St Peter's Catholic Primary School

Loving and Learning together, with Jesus.

Year 3

Welcome to Year 3


Summer 1

We are all looking forward to the warmer weather and a fun filled Summer term.  The children are all enthused and excited about our new topics!



This term the children will explore geographical concepts and skills linked to the Geography unit, The Tunnel

Our English writing will be linked to our topic where the children will explore a poem called Opposites where we focus on similes, alliteration, rhyme and other poetic techniques.  They will also be looking in depth at the book, 'The Tunnel' by Anthony Browne. 

In Maths, we will focus on Fractions.

In RE, our new unit is called ''To the ends of the Earth'

In Science we will be learning about forces and magnets.

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

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

In DT the children will focus on the strand of making a frame structure. 

In Computing, the children will learn how to Use a database.

In PSHE, the children will explore the unit of Special relationships.

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


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 Edwards(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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