St Peter's Catholic Primary School

Loving and Learning together, with Jesus.

Year 3

Welcome to Year 3


Spring 2 

We hope you all had a restful half term, especially the children as they worked so hard in spring 1! We look forward to working together over the next few weeks, learning many exciting new things.



This term the children will explore historical  concepts and skills linked to the History unit, What the Romans Have Given Us.

Our English writing will be linked to our topic where the children will explore a poem called Boudicca where we focus on similes, alliteration, rhyme and other poetic techniques.  They will also write a character description about Boudicca  and write a letter in the style and words of a roman soldier. 

In Maths, we will focus on Multiplication and Division.

In RE, our new unit is be called 'Desert to Garden'

In Science, the children will learn about the human body including skeletons, joints and muscles.

In Music, the children will learn how to sing, play, improvise and compose using glockenspiels throughout the next topic ,Dragon Song based on the theme of friendship.

In French, the children will learn vocabulary linked to the topic of The Seasons.

In DT the children will focus on the strand of Food where they will make a variety of healthy salads.

In Computing, the children will learn how to send, receive emails and add attachments.

In PSHE, the children will explore the unit of Living in the Wider World.

In PE, the children will learn how to play Gymnastics and Rugby.


Please remember to bring a water bottle and a healthy snack (Year 3 no longer receive free fruit snacks from school, so please ensure your child has a snack with them everyday).  A healthy snack is a piece (or selection) of fruit/ veg/salad or plain popcorn or plain rice cake.  Please check your name is written on your coat, school and PE uniform, water bottle and snack pot. 


Please remember to read and practice spelling and tables each day.  Record your reading in your 'Red Reading Records'.  You  must bring your reading record and reading books to school each day.  


Our PE days are Mondays  and Thursdays   Children are to come to school in PE kits on these days. 


Thank you for your support,


Miss McGillycuddy and Mrs. Redden (3A)

Ms. Lewis and Mrs Woolgar (3B)


Year 3 Team



Useful websites (espresso) Feel free to explore all the curriculum areas through videos and games.  Details of the school log in can be found on your DB Primary account.  There is a link below. Please create your own free account to access reading books.


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