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Elephants & Gorillas (Year 3)

Teachers: Mr Hadden, Mrs Stannard & Mrs Durkin

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Bryant, Mrs Eastoe, Mrs Heagarty

11th January - We have now moved to Google Classroom for our online learning provision.

Please note that it is not optional but a government statutory requirement for all children to complete work at home. We are here to support you as best as we can to help make this happen. Kind wishes The Year 3 Team

Homelearning for Wednesday 6th of January to Friday 8th January

Please ensure you complete the green activity from the overview by signing into Google Classroom before Monday 11th January


Wednesday 6th January

Thursday 7th January

Friday 8th January

Autumn Term 2020

Welcome to the year 3 page on the school website! We are Elephants (Mr Giles) and Gorillas (Mr Hadden).


We will upload a weekly review letter to this website. This contains information about weekly learning and any home learning.

You can view and download copies of the current and past newsletters by following the link below.

Home learning letters will also be uploaded each week to our Google Classroom.

Click this link to access our weekly reviews.


Each half term we carry out our learning through different topics. Click here to see an overview of our topics.  


Home Learning

Click the links below to access Times Tables Rock Stars or SpellingFrame.

To learn maths through high quality games, use the Topmarks website.

Use the White Rose Maths website for daily lessons from a national leader in maths learning. Please click on the relevant week, watch the lesson video then print out and complete the activity.

For further information and links please see


In year 3 we will be teaching reading following the V.I.P.E.R. acronym. This stands for Vocabulary, Inference, Prediction, Explanation and Retrieval – hopefully this sounds less scary than a poisonous snake. Each week we would like you to focus on a different VIPER element when listening to your child read.

Please download the attachment below for some example questions to support your child with their reading. 

Further home learning links for English 

Writing: Whole units of work (we will specify which are appropriate in the event of a pod closure)

10 minute writing challenges set by well known authors 


Reading: Listen to authors read their books aloud on YouTube. 


School Motto

‘Enriching Lives Every Day’

Mission Statement

For in Him you have been enriched in every way, with all kinds of speech and with all knowledge. – 1 Corinthians 1-5 is the basis of our Christian Values of: Excellence; Nurture; Respect; Integrity; Compassion; Hope (ENRICH)

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