Year 3 2021 - 2022

Welcome to Year 3!

There are 3 classes in Year 3; Class 3A, Class 3E and Class 3S.  The teachers are Mrs Ahmed (Class 3A), Miss Ennis-Khan (Class 3E) and Ms Stapleton - 4 days.   (Class 3S).  Ms Hulston teaches 3S on Fridays.  The teaching assistants who also work with us are Mrs Gibson and Miss P

Spring term 2 we are learning about:

  • Maths:  Learning about column addition including adding up to three 3-digit numbers up to a 1000 and regrouping. Children are also learning to use and 2, 4 and 8 times tables, including factors, product, equal and unequal groups .
  • English: Poetry and Writing to Inform.  Children are learning the features of Cinquain Poems and will be writing their own poems about animals. Children will also be learning the features of non-chronological reports in writing and writing their own.
  • Reading: We are reading a variety of non-fiction texts based on life in Ancient Egypt. Children will be using non-fiction texts to support their understanding of Ancient Egypt.
  • D&T: Learning about levers and linkages. Children will then design, make and evaluate their own product.
  • History: What was life like in Ancient Egypt?
  • ART: Learning about the artist William Morris. Children will be creating a piece of art inspired by Morris.  
  • RE: Why are festivals important to religious communities?
  • PE:  In dance children are learning to dance like an Egyptian using accuracy, balance and coordination in movements to create a routine. Children are also learning  rules, techniques and skills needed in Hockey.  
  • ICT: Understand what an algorithm is and skills to create a game using coding.
  • PSHE/P4C: - Children are learning to understand what makes a community.

Things to remember...

  • PE lessons are on Monday and Thursday.  Children are expected to come to school on those days wearing their PE kits and suitable footwear.
  • Children are permitted to bring in a named water bottle each day.


  • Spellings will be sent home every Tuesday.
  • Children are encouraged to take home reading books from the class library.  Books are to be read for pleasure and children are responsible for choosing and returning their own books.



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Wilbraham Primary School

Platt Lane,
Manchester, M14 7EB

0161 224 3900
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