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Year 3

Welcome to Year 3


Welcome back, new classrooms, new teachers for a new term!

We hope you have all had a lovely rest and are eager to go for a new and exciting year at Wilbury. We hope you are excited to start afresh now you are in Key Stage 2 with lots of new learning and challenges.

Our topic in school this term is The Ancient Egyptians. The subject areas we will be covering are Geography, Art/DT and History. We will be studying where the Ancient Egyptians lived, how long ago they lived and some of the famous Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs and leaders. We will also be looking at the way Ancient Egyptians used hieroglyphics and paintings, as well as the construction of the great pyramids.

In English we will be reading The Egyptian Cinderella and comparing this version to the Cinderella, lots of us have heard of. We will be looking at features of fairy tales and working towards writing our own version.

In Guided Reading we will be sharing the story Mr Penguin and The Lost Treasure by Alex Smith. This is an adventure story where Boudicca Bones from the Museum calls for the help of Mr Penguin to find her missing treasure. Along the way we also meet Colin, Mr Penguins sidekick!

Maths lessons will be taught from our Power Maths scheme and over the year, we will cover lots of new maths skills and adding to skills we already have and developing them even further!

Your homework will be; reading at least three times a week, practising your times tables via the Times Tables Rock Stars website and learning weekly spellings.


Your PE days are;

3C - Monday and Thursday

3M - Monday and Wednesday

3E - Monday and Friday

PE this term is Netball and Gymnastics.


Miss Cawsey, Mr March, Miss Evans Year 3 Class Teachers