Year 3 2020 - 2021

Mrs Taylor

I am proud to be part of our school, and I am very much looking forward to working with year 3 this year!

I gained a first class teaching degree with English literature and Q.T.S. in 2014 at Liverpool Hope University, where I had trained for four years before qualifying. Prior to this, I taught dance and drama on the Wirral which gave me seven years of vocational teaching experience. I have worked in years 2 - 6 during my time at Westminster and enjoy them all for different reasons!

In my spare time, I like to see family & friends, read and play on the beach with my son.

Mrs Farrall

I enjoy working with this class of children and looking forward to seeing what they achieve in Year 3. I'm also part of the school PTA and enjoy helping out at the school events.

In my spare time I love spending time with my family.

Miss Nana

I am excited about working with the children in Year 3 this year and will be helping them with their learning each morning.

Welcome to Year 3

 

Hello to all our year 3 children and families!

We hope you all are well, and we are so glad to be back with you. We are excited to be working with you this year, and we have a lovely term lined up!

If you need anything at all, just ask.

Mrs Taylor, Mrs Farrall and Mrs Nana

Returning to school

 

We all need to stay safe when we return to school; it is worth sharing the following with your child in order to prepare them:

- Children will be asked to wash their hands frequently

- Children will need to line up leaving gaps between each other

- Children will be provided with their own pencil case and resources (they cannot share these)

- Children will work at spaced out desks, keeping gaps between pupils (please prepare your children for this, they are used to working around collaborative tables, so this will feel different - please also prepare them that they need to stay in their own seat/area).

Mrs Farrall, Mrs Nana and I will work with your children to help keep our team safe whilst learning and having as much fun as we would usually.  We are excited to see you!

 

 Core Subjects

 

English:  The children will be developing their skills in reading, writing, spelling, grammar, punctuation, speaking and listening.  Our primary text for this term is Seal Surfer by Michael Foreman.


Maths: The children will be developing their knowledge, skills and understanding in the following areas: Numbers and the number system, calculations, solving problems and geometry (shape, space and measure).


Science: This term, we will be  exploring rocks, fossils and soils.

 

Foundation Subjects

 

R.E. This term we will be studying Hinduism and the Baha’i faith


History & Geography Our topic this term is ‘Is the UK the same in every region?’  


Art, design and D.T. We will be exploring and studying the art of Andy Goldsworthy this term.


Computing Our focus will be online safety and using Microsoft word.


P.E. This term we will be studying athletics and basketball.


Languages We will be studying basic French throughout the year.

 

Homework

 

  • Children will be given a homework book  with an activities grid in it for the term (you can also find this under 'files' on this page).  Pick an activity each week to do with your child and have some fun completing it together! Put the evidence in your homework book so we can celebrate it together.
  • Please read together at least 3 times a week.
  • Spend some time learning the spellings on the list  provided at the back of the homework book/ on the document available in 'files' on this page.

 

Key Reminders

 

  • Our school day  is 09:00—14:45; please be prompt.
  • P.E. Kits need to be worn all day on   Tuesdays and     Thursdays. 
  • Please bring in an art shirt and leave it on your peg.
  • Water bottles need to be brought in each morning and taken home each night to be washed.
  • Nothing else should be brought into school.

 

Useful Websites for Home Learning 

 

 

Times Tables Rock Stars

Maths Games

Reading

Writing

Spelling Games

Science: Rocks and Fossils

Science Research

Theme: UK 1

Theme:UK 2

Theme: UK 3

Theme: UK 4

Coding Games

Staying safe online

RE: Hinduism Videos

RE: Hinduism Study Guides

Music: Play It

Music: singing

Art: Andy Goldsworthy Video

Art: Andy Goldsworthy

French

BBC Bitesize

Oak National Academy Year 3

Support during COVID-19

Children's guide to COVID-19

Free E-Book about worrying

Guided Meditation For Children

Calm Zone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Files to Download

Year 3: Gallery items

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Contact the School

Westminster Primary School

John Street,
Ellesmere Port,
Cheshire,
CH65 2ED

Tel: 0151 338 2224
head@westminsterprimary.cheshire.sch.uk

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