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Year 3

Welcome to Year Three's Class Page

Here you can find key information for the year, extra support for your child and see the exciting things the children have been learning about.


Class teacher: Miss Hodby

Teaching Assistant: Miss Elstub



Year Three Important Information


The school day- school starts at 9.00am with the school gates opening at 8.35am

- School ends at 3.25pm

- Please ensure the office staff have your up to date contact details

- Please ring the office if your child will be absent 

Please ensure your child is wearing the correct school uniform


PE - PE is currently taught on Wednesday mornings so please ensure all children have PE kits in school. Jewellery must be removed for PE so if your child cannot remove their own earrings, please take them out before school. Please can children bring in PE clothing for both indoor and outdoor learning throughout the year.


Homework - Homework is given out on Fridays and should be returned on Fridays. Homework club is available by request on lunch times for children who are unable to complete it at home or who need some additional support. Homework will be provided both via Class Dojo and as paper copies.


Reading books- Please can children bring their books to school every day and can they try to read at home as much as possible. At Holy Family we are passionate about inspiring life long readers!


School uniform - We pride ourselves on the appearance of our children. Please help us to maintain this by ensuring all children attend in the correct uniform, including school shoes. 

What parents could do to help...


 - Encourage your child to read every single day

 - Encourage your child to practise their times tables as much as possible

 - Encourage your child to look at and spell the 300 High Frequency Words and Years 1, 2, 3 and 4 spelling lists

 - Encourage your child to write (maybe keep a daily diary)

 - Encourage your child to talk if they have any problems

 - Encourage your child to play, imagine and have fun! 

Year Three's Home Learning

Carols Around the Crib Holy Family

I will put in the box.mp4

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Enterprise Week

Year Three really enjoyed creating their wooly hat Christmas decorations for Enterprise week. They completed everything completely independently from start to finish and even wrote instructions to follow if anyone else wanted to make the same item.

Anti- Bullying Week

To help introduce Anti- bullying week, the children came into school wearing odd socks. This led to discussions about how it is ok to be different and how we are all unique. The children also enjoyed creating their own friendship poems. 

Black History 

For our Black History learning this year, the children has a very thought provoking discussion about black celebrities and superheroes and what changes need to be made for everyone to feel more equal.

They then went on to explore Martin Luther King Jr and create their own 'I have a dream' speeches. The children really enjoyed sharing their ideas and opinions. 


Remembrance Day

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Year Three helped to commemorate Remembrance day by making their own poppies to add to the school display. They also  rewrote the Kit Wright poem 'I will put in the box,' but focused on what we would put in a special box to remember the people who died for us in battle. The children spent time outside next to our 'Flanders field' to remember and reflect through prayer.

Awesome Ancient Egyptians

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This term the children are learning all about the amazing Ancient Egyptians.We have learnt about why the Egyptians had pyramids. The children especially enjoyed learning about mummification. They even made their own mummies and sarcophagus'.




Home Learning

Please find weekly homework and updates on our class Dojo page every Friday. This is also where you can contact Miss Hodby.

Terrific at Timestables!

Year Three have been working hard on their times tables. They are trying hard to learn them at home at school. These are the times tables they need to know by the end of Year Three:

2s, 3s, 5s, 10s, 4s, 6s, 8s, 25s, 50s, 100s.

Challenge accepted!!!


Some of our children are now beginning their Year Four times tables:

11s, 12s, 9s and 7s.