Welcome to Class 3

Codename: The Nightingales
Class Teacher: Mrs V Curtin, BSc (Hons), PGCE
Classroom Assistant: Miss S Hill

“Now you are a Junior you will be able to change your reading book when you finish it and then ask Miss Hill to add it to your homework diary.  Every Monday and Friday, Miss Hill will check your homework diaries to see how well you are doing with your reading. 

Where will you get to on our reading chart by the end of the school year? Who will receive a Platinum reading award for reading 100 books?”

This Term


Number, place value & sequences (round up to 9999 to nearest 10, 100, 1000, compare, order, roman numerals up to 100, count in steps of 4, 8, 25, 50, 100) Mental & Written addition and subtraction (compact & expanded addition & subtraction up to 4-digit numbers)

Mental & Written multiplication and division (x 3 numbers together, use commutativity, division with remainders) Measures, data & co-ordinates (ml, l, perimeter, co-ordinates in 1st quad, area by counting squares)

Fractions & decimals (unit & non-unit fraction of number, equivalent fraction with denominator up to 12, decimal equivalents for 1/10, 1⁄2, 1⁄4, 1/5, + & – fractions with same denominator, x & ÷ 10, 100, equivalent 1/100s and 0.01s, 1/10s and 0.1s, compare and order (2dp), + & – multiples of 0.1/0.01)

Shape & angles (symmetry, acute & obtuse angles, quadrilaterals, triangles) Time & data (24 hr clock, read, interpret & describe line graph) 


This term in English, we will be looking at the following texts:


Adventure Stories: The Hodgeheg-Dick King-Smith

Plays & Dialogues: Proverbs Animated Tale, The Witches – Roald Dahl

Persuasive Writing: Advertisements in magazines & on TV

Non-Chronological Reports: Computer Games

Traditional Poems: E. Farjeon & C. Causley

Shape Poems 



Mrs McCaffrey we will teaching PE. We will need our white T-shirts, red PE shorts and plimsolls.  Outdoor PE will take place with Mrs  Curtin and is Games.  We will need our white T-shirts, red shorts, trainers or plimsolls.  As the weather turns colder, school jumpers and tracksuit bottoms can be worn.


Living Things and Their Habitats (Yr4)

Recognise that living things can be grouped in variety of ways

Explore and use classification keys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things in their local and wider environment

Recognise that environments can change and that this can sometimes pose dangers to living things



In RE, we will be learning



Muhammad, 99 names of Allah, Qur’an, Islamic Calligraphy and patterns

Christianity- Pentecost



Creative Learning

Creative Learning this term is combining skills from History, Geography, Art & Design, Technology, ICT and Dance and covering the following topics:

Ancient Egypt 


Mrs Couchman will be teaching us French and Mr Spooner, computing.

Spelling test – Thursday 25th May

Revision of Year 2 Spellings

other want
mother watch
brother wander
nothing quantity
Monday squash
key word
donkey work
monkey worm
chimney world
valley worth

Year 3/4 Spellings

continue interest
decide island
describe possession
different possible
difficult potatoes
disappear pressure
history probably
imagine promise
increase weight
important woman

Spelling Revision Words


Curriculum Overview

Microsoft Word - Class 3 Curriculum Overview 2016 - 2017.docx

Think U Know




Class 3 – Pupil page

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This page contains links to websites that we are using during lessons and other information for Class 3 pupils

Find out more about the National Curriculum

If you'd like to find out more about the National Curriculum, you can visit the official National Curriculum website by clicking here. Alternatively, your child's classroom teacher will always answer any questions that you have, or you can click on the image to download the Department of Education's National Curriculum Framework document.

The national curriculum in England - Framework document