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Year 3

Hello and welcome to our new Year 3 classes!


In Year 3 we are: Poplar class with Mrs Perks (LKS2 Phase Leader) and Laurel class with Miss Carvelho.  We are helped by Mrs Jenner, Miss Blanca and Mrs Choham, and Miss Holt. We are all delighted to be teaching your children this year and are very excited about all the new things we will be learning about!


We have a really busy term planned ahead, full of engaging and exciting topics to investigate, all linked to our termly picture: The Thames Below Westminster by Claude Monet. Through this picture we will be exploring London.

We have very high expectations of your children; as a team we are all dedicated to ensuring every child has the opportunity to make the progress they are capable of.


Our value for September will be respect and your child will be encouraged and praised for demonstrating this across the school.

We have very high expectations of the children and look forward to getting to know them more. As a team, we are all dedicated to ensuring every child has the opportunity to make the progress that they are capable of.


AAt this stage of the year, the children will be working on their times tables, place value and addition and subtraction in Maths. In English, the children will be looking at a range of narratives and non-chronological reports.





More About Year 3...

Meet the teacher Friday 13th September.  

Useful Links

Dates for Your Diary

Here are some of the ways you can help your child at home:


• Read with your child every day and make sure their diary is signed by an adult at least three times a week.

•Ensure homework is completed and handed in on a Wednesday.  

•Practise times tables with your children at home, using the grid at the back of your child’s homework book

•Apply a variety of methods to help your child learn their weekly spellings using the list of activities stuck at the back of their Homework Book

•Ensure your child has the correct school uniform and PE Kit, with appropriate school shoes and trainers for PE.  


If you have any questions please speak to Mrs Perks or Miss Carvelho on the playground at the end of the day, or get in touch with the school office to arrange an appointment.


We are so excited for our first term with our new YEAR 3 classes!



How You Can Help

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Click here to view the UNCRC (United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child) Articles which are learned, practised, respected, protected and promoted at Southmead.

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