Clarksfield Primary School

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Jane Ashley (Acting Head)

Grasmere Road, Oldham, Lancashire OL4 1NG

Welcome to Year 3

Meet the staff:

Assistant Head : Miss Morrish

Teachers: Miss Morrish, Miss Heptonstall and Mr Smith.

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Yasin and Mrs Iqbal

What will we be learning about in this this term?



This half term we will be writing a setting description of the spooky Castle Grotteskew, trying improve our vocabulary. We will also be making our own Stitch Heads and write some instructions so that others can make them too.


This half term, we are reading the book ‘Stitch Head’ by Guy Bass. 


This half term we will be looking at multiplication and division (including measures), adding and subtracting decimals (including measures), time and properties of 2D shapes.



This half term we will be learning about movement and feeding, looking at the different parts of the human body as well as what humans need to lead a healthy lifestyle. The children will be making their own eat well plate to consider the importance of a balanced diet, including having 5 portions of fruit or vegetables a day.



The Learning Challenge Curriculum challenge question this half term is ‘Why do so many people go on holiday to the Mediterranean?’ 

We will be exploring the language, climate, foods produced and the advantages and disadvantages of living there.

What can you do to improve your learning at home?



Practice your weekly spellings and complete your homework each week!



Read every night to your Mum, Dad, sister, brother or Teddy bear!


Practice your 2, 5, 10, 3, 4 and 8 times tables and related division facts. 


Learn about what humans need to lead a healthy lifestyle and the different parts of the body. Eat 5 portions of fruit or vegetables a day!


Visit the library, look at holiday brochures or research 'The Mediterranean' on the internet (with your parents' supervision).



When listening to songs on the radio, think about the vocal, rhythm, tempo, pulse, layers, instrumentals, solos that you can hear!


1x Maths 1x English challenge to be completed per week

1x Phonics/spellings practice per week

 Homework will be given out on a Friday and is to be returned by Wednesday at the latest.


We have PE twice a week. Please make sure that you bring your PE and swimming kit in each week!!

PE for 3PS takes place on Tuesday and Thursday while for 3KH PE takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday. 


What exciting things have we been getting up to in Year 3 so far this year?

This year in Religious Education, the children have been learning all about Christianity. As part of their spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSC) development, the children went on a class trip to St Barnabas' Church in Clarksfield to learn all about how Christmas is celebrated. Take a look at all the exciting things we got up to in the pictures below!