanish words - can you count to 20 and re-call the days of the week?

 

Reading 

The links below will take you to the top-recommended reads for Year 3 and Year 4. Some of these books you may have at home or can be purchased on Amazon or on Kindle. 

 

Recommended reads for Year 3.

E-books

Why not look at the e-books available for free on Oxford Owl? 

These may be some that interest you!

 

Oxford Owl e-books age 7 -  9 years.  

Maths

Use your My Maths login to complete your homework tasks for the week and then play additional games and activities. 

Practice your time's tables using your TTRockstars login. 


BBC Bitesize 

The BBC have produced lessons and resources for parents to use with their children linked to the national curriculum. 

 

BBC Bitesize home learning Year 3

National Oak Academy 

Use the link below to the National Oak Academy and select Key Stage 2 to find lessons for your child to follow.

National Oak