St Stephen's Church of EnglandPrimary School

Respect, Aspire, Achieve

In our school, whatever the challenge,

we aim high with God in our hearts

Year 3

Welcome to Year 3!

Our class teachers are:

3 Lime - Mrs Abram

3 Palm - Mr Brennan


Our support staff are:

3 Lime - Mrs Karolia (SSA) & Mrs Sidat (TA)

3 Palm - Miss Fizz (SSA) & Mrs Greenwood (TA)


Learning from home

This page will be updated daily with tasks for your child to complete. Please ensure you check this page daily if your child is in 3 Lime or 3 Palm.




9 am

Reading time


Reading home reading book with an adult


9:30 am

Log on to school website and check set activities for the day. Reply to any questions on the blog.


9:30 am – 10 am

Complete Literacy activities


10 am – 12 pm

Flexible Learning Time (Refer to the home learning schedule)


12 – 1 pm

Lunchtime break


1 – 1:30 pm

Complete Maths activities


1:30 – 2:30 pm

Flexible Learning Time (refer to home learning schedule)


2:30 pm

Reading for Pleasure


Tuesday 31st March

Your tasks of the day are:


English: Subordinate clauses


Maths: Fractions of an amount


To work out the fraction of an amount you must: 


1. Divide by the denominator (bottom number)

2. Multiply by the numerator (top number)




2/5 of 35 is


35 divided by 5 = 7

7 x 2 = 14


2/5 of 35 = 14


Use this method to help you with the following questions:















Check back here at 4pm for the answers yes


Please ensure that you are also referring to the home learning pack with ideas that you can do at home with your child. 


Thank you parents for your help and support during this time.



Spring Term

Our Christian value this half term is: Perseverance






Welcome back and happy new year! We hope you had an enjoyable Christmas break with your families and are ready for an exciting term ahead!


What we are learning this term:


Our topic heading this half term is 'May the Force be with you'


English: This term we are looking at 'The Spider and the Fly'. The outcome of the unit is to write a newspaper report based on the events that happened in the story. Following this, we will study 'Traction man' by Mini Grey. We are going to write a new adventure story for Traction man and the Scissors.


Maths: Number - multiplication and division

Measurement - money



R.E: Jesus the man who changed lives

Big Question: How did Jesus change lives


Science: Forces and magnets

Big Question: Are the biggest magnets the most powerful?


Topic: A study of Europe

Big Question: Who are our neighbours?


French: Following classroom instructions


British Value: The rule of law 

How do we all live together?


Music: 3 Little Birds. We are lucky to have a music specialist teaching us the basics of music, how to read and compose our own music with a glockenspiel


P.E: Striking and fielding



(For more information please refer to the newsletter below)


How can you help at home?

Read with your child as much as you can at home - question your child on the book they have read by using the 5w's (who, what, where, when, why).

Click here to find a recommended list of books for children in year 3.

Support your child with their weekly homework that is set every Friday and encourage your child to research the topic they are learning in school.



May the force be with you!

Dates, news and information:

Swimming in 3 Lime will be every Thursday from September to February.

Swimming in 3 Palm will be every Thursday starting in February.

PE kits are expected to be in school weekly for PE sessions - please ensure no earrings are worn for PE sessions or swimming.


ELEs offered to your children:

ELEs are activities that are designed to enhance the learning in Year 3. They are unique opportunities that we offer to the children that will help them deepen their understanding and have fun whilst learning in a creative way.

Upcoming ELEs include:

  • Pop UK will visit to sing with the children, teach them new songs focussed on our values and perform for an evening concert;
  • Wednesday 9th October - One Goal resilience workshop. Tom and Ben from One Goal will explore how to build resilience through attitudes, behaviour, courage, determination, enthusiasm for learning and friendship.
  • Tuesday 12th November - Year 3 Egyptian Day. Claire Ollet, an Egyptologist from Blackburn will visit the children and explore mummies, Pharaohs and real-life Egyptian artefact.
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