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Term 6 - Tuesday 7th July


Below is a link based on measurement (measuring and comparing masses, adding and subtracting masses and measuring capacity) for Year 3 children. You can access these resources if you have signed up and registered your details.



Enjoy as always!

Term 6 - Monday 29th June


Below is a link to worksheets based on angles, shape and time (if you have been using this website for learning).




Term 6 - Sunday 28th June


Check out our 'Fun Stuff' section for some fun ideas!

Term 6 - Friday 19th June


Again, more free resources if you have set up an account! These ones relate to different types of line within geometry!


Term 6 Saturday 13th June


Please see the 'Fun Stuff' section for a fun PE challenge to complete at home - starting next week!

Term 6 Friday 12th June


Again, if you have been accessing this learning, here is the next instalment that you might want to take a look at!


Term 6 - Art Competition


Take a look in Term 6 'Fun Stuff' for an Art Competition!

Term 6 - Saturday 6th June


The UK Space Agency has published a collection of space related educational resources that schools, parents and carers can use when teaching their children at home.


The resources are available here:

Term 6 - Friday 5th June


Polite reminder: There are lots of fun activities for you to complete on SeeSaw, pick and choose as you wish but we are loving seeing your work and replying to you using this online platform!


Also, remember there is other online learning including:


* Times Table Rockstars

* MyMaths

* Doodle Maths

* Reading Eggs


We hope you are enjoying the different tasks whilst also having a good balance between work and play!



Mrs Rammell, Mrs Silbereis & Mrs Milbourne

Term 6 - 5th June


We have set up a Times Table Rockstar competition between both Year 3 classes which runs until 11th June! Which class will claim victory? Get playing to help your class win NOW!

Term 6 - Thursday 4th June


If you have been completing work from this weblink, this Fraction link might be of interest to you!



End of Term 5


Welcome to the end of Term 5! We hope that you had enjoyed completing the different activities set on our class page, Reading Eggs, Times Table Rock Stars, MyMaths, Doodle Maths and so on... So much choice! However, we also hope that you have made the most of spending time with your family and completed other activities that don't relate to school whatsoever! 


Enjoy the half term holiday - the weather looks to stay lovely so hopefully you'll be able to get out in the garden or locally at a safe distance! Remember to looks after yourselves, stay safe and take some time to relax!


Mrs R, Mrs S and Mrs M x

Saturday 19th May - We have yet another challenge set by our Sports Partner CSET and it is a mixture of Science and PE! Get running around to find all of the answers! Regarding Q1, the 3 elements in order are: gold, tin and copper. But that's all I'm giving you! Please complete the week beginning Monday 18th May and send in to the address included on the sheet. Have fun!

Friday 15th May - Timestable Rock Stars Competition linked to the Guinness World Records!

Tuesday 12th May


Quick! Look!


This might be something that interests you! The Year 3 session is on Wednesday at 11am!


We at Progressive Sports have partnered with Aspire Sports and have created a series of 'Active Maths’ sessions that cater for each year group. These sessions will be running “live” everyday at 11 am on our Facebook page.

The 'Active Maths’ sessions will consist of 10 questions which pupils will have to complete physical activity to answer and, if correct, they will earn a point. Sessions will last for approximately 20 minutes and parents and pupils will also be able to interact with us through the comments section on the live stream.
If you have the time and feel that you may benefit from an alternative active maths session, please feel free to take part!
Our Facebook page is
Kind regards
Progressive Sports

Monday 4th May - A fun PE challenge


This is already on the school website, but just so you have the details here too...


EVENT: CSET Sports Partnership Home X-Country League

Week 2:
4th May - 8th May 2020
Week 3: 11th May – 15th May 2020





Any day between Monday 4th - Friday 8th May 2020



Your own back garden or suitable safe place


KS1 – 800m = 100 laps
Year 3/4 – 1000m = 125 laps
Year 5/6 (& Teachers) – 1200m = 150 laps

Comfortable clothes to run in – Good pair of running/trainer shoes
If the weather is warm then please ensure you use sunscreen and wear a hat


A course/track of 8m should be marked out in the garden.
Place an object at each end of the course/track.


IMPORTANT – Ensure that the garden is clear of any trip hazards/obstacles and, if you are running on grass, it is not too wet to run on.

Children record the time taken to complete the required number of laps and send their results to Mrs H-P.

Children must run alone – no-one else to run alongside them
Encouragement from spectators is welcomed
Music can accompany the running
Water/drinks bottles can be handed to the athlete during their run

Individual Competition:
Certificates will be awarded to the Best Individual Boy & Best Individual Girl from each course
Certificates will be awarded to the Overall Best Individual Boy & Overall Best Individual Girl after the scores are combined from the 3 races (Points awarded on time compared to others in the race – e.g. fastest time = 1 point etc)

Team Competition:
The four best times per school will go towards the Team scores
Certificates will be awarded to the winning school from each course
Certificates will be awarded to the overall winning school (combination of the 3 race totals)

Please ask parents/carers for permission to share photos/videos of you in action on Twitter: @CSETSports1 @Barley_Close

Sunday 3rd May


Hey everyone! We have been sent some resources linked to Road Safety which you might find interesting!


Click on the above link and then log in using:

Username: woersp

Password: SSWOERSP20 (all in capitals)


Please note: it will always ask you if you want to restart or resume. Apparently this is due to multi-users. This resource is also aimed at Year 3 and Year 4 so adults, you might want to check it out first before showing your Year 3 child.

Term 5 Week 2 English Activities

Monday 20th April Maths on the Move from Progressive Sports

Term 5 Week 1


If you are using this website, the link below is a practical way to teach time as well!


MATHS .........Arithmetic with a Time Challenge

Term 5 English Learning- George's Marvellous Medicine- Week 1

Friday 17th April Part 2


How could we forget this one!?


If you google 'Literacy Shed' and then check out 'Literacy Shed plus' there's access to reading comprehensions, activities and videos all with ideas and learning linked to them. Videos (for example) are a great way to capture a child's interest, something we make lots of use of within our class teaching and learning.


This is also a website that we have used many times in the past and personally really love!


Have fun!


Year 3 Team x

Friday 17th April


Hello! We hope you have had a lovely week what with the glorious sunshine - although today's rain is a little different in comparison! 


We have had this link sent to us:



This site has links to free home learning resources, 'Parent' guides for maths at home, maths activities blogs to read, ways to make it fun and so on...


Hopefully it'll reassure you and give you some useful tips should you need them!



We also have this link which is a free 'Talk for Writing' booklet that you might want to use!



We're loving the free resources that can be accessed online as we feel it gives so much choice meaning that you and your children can have some control over what they learn and hopefully give them the enthusiasm to complete different activities!


Enjoy the last few days of the Easter break!


Mrs R, Mrs S and Mrs M xx

Wednesday 8th April 2020

We hope you are all having a lovely Easter holiday and enjoying the wonderful sunshine! 

Until we are all able to go back to school, we are planning something exciting for next term's English and we would love the children to prepare by having some fun exploring Roald Dahl!


We would love to hear from you- what is your child's favourite Roald Dahl book? 


There are some activities your child might like to do over the holidays:

  • Maybe they'd like to make up their own "Revolting Rhyme"?
  • Try making a recipe using chocolate or invent a new sweet for Mr Wonka! 
  • If you had a "Magic Finger", what magic would you do?
  • Can you make up a magic spell for "The Witches"? 
  • If you had a Giraffe and a Pelly as friends, where would you go and what would you do?


If you complete any activities linked to Roald Dahl, we'd love to see them! You can email video clips or messages directly to us or send via Facebook Messenger! Or feel free to drop us a line just to say hello and let us know how you're getting on. 

Mrs Silbereis, Mrs Rammell and Mrs Milbourne

Tuesday 7th April 




How are you all doing? Are you making the most of the holidays to relax with your families? Or are you finding it better to keep to a structure and some routine? Whichever it is, keep going as you know what’s best for your household!


As your class teachers, we are enjoying our holidays with those close to us but also thinking about school and checking the maths sites, Facebook and thinking of new ideas etc... But we all deserve a break, don’t you think? So make sure you do too please! 😃👌


Don't forget to do things to keep your mind and body healthy, whether it’s PE, yoga, reading in the garden, cooking or whatever takes your fancy!


Look after yourselves as well as those close to you!


Year 3 xx

Please send me your animal stories...


My email is:



Thank you

Mrs M 








Friday 3rd April


So it is now officially the Easter holidays! This means that you have two weeks off from learning - should you wish to! I suggest that you take this time to relax with your family and have even more fun together! Mrs Williams posted a fantastic (long) list on Facebook of activities you could take part in including a Talent show, a Come Dine with Me event, obstacle courses in the garden... to name a few!


Do WHATEVER you wish to do in the holidays - relax, school work or a mixture of both, You know your family and children the best so make the most of it! You also all deserve a break after getting to grips with a new way of living and working!


Our Topic for Term 5 and 6 is "Journey through the Ages" for Year 3. Throughout the holidays OR over the days and weeks after the Easter break, you might want to begin to complete any of the following ideas and activities:


- Look up timelines which include the Bronze Age and Iron Age.

- Create cave style art work using hand printing, sticks, stones and leaves.

- Find out what it was like to live in the Stone Age and perhaps create a diary entry or report based on what you found out.

-Find out about Stonehenge.

- Research and draw the tools and weapons from the Stone Age.

- Any of your own ideas linked to this topic. name a few ideas!


However, please relax and catch up 'online' with loved ones - you all deserve it hugely!


Year 3 Team x

Wednesday 1st April


Another link with some ideas should you wish to look at it...


How was your day today? Ours as usual consisted of any of the following depending on which teacher it was: being in school, completing various pieces of school work and tasks at home, house bits and bobs, ringing families to check in, looking after our little ones, prepping dinner etc. Funny how it's kind of becoming the norm really but still, each day is varied and each day definitely has its challenges and successes! Don't you think?


Remember, you're doing a fab job - we're very jealous and sad that we are not the ones to be teaching your children but don't forget that it is ok to only do 20 minutes one day or say 2 hours another day or whatever you achieve! Go with the flow, your know your child and their needs best in these uncertain times! Please do keep in touch by sending in pictures and messages of what you're getting up to! 


Year 3 Team x

Monday 30th March




Hope you all had a good weekend. What did you get up to?


Mrs R's was spent chopping down the trees (not me!) in the garden to create more sunlight, playing football, playing hide and seek, blowing bubbles, housework (my house has never looked so good! Haha!) and chilling as a family

Mrs S's include playing with the nerf guns, baking with her children and making sure the dog had used up all of her energy.

Mrs M's was spent stripping wallpaper, entertaining her pet hamster and also relaxing with her husband!

..and why not?! It was the weekend after all!


We do hope you have enjoyed spending a relaxing/ restful weekend with your loved ones.


Below is another maths link that you might be interested in. It is a free resource but you do have to register as a parent/ adult first...




Hope you are all keeping well, we miss you all!


Year 3 team x

Saturday 28th March - EXTRA LINKS - NO PRESSURE!


Below are some links with further learning and fun activities. Remember, we have given you lots and the whole range can be spread out over a long period of time so please don’t panic and please don’t rush through them! We know you are doing a fab job supporting your children!


Youth Sport Trust has a number of resources for parents and schools


White Rose Maths home learning   ‘The White Rose Maths team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group from Y1-Y8.  We will be adding five more each week for the next few weeks.  Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully.’


UCL Institute of Educationfree online learning resources   ‘We have compiled a list of resources helpful to teachers, school leaders, parents/carers and young people.  All of these resources are either free/have been made free during the period of school closures.’

Friday 27th March - HOME LEARNING UPDATE


Hello and well done for completing your first week of home learning. We hope it has gone well for you at home and that you are enjoying the extra time with your family.


We have missed you all lots and are hoping for a speedy return to school! Sadly, we don’t know when this will be... fingers crossed it is sooner rather than later!


We hope you have enjoyed working through the home learning packs sent to you and any other learning that can be completed online. Have you enjoyed the different tasks? Remember routine and structure is great but don’t feel like you have to complete a solid day of learning. After all, it is a home, not a school. Do what is best for your child and your family. We are grateful for any amount of learning completed - whatever the context! We are equally happy to hear you if have made the most of the beautiful sunshine that we have experience lately too!


A few reminders/ bits of information for you...


1. You had rather a lot sent home including the following:


Times Table Rock Stars - a challenge is currently set up!

mymaths - we have commented on your feedback and set new challenges!

Mini maths - added on this page this week.

Doodlemaths and English - shout if you need a log in.

Learning packs - that chunky pack of paper...

Lots on Facebook page - we have been adding lots of links of ideas and tasks including some lovely art ideas.

Reading - read whatever gives you pleasure and then talk about what you have read with someone else. Ask and answer questions about that text.

Spelling practice - you had your spellings for the term but also practise the Year 3 statutory spellings. If you are someone who struggles with spelling, there is nothing wrong with working on Year 1 or Year 2 common words which can be googled online.

Fun science experiments - look up ideas online and have a go at home! Record it on an iPad to share!



2. Ways to stay in touch


a. Telephone calls - we have managed to speak to almost all of you and left messages for those who haven’t been able to answer. It has been LOVELY to speak to you and catch up and we will try to ring every 1-2 weeks to say ‘hello’!

b. Facebook - comment or message and we will reply!

c. Email - we will try to reply in one way or another!

d. MyMaths - we will comment on your progress to encourage you to continue to work hard!


3. English ideas if needed...


- Change an element of a story that you know e.g. the ending, the main character, the setting and so on... 

- Write a set of instructions based on something you have made at home or based on your baking for example.

- Setting or character descriptions - create new settings or characters and describe them using noun phrases, similes, alliteration and interesting word choices. Include a range of conjunctions and punctuation to make it really interesting!

- Write a Letter - write a letter to a family member or a friend.

- Factfile - about an animal, a planet, your favourite sport...

- Diary - keep a diary of each day... it could prove to be an interesting read in the future!


These are all ideas to keep you going for weeks and weeks - especially if you change the theme/ main idea so have fun!


Anyway, we know you are all doing a fab job (we really do mean this!) and you will no doubt want to steal our jobs from us when we return. We’re very proud of your children and cannot wait to be back in class to teach them and welcome you back too!


Keep safe!


Year 3 Team xx

Hey Crocodile class!


Hope you are keeping well, I am missing you all lots and lots!


In addition to your chunky home packs and 2 sheets of ideas (just to keep you busy!), below is an additional maths website to access with activities specifically for your year group. There are many question that you can just copy onto paper rather than printing out!


There is also a PHSE link a couple of audio stories which allow for discussions and activities to take place. It has been advised that these are suitable for 5yo+.



Thanks and stay safe!


Mrs M x


Year 3 Curriculum Overview 2019-2020

Hi all,


If you want to ask me any questions please email me on:




Mrs Milbourne :)




Term 4


I hope you all have had a great half term! I have uploaded the spelling list.


PE will be on Monday's and Thursday's- APART FROM THE FIRST WEEK where

it will be Monday, Wednesday and Thursday


Our Dressing Up Greek Day is on Thursday 19th March 


Many Thanks

Mrs Milbourne






Weekly Updates- Term 3!


The children have been set new MyMaths homework to complete. Last term, we found very few children were completing this. It does reinforce what we have been learning in class so it’s very helpful for the children to practise! We do reward children in class who have completed this work so please do support your child and encourage this learning- it only takes 10 minutes once a fortnight. Login details were given out again at the start of Term 3. If you have any issues logging in, please see Mrs Milbourne.

From next week, we will be swapping the days that we do PE. Gym will be on a Monday and Forest School on a Thursday.

English: We have written a setting description for our story “Oliver and the Seawigs”. The children have really enjoyed designing their own seawigs and creating exciting vocabulary to describe them!  

Maths: We have been learning about Time this week and have had a fun lesson making potions to learn about capacity. The children have been telling the time to the nearest 5 minutes so it would be great if they could practise this at home!

Science: We learned about forces and motion. We looked at pushes and pulls and found out whether certain movements were starting or stopping motion.





Crocodile Class have had a fantastic first week in Term 2! They have use a range of language

devices such as similes and noun phrases.


Also, we have started to create volcanos which we will test this term!


Please make sure you sign up for parents' evening- my form is in my classroom!


I will look forward to seeing you all!


Mrs Milbourne :)




Term 2 

I hope you have a lovely break. Here are a few updates for Term 2


Monday- Rounders

Tuesday- Reading Record Check

Thursday- Times Tables and Gym

Friday- Spelling test


Many Thanks,

Mrs Milbourne 




Crocodile Class have been working very hard! Well Done to everyone who has been reading at home! It is great to see how many raffle tickets you have collected!


As you have all received your class treat, we are going to be having a fun afternoon on Thursday 3rd October. Children can bring a bag with their Pyjamas in if they wish.


Have a lovely weekend

Mrs Milbourne :) 






Welcome to Crocodile Class!


My name is Mrs Milbourne and I am very excited to teach you tomorrow and for the rest of the year! We have lots of fun ahead of


Some quick information.....

Term 1 :

Monday- Physical Education- Netball

Thursday- Times Table Rockstars- 

Friday- Spelling test and swimming 


See you in the morning! Bring a big smile please!

Mrs Milbourne










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