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Year 3 will be taught by Mrs McCalmont and Mrs Ashworth.

Our topic this term is Ancient Greece

We will be learning about life in ancient Greece and comparing and contrasting how democracy in Athens worked to democracy in our country.

We will speculate how the Greek empire was established and explore the impact it had on the wider world.

We will be exploring the legacy of Alexander the Great and why the Spartans were so tough.

In English, will be reading the texts using a variety of texts to learn about Greek mythology.

We will create a factfile on a Greek god or goddess, write an alternative ending to the famous Greek legend Theseus and the Minotaur, and we will be writing a report on a mythological beast.

We will be using the fantastic Power Maths scheme for all our maths lessons, which will cover the entire Year 3 curriculum.

We will also be practising times tables weekly and taking part in weekly Big Maths arithmetic and menatl maths sessions.

In Science, our topic is Plants. We will be invetigating plants and how they are structured. We will also be planting lots of plants and collecting data on them.

In RE we are exploring What Rules Should we Follow? exploring Christianity and how its beliefs and customs help to shape the lives of Christians.

We have PE on a Thursday with our PE coach, please send your child to school wearing their full PE kit. We also have dance on Fridays but do not need PE kits for this.



Spellings will be sent out every Tuersday. Please ensure your child practises these at home and your children will be tested in school the following Tuesday.

Times Tables

Please encourage your children to play on Times Table Rockstars every night for their maths homework


Reading books will be sent home each week with your child. Please encourage your child to read this and ensure you sign your child's homework diary daily when they have read.

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