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St William of York Catholic Primary School

Year 3

Welcome to Year Three!

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Welcome to Year Three!

Miss Brownbill and Miss Parkinson


Please check our school Twitter for weekly updates on what's happening in Year Three



Summer Term


Religious Education

Domestic Church – Eucharist - Relating

Listening and Sharing




Summer 1 

Myths and Legends

Children will


Write a myth/legend based on a model.

(how day and night is made)


  • To develop characters and settings
  • Continue to explore and develop the use of complex sentences using main and subordinate clauses
  • Select and generate adverbs as openers and use adverbs within sentences
  • Use inverted commas to punctuate speech

Children will also explore various legends of Ancient Egypt including the Legend of Ra

            Class Text- The Scarab’s Secret- Nick Would


Class Novel– Charlotte’s Webb by E.B.White



Number- Fractions 


White Rose Maths Hub Finishing off Spring Block 5 -Fractions

  Moving on to Summer Block 1 – Fractions             

Children will be taught to-

Recognise and show, using diagrams, equivalent fractions with small denominators.

Compare and order unit fractions, and fractions with the same denominators.

Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator within one whole Solve problems that involve all of the above.                                 


Basic Skills - Children will continue to with grid method of multiplication and bus stop method of division in their basic skills, along with column addition and subtraction.





Scientists and Inventors 

children will explore the work of notable scientists and inventors throughout time


Art and Design

Children will be creating their own Egyptian Death Mask!


Design Technology


Textiles - Children will be making an ornamental Egyptian collar




Weather around the world 



Early Civilisations- Ancient Egypt

Why was mummification important to the ancient Egyptians 



Summer 1 - My First Program 

Children will create a computer game in Scratch, learning how to create their own characters and graphics




Summer 1- Athletics 

Children will be taught to improve their skills in running, throwing and catching. 



Summer 1

Year Three will continue learning to play the recorder with Musician Mrs Davies.




Senoirita Bradley will teach the children (among other things) how to speak about their self, family and friends, and how to discuss numbers, clothes and colours in Spanish.



Homework will be given out each Friday afternoon and should be returned before the following Wednesday


Please feel free to come and speak to me if you have any questions, or would like any more information

Miss Brownbill





Children wrote their names in Egyptian Hieroglyphics!

British Science Week Investigation - 'Will skittles dissolve quicker in warm or cold water?'

We are Publishers! After rewriting Anthony Browne's Voices in the Park from the perspective of a different character, we designed our own front covers for 'Victoria in the Park' using the app 'Brushes'

Year 3 collecting winter vocabulary on the icy grass!

Year Three making their Stone Age tools as part of our D&T week

Y3 Trip to the World Museum as part of our Stone Age topic.

Our first recorder session

Y3 picking berries to squash into Stone Age style paint!

Journey in Love

  • Our Mission Statement
  • Together Everyone Achieves More.
  • To go forward in Christ, to respect our neighbour and to always give our best.