Sporty start to Summer!

We have had a great few weeks settling into the Summer term, with lots of sunshine to enjoy too! Sport has been high on our agenda in Year 3, with a football coach coming in on a Monday and swimming on a Friday. We have thoroughly enjoyed working on our football skills across the year… More

An excellent day had by all at Housesteads.

Year 3 had a fantastic day on Wednesday at Housesteads Roman Fort. The children thoroughly enjoyed it and consolidated lots of previous learning about The Romans. All staff were delighted with the standard of behaviour, which was once again commented on by members of the public. We couldn’t have asked for better weather to make… More

Summer Term

What an exciting start we have had already to the Summer Term. We had the ‘lady from the past’ visit us on Wednesday and spent the day teaching us about life in Roman times. The children had a great time dressing up and laughing at her humorous stories. Have a look at our gallery to see… More

Fabulous effort for Sport Relief

All year groups – even Nursery! – took part in running around our circuit.  Y6 children had measured the route and calculated how many laps were needed for one mile.

What a busy Spring Term in Year 3 so far!

We have been so busy in Year 3 since we came back after Christmas. As well as all of the hard work in our regular lessons we have taken part in many other activities. We had a lot of fun celebrating Chinese New Year, talking and learning about Chinese culture and making Chinese food in… More

Year 3 Assembly

Thank you very much to all family and friends who were able to make our Year 3 assembly and curriculum morning. The children all worked very hard to put together the assembly in order to show you some of the things we have been doing in Year 3. It was great to see some of… More

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year We would like to wish you all a very Happy New Year from all of the Year 3 team. We had a very busy end of term with lots of exciting activities, the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves and the support from families and friends made this all possible. Thank you! Please have a look… More


This term Year 3 have enjoyed djembe drumming on a Tuesday morning. The djembe drum is a rope tuned, skin covered goblet drum played with bare hands, originating from West Africa. Please see the attached link for more facts about the djembe, and our year 3 gallery for pictures of your children playing.  

Direct Speech

Last week in Year 3 we were looking at how to accurately punctuate direct speech and we carried out some role play to help us.

Blyth Beach-Sketching

Today we went to Blyth Beach as part of our Geography and Art units of study. It was great fun! We spent time looking at physical and human geographical features and then sketched features of our choice. On return to school we painted the images in the style of Claude Monet. Our Geography study has… More