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Welcome to Year 3. Curriculum Information Evening. Aims of the Evening. To give you an overview of the subjects and skills taught in Year 3. We will give you some ideas to help you support your child with their learning at home. Staff in Year 3. Mr Lonergan in Class 3L

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welcome to year 3

Welcome to Year 3

Curriculum Information Evening

aims of the evening
Aims of the Evening.
  • To give you an overview of the subjects and skills taught in Year 3.
  • We will give you some ideas to help you support your child with their learning at home.
staff in year 3
Staff in Year 3
  • Mr Lonergan in Class 3L
  • Miss Salter in Class 3S

Staff your children may work with:

Miss McAllister, Miss Marshall, Mrs Gaffney, Mrs De Jesus,

Mrs T, Mrs McMillan, Miss Sanchez and Coach Clark.

  • Our aim is to ensure that the children increase their independence as learners from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 2.
  • As Juniors, they will begin to take on roles and responsibilities within their classroom, year group and the wider school.
areas of learning
Areas of Learning
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • R.E.
  • Science
  • Geography and History (Topic)
  • P.E.
  • Music
  • PSHE
  • ICT
  • Art and D&T
  • Spanish

In Year 3 children will:

  • listen with enjoyment to stories, songs, rhymes and poems.
  • develop their understanding of a range of non-fiction texts.
  • increase their use of high frequency words.
  • develop their understanding of the elements of stories.
  • read and write for pleasure and purpose.
  • be encouraged to practice and implement cursive handwriting in their work.

We need your help! Set aside a few minutes to regularly listen to your child read. Encourage, enthuse, and question them!

  • Key areas of learning in Year 3:
  • Improving understanding of place value.
  • Ordering numbers on a number line.
  • Developing strategies for adding, subtracting, multiplying
  • and dividing.
  • Gaining a good understanding of the one, two, three, five and
  • ten times tables.
  • Applying their maths skills to solve problems.
  • Increase familiarity and confidence of units of measure, time
  • and money.
  • Measure to confidently name and describe the features of
  • 2D and 3D shapes.

We need your help! Learning times tables.

using maths vocabulary everyday e.g. time, money, measuring.


Areas of learning:

  • Being a Christian
    • The Christian Family, Baptism
  • Mary Our Mother
  • The teachings of Jesus
    • Becoming better people
  • The Eucharist
    • What happens at Mass
  • Easter and Pentecost


Homework is to consolidate

class learning not to teach new


  • Maths: given on Monday, return on Wednesday
  • Literacy: given on Friday, return on Monday
  • Reading
  • Please listen to your child read at least 3 times a week – just for 5 mins!
  • Check their understanding of what they have read
  • Write a comment in their Reading Record


Given on Monday, tested on Friday

behaviour policy
Behaviour Policy
  • Rewardinggood behaviour: Table points, Star of the Day, Merit assembly (with a certificate on Friday), Golden Time.
  • Consequencesfor low level inappropriate behaviour.

‘Rockets’ / ‘Giraffe’: two warnings given, then lost Golden Time.

More serious incidents result in immediate loss of Golden Time, and referral to HT and DHT.

  • Year 3: learning not completed in class time might be completed during break or lunch.
general information
General Information
  • Please name all school uniform and P.E. kit.
  • P.E. kits must be brought to school on Monday and taken home for
  • washing on Friday.
  • Trainers may be worn for outdoor P.E. only. Plimsolls or bare feet are
  • expected for indoor P.E.
  • Girls: socks not tights for P.E. please!
  • Swimming on Tuesdays after half term.
  • P.E. kit is not to be worn home after clubs please.
  • Trips to be planned every term. We may ask nicely for contributions!
  • www.fronter.com/croydon
  • Year 3’s very own website!