West Hill Primary School

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3

Autumn 1 Curriculum Overview for Parents

Here is a link to our Transition leaflet which contains information including session times and staff (please scroll down for 3GL): 

Transition Leaflet - 3L

Amended Timetable

West Hill Primary will be operating an amended timetable during covid-19 restrictions to provide a safer environment for all.

Your class teacher will be Mr Lowery in class 3L

School start: 9.10 am School finish: 3.35 pm Drop-off point: Main school gate (Mcghie Street). Collection point: KS2 playground (the one with yellow goal posts) via the main school gate.

Lunch times We request that all Key Stage 2 pupils bring a packed lunch for the first few weeks of term. Children in receipt of free school meals will be provided with a school meal.

Transition Leaflet - 3GL

Amended Timetable West Hill Primary will be operating an amended timetable during covid-19 restrictions to provide a safer environment for all.

Your class teacher will be Miss Langley in class 3GL

School start: 9.05 am School finish: 3.30 pm Drop-off point: Main school gate (Mcghie Street). Collection point: KS2 playground (the one with yellow goal posts) via the main school gate.

Lunch times We request that all Key Stage 2 pupils bring a packed lunch for the first few weeks of term. Children in receipt of free school meals will be provided with a school meal.

Staff

Miss Langley Class Teacher
Mr  Lowery:

Class Teacher

Mrs Andrews

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Hawkins

Teaching Assistant

Mrs  Parker:

Teaching Assistant


A huge hello from all of us in Year 3!

We warmly welcome you to our learning community. In Year 3 we always act respectfully whilst learning a rich, varied curriculum and celebrating achievements, both big and small. As Year 3 marks the move to KS2, we encourage and support children to develop a greater sense of responsibility and independence.

This year, we have a diverse range of topics for your child to explore, including a volcanic new addition this year, Tremors! Take a look at what your child will be learning about this year: 

Curriculum Topics:

Autumn 1 Urban Pioneers (major cities from around the world)
Autumn 2 Scrumdiddlyumptious (nutrition and food preparation)
Spring 1 Tremors (volcanoes, earthquakes and natural disasters)
Spring 2 Tribal Tales (the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages)
Summer 1 Gods and mortals (Ancient Greece)
Summer 2

Predators (animal feeding, bodies and habitats)

 

Please click on the following: Year 3 Pupil Offer

Homework Information

 

English and Maths
Weekly 
The children will be given a section of their homework book to complete

Reading
Weekly
The children are expected to read at home at least three times per week
please record in their reading diary

Spellings
Each half-term 
The children will be given a hand-out with the spelling rules/patterns we will be focusing on

Topic-based projects
Each half-term The children will be set an open-ended homework project based on their topic 

All Year 3 children are expected to complete their set homework.

Developing a responsible attitude towards homework in primary school will help your child to become more organised. Please check their homework with them and encourage neat presentation. Good quality homework will always be rewarded.

PE Info

PE will be on Wednesday and Friday. 

 Children are to arrive and go home in their PE Kits on these days.

In Year 3, we will go swimming in the Summer Term (tbc) 

All pupils will require a swimming kit comprising of swimming costume/trunks (no 'Bermuda style' shorts please), cap for long hair and a towel!

Please note goggles are only allowed with a written permission slip to the Class Teacher 

School Trips

Exciting trips, workshops and visits are planned throughout the year to enhance your child’s learning. Information on our school trips will be sent to parents when necessary.

Year 3 and 4 Play Performance:

During Spring 2 term our Year 3 and 4 pupils will take part in a play. At present this involves an afternoon  and evening performance. This is a wonderful opportunity for our pupils to showcase their talents and a much anticipated date in the school calendar!