Giving Every Child, Every Chance, Every Day

Telephone: 01724 843601       Headteacher: Larissa Thorpe


Giving Every Child
Every Chance
Every Day

Telephone: 01724 843601             Headteacher: Larissa Thorpe


Welcome to Year 3 Class 1

Class Information

Class teacher: Miss Gathercole

Learning Assistant: Mrs Hyke

To support in delivering a broad and balanced curriculum, Y3 also receive weekly lessons in:

French on a Monday and is taught by Mrs Austin.

PE on a Wednesday morning and is taught by Mrs Loates and Mr Blagg. However, PE kit must be brought in on Mondays and taken home on Fridays.

Library skills with Mrs Clements on Wednesday afternoon to become familiar with a range of books and reading for different purposes.

Independent research on a Thursday morning; developing independent research skills through a range of sources in areas of interest selected by individual children.

Reflection time on a Friday morning to review the learning from throughout the week.

Teambuilding on Friday afternoon to promote collaborative working skills.

Homework, Spelling and Reading

One piece of English and Maths will be set each week. It is set on a Friday and to be handed in the following Friday.

A list of Learning Log activities will be set at the beginning of each topic. The children will choose 5 of them and they have half a term to complete these.

Spellings are sent home on a Friday and are tested the following Friday.


Children are expected to read 3 times per week at home, which should be recorded in their planners by an adult. Planners are checked on a Friday and must be handed in daily.

At the end of each term, there is a reading and homework reward for all children who have consistently completed their homework and handed it in by the deadline and who have read three times a week for a full term.

Homework club is available at playtimes for children who require time in school to complete their homework. It is the children’s responsibility to attend.

Daily Timetable

A typical day for 3G consists of:

  • Registration & Early Bird activity
  • Phonics
  • English/Maths
  • Playtime
  • Assembly
  • English/Maths
  • Dinnertime
  • Handwriting
  • Topic Work/Book Talk
  • Story time